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  CT US Senate - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Connecticut > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 12, 2012 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 14, 2012 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 14, 2012 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Turnout 17.31% Registered 3.96% Total Population
ContributorCraverguy
Last ModifiedCrimson December 14, 2012 10:08am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyIndependent Democrat Won01/04/2007
NameJoe Lieberman Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/04/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameChris Murphy Votes830,221 (55.23%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin182,445 (+12.14%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceCT US Senate 11/06/2012
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KEY RACE? 6.5000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/13/2010 08/14/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Chris Murphy 8 6 13 5
Susan Bysiewicz ------1
Leaning Call: Chris Murphy (95.18%)
Weighted Call: Chris Murphy (96.26%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

12/13/2010 07/29/2012

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Rep. Chris Murphy Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes94,424 (66.72%) 47,109 (33.29%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -47,315 (-33.43%)  
Predict Avg.47.53% 39.13%  
Kyle45.00% (-8.47 pts) 40.00% (-0.98 pts)
derstad98039.60% (-12.07 pts) 35.40% (+2.09 pts)
Progressive Scot58.00% (+0.19 pts) 42.00% (-2.31 pts)
Cash On Hand $0.00 $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 01/20/2011 01/18/2011  
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg48.45%-- 30.64%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
07/26/12-07/29/12
49.00% 10.0 32.00% 1.0
Quinnipiac University 
05/29/12-06/03/12
50.00% 13.0 20.00% 5.0
Quinnipiac University 
03/14/12-03/19/12
37.00% 1.0 25.00% 1.0
Public Policy Polling (D) 
09/22/11-09/25/11
39.00% -- 33.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
09/08/11-09/13/11
36.00% -- 26.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
03/17/11-03/20/11
40.00% -- 38.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements  

DROPPED OUT
William Tong (D)
 00, 2011 - May 01, 2012

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
08/03/2012 Chris Murphy TVAd Endorsement eng "Independent"   00:00:30 RP 
07/20/2012 Chris Murphy TVAd Endorsement eng George and Marc  00:00:30 RP 
07/18/2012 Susan Bysiewicz TVAd Attack eng Wall Street Murphy Ad  00:00:30 RP 
07/06/2012 Chris Murphy TVAd Biography eng Listening  00:00:30 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 06, 2012 12:00pm Video [CT] Dem. Senatorial candidate calls opponent 'whore' on live tv  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Feb 21, 2011 10:00am News Courtney Won’t Run for Senate in Connecticut   Article TX DEM 
Jan 24, 2011 07:00pm General Liberals trying to draft Keith Olbermann for Joe Lieberman's Senate seat  Article Jason 
Jan 20, 2011 07:00am News [Chris] Murphy [D-CT] To Announce Senate Candidacy Thursday.  Article J.R. 
Jan 18, 2011 03:00pm Election Guide Source: Joe Lieberman unlikely to seek reelection in 2012   Article COSDem 
Jan 18, 2011 09:00am News Bysiewicz declares for U.S. Senate  Article J.R. 

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