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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 26, 2008 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 64.49% Registered 43.00% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedBrandonius Maximus November 26, 2008 06:32pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description RESULTS BY REGION:


New Orleans Metro Area
(Parishes: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, St. Bernard, Plaquemines)
922 precincts
Cast 448,981 votes (24% of statewide total)


Landrieu 264,375 59%
Kennedy 175,215 39%
Other 9,391 2%

Acadiana/"Cajun Triangle"
(Parishes: Avoyelles, Pointe Coupee, Evangeline, West Baton Rouge, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Vermillion, Acadia, Iberia, Iberville, Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. James, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist)
1,186 precincts
Cast 616,106 votes (32% of statewide total)


Landrieu 314,334 51%
Kennedy 287,789 47%
Other 13,983 2%

Northern & Central Louisiana
(Parishes: Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Union, Morehouse, West Carroll, East Carroll, DeSoto, Red River, Bienville, Lincoln, Jackson, Ouachita, Richland, Madison, Sabine, Natchitoches, Winn, Grant, Caldwell, LaSalle, Franklin, Tensas, Catahoula, Concordia, Vernon, Beauregard, Rapides, Allen, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, Tangipahoa, Washington)
1,848 precincts
Cast 831,487 votes (44% of statewide total)


Landrieu 409,589 49%
Kennedy 404,173 49%
Other 17,724 2%
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/07/2002
NameMary Landrieu Votes638,654 (51.70%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin42,012 (+3.40%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/06/2014
NameWilliam "Bill" Cassidy Votes712,379 (55.93%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2021 Margin151,169 (+11.87%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/10/2006 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mary Landrieu 26 16 21 2
John N. Kennedy 3 ------
Leaning Call: Mary Landrieu (97.73%)
Weighted Call: Mary Landrieu (99.99%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

10/10/2007 11/01/2008

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name (I) Sen. Mary Landrieu Treasurer John N. Kennedy Richard Fontanesi Jay Patel Robert Stewart  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Independent Other  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes988,298 (52.11%) 867,177 (45.72%) 18,590 (0.98%) 13,729 (0.72%) 8,780 (0.46%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -121,121 (-6.39%) -969,708 (-51.13%) -974,569 (-51.39%) -979,518 (-51.65%)  
Predict Avg.52.67% 44.51% 0.75% 0.01% 0.01%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 12/12/2002 12/12/2002 00/00/2008 00/00/2008 00/00/2008  
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MATCHUP POLLS (18 from 10 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg48.97%-- 38.39%-- 2.37%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
52.00% -- 39.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
OnMessage Inc. (R) 
10/27/08-10/29/08
45.00% 2.0 44.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Ed Renwick/Loyola Institute of Politics 
10/24/08-10/26/08
49.00% -- 34.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southeastern Louisiana University 
10/20/08-10/23/08
53.00% -- 34.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mellman Group (D) 
10/20/08-10/21/08
54.00% 5.0 34.00% 1.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/21/08-10/21/08
53.00% 1.0 43.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  AFL-CIO
  Veterans of Foreign Wars
  New Orleans Times-Picayune
I smm
R David C. Treen
  Gambit Weekly
  The Shreveport Times
  Esquire
I McCord 2014
I Silver Dime
R TurnerforCongress
IND Monsieur
D AJ
  Human Rights Campaign
  US Chamber of Commerce
  Louisiana Home Builders Association
Veg Thomas Walker
D Bob
R Kevin C. Davis [L]
R I. F. "Jiff" Hingle, Jr. [L]
I NCModerate
D Brandonius Maximus
D Jason
D BR_Progressive
D Stumbo for Senate
 


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 06, 2008 09:20am Analysis U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu broadens statewide appeal, says 'centrist' strategy led to her re-election  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 30, 2008 05:00pm Poll WWL Poll shows Landrieu with large lead over Kennedy  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 30, 2008 01:00pm News La. Democrats complain about "crack" comment  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 28, 2008 03:00pm News Minnesota senator joins Landrieu on campaign trail in Louisiana  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 28, 2008 09:00am Endorsement New Orleans Times-Picayune--Election recommendations: Senate: Mary Landrieu  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 27, 2008 10:00am Endorsement [Former Governor] Treen backs Landrieu in Senate race   Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 25, 2008 10:00am Endorsement Re-elect Sen. Mary Landrieu  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 23, 2008 01:00pm Poll Landrieu Leads Kennedy by 10 in Louisiana Senate Race  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 21, 2008 12:00pm Commentary Landrieu sticks to centrist message  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 20, 2008 06:35pm Commentary O Governor, Where Art Thou?  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 15, 2008 05:15pm News National Republicans Pull Ads in Louisiana  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 14, 2008 08:00am News Sheriffs displeased that Landrieu endorsement drawing criticism  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 12, 2008 03:00pm Commentary GOP isn't doing Kennedy any favors  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 12, 2008 03:00pm Analysis Landrieu Looks Strong; Experts feel Kennedy needs game-changer to win   Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 11, 2008 02:45pm News La. GOP may sanction backers of incumbent Democrat  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 09, 2008 03:05pm News [John] Kennedy flip-flops on bill for farmers  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 06, 2008 05:00pm News Landrieu, Kennedy debate for first time   Article Brandonius Maximus 
Sep 27, 2008 02:00pm News Confederate official appears in Kennedy ad  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Sep 27, 2008 01:30pm Poll Louisiana Senate: Landrieu Maintains Strong Lead  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Sep 26, 2008 05:00pm General Election trail grows cold for Kennedy, Landrieu  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Sep 22, 2008 06:00pm Commentary Louisiana Politics: New Commercial Shows Problems For Kennedy In US Senate Race  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Sep 11, 2008 06:40pm Analysis Is the GOP Targeting the Correct 'Senator 'L'?'  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Aug 21, 2008 11:00am General Kennedy Responds To Landrieu Poll In US Senate Race   Article Brandonius Maximus 
Aug 20, 2008 06:00pm Oops Kennedy [LA] admits ad error   Article Brandonius Maximus 
Aug 20, 2008 06:00pm Endorsement Sheriff’s group, key GOP back Landrieu re-election  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Aug 19, 2008 08:00pm Poll Election 2008: Louisiana Senate: Landrieu Opens 16-Point Lead in Louisiana  Article kal 
Aug 12, 2008 05:35pm News Sen. Landrieu's name removed from Obama fundraiser  Article Scott³ 
Aug 04, 2008 01:00am News Obama candidacy tricky for Landrieu re-election  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jul 25, 2008 07:00pm Commentary Kennedy [LA] may find GOP's been overrated  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jul 12, 2008 09:00pm News Landrieu breaks fund-raising record  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Apr 30, 2008 09:00am Poll (LA Senate) A Rasmussen Poll that wasn't  Article Scott³ 
Apr 21, 2008 04:10pm Strategy GOP Embraces Senate Candidate After Lashing Him In '04  Article RP 
Apr 01, 2008 01:00pm Analysis Landrieu gears up for GOP challenge  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jul 05, 2007 11:00am General Sen. Landrieu raising millions for next campaign  Article Brandonius Maximus 

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