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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
Polls Open August 14, 2012 - 06:00am
Polls Close August 14, 2012 - 07:00pm
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 (99.48%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
12/13/2010 07/29/2012

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Rep. Chris Murphy Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes94,424 (66.72%) 47,109 (33.29%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -47,315 (-33.43%)  
Predict Avg.47.53% 39.13%  
Conservative for America.45.00% (-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 $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg49.16%-- 31.35%--  
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
D PA-FL Dem
DFL JC42
D Richard Blumenthal [L]
D Nancy Wyman [L]
  National Organization for Women (NOW)
  National Women's Political Caucus
  EMILY's List
 

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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