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  TX US Senate - R Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline March 09, 2012 - 12:00am
Polls Open May 29, 2012 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 29, 2012 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00am
Term End January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Turnout 6.74% Total Population
ContributorTX DEM
Last ModifiedPicimpalious August 01, 2012 11:49pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameKay Bailey Hutchison Votes2,661,789 (61.69%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin1,106,587 (+25.65%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/2012
NameTed Cruz Votes4,440,137 (56.46%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin1,245,210 (+15.83%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceTX US Senate 11/06/2012
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/01/2010 05/29/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
David Dewhurst 9 2 2 5
Ted Cruz 3 1 ----
Leaning Call: David Dewhurst (88.64%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/14/2011 05/23/2012

CANDIDATES
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Name Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Ted Cruz Mayor Tom Leppert Craig James Glenn Addison Lela Pittenger Ben Gambini
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
Certified Votes627,731 (44.67%) 479,107 (34.10%) 187,900 (13.37%) 50,569 (3.60%) 23,172 (1.65%) 18,143 (1.29%) 7,225 (0.51%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -148,624 (-10.58%) -439,831 (-31.30%) -577,162 (-41.07%) -604,559 (-43.02%) -609,588 (-43.38%) -620,506 (-44.16%)
Predict Avg.43.00% 33.00% 12.75% 6.00% 1.20% 1.25% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg49.37%-- 29.31%-- 17.39%-- 6.50%-- 8.10%-- 9.10%-- 6.10%--
Public Policy Polling (D) 
05/22/12-05/23/12
46.00% 8.0 29.00% 3.0 15.00% 7.0 3.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
University of Texas-Austin 
05/07/12-05/13/12
40.00% 2.0 31.00% 4.0 17.00% 10.0 4.00% 3.0 2.00% 1.0 3.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Perception Insight Inc. 
05/01/12-05/07/12
57.00% -- 16.00% -- 12.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Dresner, Wickers & Associates (R) 
04/27/12-04/30/12
51.00% -- 16.00% 14.0 7.00% 4.0 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
04/19/12-04/22/12
38.00% 2.0 26.00% 8.0 8.00% 1.0 7.00% 3.0 0.00% 1.0 0.00% 1.0 0.00% --
University of Texas-Austin 
02/08/12-02/15/12
38.00% 16.0 27.00% 17.0 7.00% 2.0 7.00% -- 1.00% 1.0 1.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  San Antonio Express-News
  Dallas Morning News
R Maryland Republican
  Texas Medical Association PAC
R Republitarian
  Austin American-Statesman
R Rick Santorum [L]
  Eagle Forum
I McCord 2014
  Fort Worth Star-Telegram
R Maurine Dickey [L]
R Troy Aikman [L]
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Curt Cleaver Joe Agris  
PartyRepublican Republican  
Certified Votes6,671 (0.48%) 4,683 (0.33%)  
Margin-621,060 (-44.20%) -623,048 (-44.34%)  
Predict Avg.0.50% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website  
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MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg7.10%-- 7.10%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
05/22/12-05/23/12
0.00% -- 0.00% --
University of Texas-Austin 
05/07/12-05/13/12
1.00% 1.0 1.00% --
Perception Insight Inc. 
05/01/12-05/07/12
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Dresner, Wickers & Associates (R) 
04/27/12-04/30/12
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
04/19/12-04/22/12
0.00% -- 0.00% 2.0
University of Texas-Austin 
02/08/12-02/15/12
0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

EVENTS
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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
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09/21/2011 Ted Cruz Web Only Ad Attack eng Spotted!   00:01:12 Homegrown Democrat 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 28, 2012 08:50am Analysis Senate Candidate Craig James: "Most Hated Man" in West Texas?  Article Craverguy 
Dec 13, 2011 04:00pm Announcement Craig James expected to run for [TX] Senate  Article RP 
Oct 26, 2011 09:00am Announcement McCaul decides not to seek Hutchison seat  Article TX DEM 
Sep 07, 2011 08:00am Announcement Dan Patrick Won't Run for U.S. Senate  Article TX DEM 
Jul 19, 2011 08:00pm Announcement Dewhurst Makes [Senate Run] Official   Article TX DEM 
Apr 22, 2011 01:00pm Announcement Robert Paul Says Texas Senate Bid Unlikely  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 

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