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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 49.87% Registered 33.23% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedScott³ November 20, 2008 10:45pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description **Update** September, 25, 2006 a State Court threw Carl Romanelli,
the Green Party candidate, off the ballot due to a shortage of signatures.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2000
NameRick Santorum Votes2,481,962 (52.42%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2007 Margin327,054 (+6.91%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameBob Casey Jr. Votes3,021,364 (53.69%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin512,232 (+9.10%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 26, 2006 PA US Senate - G Nomination Carl J. Romanelli Jr.
May 16, 2006 PA US Senate - D Primary Bob Casey Jr.
May 16, 2006 PA US Senate - R Primary Rick Santorum
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KEY RACE? 9.9090995789 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/21/2003 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Bob Casey Jr. 17 49 9 5
Rick Santorum 10 9 2 --
Leaning Call: Bob Casey Jr. (82.65%)
Weighted Call: Bob Casey Jr. (99.91%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

02/23/2005 11/05/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Treasurer Bob Casey Jr. (I) Sen. Rick Santorum Unidentified Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
Certified Votes2,392,984 (58.64%) 1,684,778 (41.28%) 3,281 (0.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -708,206 (-17.35%) -2,389,703 (-58.56%)  
Predict Avg.52.13% 47.35% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (57 from 17 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg52.24%-- 38.98%-- 0.00%--  
McCulloch Research and Polling 
11/04/06-11/05/06
48.10% -- 44.10% -- 0.00% --
Polimetrix 
10/27/06-11/05/06
56.00% -- 40.00% -- 0.00% --
Strategic Vision (R) 
11/02/06-11/04/06
52.00% 3.0 40.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/31/06-11/03/06
52.00% 1.0 39.00% -- 0.00% --
Muhlenberg College 
10/29/06-11/01/06
51.00% 5.0 43.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Reuters/Zogby 
10/24/06-10/31/06
48.00% -- 40.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
FL Silver Dime
D Bob Roggio
  Towanda (PA) Daily Review
  Bucks County Courier Times
AENM Angry Russian
R ...
  Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
  Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
LBT Jed
Laf-W Craverguy
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/22/2006 Rick Santorum TVAd Issue eng Wrestling   00:00:30 Green Pigs 
08/09/2006 Rick Santorum TVAd Mixed eng Daily Bugle   00:00:31 Green Pigs 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 31, 2006 01:00pm Endorsement Democrats for Santorum!  Article RP 
Oct 05, 2006 01:00pm Perspective Santorum struggles to win voters' hearts  Article karin1492 
Oct 04, 2006 12:00pm Legal Ruling Green Party hopeful is out; win for Casey  Article RP 
Sep 25, 2006 12:00pm News Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Pa. is thrown off ballot  Article COSDem 
Sep 20, 2006 02:00pm Advertisement AdWatch: Santorum's Ad Draws Fire  Article RP 
Sep 19, 2006 03:00pm News [PA] Top court gives candidate for Senate new hope  Article Scott³ 

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