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  TX State Senate 17 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Texas > TX State Senate > TX State Senate 17
OfficeState Senate
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 2008 - 12:00pm
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, 2011 - 12:00pm
ContributorTX DEM
Last ModifiedTX DEM June 22, 2009 08:22pm
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameKyle Janek Votes88,483 (77.82%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2011 Margin63,271 (+55.65%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/16/2008
NameJoan Huffman Votes24,431 (56.12%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin5,327 (+12.24%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceTX State Senate 17 Runoff 12/16/2008
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KEY RACE? 6.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
07/31/2008 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Chris Bell 5 2 1 --
Leaning Call: Chris Bell (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Chris Bell (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
06/11/2008 06/11/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Chris Bell Joan Huffman Stephanie E. Simmons Austin Furse Ken Sherman Grant Harpold  
PartyDemocratic Republican Democratic Republican Republican Republican  
Website  
Uncertified Votes85,572 (38.40%) 58,247 (26.14%) 30,753 (13.80%) 22,546 (10.12%) 16,683 (7.49%) 9,038 (4.06%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -27,325 (-12.26%) -54,819 (-24.60%) -63,026 (-28.28%) -68,889 (-30.91%) -76,534 (-34.34%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.29%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 23.53%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Opinion Analysts 
06/11/08-06/11/08
40.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 27.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
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  Houston Chronicle
  Fort Bend Star
  AFL-CIO
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 15, 2008 04:00pm News [TX St Sen] Ex-governor hopeful Bell will run for state Senate seat  Article TX DEM 
Jan 29, 2008 04:45pm News [TX St Sen] Houston's Janek resigning Senate seat on June 2  Article TX DEM 

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