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  PA US Senate - Party Switch
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type Party Switch
Filing Deadline April 28, 2009 - 11:00am
Polls Open April 28, 2009 - 11:00am
Polls Close April 28, 2009 - 11:00am
Term Start April 28, 2009 - 11:00am
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
ContributorAndy
Last ModifiedAndy April 28, 2009 11:21am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2004
NameArlen Specter Votes2,925,080 (52.62%)
Term01/03/2005 - 04/28/2009 Margin590,954 (+10.63%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NamePat Toomey Votes2,028,945 (51.01%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2017 Margin80,229 (+2.02%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

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Name (I) Sen. Arlen Specter  
PartyDemocratic  
Website [Website]  
Uncertified Votes1 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 28, 2009 02:40pm Analysis Specter first Republican to switch to D   Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 28, 2009 01:00pm General Specter move caught GOP leaders by surprise   Article RP 
Apr 28, 2009 11:40am Commentary A Liberal Democrat Returns to the Fold  Article Otis Gough 
Apr 28, 2009 11:00am Announcement Specter To Switch Parties  Article CBlock941 
Apr 28, 2009 11:00am Statement Specter's statement: "Not defined" by party   Article Monsieur 
Apr 28, 2009 11:00am Statement Sen. Specter in Talks to Switch to Democrats  Article CBlock941 

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