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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 02, 2010 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2017 - 12:00pm
Turnout 45.12% Registered 32.39% Total Population
ContributorScott³
Last ModifiedRBH December 04, 2010 12:11pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Signature Requirements for 3rd party candidates: 19,082
Due by August 2, 2010
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/28/2009
NameArlen Specter Votes1 (100.00%)
Term04/28/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/2016
NamePat Toomey Votes2,893,833 (48.90%)
Term01/03/2017 - 01/03/2023 Margin100,165 (+1.69%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 18, 2010 PA US Senate - D Primary Joseph A. Sestak
May 18, 2010 PA US Senate - R Primary Pat Toomey
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KEY RACE? 9.2500000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
09/27/2007 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Joseph A. Sestak 11 3 1 --
Pat Toomey 35 12 2 3
Leaning Call: Pat Toomey (79.38%)
Weighted Call: Pat Toomey (87.41%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/06/2010 10/31/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Pat Toomey Rep. Joseph A. Sestak  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes2,028,945 (51.01%) 1,948,716 (48.99%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -80,229 (-2.02%)  
Predict Avg.50.40% 48.75%  
Cash On Hand 6/30 $4,654,522.00 6/30 $2,086,724.00  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2010 00/00/2010  
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MATCHUP POLLS (67 from 20 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.07%-- 46.21%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/30/10-10/31/10
51.00% 6.0 46.00% --
YouGov 
10/28/10-10/31/10
47.60% 1.9 43.50% 0.7
Muhlenberg College 
10/28/10-10/31/10
48.00% -- 44.00% 4.0
Quinnipiac University 
10/25/10-10/30/10
50.00% 2.0 45.00% 1.0
Marist Institute 
10/26/10-10/28/10
52.00% 1.0 45.00% 3.0
Rasmussen Reports 
10/28/10-10/28/10
50.00% 2.0 46.00% 2.0
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements  


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/15/2010 Joseph A. Sestak TVAd Issue eng Belle  00:00:32 RP 
08/16/2010 TVAd Attack eng Rockets  00:00:31 Scott³ 
08/16/2010 Joseph A. Sestak TVAd Attack eng Toomey's Erie  00:00:41 Scott³ 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 02, 2010 03:00pm News Dems say Philly turnout beating expectations  Article Some say... 
Oct 25, 2010 11:00am Speculative Hot Questions: Is Christine O'Donnell Hurting the GOP in Pennsylvania?  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 24, 2010 07:00pm News Pat Toomey sidesteps questions about Sarah Palin endorsement of him  Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 20, 2010 02:00pm General Pennsylvania Senate race moves back to "Toss Up"  Article COSDem 
Oct 15, 2010 05:00am News (PA) Absentee ballot requests favoring GOP  Article Scott³ 
Sep 28, 2010 02:00am News Cash Crunch: Senate Dems Scale Back Ad Campaign in Pennsylvania  Article Scott³ 

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