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  MN - District 06
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Minnesota > MN - District 06
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 19, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 65.82% Total Population
ContributorEric
Last ModifiedRBH November 02, 2009 02:28pm
Data SourcesMinnesota Secretary of State: [Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameMichele Bachmann Votes151,248 (50.05%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2009 Margin24,104 (+7.98%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameMichele Bachmann Votes159,476 (52.51%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2013 Margin38,630 (+12.72%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 26, 2008 MN District 6 - DFL Convention Elwyn "El" Tinklenberg
Sep 09, 2008 MN District 6 - R Primary Michele Bachmann
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KEY RACE? 9.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/01/2007 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Elwyn "El" Tinklenberg 25 ------
Michele Bachmann 9 3 1 --
Leaning Call: Elwyn "El" Tinklenberg (58.14%)
Weighted Call: Elwyn "El" Tinklenberg (97.77%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

10/10/2008 10/30/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Rep. Michele Bachmann Elwyn "El" Tinklenberg Bob Anderson (W) Others (W) Aubrey Immelman  
PartyRepublican Democratic MN Independence Independent Republican  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes187,817 (46.41%) 175,786 (43.43%) 40,643 (10.04%) 459 (0.11%) 20 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -12,031 (-2.97%) -147,174 (-36.36%) -187,358 (-46.29%) -187,797 (-46.40%)  
Predict Avg.45.40% 47.32% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg44.24%-- 40.86%-- 6.33%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
10/29/08-10/30/08
46.00% 2.0 45.00% 2.0 6.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Humphrey Institute/University of Minnesota 
10/21/08-10/23/08
45.00% -- 47.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/21/08-10/22/08
44.00% -- 47.00% -- 6.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
10/12/08-10/13/08
44.00% -- 33.00% -- 8.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Grove Insight (D) 
10/10/08-10/12/08
42.00% -- 38.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 21, 2009 10:00am General Bachmann's Minnesota Race A Gift That Keeps on Giving -- to Democrats  Article RP 
Nov 03, 2008 11:00pm General [MN-06]The last day: Home-schooled kids  Article Forwardista 
Oct 26, 2008 06:35pm Interview Bachmann Doubles Down: ‘Barack Obama’s Views Are Against America’  Article RP 
Oct 24, 2008 12:00pm News Bachmann tapes apology ad  Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 22, 2008 02:05pm Strategy GOP Pulling Its Ads From Bachmann's Race, Media Buyers Say  Article RP 
Oct 21, 2008 04:00pm Commentary Bachmann’s campaign implodes — anti-Americans run wild  Article The Oncoming Storm 
Oct 20, 2008 08:00pm Commentary Bachmann turns to overdrive  Article RP 
Oct 20, 2008 01:05pm General Suddenly, Bachmann race looks different  Article DFWDem 
Oct 19, 2008 02:00pm News Tinklenberg hits $620 k in donations  Article Eric 
Oct 18, 2008 05:00pm News Immelman registers as 6th District write-in [MN-06]  Article COSDem 
Jun 21, 2008 02:05pm Election Guide Independence Party backs Dem in Minn.'s 6th Dist.  Article The Oncoming Storm 
Oct 10, 2007 09:00pm News [MN-06] Uprooting GOP House Freshman Could Be Tough Row to Hoe for Minnesota Dems  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 13, 2007 11:00pm Blog Entry Could an Independent Win in the 6th? Barkley Might Challenge Bachmann  Article mtrz 

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