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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Department of Justice
OfficeAttorney General
Type Confirmation
Filing Deadline January 20, 2009 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 02, 2009 - 03:00pm
Polls Close February 02, 2009 - 05:00pm
Term Start February 02, 2009 - 10:00pm
Term End January 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
ContributorCraverguy
Last ModifiedScott³ February 03, 2009 12:51am
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Description Nominee: Eric H. Holder, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be Attorney General.

Holder confirmed by the US Senate on February 2, 2009 by a vote of 75 Yeas, 21 Nays.
Roll Call... [Link]
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/2007
NameMichael Mukasey Votes53 (56.99%)
Term11/09/2007 - 01/20/2009 Margin13 (+13.98%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/18/2008 02/02/2009
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Eric Holder 1 ----13
Leaning Call: Eric Holder (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Eric Holder (100.00%)

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder Reject  
PartyDemocratic No Party Affiliation  
Website  
Uncertified Votes75 (78.13%) 21 (21.88%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -54 (-56.25%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 01, 2009 10:00am News Justice Dept. Under Obama Is Preparing for Doctrinal Shift in Policies of Bush Years   Article ArmyDem 
Jan 06, 2009 07:00am News Arlen Specter compares Eric Holder to Alberto Gonzales  Article Scott³ 
Dec 29, 2008 06:00pm Speculative Holder's hearing might be rocky  Article RP 
Dec 02, 2008 06:00pm Opinion Holder is Disqualified by Mark Rich Pardon  Article Scott³ 
Dec 02, 2008 06:00am Scandal Pardon is back in focus for the Justice nominee  Article Craverguy 
Nov 19, 2008 09:00pm News Specter: Marc Rich will be issue  Article Scott³ 

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