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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Indiana > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline May 21, 2012 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 08, 2012 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 08, 2012 - 05:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.20% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedCrimson July 25, 2012 12:31pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameRichard "Dick" Lugar Votes1,171,553 (87.36%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin1,002,733 (+74.77%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameJoe Donnelly Votes1,281,181 (50.04%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin147,560 (+5.76%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceIN US Senate 11/06/2012
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KEY RACE? 7.6666998863 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/12/2010 05/08/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Richard Mourdock 20 10 4 --
Richard "Dick" Lugar 3 --2 2
Leaning Call: Richard Mourdock (75.36%)
Weighted Call: Richard Mourdock (94.02%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

07/23/2011 05/01/2012

CANDIDATES
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Name Treasurer Richard Mourdock (I) Sen. Richard "Dick" Lugar  
PartyRepublican Republican  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Uncertified Votes400,321 (60.51%) 261,285 (39.49%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -139,036 (-21.01%)  
Predict Avg.45.12% 47.62%  
Cash On Hand $-- $0.00  
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MATCHUP POLLS (10 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.76%-- 38.71%--  
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies (R) 
05/01/12-05/01/12
42.00% -- 44.00% --
Bellwether Research & Consulting (R) 
04/30/12-05/01/12
48.00% 13.0 38.00% 4.0
Wenzel Strategies (R) 
04/24/12-04/25/12
44.00% 5.0 39.00% 6.0
McLaughlin & Associates (R) 
04/16/12-04/17/12
42.00% -- 41.00% --
Bellwether Research & Consulting (R) 
03/26/12-03/28/12
35.00% -- 42.00% --
Wenzel Strategies (R) 
03/14/12-03/16/12
39.00% -- 45.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Family-Pac Federal
R Rick Santorum [L]
R Michele Bachmann [L]
  Evansville Courier & Press
R John McCain [L]
R Becky Skillman [L]
PRI Paul
  US Chamber of Commerce
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
02/14/2012 Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Earmarks   00:00:30 RP 
07/21/2011 Richard Mourdock Web Only Ad Attack eng Dick Lugar: Just Wrong  00:00:00 Jason 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 26, 2012 02:00pm Contest Mourdock beats Lugar in U.S. Senate straw poll  Article Jason 
Apr 04, 2011 04:00pm Analysis Odds Are Against Lugar in Bid for Seventh Term  Article COSDem 
Mar 19, 2011 03:00pm General Dems see hope in a Lugar primary loss  Article COSDem 
Mar 02, 2011 04:00pm General Fellow Indiana Republicans Pence and Coats won't back Lugar in primary: 'Let voters decide'  Article COSDem 
Feb 21, 2011 01:30pm News Indiana GOP lines up behind Lugar's primary challenger   Article TX DEM 
Feb 18, 2011 04:00pm News Questions Raised About Lugar's Residency  Article TX DEM 

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