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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 02, 2004 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 2004 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2004 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End April 28, 2009 - 11:00am
Turnout 66.54% Registered 45.27% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedAndy April 28, 2009 03:56pm
Data Sources[Link]
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Description Term end due to party switch.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1998
NameArlen Specter Votes1,814,180 (61.34%)
Term01/03/1999 - 01/03/2005 Margin785,341 (+26.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/28/2009
NameArlen Specter Votes1 (100.00%)
Term04/28/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 27, 2004 PA US Senate - R Primary Arlen Specter
Apr 27, 2004 PA US Senate - D Primary Joe Hoeffel
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KEY RACE? 8.6000003815 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/10/2003 11/02/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Arlen Specter 10 41 34 11
Joe Hoeffel 1 1 --1
Leaning Call: Arlen Specter (97.14%)
Weighted Call: Arlen Specter (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
02/12/2003 10/30/2004

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name (I) Sen. Arlen Specter Rep. Joe Hoeffel James N. Clymer Elizabeth "Betsy" Summers Unidentified Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic Constitution Libertarian Independent  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Uncertified Votes2,925,080 (52.62%) 2,334,126 (41.99%) 220,056 (3.96%) 79,263 (1.43%) 580 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -590,954 (-10.63%) -2,705,024 (-48.66%) -2,845,817 (-51.19%) -2,924,500 (-52.61%)  
Predict Avg.52.92% 43.25% 3.17% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- 7/2 $61,339.00 $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (33 from 16 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.15%-- 33.65%-- 4.13%-- 1.13%-- 0.00%--  
Zogby International 
10/27/04-10/30/04
54.00% -- 31.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Temple University 
10/22/04-10/27/04
51.00% 1.0 29.00% 6.0 5.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby International 
10/23/04-10/26/04
54.00% -- 33.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/19/04-10/21/04
50.00% 3.0 32.00% 1.0 7.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Muhlenberg College 
10/17/04-10/21/04
53.00% -- 31.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
10/16/04-10/20/04
51.00% 4.0 36.00% -- 6.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Towanda (PA) Daily Review
R TurnerforCongress
J Dr. Cynic
  Erie Times-News
D Andy
D PA-FL Dem
  Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
R banexo
LBT Smart
AENM Angry Russian
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
LBT Silver Dime
LBT Jed Ziggler
ANAR Maditude [L]
MFL The Oncoming Storm
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 16, 2004 12:00am Endorsement National Conservative Leader Paul Weyrich Endorses Clymer for Senate  Article FreedomDemocrat 
Aug 17, 2004 12:00am News [PA] Libertarian Party chooses Senate candidate  Article ScottĀ³ 
Aug 02, 2004 12:00am News Conservative challenger to Specter likely to get on Senate ballot  Article Ripzaw 
Jun 06, 2004 12:00am News [PA] Constitution Party Will Run Candidate for U.S. Senate  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 15, 2004 12:00am News Pennsylvania Senate Fundraising (Specter, Toomey, Hoeffel)  Article Sherlock Holmes (a retired OC public servant collecting his pension) 
Feb 05, 2004 12:00am News Specter has White House support, but son's law firm backs Democrats for president  Article karin1492 

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