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Parents > United States > Connecticut > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 12, 2012 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Turnout 68.02% Registered 42.06% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedMr. Matt November 16, 2012 12:23pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description McMahon
REP / Independent Party of Connecticut

Murphy
DEM / WFP

Other write-in candidates:
Michael Vasile: 8 votes
Michael D. Adams: 3 votes
Peter Rumbin: 0 votes
Rajat Hooja: 0 votes
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyIndependent Democrat Won01/04/2007
NameJoe Lieberman Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/04/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 14, 2012 CT US Senate - D Primary Chris Murphy
Aug 14, 2012 CT US Senate - R Primary Linda McMahon
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KEY RACE? 7.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/22/2008 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Chris Murphy 25 25 23 7
Linda McMahon 1 ------
Leaning Call: Chris Murphy (99.42%)
Weighted Call: Chris Murphy (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
09/30/2010 11/03/2012

CANDIDATES
Photo
Name Rep. Chris Murphy Linda McMahon Paul Passarelli (W) Matthew Coleman (W) Jeff Russell (W) John M. Traceski (W) Others
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Independent Green Christian Center Independent
Website [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes830,221 (55.23%) 647,776 (43.09%) 25,059 (1.67%) 48 (0.00%) 37 (0.00%) 16 (0.00%) 11 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -182,445 (-12.14%) -805,162 (-53.56%) -830,173 (-55.23%) -830,184 (-55.23%) -830,205 (-55.23%) -830,210 (-55.23%)
Fusion Votes
 Democratic792,668
 Working Families37,553
 Republican602,567
 Independent Party of CT45,209
Predict Avg.50.10% 40.00% 0.50% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $0.00 7/25 $2,437,760.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (31 from 13 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg46.94%-- 40.65%-- 0.80%-- 0.00%-- 0.52%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
YouGov 
10/31/12-11/03/12
46.00% 4.0 44.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
11/01/12-11/02/12
52.00% 4.0 43.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/28/12-10/28/12
51.00% 3.0 45.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
10/19/12-10/22/12
49.00% 2.0 43.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Hamilton Campaigns (D) 
10/19/12-10/22/12
46.00% -- 40.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/21/12-10/21/12
48.00% 3.0 47.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/19/12-10/21/12
47.00% -- 43.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/15/12-10/17/12
44.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
University of Connecticut 
10/11/12-10/16/12
44.00% 7.0 38.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/15/12-10/16/12
48.00% -- 44.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Siena Research Institute 
10/04/12-10/14/12
46.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/04/12-10/11/12
42.00% -- 40.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/07/12-10/07/12
51.00% 5.0 46.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
National Research Inc. (R) 
10/01/12-10/02/12
39.00% -- 42.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
09/28/12-10/02/12
47.00% 1.0 48.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
09/24/12-09/26/12
48.00% -- 42.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
University of Connecticut 
09/11/12-09/16/12
37.00% -- 33.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
09/07/12-09/14/12
40.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
08/22/12-08/26/12
46.00% -- 49.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
08/22/12-08/23/12
48.00% 2.0 44.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/21/12-08/21/12
46.00% -- 49.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
07/26/12-07/29/12
50.00% 3.0 42.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
05/29/12-06/03/12
46.00% 6.0 43.00% 6.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
03/14/12-03/19/12
52.00% 3.0 37.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
09/22/11-09/25/11
50.00% -- 43.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
09/08/11-09/13/11
49.00% -- 38.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Luntz Global (R) 
07/11/11-07/14/11
52.00% -- 36.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
03/17/11-03/20/11
54.00% -- 38.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gotham Research Group (D) 
01/03/11-01/05/11
54.00% -- 35.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Bennett, Petts & Normington (D) 
12/13/10-12/16/10
0.00% -- 36.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
09/30/10-10/02/10
47.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D PA-FL Dem
  Hartford Courant
  Human Rights Campaign
I Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. [L]
R Maryland Republican
LBT Smart
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
LBT Jed Ziggler
  New Progressive Alliance

EVENTS
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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/18/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Attack eng Brags  00:00:33 Progressive Scot 
10/11/2012 Chris Murphy TVAd Issue eng Create  00:00:31 Progressive Scot 
10/11/2012 vs Linda McMahon TVAd Attack eng Linda Mcmahon Wants to End Social Security, Phase Out Medicare  00:00:30 Progressive Scot 
10/06/2012 Chris Murphy vs Linda McMahon TVAd Contrast eng On Our Side  00:00:32 Progressive Scot 
10/03/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Attack eng Telling the Truth  00:00:32 RP 
09/28/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Contrast eng Compare  00:00:32 RP 
09/27/2012 Chris Murphy vs Linda McMahon TVAd Contrast eng Differences  00:00:33 RP 
09/25/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Defend eng Take a Look   00:00:33 RP 
09/24/2012 Chris Murphy vs Linda McMahon TVAd Attack eng McMahon Demeans Women   00:00:33 RP 
09/21/2012 vs Linda McMahon TVAd Attack eng Cards   00:00:30 RP 
09/19/2012 Linda McMahon TVAd Biography eng Concerned  00:00:33 RP 
09/18/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Attack eng Dots  00:00:32 RP 
09/12/2012 Chris Murphy vs Linda McMahon TVAd Biography eng Image  00:00:32 RP 
09/12/2012 vs Linda McMahon TVAd Attack eng Linda McMahon Puts Profits Before People   00:00:30 RP 
09/12/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Attack eng Wrong  00:00:33 RP 
09/04/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Issue eng Defense  00:00:32 RP 
08/29/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Mixed eng Summarize  00:00:32 RP 
08/20/2012 Chris Murphy TVAd Mixed eng That's Real  00:00:30 RP 
07/30/2012 Linda McMahon vs Chris Murphy TVAd Attack eng McMahon vs. Murphy on Jobs   00:00:32 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 09, 2012 10:00pm News Shays unloads on McMahon campaign  Article COSDem 
Nov 04, 2012 07:00pm Strategy Linda McMahon Doorhanger: Vote For Obama … And Me  Article karin1492 
Nov 04, 2012 02:00pm News [Linda McMahon] Personal Cost for 2 Senate Bids: $100 Million  Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 07, 2012 11:45am Review Murphy Ascendant  Article RP 
Sep 26, 2012 06:00pm Statement Linda McMahon Proposed Social Security "Sunset" At Tea Party Forum   Article RP 
Sep 24, 2012 03:00pm Oops McMahon Was Late With More Property Tax Bills  Article RP 

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