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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Louisiana > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 18, 2004 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 2004 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2004 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 66.86% Registered 41.11% Total Population
ContributorBrandon
Last ModifiedRBH April 25, 2008 12:31pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1998
NameJohn B. Breaux Votes620,502 (64.02%)
Term01/03/1999 - 01/03/2005 Margin313,886 (+32.39%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameDavid Vitter Votes715,415 (56.55%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2017 Margin238,843 (+18.88%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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KEY RACE? 9.8000001907 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/29/2004 11/02/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
David Vitter 8 15 16 16
Chris John 3 2 ----
Leaning Call: David Vitter (95.54%)
Weighted Call: David Vitter (82.73%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
12/01/2003 10/31/2004

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. David Vitter Rep. Chris John Treasurer John N. Kennedy St. Rep. Arthur A. Morrell Richard Fontanesi Clerk of Courts R.A. "Skip" Galan Sam Houston Melton, Jr.
PartyRepublican Democratic Democratic Democratic Libertarian Independent Democratic
Website [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes941,507 (51.04%) 540,985 (29.33%) 275,259 (14.92%) 47,097 (2.55%) 15,084 (0.82%) 12,484 (0.68%) 12,346 (0.67%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -400,522 (-21.71%) -666,248 (-36.12%) -894,410 (-48.48%) -926,423 (-50.22%) -929,023 (-50.36%) -929,161 (-50.37%)
Predict Avg.52.48% 23.24% 24.85% 4.98% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 3/31 $2,605,352.00 3/31 $1,025,431.00 3/31 $708,645.00 $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (22 from 12 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.76%-- 18.85%-- 17.47%-- 6.62%-- 0.75%-- 1.47%-- 8.54%--
Verne Kennedy 
10/31/04-10/31/04
51.00% 4.0 12.00% 8.0 16.00% 2.0 0.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Verne Kennedy 
10/30/04-10/30/04
47.00% 9.0 21.00% 2.0 15.00% 10.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
MRI Consulting 
10/27/04-10/27/04
51.00% -- 15.00% -- 17.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southeastern Louisiana University 
10/17/04-10/22/04
42.90% -- 18.10% -- 10.40% -- 1.10% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Verne Kennedy 
10/18/04-10/20/04
47.00% 5.0 18.00% 2.0 16.00% 3.0 2.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Loyola Institute of Politics 
10/15/04-10/18/04
39.00% -- 15.00% -- 18.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Mike Grimmer [L]
  New Orleans Times-Picayune
R ...
  Club for Growth
DL Some say...
R TurnerforCongress
D Ex-New Jerseyan
  New Orleans Tribune
D Jason
D Andy
D Charles "C. D." Jones
D William J. Jefferson
Laf-W Craverguy
I TX_Socialist

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 27, 2004 12:00am Poll Tracking poll shows Vitter getting 51 percent  Article None Entered 
Oct 21, 2004 12:00am Endorsement Vitter Gets Louisiana Cops Endorsement  Article Tony82 
Oct 20, 2004 12:00am News Senate Candidate Vitter Sends Cash in latest Campaign Mailer  Article Brandon 
Oct 08, 2004 12:00am News National Democrats Prepare to Hit Vitter  Article Tony82 
Aug 16, 2004 12:00am News Democrats vie for black voters  Article New York Democrat 
Jul 06, 2004 12:00am News DSCC Gets Tough: Committee Backs John in Effort to Chase Kennedy From La. Race  Article John 

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