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  PA - District 08
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 02, 2010 - 05:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 54.75% Registered 37.85% Total Population
ContributorScott³
Last ModifiedRBH December 04, 2010 12:18pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NamePatrick J. Murphy Votes197,869 (56.77%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin52,766 (+15.14%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/2012
NameMichael G. Fitzpatrick Votes199,379 (56.60%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2015 Margin46,520 (+13.21%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 18, 2010 PA - District 08 - R Primary Michael G. Fitzpatrick
May 18, 2010 PA - District 08 - D Primary Patrick J. Murphy
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/27/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Patrick J. Murphy 4 2 ----
Michael G. Fitzpatrick 22 6 1 --
Leaning Call: Michael G. Fitzpatrick (82.22%)
Weighted Call: Patrick J. Murphy (97.76%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

08/11/2010 10/20/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Michael G. Fitzpatrick (I) Rep. Patrick J. Murphy  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
Certified Votes130,759 (53.52%) 113,547 (46.48%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -17,212 (-7.05%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/13 $492,732.50 10/13 $557,139.25  
Website [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.83%-- 42.75%--  
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
10/19/10-10/20/10
50.00% 2.0 40.00% 1.0
Global Strategy Group (D) 
10/16/10-10/19/10
46.00% 3.0 48.00% 1.0
Monmouth University 
10/11/10-10/13/10
51.00% -- 46.00% --
Penn, Schoen & Berland Associates (D) 
10/09/10-10/12/10
43.00% -- 46.00% --
Harstad Strategic (D) 
09/20/10-09/22/10
46.00% -- 49.00% --
Franklin & Marshall College 
09/14/10-09/19/10
49.00% -- 35.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Bucks County Courier Times
  Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer
  Bucks County Courier Times
  Philadelphia Inquirer
D Jason
  eQualityGiving
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 27, 2010 03:00pm News Patrick Murphy-linked Absentee Voter Controversy Unfolds  Article Scott³ 
Sep 23, 2010 10:00am Commentary Swing time in Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District?  Article Mr. Politics 
Jul 08, 2010 09:25pm News (PA-08) Murphy, Fitzpatrick backing Arizona  Article Scott³ 
Jan 09, 2010 10:00pm News Source: Fitzpatrick to seek rematch against Murphy  Article excelsior 

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