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  MN District 8
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Minnesota > MN - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2010 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 45.06% Total Population
ContributorAndy
Last ModifiedRBH October 24, 2011 12:50pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Filing deadline speculative.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameJames L. Oberstar Votes241,831 (67.69%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin126,960 (+35.53%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameRick Nolan Votes191,976 (54.28%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2015 Margin31,456 (+8.89%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 10, 2010 MN District 8 - DFL Primary James L. Oberstar
Aug 10, 2010 MN District 8 - R Primary Chip Cravaack
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/07/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
James L. Oberstar 12 6 2 8
Chip Cravaack 4 ------
Leaning Call: James L. Oberstar (93.94%)
Weighted Call: James L. Oberstar (80.65%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
09/28/2010 10/28/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Chip Cravaack (I) Rep. James L. Oberstar Timothy Olson Richard "George" Burton (W) Write-In  
PartyRepublican Democratic MN Independence Constitution Nonpartisan  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes133,490 (48.18%) 129,091 (46.59%) 11,876 (4.29%) 2,492 (0.90%) 132 (0.05%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -4,399 (-1.59%) -121,614 (-43.89%) -130,998 (-47.28%) -133,358 (-48.13%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/13 $113,410.44 10/13 $731,805.31 9/30 $167.22 $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg43.99%-- 46.90%-- 0.00%-- 2.24%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
10/25/10-10/28/10
46.00% -- 47.00% -- 0.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
09/28/10-09/30/10
42.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Duluth News Tribune
  Mesabi Daily News
IndP 6921
LBT Jed Ziggler
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 26, 2010 06:00pm Advertisement Conservative seniors group launches ad against Oberstar  Article Penn Con 
Oct 06, 2010 01:00pm Opinion Gallup’s astonishing numbers and the Lake Superior congressional districts  Article SC Moose 

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