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  MN District 08
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Minnesota > MN - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 05, 2012 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 57.51% Total Population
ContributorDr. King Schultz
Last ModifiedRBH November 27, 2012 06:32pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameChip Cravaack Votes133,490 (48.18%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2013 Margin4,399 (+1.59%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 14, 2012 MN District 08 - DFL Primary Rick Nolan
MAP

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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/05/2011 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Chip Cravaack 5 ------
Rick Nolan 25 4 --1
Leaning Call: Rick Nolan (88.10%)
Weighted Call: Rick Nolan (80.65%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
08/21/2012 11/03/2012

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Rep. Rick Nolan (I) Rep. Chip Cravaack (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Nonpartisan  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes191,976 (54.28%) 160,520 (45.39%) 1,167 (0.33%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -31,456 (-8.89%) -190,809 (-53.95%)  
Predict Avg.49.00% 46.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/17 $477,256.03 10/17 $904,396.81 $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (9 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.43%-- 43.67%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
11/01/12-11/03/12
47.00% 1.0 45.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/25/12-10/26/12
48.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% --
OnMessage Inc. (R) 
10/24/12-10/25/12
40.00% -- 50.00% -- 0.00% --
Pulse Opinion Research 
10/17/12-10/20/12
50.00% -- 43.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/07/12-10/09/12
46.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% --
Victoria Research and Consulting 
10/07/12-10/08/12
48.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  United Steel Workers of America
SNP Progressive Scot
  Mesabi Daily News
  Duluth News Tribune
MNI Roger J. Skraba [L]
AENM Angry Russian
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/22/2012 Rick Nolan vs Chip Cravaack TVAd Contrast eng Minnesota Way  00:00:30 RBH 
10/03/2012 Rick Nolan vs Chip Cravaack TVAd Contrast eng Desperate  00:00:30 RP 
10/02/2012 vs Chip Cravaack TVAd Attack eng Postcards  00:00:32 RP 
09/28/2012 vs Rick Nolan TVAd Attack eng Seventies  00:00:31 RP 
09/25/2012 vs Chip Cravaack TVAd Attack eng Funder  00:00:30 RP 
09/17/2012 vs Rick Nolan TVAd Attack eng Dangerous  00:00:31 RP 
09/17/2012 vs Rick Nolan TVAd Attack eng Sides  00:00:31 RP 
09/14/2012 vs Rick Nolan TVAd Attack eng Still Liberal  00:00:30 RBH 
08/08/2012 vs Chip Cravaack TVAd Attack eng Get in the Game  00:00:31 RP 
06/25/2012 TVAd Mixed eng Iron Range  00:00:33 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 26, 2012 04:20pm Press Release Steelworkers Endorse Cravaack  Article RP 
Apr 13, 2011 01:00pm General Former Congressman Rick Nolan considering run at MN CD8  Article COSDem 

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