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  FL District 18
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Florida > FL - District 18
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 08, 2012 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 74.78% Registered 51.72% Total Population
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifiedPaul December 04, 2012 12:22am
Data Sources[Link] (State of Florida)
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameIleana Ros-Lehtinen Votes102,360 (68.89%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2013 Margin56,125 (+37.77%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2014
NamePatrick Murphy Votes151,478 (59.78%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2017 Margin49,582 (+19.57%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 14, 2012 FL District 18 - D Primary Patrick Murphy
Aug 14, 2012 FL District 18 - R Primary Allen B. West
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/02/2011 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Allen B. West 18 --1 --
Patrick Murphy 21 ------
Leaning Call: Allen B. West (50.00%)
Weighted Call: Patrick Murphy (99.62%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

05/06/2010 10/26/2012

CANDIDATES
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Name Patrick Murphy (I) Rep. Allen B. West (W) Marilyn Davis Holloman  
PartyDemocratic Republican No Party Affiliation  
Certified Votes166,257 (50.28%) 164,353 (49.70%) 55 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,904 (-0.58%) -166,202 (-50.26%)  
Predict Avg.51.00% 48.75% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/17 $243,329.67 10/17 $3,363,872.75 $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (11 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg48.20%-- 47.59%-- 0.00%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/25/12-10/26/12
48.00% -- 47.00% -- 0.00% --
FrederickPolls 
10/16/12-10/17/12
47.00% 2.0 47.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Voter Survey Service (R) 
10/16/12-10/17/12
48.00% -- 49.00% -- 0.00% --
St. Pete Polls 
10/16/12-10/16/12
41.80% 1.2 50.90% 1.7 0.00% --
St. Pete Polls 
10/03/12-10/05/12
40.60% 2.0 52.60% 3.9 0.00% --
Kimball Political Consulting (R) 
09/28/12-09/28/12
49.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% --
Garin-Hart-Yang Research (D) 
09/26/12-09/27/12
52.00% -- 43.00% -- 0.00% --
Gene Ulm 
09/24/12-09/25/12
41.00% -- 52.00% -- 0.00% --
St. Pete Polls 
09/01/12-09/03/12
42.60% -- 48.70% -- 0.00% --
Grove Insight (D) 
08/21/12-08/24/12
47.00% -- 46.00% -- 0.00% --
FrederickPolls 
05/06/10-05/08/10
45.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
R Robert Crowder [L]
  Palm Beach Post
  eQualityGiving
AENM Angry Russian
R Maryland Republican
FL Silver Dime
LBT Jed
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/30/2012 Patrick Murphy vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng Numbers  00:00:30 RBH 
10/28/2012 Allen B. West vs Patrick Murphy TVAd Attack eng National Security  00:00:30 RBH 
10/25/2012 Allen B. West vs Patrick Murphy TVAd Attack eng Prosecutor  00:00:30 RBH 
10/23/2012 vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng Allen West: True  00:00:33 Progressive Scot 
10/22/2012 Patrick Murphy vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng Extreme  00:00:30 RBH 
10/18/2012 vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng Turn  00:00:30 RBH 
10/08/2012 Allen B. West vs Patrick Murphy TVAd Attack eng Ashamed  00:00:30 RBH 
10/02/2012 Patrick Murphy vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng 2003  00:00:31 RP 
09/28/2012 Allen B. West vs Patrick Murphy TVAd Attack eng Decide  00:00:32 RP 
09/27/2012 vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng A Lot  00:00:32 RP 
09/26/2012 vs Patrick Murphy TVAd Attack eng Add Up   00:00:30 RP 
09/24/2012 Patrick Murphy vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng Truth  00:00:31 RP 
09/19/2012 Patrick Murphy vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng Agenda  00:00:31 RP 
09/18/2012 vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng Behind Allen West's Talk   00:00:35 RP 
09/06/2012 Allen B. West vs Patrick Murphy Web Only Ad Attack eng Three Times  00:01:04 RP 
09/05/2012 Allen B. West vs Patrick Murphy TVAd Attack eng Allen West ad  00:00:30 RP 
09/04/2012 Patrick Murphy TVAd Biography eng CPA  00:00:31 RP 
08/14/2012 Patrick Murphy vs Allen B. West TVAd Issue eng Twice  00:00:30 RP 
08/13/2012 Allen B. West vs Patrick Murphy TVAd Defend eng Shameful  00:00:31 RP 
07/31/2012 Patrick Murphy vs Allen B. West TVAd Attack eng Fighter  00:00:30 RP 
07/25/2012 TVAd Biography eng Body Armor   00:01:04 RP 
07/16/2012 Patrick Murphy TVAd Biography eng Builder  00:00:30 RP 
07/16/2012 Patrick Murphy TVAd Attack eng Playground  00:00:30 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 20, 2012 05:55am News Allen West concedes election to Patrick Murphy  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am News Allen West's campaign blasts rival for attending new member events in DC  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Nov 09, 2012 11:00am News Rep. West threatens legal action over ‘discrepancies’ at the polls  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 31, 2012 06:30pm Endorsement Allen West's Primary Opponent 'Embarrassed' By West, Endorses Democrat Patrick Murphy  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Oct 01, 2012 01:15pm Transcript Allen West Letter: GOP Rep. Reportedly Asked Wife To Be His 'Porn Star', Demanded 'Non-Negotiable' Sex Acts   Article RP 

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