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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Nebraska > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 2012 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 08:00am
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Turnout 68.88% Registered 46.08% Total Population
ContributorAndy
Last ModifiedRBH December 20, 2012 11:38pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameBen Nelson Votes378,388 (63.88%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin164,460 (+27.77%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 15, 2012 NE US Senate - D Primary Bob Kerrey
May 15, 2012 NE US Senate - R Primary Deb Fischer
MAP

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KEY RACE? 7.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/07/2008 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Deb Fischer 24 28 18 14
Bob Kerrey 2 --1 --
Leaning Call: Deb Fischer (97.44%)
Weighted Call: Deb Fischer (99.99%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
11/02/2010 11/01/2012

CANDIDATES
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Name Executive Board Member Deb Fischer Sen. Bob Kerrey  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes455,593 (57.77%) 332,979 (42.23%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -122,614 (-15.55%)  
Predict Avg.48.81% 40.33%  
Cash On Hand 6/30 $1,106,322.00 6/30 $1,280,836.00  
MATCHUP POLLS (24 from 12 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.09%-- 44.65%--  
We Ask America 
11/01/12-11/01/12
53.60% 1.4 41.20% 7.2
Gravis Marketing (R) 
10/28/12-10/28/12
56.00% -- 44.00% --
Pharos Research Group 
10/26/12-10/28/12
49.70% 1.3 47.00% 1.0
Wiese Research Associates 
10/24/12-10/26/12
48.00% 8.0 45.00% 5.0
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
10/23/12-10/25/12
55.00% 3.0 39.00% 6.0
Pharos Research Group 
10/19/12-10/21/12
48.40% 1.1 45.98% 2.9
Harrison-Hickman 
10/14/12-10/16/12
50.00% -- 45.00% --
Pharos Research Group 
10/12/12-10/14/12
49.55% -- 43.06% --
Wiese Research Associates 
09/17/12-09/20/12
56.00% -- 40.00% --
We Ask America 
08/14/12-08/14/12
55.00% -- 34.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
06/17/12-06/18/12
58.00% -- 33.00% --
Garin-Hart-Yang Research (D) 
06/11/12-06/13/12
52.00% -- 38.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
05/16/12-05/16/12
56.00% -- 38.00% 5.0
Public Policy Polling (D) 
03/22/12-03/25/12
48.00% 9.0 38.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
03/05/12-03/05/12
0.00% -- 33.00% --
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies (R) 
01/10/12-01/11/12
0.00% 35.0 40.00% --
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies (R) 
11/20/11-11/21/11
35.00% -- 0.00% --
Hickman Research 
11/05/11-11/10/11
37.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
09/30/11-10/02/11
39.00% -- 0.00% --
Hickman Research 
06/19/11-06/23/11
35.00% -- 0.00% --
Hickman Research 
02/21/11-02/24/11
0.00% -- 0.00% --
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
01/26/11-01/27/11
35.00% -- 0.00% --
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies (R) 
12/15/10-12/15/10
0.00% -- 0.00% --
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Voter/Consumer Research (R) 
11/02/10-11/03/10
0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Senate Conservatives Fund
R Spen
  Omaha World Herald
R Maryland Republican
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
R Chuck Hagel [L]
R Warren Bruce Rudman [L]
R Alan K. Simpson [L]
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/22/2012 Bob Kerrey vs Deb Fischer TVAd Attack eng Abuse of Power  00:00:30 RP 
10/04/2012 Bob Kerrey Web Only Ad Endorsement eng Steve Martin, Home Crafts Expert, Endorses Bob Kerrey   00:02:14 RP 
09/13/2012 Deb Fischer TVAd Issue eng Where I Stand   00:00:30 RP 
09/06/2012 Bob Kerrey TVAd Issue eng Mess  00:00:30 RP 
07/16/2012 Deb Fischer TVAd Attack eng A Nebraska Senator  00:00:31 Crimson 
11/30/2011 TVAd Issue eng Ben Nelson Helps Nebraska's Veterans   00:31:00 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 01, 2012 06:00am News Chuck Hagel will endorse Kerrey  Article Qbanito 
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm News World-Herald Poll: Bob Kerrey, Deb Fischer Senate race tightens  Article COSDem 
Sep 07, 2012 04:25pm News Bob Kerrey slams health insurance mandate  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 
Jun 24, 2012 01:00pm News Kerrey slams Fischer over grazing fee 'welfare'  Article The Sunset Provision 
Mar 08, 2012 10:00am Statement Bob Kerrey: Harry Reid offered ‘respect’ if he wins  Article Jason 
Oct 12, 2011 09:00pm News Ads by Democratic Senator May Open Door to New Tactics  Article RBH 

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