Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  PA - District 07
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 07
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 59.68% Registered 40.57% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedBarack O-blame-a May 22, 2007 03:52am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2004
NameW. Curtis "Curt" Weldon Votes196,556 (58.76%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2007 Margin61,624 (+18.42%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameJoseph A. Sestak Votes209,955 (59.59%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin67,593 (+19.19%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 16, 2006 PA - District 07 - D Primary Joseph A. Sestak
D 17,616
May 16, 2006 PA - District 07 - R Primary W. Curtis "Curt" Weldon
R 35,604
MAP

Curve
Embed Code Data
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/18/2005 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
W. Curtis "Curt" Weldon 3 2 2 1
Joseph A. Sestak 22 8 2 --
Leaning Call: Joseph A. Sestak (72.13%)
Weighted Call: Joseph A. Sestak (98.26%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

05/10/2006 10/26/2006

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Joseph A. Sestak (I) Rep. W. Curtis "Curt" Weldon  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Campaign Logo  
Uncertified Votes147,898 (56.38%) 114,426 (43.62%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -33,472 (-12.76%)  
Predict Avg.49.67% 50.33%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2006 00/00/2005  
Bar
MATCHUP POLLS (7 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg46.19%-- 44.84%--  
Constituent Dynamics 
10/24/06-10/26/06
51.00% 1.0 44.00% --
Benenson Strategy Group (D) 
10/24/06-10/24/06
50.00% -- 43.00% --
Constituent Dynamics 
10/08/06-10/10/06
52.00% -- 44.00% --
Franklin & Marshall College 
09/21/06-09/27/06
45.00% -- 44.00% --
Franklin & Marshall College 
09/22/06-09/27/06
44.00% -- 43.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
09/12/06-09/13/06
33.00% -- 52.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements  


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 23, 2006 12:00pm Perspective The strange world of Curt Weldon  Article karin1492 
Oct 16, 2006 02:00pm Investigation FBI raids home of congressman [Weldon]'s daughter  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 13, 2006 06:00pm Investigation FBI investigates Rep. Curt Weldon  Article RP 
Aug 14, 2006 10:00pm Endorsement [PA-07] Local AFL-CIO splits with state on Weldon  Article ScottĀ³ 
Jun 13, 2006 11:00pm News 10-Termer [Rep] Weldon Learns to Run Hard [PA-7]  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 28, 2006 06:00pm Statement PA 7: Weldon Alleges Challenger Has Improper CIA Ties  Article RP 

DISCUSSION