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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Minnesota > 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 January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 42.83% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedRBH June 17, 2011 01:47pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameTim Pawlenty Votes1,028,568 (46.69%)
Term01/02/2007 - 01/03/2011 Margin21,108 (+0.96%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Farmer Labor Won11/04/2014
NameMark Dayton Votes989,113 (50.07%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2019 Margin109,856 (+5.56%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Oct 03, 2009 MN Governor - R Straw Poll Marty Seifert
Feb 02, 2010 MN Governor - G Preference Caucuses None of the Above
Feb 02, 2010 MN Governor - DFL Preference Caucuses R. T. Rybak
Feb 02, 2010 MN Governor - R Preference Caucuses Marty Seifert
Feb 28, 2010 MN Governor - MNI Caucuses Tom Horner
Apr 24, 2010 MN Governor - DFL Convention Margaret Anderson Kelliher
Apr 30, 2010 MN Governor - R Convention Tom Emmer
Aug 10, 2010 MN Governor - MNI Primary Tom Horner
Aug 10, 2010 MN Governor - R Primary Tom Emmer
Aug 10, 2010 MN Governor - DFL Primary Mark Dayton
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KEY RACE? 9.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/01/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mark Dayton 36 9 1 --
Tom Emmer 9 ------
Tom Horner 1 ------
Leaning Call: Mark Dayton (85.07%)
Weighted Call: Mark Dayton (62.87%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/10/2010 10/29/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Mark Dayton St. Rep. Tom Emmer Tom Horner T. Christopher Wright Farheen Hakeem Ken Pentel Linda S. Eno
PartyDemocratic Farmer Labor Republican MN Independence Grassroots Green Ecology Democracy Resource
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Certified Votes919,232 (43.63%) 910,462 (43.21%) 251,487 (11.94%) 7,516 (0.36%) 6,188 (0.29%) 6,180 (0.29%) 4,092 (0.19%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,770 (-0.42%) -667,745 (-31.69%) -911,716 (-43.27%) -913,044 (-43.33%) -913,052 (-43.33%) -915,140 (-43.43%)
Predict Avg.36.79% 34.71% 9.41% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (22 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg39.67%-- 36.03%-- 12.01%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/27/10-10/29/10
43.00% -- 40.00% -- 15.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/24/10-10/27/10
39.00% 1.0 38.00% 2.0 13.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
10/24/10-10/25/10
40.00% -- 40.00% -- 13.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Humphrey Institute/University of Minnesota 
10/21/10-10/25/10
41.00% 3.0 29.00% 2.0 11.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
10/18/10-10/21/10
41.00% 2.0 34.00% 4.0 13.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Saint Cloud University 
10/10/10-10/21/10
40.00% -- 30.00% -- 19.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
DFL JC42
  International Association of Firefighters
  Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
  Education Minnesota
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
  National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
  Minnesota Farm Bureau
  National Rifle Association (NRA)
LBT Smart
FL Silver Dime
R Joanell M. Dyrstad [L]
  St. Cloud Times
LBT Jed
I Ralph Nader [L]
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Write-In (W) Leslie Davis (W) John Uldrich (W) Peter Idusogie (W) Oloveuse S. "Ole" Savior (W) Sherif Mansour  
PartyNonpartisan Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes1,822 (0.09%) 30 (0.00%) 7 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin-917,410 (-43.54%) -919,202 (-43.63%) -919,225 (-43.63%) -919,229 (-43.63%) -919,231 (-43.63%) -919,231 (-43.63%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (22 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/27/10-10/29/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/24/10-10/27/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
10/24/10-10/25/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Humphrey Institute/University of Minnesota 
10/21/10-10/25/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
10/18/10-10/21/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Saint Cloud University 
10/10/10-10/21/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

EVENTS
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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/26/2010 TVAd Issue eng Living within Our Means  00:00:00 Penn Con 
10/18/2010 TVAd Biography eng Tom and Jacquie on Family and Friendship  00:00:00 Penn Con 
10/15/2010 TVAd Issue eng Jobs  00:00:00 Penn Con 
10/14/2010 TVAd Biography eng Jacquie on Tom Emmer  00:00:00 Penn Con 
10/05/2010 TVAd Contrast eng Balance  00:00:00 Penn Con 
09/30/2010 TVAd Biography eng The Real Tom Emmer: Parenthood  00:00:00 Penn Con 
07/28/2010 TVAd Attack eng Light  00:00:00 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 07, 2010 10:00pm Report Emmer to concede Wednesday morning  Article Eric 
Dec 07, 2010 11:10am Poll Poll: Two-thirds of Minnesotans say Emmer should concede  Article Eric 
Dec 06, 2010 02:45pm News MN GOP bans 18 Republicans who supported Horner  Article RBH 
Dec 01, 2010 11:10am General Tensions mount on day 3 of [MN] gubernatorial recount  Article RP 
Nov 30, 2010 11:00am News Dayton team claims bigger gain in Minn. recount  Article Eric 
Nov 28, 2010 03:10pm News Recount To Begin In Minnesota Governor's Race  Article Monsieur 

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