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  MN US Senate - DFL Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Minnesota > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline July 00, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open September 09, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close September 09, 2008 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 5.11% Total Population
ContributorEric
Last ModifiedScottĀ³ July 09, 2010 04:07am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameNorm Coleman Votes1,116,697 (49.53%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin49,451 (+2.19%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameAl Franken Votes1,212,431 (41.99%)
Term07/07/2009 - 01/07/2015 Margin225 (+0.01%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMN US Senate 11/04/2008
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KEY RACE? 9.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/04/2007 09/09/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Al Franken 2 4 6 17
Leaning Call: Al Franken (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Al Franken (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
01/18/2008 08/14/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Al Franken Priscilla Lord Faris City Councilmember Richard "Dick" Franson Bob H. Larson, Sr. Robert "Rob" Fitzgerald Ole Savior Alve Erickson
PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Certified Votes164,136 (65.34%) 74,655 (29.72%) 3,923 (1.56%) 3,152 (1.26%) 3,095 (1.23%) 1,227 (0.49%) 1,017 (0.41%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -89,481 (-35.62%) -160,213 (-63.78%) -160,984 (-64.08%) -161,041 (-64.11%) -162,909 (-64.85%) -163,119 (-64.93%)
Predict Avg.59.33% 0.00% 5.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 3/31 $1,162,528.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.02%-- 27.02%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Survey USA 
08/13/08-08/14/08
45.00% -- 27.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Humphrey Institute/University of Minnesota 
01/18/08-01/27/08
42.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
IndP 6921
? Burt Bacharach [L]
DL Some say...
D Andy
DFL Robert W. "Bob" Mattson
D John

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 30, 2008 09:00am News Franken challenger fights to gain ground  Article John 
Jul 14, 2008 06:10pm News Franken gets Democratic challenger in Senate race  Article RBH 
Jun 07, 2008 03:00pm Endorsement Minnesota Democratic Party endorses Al Franken  Article M@ 
Mar 17, 2008 11:10am News Prof who ousted Ciresi eyes Franken  Article Craverguy 
Dec 05, 2007 09:00am News Comedian Says Minnesota Run Is a Serious One  Article ArmyDem 
May 17, 2007 09:00pm Announcement Agre To Consider Senate Run [from MN]  Article WesternDem 

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