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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Rhode Island > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open September 12, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close September 12, 2006 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
ContributorJohn
Last ModifiedRBH July 04, 2010 01:56pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Secretary of State Matt Brown dropped out of the race on 4/26/2006.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2000
NameLincoln Chafee Votes222,588 (56.88%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2007 Margin61,565 (+15.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameSheldon Whitehouse Votes206,110 (53.47%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin27,109 (+7.03%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceRI US Senate 11/07/2006
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/05/2005 09/12/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Sheldon Whitehouse 3 3 7 18
Leaning Call: Sheldon Whitehouse (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Sheldon Whitehouse (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

04/12/2005 03/30/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse Christopher F. Young Carl L. Sheeler  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes69,301 (81.53%) 8,941 (10.52%) 6,758 (7.95%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -60,360 (-71.01%) -62,543 (-73.58%)  
Predict Avg.12.50% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 04/01/2005 00/00/2005 00/00/2005  
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.61%-- 0.00%-- 3.53%--  
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
03/23/06-03/30/06
49.00% -- 0.00% -- 4.00% --
Brown University 
02/04/06-02/06/06
25.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Benenson Strategy Group (D) 
02/01/06-02/02/06
36.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
11/11/05-11/13/05
51.00% -- 0.00% -- 2.00% --
Brown University 
09/10/05-09/11/05
32.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
04/12/05-04/14/05
49.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 26, 2006 02:45pm Blog Entry RI-Sen: Matt Brown Dropping Out?  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 04, 2006 06:00pm Election Guide Where do they stand? [RI Sen D Primary Candidate Survey]  Article RP 
Aug 22, 2005 01:00am News [Sheldon]Whitehouse falsely claims that Feinstein is backing him  Article User 490 
Apr 13, 2005 03:00pm Endorsement Patrick Kennedy, Langevin vow to support Whitehouse Senate bid  Article COSDem 
Apr 04, 2005 03:00pm Commentary 2006 Primary: Should Matt Brown drop out?  Article Ben 
Apr 01, 2005 10:00am News Whitehouse Will Take On Chafee  Article GavinBrown 
Mar 30, 2005 12:15pm News Patrick Kennedy Will Not Run for Senate  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Mar 24, 2005 12:00am Statement Langevin: I'm not running for Senate, and neither should Brown  Article None Entered 
Mar 22, 2005 09:00pm News Langevin Rules Out U.S. Senate Campaign  Article User 13 
Mar 22, 2005 09:00pm News Patrick Kennedy eyes Senate only if fellow R.I. rep declines  Article User 13 
Feb 03, 2005 12:00am News Brown Announces Candidacy For U.S. Senate  Article John 
Dec 31, 2004 12:00am General Rep. Patrick Kennedy says no to Senate bid in 2006  Article COSDem 

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