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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Kentucky > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2014 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2014 - 05:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2014 - 05:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2021 - 12:00pm
Turnout 23.57% Registered 33.09% Total Population
ContributorAndy
Last ModifiedRBH December 26, 2014 12:24am
Data Sources[Link]
Description Filing deadline speculative.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2008
NameMitch McConnell Votes953,816 (52.97%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2015 Margin106,811 (+5.93%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 20, 2014 KY US Senate - R Primary Mitch McConnell
May 20, 2014 KY US Senate - D Primary Alison Lundergan Grimes
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/08/2013 11/04/2014
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mitch McConnell 10 8 1 1
Alison Lundergan Grimes 3 ------
Mike Maggard ----1 --
Leaning Call: Mitch McConnell (84.62%)
Weighted Call: Mitch McConnell (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

12/07/2012 11/01/2014

CANDIDATES
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Name Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes David Patterson (W) Gregory D. Welch (W) Robert Ransdell (W) Mike Maggard (W) Shawna Sterling
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian Independent Independent Independent Independent
Certified Votes806,787 (56.19%) 584,698 (40.72%) 44,240 (3.08%) 64 (0.00%) 53 (0.00%) 17 (0.00%) 9 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -222,089 (-15.47%) -762,547 (-53.11%) -806,723 (-56.18%) -806,734 (-56.18%) -806,770 (-56.19%) -806,778 (-56.19%)
Predict Avg.53.00% 43.00% 0.83% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (34 from 14 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg49.14%-- 42.08%-- 1.15%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/30/14-11/01/14
53.00% 9.0 44.00% 4.0 0.00% 7.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Marist Institute 
10/31/14-10/31/14
50.00% 3.0 41.00% 2.0 5.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/25/14-10/29/14
48.00% 4.0 43.00% -- 3.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/16/14-10/23/14
45.00% 2.0 39.00% 2.0 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Voter/Consumer Research (R) 
10/16/14-10/21/14
49.00% -- 41.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/15/14-10/19/14
44.00% -- 43.00% 3.0 5.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/08/2014 Interview Issue eng Senator Mitch McConnell on Kentucky Sports Radio   00:13:56 RP 
10/07/2014 vs Alison Lundergan Grimes TVAd Attack eng Puzzle  00:00:30 RP 
10/07/2014 vs Mitch McConnell TVAd Attack eng Wrong Way   00:00:30 RP 
10/07/2014 vs Alison Lundergan Grimes TVAd Attack eng Years  00:00:30 RP 
09/30/2014 Mitch McConnell vs Alison Lundergan Grimes TVAd Attack eng Absences  00:00:32 RP 
09/30/2014 vs Alison Lundergan Grimes TVAd Attack eng Way  00:00:30 RP 
09/29/2014 vs Mitch McConnell TVAd Attack eng Inevitable  00:00:31 RP 
09/29/2014 Mitch McConnell TVAd Feel Good eng Home  00:01:02 RP 
09/29/2014 vs Mitch McConnell TVAd Issue eng Slots  00:00:30 RP 
09/24/2014 vs Alison Lundergan Grimes TVAd Issue eng Defend Freedom in Kentucky, Defeat Alison Grimes   00:00:30 RP 
09/23/2014 Alison Lundergan Grimes vs Mitch McConnell TVAd Attack eng Rally  00:00:30 RP 
09/18/2014 Alison Lundergan Grimes TVAd Issue eng Proud Man  00:01:00 RP 
09/16/2014 Mitch McConnell vs Alison Lundergan Grimes TVAd Attack eng Convince  00:00:32 RP 
09/16/2014 vs Alison Lundergan Grimes TVAd Issue eng Proud  00:00:30 RP 
09/15/2014 Alison Lundergan Grimes vs Mitch McConnell TVAd Defend eng Skeet Shooting  00:00:32 RP 
02/06/2013 vs Web Only Ad Attack eng American Crossroads Presents: Ashley's Story  00:01:20 Homegrown Democrat 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 13, 2013 10:00pm News Kentucky Democrats Fear Judd May Drag Down Ticket  Article COSDem 
Dec 13, 2012 02:00pm Press Release McConnell goes full tinfoil hat on bad poll numbers, PPP responds  Article RP 

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