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  GA US Senate - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Georgia > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open July 15, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 15, 2008 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 6.02% Total Population
ContributorInspectorMorse
Last ModifiedRBH July 16, 2010 01:09am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameSaxby Chambliss Votes1,071,464 (52.77%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin139,308 (+6.86%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/02/2008
NameSaxby Chambliss Votes1,228,033 (57.44%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2015 Margin318,110 (+14.88%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceGA US Senate - Runoff 12/02/2008
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/20/2008 07/15/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Jim Martin 8 2 ----
Vernon Jones 7 1 ----
Leaning Call: Jim Martin (57.14%)
Weighted Call: Jim Martin (71.97%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
05/09/2008 07/09/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name County Executive Vernon Jones St. Rep. Jim Martin Dale Cardwell Rand Knight Josh Lanier  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes199,026 (40.35%) 169,635 (34.39%) 79,181 (16.05%) 25,667 (5.20%) 19,717 (4.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -29,391 (-5.96%) -119,845 (-24.30%) -173,359 (-35.15%) -179,309 (-36.35%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 6/30 $150,369.00 6/25 $329,954.00 6/25 $20,225.00 6/25 $54,035.00 $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg20.46%-- 23.26%-- 13.73%-- 6.69%-- 2.46%--  
Insider Advantage 
07/08/08-07/09/08
20.00% 1.0 31.00% 28.0 11.00% 3.0 4.00% 3.0 1.00% 4.0
Strategic Vision (R) 
06/27/08-06/29/08
25.00% 3.0 17.00% 2.0 22.00% 2.0 14.00% 3.0 6.00% 1.0
Mellman Group (D) 
05/29/08-06/01/08
16.00% -- 21.00% -- 7.00% -- 2.00% -- 3.00% --
Insider Advantage 
05/12/08-05/12/08
21.00% -- 3.00% -- 14.00% -- 1.00% -- 5.00% --
Strategic Vision (R) 
05/09/08-05/11/08
28.00% -- 15.00% -- 20.00% -- 11.00% -- 5.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  21st Century Democrats
D Tom Brown [L]
  Atlanta Journal Constitution
D Sarnstrom
D PA-FL Dem
  Macon Telegraph
I MD Indy
D DFWDem
D Pedro Marin [L]
IND Monsieur
  National Education Association
D mtrz
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 16, 2008 11:00pm News Obama Plays a Part in Contests in Georgia  Article ArmyDem 
Jul 02, 2008 10:00pm News Dem newcomer surprises with labor endorsements  Article Craverguy 
May 04, 2008 12:00pm Blog Entry Vernon Jones: "John Kerry nor Al Gore came to Georgia"  Article RBH 
Apr 29, 2008 06:00pm News Vernon Jones: ‘Obviously, the Democratic party loves to recruit losers’  Article RBH 
Jun 20, 2007 11:55pm Speculative Wyc Orr being urged to run for GA U.S. Senate  Article Sarnstrom 
Mar 23, 2007 08:55pm News DeKalb CEO Jones tells Chambliss he's after his [GA] Senate seat  Article ArmyDem 

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