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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline March 09, 2010 - 05:00pm
Polls Open May 18, 2010 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 18, 2010 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2017 - 12:00pm
Turnout 23.56% Registered 8.60% Total Population
ContributorPA-FL Dem
Last Modifiedev August 19, 2010 12:13am
Data Sources[Link]
Description Elections Bureau [Link]
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/28/2009
NameArlen Specter Votes1 (100.00%)
Term04/28/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NamePat Toomey Votes2,028,945 (51.01%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2017 Margin80,229 (+2.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RacePA US Senate 11/02/2010
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KEY RACE? 9.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/28/2009 05/18/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Arlen Specter 10 2 5 2
Joe Sestak 25 5 ----
Leaning Call: Arlen Specter (51.39%)
Weighted Call: Joe Sestak (71.71%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
12/08/2008 05/16/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Joe Sestak (I) Sen. Arlen Specter  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes568,563 (53.85%) 487,217 (46.15%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -81,346 (-7.70%)  
Predict Avg.46.96% 53.04%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (41 from 10 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.46%-- 41.71%--  
Quinnipiac University 
05/12/10-05/16/10
42.00% -- 41.00% 3.0
Muhlenberg College 
05/12/10-05/15/10
44.00% 1.0 44.00% 1.0
Suffolk University 
05/11/10-05/13/10
49.00% -- 40.00% --
Research 2000 
05/10/10-05/12/10
45.00% 13.0 43.00% 8.0
Muhlenberg College 
05/08/10-05/11/10
45.00% 2.0 45.00% 3.0
Quinnipiac University 
05/05/10-05/10/10
42.00% 3.0 44.00% 3.0
ENDORSEMENTS
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D John Kerry [L]
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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
04/27/2010 Arlen Specter TVAd Endorsement eng Michael J. Fox: Moving Forward  00:00:33 Incurious Mongrul 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 25, 2010 04:15pm Event Specter Escorts Sestak to Democratic Lunch  Article RP 
May 17, 2010 08:00pm News President Obama steers clear of shaky Arlen Specter   Article COSDem 
May 16, 2010 03:00am News Specter would support Sestak in general, Sestak can't say the same  Article ScottĀ³ 
May 10, 2010 06:10pm Endorsement Kerry endorses Specter in Pa. Senate primary  Article COSDem 
Apr 25, 2010 11:00am General Pennsylvania's Specter runs again like he's the underdog  Article Monsieur 
Apr 11, 2010 01:00pm Analysis Sestak Campaign Jumps On Specter-Santorum Deal  Article ScottĀ³ 

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