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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: David Dewhurst (92.32%)
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
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
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%
Conservative for America.45.00% (+4.13 pts) 33.00% (+2.83 pts) 10.00% (-0.25 pts) 8.00% (-1.66 pts) 1.41% (+0.96 pts) -- --
Rob Ritchie41.00% (+1.90 pts) 33.00% (+2.83 pts) 15.50% (+0.58 pts) 4.00% (+1.00 pts) 1.00% (+0.69 pts) 2.50% (+0.29 pts) --
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.65%-- 27.59%-- 15.67%-- 4.78%-- 6.85%-- 7.85%-- 4.85%--
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
R Mr. Politics
  San Antonio Express-News
  Dallas Morning News
R Maryland Republican
R Republitarian
  Austin American-Statesman
R Rick Santorum [L]
  Eagle Forum
D PA-FL Dem
  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  
Website  
Certified Votes6,671 (0.48%) 4,683 (0.33%)  
Margin-621,060 (-44.20%) -623,048 (-44.34%)  
Predict Avg.0.50% 0.00%  
Conservative for America. -- --
Rob Ritchie1.00% (+0.69 pts) --
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg5.85%-- 5.85%--  
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
 

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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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