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  VT Governor
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Vermont > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 2008 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 09, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 52.41% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedJ.R. January 04, 2009 04:46pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameJim Douglas Votes148,014 (56.38%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2009 Margin39,924 (+15.21%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2010
NamePeter Shumlin Votes119,543 (49.48%)
Term01/06/2011 - 01/10/2013 Margin4,331 (+1.79%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 2008 VT Governor - D Primary Gaye Symington
Sep 12, 2008 VT Governor - R Primary Jim Douglas
Sep 12, 2008 VT Governor - PRG Primary Anthony Pollina
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KEY RACE? 6.5000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/16/2007 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Jim Douglas 5 5 26 10
Leaning Call: Jim Douglas (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Jim Douglas (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/11/2008 10/26/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Jim Douglas Anthony Pollina St. Rep. Gaye Symington Tony O'Connor Sam Young Peter I. Diamondstone Cris Ericson
PartyRepublican Independent Democratic Cheap Renewable Energy Independent Liberty Union Independent
Uncertified Votes170,492 (53.43%) 69,791 (21.87%) 69,534 (21.79%) 3,106 (0.97%) 2,490 (0.78%) 1,710 (0.54%) 1,704 (0.53%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -100,701 (-31.56%) -100,958 (-31.64%) -167,386 (-52.46%) -168,002 (-52.65%) -168,782 (-52.90%) -168,788 (-52.90%)
Predict Avg.52.00% 12.33% 35.67% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (4 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.87%-- 14.59%-- 25.06%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Research 2000 
10/24/08-10/26/08
47.00% 1.0 23.00% 16.0 24.00% 9.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Macro International 
10/09/08-10/12/08
43.00% -- 15.00% -- 18.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/06/08-10/06/08
53.00% -- 4.00% -- 39.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
09/11/08-09/14/08
48.00% -- 7.00% -- 33.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Burlington Free Press
  Caledonian Record
D DFWDem
I smm
IndP 6921
  Valley News
  Bennington Banner
D Bob
I McCord 2014
  Teamsters, International Brotherhood of
  Human Rights Campaign
  Planned Parenthood Federation of America
MFL The Oncoming Storm
  Socialist Party USA
D Jason
RC Zeus the Moose
BTP Maditude
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Others  
PartyIndependent  
Uncertified Votes258 (0.08%)  
Margin-170,234 (-53.35%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
Website  
MATCHUP POLLS (4 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%--  
Research 2000 
10/24/08-10/26/08
0.00% --
Macro International 
10/09/08-10/12/08
0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/06/08-10/06/08
0.00% --
Research 2000 
09/11/08-09/14/08
0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 15, 2008 08:00pm Commentary The governor's race: No contest  Article Otis Gough 
Oct 10, 2008 05:35pm Blog Entry Pollina Upends Symington in New Poll ... or Does He?  Article Craverguy 
Jul 29, 2008 11:35am News [VT] Pollina to Run for Vermont Governor as an Independent, Not a Progressive Party Nominee  Article TX DEM 
Sep 03, 2007 10:00pm News Long-time senator enjoys limelight as possible guv candidate  Article RBH 

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