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  TX - District 17
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Parents > United States > Texas > TX - District 17
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 24.61% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedBuddy July 04, 2007 11:11pm
Data Sources[Link]
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameChet Edwards Votes125,309 (51.20%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2007 Margin9,260 (+3.78%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameChet Edwards Votes134,592 (52.98%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin19,011 (+7.48%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 07, 2006 TX District 17 - R Primary
Van Taylor
R 32,003
Mar 07, 2006 TX District 17 - D Primary
Chet Edwards
D 11,913
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/18/2005 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Chet Edwards 6 18 6 --
Van Taylor 1 ------
Leaning Call: Chet Edwards (98.36%)
Weighted Call: Chet Edwards (99.50%)
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10/04/2006 10/10/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Rep. Chet Edwards Van Taylor Guillermo Acosta  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes 93,198 (58.13%) 64,617 (40.30%) 2,518 (1.57%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -28,581 (-17.83%) -90,680 (-56.56%)  
Predict Avg.56.00% 43.00% 1.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2005 00/00/0001 00/00/0001  
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MATCHUP POLLS (3 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg49.50%-- 35.84%-- 0.00%--  
RT Strategies 
10/08/06-10/10/06
55.00% -- 38.00% -- 0.00% --
Bennett, Petts & Normington (D) 
10/09/06-10/10/06
54.00% -- 33.00% -- 0.00% --
the polling company™ (R) 
10/04/06-10/05/06
45.00% -- 33.00% -- 0.00% --
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Oct 17, 2006 09:00am News Taylor Vows to Go it Alone, Despite Uncertainty of GOP Big Bucks  Article Blue Wizzrobe 

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