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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 02, 2010 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 17, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 19, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 31.26% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedAndy March 22, 2013 01:02am
Data SourcesTotals for Bentley and Sparks include write-in votes for their exact name.

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Description Alabama governors take office on the 3rd Monday every four years.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameBob Riley Votes718,334 (57.45%)
Term01/15/2007 - 01/17/2011 Margin198,501 (+15.87%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2014
NameRobert Bentley Votes750,231 (63.56%)
Term01/19/2015 - 01/21/2019 Margin322,444 (+27.32%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 01, 2010 AL Governor - D Primary Ron Sparks
Jun 01, 2010 AL Governor - R Primary Bradley Byrne
Jul 13, 2010 AL Governor - R Runoff Robert Bentley
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KEY RACE? 6.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/16/2007 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Robert Bentley 7 6 27 16
Ron Sparks 1 ------
Leaning Call: Robert Bentley (99.39%)
Weighted Call: Robert Bentley (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

05/25/2010 10/21/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name St. Rep. Robert Bentley Commissioner of Agriculture and Industry Ron Sparks (W) Write-In (W) St. Sen. Bradley Byrne (W) Rep. Artur Davis (W) Chief Justice Roy Moore (W) Cam Newton
PartyRepublican Democratic Nonpartisan Republican Democratic Republican Independent
Certified Votes860,489 (57.59%) 625,718 (41.87%) 6,026 (0.40%) 1,773 (0.12%) 132 (0.01%) 42 (0.00%) 25 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -234,771 (-15.71%) -854,463 (-57.18%) -858,716 (-57.47%) -860,357 (-57.58%) -860,447 (-57.58%) -860,464 (-57.58%)
Predict Avg.60.58% 37.81% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.64%-- 36.63%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
University of South Alabama Polling Group 
10/06/10-10/21/10
48.00% -- 35.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
09/21/10-09/21/10
55.00% 3.0 35.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/19/10-08/19/10
58.00% 3.0 34.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
07/22/10-07/22/10
55.00% 1.0 35.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
06/03/10-07/03/10
56.00% 12.0 37.00% 6.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
05/25/10-05/25/10
44.00% -- 31.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
R Maryland Republican
F Blue Republican
IndP 6921
I TX_Progressive
D BDem
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Tim James (W) Secretary of State Condoleezza "Condi" Rice (W) Charles W. Barkley (W) Nick Saban (I) (W) Gov. Bob Riley (W) Loretta Lynn Nall (W) Public Service Commissioner George C. Wallace, Jr.
PartyRepublican Republican Independent Independent Republican Libertarian Republican
Certified Votes24 (0.00%) 14 (0.00%) 9 (0.00%) 8 (0.00%) 7 (0.00%) 4 (0.00%) 2 (0.00%)
Margin-860,465 (-57.58%) -860,475 (-57.58%) -860,480 (-57.59%) -860,481 (-57.59%) -860,482 (-57.59%) -860,485 (-57.59%) -860,487 (-57.59%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.18% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
University of South Alabama Polling Group 
10/06/10-10/21/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
09/21/10-09/21/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/19/10-08/19/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
07/22/10-07/22/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
06/03/10-07/03/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
05/25/10-05/25/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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