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  LA District 2 - Runoff
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Parents > United States > Louisiana > LA - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 11, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 09, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 09, 2006 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 9.73% Total Population
ContributorArmyDem
Last ModifiedRBH July 09, 2008 03:49pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameWilliam J. Jefferson Votes173,510 (79.01%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2007 Margin127,413 (+58.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/06/2008
NameJoseph Cao Votes33,132 (49.54%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin1,814 (+2.71%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Nov 07, 2006 LA District 2
William J. Jefferson
D 79,694R 13,928LBT 404
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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11/08/2006 12/09/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Karen Carter Peterson 6 9 8 --
William J. Jefferson 1 ------
Leaning Call: Karen Carter Peterson (97.96%)
Weighted Call: Karen Carter Peterson (99.95%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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10/24/2006 10/25/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Rep. William J. Jefferson St. Rep. Karen Carter  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes35,153 (56.55%) 27,011 (43.45%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,142 (-13.10%)  
Predict Avg.43.50% 56.50%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date 11/07/2006 11/07/2006  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg29.94%-- 49.94%--  
Brilliant Corners Research & Strategies (D) 
10/24/06-10/25/06
32.00% -- 52.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 12, 2006 07:00am News CBC wants Jefferson’s seat restored  Article Buddy 
Nov 28, 2006 07:00pm Report Fight Heats Up in Louisiana Runoff  Article RP 
Nov 15, 2006 07:00pm News Louisiana [2nd] Runoff Lacks Partisan Split, But Not Intrigue  Article ArmyDem 

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