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Parents > United States > Rhode Island > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2010 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End May 30, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 51.47% Registered 32.65% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedJ.R. July 20, 2013 08:24am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameDonald L. "Don" Carcieri Votes197,306 (51.00%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2011 Margin7,803 (+2.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won05/30/2013
NameLincoln Chafee Votes1 (100.00%)
Term05/30/2013 - 01/03/2015 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 28, 2010 RI Governor - D Endorsement Frank Caprio
Sep 14, 2010 RI Governor - D Primary Frank Caprio
Sep 14, 2010 RI Governor - R Primary John Robitaille
MAP

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KEY RACE? 6.5999999046 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/01/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Lincoln Chafee 37 10 --1
Frank Caprio 1 1 1 --
Leaning Call: Lincoln Chafee (91.04%)
Weighted Call: Lincoln Chafee (97.70%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
02/25/2010 10/26/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Lincoln Chafee John Robitaille Treasurer Frank Caprio Kenneth Block Joseph M. Lusi Todd Giroux Ronald Algieri
PartyIndependent Republican Democratic Moderate Independent Independent Independent
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Certified Votes123,571 (36.10%) 114,911 (33.57%) 78,896 (23.05%) 22,146 (6.47%) 1,091 (0.32%) 882 (0.26%) 793 (0.23%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,660 (-2.53%) -44,675 (-13.05%) -101,425 (-29.63%) -122,480 (-35.78%) -122,689 (-35.84%) -122,778 (-35.87%)
Predict Avg.44.50% 12.00% 33.00% 3.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (15 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg29.43%-- 27.68%-- 26.90%-- 5.14%-- 0.30%-- 0.16%-- -0.04%--
Quest Research 
10/24/10-10/26/10
35.00% 2.0 28.00% 6.0 25.00% 12.0 0.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Fleming & Associates 
10/21/10-10/25/10
32.80% 3.0 25.50% 6.9 26.20% 6.6 4.10% 0.1 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/21/10-10/21/10
35.00% 2.0 25.00% 3.0 28.00% 2.0 6.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quest Research 
10/04/10-10/06/10
33.00% -- 22.00% -- 37.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/04/10-10/04/10
33.00% -- 22.00% 1.0 30.00% -- 4.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Brown University 
09/27/10-09/29/10
23.40% -- 14.30% -- 29.60% -- 1.80% -- 0.70% -- 0.50% -- 0.20% --
Fleming & Associates 
09/22/10-09/26/10
29.80% -- 18.60% -- 32.80% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quest Research 
09/15/10-09/17/10
24.00% -- 13.00% -- 36.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
09/16/10-09/16/10
33.00% 1.0 23.00% 3.0 30.00% 8.0 5.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/17/10-08/17/10
32.00% 5.0 20.00% 3.0 38.00% 8.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Brown University 
07/27/10-07/30/10
26.50% -- 7.50% -- 27.90% -- 3.10% -- 0.10% -- 0.10% -- 0.40% --
Rasmussen Reports 
07/21/10-07/21/10
37.00% 2.0 23.00% 2.0 30.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
05/27/10-05/27/10
35.00% 2.0 25.00% 4.0 32.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
04/21/10-04/21/10
33.00% 4.0 21.00% 2.0 33.00% 6.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
02/25/10-02/25/10
37.00% -- 19.00% -- 27.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
DFL JC42
AENM Angry Russian
D COSDem
IndP 6921
  Rhode Island Right to Life
  Providence Journal
D Jason

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/26/2010 Lincoln Chafee TVAd Endorsement eng Stand Up  00:00:30 Jason 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 09, 2010 07:00pm Speculative Caprio's Camp: 'How much will it cost us to buy this Governorship?'  Article ScottĀ³ 
Sep 09, 2010 05:25pm News (RI) GOP hopeful says he was offered "anything'' to leave race  Article ScottĀ³ 
Jan 04, 2010 12:05pm News Chafee joins RI governor race as an independent  Article WesternDem 
Aug 09, 2009 11:20pm Speculative Chafee On Ballot Would Complicate Rhode Island Race  Article Jason 
Apr 30, 2009 12:00pm News Chafee Backtracks a Bit on Possible Bid For Rhode Island Governor   Article COSDem 
Apr 28, 2009 08:50pm News Chafee announces candidacy for governor  Article Andy 

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