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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 18, 2010 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2017 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.01% Registered 27.90% Total Population
ContributorTX_Progressive
Last ModifiedMr. Matt December 05, 2010 11:19am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2004
NameDavid Vitter Votes941,507 (51.04%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2011 Margin400,522 (+21.71%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/10/2016
NameJohn N. Kennedy Votes536,191 (60.65%)
Term01/03/2017 - 01/03/2023 Margin188,375 (+21.31%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 28, 2010 LA US Senate - R Primary David Vitter R 97,298
Aug 28, 2010 LA US Senate - D Primary Charles J. "Charlie" Melancon D 110,183
Aug 28, 2010 LA US Senate - LBT Primary Randall T. Hayes LBT 2,479
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
09/25/2007 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Charles J. "Charlie" Melancon --1 ----
David Vitter 12 11 19 11
Leaning Call: David Vitter (98.54%)
Weighted Call: David Vitter (100.01%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/06/2010 10/19/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. David Vitter Rep. Charles J. "Charlie" Melancon Randall T. Hayes Michael Karlton Brown Michael Lane "Mike" Spears St. Rep. Ernest D. Wooton Clerk of Courts R.A. "Skip" Galan
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian No Party Affiliation Other Other No Party Affiliation
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Certified Votes715,415 (56.56%) 476,572 (37.67%) 13,957 (1.10%) 9,973 (0.79%) 9,190 (0.73%) 8,167 (0.65%) 7,474 (0.59%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -238,843 (-18.88%) -701,458 (-55.45%) -705,442 (-55.77%) -706,225 (-55.83%) -707,248 (-55.91%) -707,941 (-55.96%)
Predict Avg.49.00% 38.33% 1.20% 0.33% 0.33% 0.33% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $0.00 6/30 $1,228,042.25 $-- $-- 10/13 $2,894.00 $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 12/21/2008 08/27/2009 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010
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MATCHUP POLLS (17 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.64%-- 38.20%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
10/17/10-10/19/10
48.00% 4.0 45.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies (R) 
10/10/10-10/10/10
51.00% 0.9 35.00% 1.3 0.00% 2.1 0.00% 0.6 0.00% 0.8 0.00% 0.8 0.00% --
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies (R) 
09/19/10-09/19/10
51.90% 0.9 33.70% 2.7 2.10% -- 0.60% -- 0.80% -- 0.80% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/30/10-08/30/10
54.00% 1.0 33.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling 
08/21/10-08/22/10
51.00% -- 41.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/04/10-08/08/10
46.10% -- 27.50% -- 0.00% -- 1.30% -- 0.80% -- 1.10% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name William R. McShan William Robert "Bob" Lang, Jr. Milton Gordon Thomas G. "Tommy" LaFargue Sam Houston Melton Jr.  
PartyReform Other No Party Affiliation No Party Affiliation No Party Affiliation  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes5,879 (0.47%) 5,734 (0.45%) 4,810 (0.38%) 4,043 (0.32%) 3,780 (0.30%)  
Margin-709,536 (-56.09%) -709,681 (-56.10%) -710,605 (-56.17%) -711,372 (-56.24%) -711,635 (-56.26%)  
Predict Avg.0.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- 10/13 $556.00 $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010  
MATCHUP POLLS (17 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
10/17/10-10/19/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies (R) 
10/10/10-10/10/10
0.00% 0.6 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies (R) 
09/19/10-09/19/10
0.60% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/30/10-08/30/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling 
08/21/10-08/22/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/04/10-08/08/10
1.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/06/2010 David Vitter TVAd Mixed eng Welcome Prize  00:00:00 Brandonius Maximus 
09/28/2010 Charles J. "Charlie" Melancon TVAd Attack eng Forgotten Crimes  00:02:00 RP 
09/21/2010 David Vitter TVAd Attack eng One Thousand Words   00:00:32 RP 
08/12/2010 Charles J. "Charlie" Melancon TVAd Attack eng The Worst  00:00:00 Servo 
07/01/2010 Charles J. "Charlie" Melancon TVAd Attack eng David Vitter needs to come clean  00:00:00 RP 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 09, 2010 09:10pm General Vitter Draws More Opponents   Article COSDem 
Jul 08, 2010 11:55am General Questions surrounding convicted aide not likely to go away soon for Vitter   Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 27, 2009 09:00am Advertisement Melancon hits at Vitter's rape amendment vote  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Sep 07, 2009 08:00am General Vitter, Melancon trade jabs a year from vote  Article Jason 
Jul 20, 2009 11:00am Election Guide Race for Vitter's Senate seat is wide open  Article Monsieur 
May 07, 2009 06:00pm Amusing Porn star Stormy Daniels on "listening tour" in La. as she considers run against Sen. David Vitter  Article Brandonius Maximus 

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