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  LA - District 02
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Parents > United States > Louisiana > LA - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 11, 2008 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 06, 2008 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 06, 2008 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 11:00pm
Turnout 10.47% Total Population
ContributorBR_Green
Last ModifiedBrandonius Maximus December 31, 2008 04:33pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/09/2006
NameWilliam J. Jefferson Votes35,153 (56.55%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2009 Margin8,142 (+13.10%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2010
NameCedric L. Richmond Votes83,705 (64.59%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2013 Margin40,327 (+31.12%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Oct 04, 2008 LA District 2 - D Primary
William J. Jefferson
D 69,149
Nov 04, 2008 LA District 2 - D Runoff
William J. Jefferson
D 162,245
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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12/09/2007 12/06/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
William J. Jefferson --2 --15
Leaning Call: William J. Jefferson (100.00%)
Weighted Call: William J. Jefferson (100.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Joseph Cao (I) Rep. William J. Jefferson Malik Rahim Gregory W. Kahn  
PartyRepublican Democratic Green Libertarian  
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Certified Votes33,132 (49.54%) 31,318 (46.83%) 1,883 (2.82%) 549 (0.82%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,814 (-2.71%) -31,249 (-46.72%) -32,583 (-48.72%)  
Predict Avg.38.00% 59.50% 1.00% 1.50%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 11, 2008 04:00pm News Louisiana 2: Former Landrieu Chief of Staff Aided Jefferson Challenger  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Dec 07, 2008 02:25pm News Indicted Louisiana congressman loses re-election bid  Article Jason 
Dec 06, 2008 02:00pm News It's Election Day in Louisiana  Article Jason 
Dec 04, 2008 01:00pm News Preachers urge voters to re-elect U.S. Rep. William Jefferson  Article RBH 
Dec 01, 2008 01:00pm News Jefferson hopes to cash in on ties to Obama at polls  Article RBH 

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