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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Oregon > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 2008 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 86.17% Registered 51.66% Total Population
ContributorInspectorMorse
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision March 01, 2009 11:32pm
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameGordon Smith Votes712,287 (56.21%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin210,389 (+16.60%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 20, 2008 OR US Senate - D Primary Jeff Merkley
May 20, 2008 OR US Senate R Primary Gordon Smith
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KEY RACE? 9.8888998032 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
09/30/2003 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Gordon Smith 9 11 --1
Jeff Merkley 42 5 1 --
Leaning Call: Jeff Merkley (61.11%)
Weighted Call: Jeff Merkley (79.64%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
07/07/2007 11/01/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Speaker of the House Jeff Merkley (I) Sen. Gordon Smith Dave Brownlow (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Constitution Independent  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes864,392 (48.91%) 805,159 (45.55%) 92,565 (5.24%) 5,388 (0.31%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -59,233 (-3.35%) -771,827 (-43.67%) -859,004 (-48.60%)  
Predict Avg.48.11% 47.33% 3.40% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (31 from 13 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg44.82%-- 40.97%-- 3.70%-- 0.00%--  
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
44.00% -- 43.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/30/08-10/30/08
49.00% 2.0 46.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/28/08-10/30/08
51.00% -- 43.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/29/08-10/30/08
49.00% -- 42.00% -- 5.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/25/08-10/26/08
49.00% 3.0 42.00% 1.0 5.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Riley Research Associates (R) 
10/10/08-10/20/08
36.00% 24.0 35.00% 4.0 4.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Blue America
  Just Out
  Veterans and Military Families for Progress
  Democracy for America
I IndyGeorgia
R ...
  Blue Mountain (OR) Eagle
  Baker City (OR) Herald
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 14, 2008 05:55pm Commentary In Oregon, Rival Candidate Rides Democratic Wave   Article RP 
Sep 17, 2008 03:00pm Investigation Señor Smith, Part Dos   Article RP 
Aug 13, 2008 04:00pm Announcement Gordon Smith won't be a McCain leader in Oregon  Article RP 
Jul 31, 2008 12:00pm Advertisement Republican Smith cites another Democrat in new ad  Article RP 
Jun 10, 2008 01:00pm News Frohnmayer drops out of Ore. Senate race  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 10, 2008 09:30am News Parties Debate Smith’s Independence on Oregon Senate Trail  Article ArmyDem 

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