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  CA - District 05 - Special Election
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > California > CA - District 05
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2005 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open March 08, 2005 - 10:00am Central
Polls Close March 08, 2005 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 09, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 2007 - 12:00pm
Turnout 26.76% Registered 12.56% Total Population
ContributorUser 215
Last ModifiedRBH March 01, 2015 08:10pm
Data SourcesCalifornia Secretary of State
Description Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has set a March 8 primary election and May 3 special election to choose Matsui's successor. If any candidate wins more than 50 percent of the primary vote, he or she will automatically win the seat without the need for a general election.

Term dates are speculative, assuming the need for a Special Election General Election.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameRobert T. Matsui Votes138,004 (71.36%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2005 Margin92,884 (+48.03%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameDoris Matsui Votes105,676 (70.80%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2009 Margin70,570 (+47.28%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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CA CDs 2003-2013 MAP
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/12/2005 03/08/2005
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Doris Matsui 1 --3 23
Leaning Call: Doris Matsui (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Doris Matsui (100.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Doris Matsui Julie Padilla John Thomas Flynn Serge Chernay P. Michael O'Brien Shane Singh Bruce Stevens
PartyDemocratic Democratic Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes56,175 (70.00%) 7,158 (8.92%) 6,559 (8.17%) 3,742 (4.66%) 1,753 (2.18%) 1,124 (1.40%) 976 (1.22%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -49,017 (-61.08%) -49,616 (-61.83%) -52,433 (-65.34%) -54,422 (-67.82%) -55,051 (-68.60%) -55,199 (-68.78%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 01/10/2005 00/00/2005 00/00/2005 00/00/2005 00/00/2005 00/00/2005 01/12/2005
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MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Pat Driscoll Leonard Padilla Charles "Chuck" Pineda, Jr. Gale Morgan John C. Reiger  
PartyGreen Independent Democratic Libertarian Peace & Freedom  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes916 (1.14%) 659 (0.82%) 451 (0.56%) 451 (0.56%) 286 (0.36%)  
Margin-55,259 (-68.86%) -55,516 (-69.18%) -55,724 (-69.44%) -55,724 (-69.44%) -55,889 (-69.64%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date 01/12/2005 01/14/2005 00/00/2005 00/00/2005 01/12/2005  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

DROPPED OUT
Deborah V. Ortiz (D)
Jan 14, 2005
Clifton Billings (R)
Jan 12, 2005 - Jan 01, 2005
Grantland Johnson (D)
 00, 2005 - Jan 01, 2005
David Sainte-James (R)
 00, 2005 - Jan 01, 2005

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 09, 2005 12:00am News Matsui widow to get Rules seat  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Jan 28, 2005 12:00am News Doris Matsui Opens Campaign Headquarters  Article None Entered 
Jan 15, 2005 12:00am News Ortiz won't seek Matsui Congress seat  Article Summer Intern 
Jan 12, 2005 12:00am News Ex-Supervisor Johnson says he may enter race  Article Summer Intern 
Jan 12, 2005 12:00am News Doris Matsui collects endorsements as she announces candidacy  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Jan 11, 2005 12:00am News Election Set to Fill Matsui's Seat  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 

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