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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Alaska > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 64.53% Registered 50.68% Total Population
ContributorJohn
Last ModifiedRBH December 04, 2008 03:53pm
Data SourcesMedia [Link]
SOS [Link]

Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameTed Stevens Votes179,438 (78.17%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin155,305 (+67.66%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 26, 2008 AK US Senate - R Primary Ted Stevens
Aug 26, 2008 AK US Senate - Open Primary Mark Begich
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KEY RACE? 9.1817998886 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/12/2004 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Ted Stevens --1 1 10
Mark Begich 28 29 8 3
Leaning Call: Mark Begich (73.05%)
Weighted Call: Mark Begich (90.39%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
12/03/2007 11/02/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Mayor Mark Begich (I) Sen. Ted Stevens Robert M. Bird Fredrick D. "David" Haase Ted Gianoutsos (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Alaskan Independence Libertarian Independent Independent  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes151,767 (47.77%) 147,814 (46.52%) 13,197 (4.15%) 2,483 (0.78%) 1,385 (0.44%) 1,077 (0.34%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,953 (-1.24%) -138,570 (-43.61%) -149,284 (-46.99%) -150,382 (-47.33%) -150,690 (-47.43%)  
Predict Avg.56.38% 41.00% 1.50% 0.88% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (26 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.59%-- 43.44%-- 2.93%-- 1.03%-- 0.13%-- 0.13%--  
Hays Research Group (D) 
11/02/08-11/02/08
49.30% -- 42.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
44.00% -- 42.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/28/08-10/30/08
58.00% 10.0 36.00% 10.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/28/08-10/28/08
52.00% 4.0 44.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Ivan Moore Research (D) 
10/17/08-10/19/08
46.00% 3.0 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/14/08-10/16/08
48.00% 2.0 46.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
IndP 6921
D Dodge Landesman
D ev
D PA-FL Dem
D Daniel K. Inouye [L]
R ...
LBT Smart
R Ron Paul [L]
R Richard L. Randolph [L]
  Alaska Right to Life
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 19, 2008 04:00pm News Sen. Stevens concedes defeat in Alaska race   Article COSDem 
Nov 18, 2008 07:00pm News Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens loses re-election bid  Article Gaear Grimsrud 
Nov 14, 2008 11:00am Analysis Vote tally trend favors Begich for Senate  Article karin1492 
Nov 13, 2008 06:00pm News Stevens Pollster: Race Is Over, Begich Will Win  Article COSDem 
Nov 13, 2008 01:00am News Stevens trailing in Senate race  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 07, 2008 07:40pm Analysis Uncounted Votes May Push Begich Past Stevens  Article RP 

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