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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Maine > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 2008 - 05:00am Central
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 11:00am Central
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 72.90% Registered 55.03% Total Population
ContributorJohn
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision December 03, 2008 01:40pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameSusan Collins Votes295,041 (58.44%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin85,183 (+16.87%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2014
NameSusan Collins Votes413,495 (68.46%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2021 Margin223,251 (+36.96%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 10, 2008 ME US Senate - D Primary Tom Allen
D 81,727
Jun 10, 2008 ME US Senate - R Primary Susan Collins
R 56,323
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/10/2006 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Susan Collins 16 25 16 2
Tom Allen 2 ------
Leaning Call: Susan Collins (98.39%)
Weighted Call: Susan Collins (99.99%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

04/20/2007 11/02/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. Susan Collins Rep. Tom Allen Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes444,300 (61.33%) 279,510 (38.58%) 620 (0.09%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -164,790 (-22.75%) -443,680 (-61.25%)  
Predict Avg.52.44% 43.89% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 00/00/2008  
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MATCHUP POLLS (25 from 10 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg54.46%-- 38.70%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
11/01/08-11/02/08
56.00% 2.0 42.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/08-11/01/08
57.00% 4.0 41.00% 2.0 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
55.00% -- 35.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/19/08-10/20/08
54.00% 1.0 43.00% 4.0 0.00% --
Critical Insights 
10/16/08-10/19/08
54.00% 4.0 42.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/14/08-10/15/08
53.00% 4.0 40.00% 2.0 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
I McCord 2014
R ...
  Portsmouth Herald
I smm
  Esquire
REFS Servo
I Silver Dime
  Maine Sunday Telegram (Portland)
D Brandonius Maximus
R CAGOP
  Human Rights Campaign
I Joe Lieberman
I NCModerate
D DFWDem
D The Sunset Provision
R ...
R CAGOP
REFS Servo
R SC-Conservative
 

DROPPED OUT
Roscoe I. Bartlett (I)
 00, 2008
Laurie Dobson (I)
 00, 2008
Herbert J. Hoffman (I)
 00, 2008

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 27, 2008 08:00am News Maine Dems Not Saying Die Despite Sen. Collins’ Resilience  Article John 
Jul 29, 2008 11:00am News Maine Supreme Court Removes Herb Hoffman from Ballot  Article TX DEM 
May 17, 2008 09:00pm Blog Entry Opening a New Front  Article WesternDem 
Sep 26, 2007 12:00am News Collins, Maine GOP knock Allen for his missed votes  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 21, 2007 01:00pm News Habeas Corpus and a Senate Race in Maine  Article The Sunset Provision 
Aug 22, 2007 12:55pm Editorial There’s no crying in politics - We’re talking to you, Susan Collins  Article RP 

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