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  TX State Senate 01 - Special Primary
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Parents > United States > Texas > TX State Senate > TX State Senate 01
OfficeState Senate
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline December 22, 2003 - 11:55pm
Polls Open January 20, 2004 - 08:00am
Polls Close January 20, 2004 - 08:00pm
Term Start February 18, 2004 - 12:00am
Term End January 20, 2007 - 12:00pm
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH December 19, 2011 11:49pm
Data Sources
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameBill Ratliff Votes113,939 (68.17%)
Term01/20/2003 - 01/04/2004 Margin60,738 (+36.34%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won02/17/2004
NameKevin Eltife Votes46,428 (51.86%)
Term02/18/2004 - 01/20/2007 Margin3,334 (+3.72%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceTX State Senate 01 - Special Runoff 02/17/2004
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/04/2004 01/20/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Kevin Eltife 3 6 1 --
Paul Sadler 2 ------
Leaning Call: Kevin Eltife (90.00%)
Weighted Call: Kevin Eltife (90.64%)

CANDIDATES
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Name St. Rep. Paul Sadler Kevin Eltife St. Rep. Tommy Merritt St. Rep. Jerry Yost Bill Godsey Daryl Ware  
PartyDemocratic Republican Republican Republican Republican Constitution  
Website [Website]  
Uncertified Votes27,299 (39.47%) 24,912 (36.02%) 14,787 (21.38%) 1,191 (1.72%) 502 (0.73%) 480 (0.69%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,387 (-3.45%) -12,512 (-18.09%) -26,108 (-37.74%) -26,797 (-38.74%) -26,819 (-38.77%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/22 $-9,200.00 12/22 $137,883.00 12/22 $26,547.00 12/22 $-1,240.51 12/22 $-3,403.00 $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  The Paris News
D Texas Democrat 06
  Longview News-Journal
R David Dewhurst [L]
R Rick Perry [L]
  Tyler Morning Telegraph
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 20, 2004 12:00am News Go Here For Results of Today's Texas Senate Special Elections  Article Texas Democrat 06 
Jan 04, 2004 12:00am General Eltife leads [TX-001] Senate pack in fundraising: Former Tyler mayor raises $167K so far  Article DFWDem 

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