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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Vermont > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.10% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedArmyDem July 25, 2008 02:43pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyIndependent Won05/24/2001
NameJames M. "Jim" Jeffords Votes1 (100.00%)
Term06/06/2001 - 01/03/2007 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyIndependent Won11/06/2012
NameBernie Sanders Votes207,848 (71.00%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin134,950 (+46.10%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 2006 VT US Senate - R Primary Rich Tarrant
Sep 12, 2006 VT US Senate - D Primary Bernie Sanders
MAP

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KEY RACE? 6.6666998863 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/20/2005 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Bernie Sanders ----3 44
Rich Tarrant 1 ------
Leaning Call: Bernie Sanders (99.46%)
Weighted Call: Bernie Sanders (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
05/04/2005 10/24/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Bernie Sanders Rich Tarrant Cris Ericson Craig Hill Peter Moss Peter I. Diamondstone (W) Others
PartyIndependent Republican Independent Green Anti-Bushist Candidate Liberty Union Independent
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Certified Votes171,638 (65.41%) 84,924 (32.36%) 1,735 (0.66%) 1,536 (0.59%) 1,518 (0.58%) 801 (0.31%) 267 (0.10%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -86,714 (-33.04%) -169,903 (-64.74%) -170,102 (-64.82%) -170,120 (-64.83%) -170,837 (-65.10%) -171,371 (-65.30%)
Predict Avg.63.25% 33.71% 0.00% 0.25% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 6/30 $1,797,300.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (9 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.52%-- 38.53%-- 1.85%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- -0.06%-- 1.85%--
Research 2000 
10/23/06-10/24/06
57.00% 1.0 36.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
09/24/06-09/24/06
64.00% 6.0 32.00% 7.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
09/18/06-09/19/06
58.00% 3.0 33.00% 9.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
American Research Group 
09/13/06-09/14/06
55.00% 1.0 40.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% 1.0 0.00% --
American Research Group 
07/26/06-07/27/06
56.00% -- 35.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
05/05/06-05/06/06
61.00% 3.0 24.00% 8.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
IndP 6921
S Pete Seeger
D PA-FL Dem
Laf-W Craverguy
  Burlington Free Press
R TurnerforCongress
R CAGOP
D Bulldogscm
LBT Jed Ziggler
RC Zeus the Moose
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 01, 2007 03:00pm News Sanders sets Vermont listening sessions  Article Chronicler 
Sep 05, 2006 04:00pm Analysis High Spending Not Enough to Shake Sanders From Top of Polls  Article RP 
Jun 16, 2005 08:00pm Endorsement Democrats lining up behind Sanders' Senate bid  Article COSDem 
May 29, 2005 01:00pm News Socialist Leads U.S. Senate Race in Vt.  Article ScottĀ³ 
May 10, 2005 10:25am Poll Channel 3 News Poll Results for Monday [Vermont U.S. Senate]  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 26, 2005 08:00pm General Grassroots group gives Sanders early cash lift  Article RP 

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