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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 18, 2004 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 2004 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2004 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
ContributorBrandonius Maximus
Last ModifiedRBH November 15, 2020 06:02pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1998
NameJohn B. Breaux Votes620,502 (64.02%)
Term01/03/1999 - 01/03/2005 Margin313,886 (+32.39%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameDavid Vitter Votes715,415 (56.55%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2017 Margin238,843 (+18.88%)
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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01/29/2004 11/02/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
David Vitter 8 15 16 16
Chris John 3 2 ----
Leaning Call: David Vitter (95.54%)
Weighted Call: David Vitter (96.50%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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12/01/2003 10/31/2004

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. David Vitter Rep. Chris John Treasurer John N. Kennedy St. Rep. Arthur A. Morrell Richard M. Fontanesi Clerk of Courts R.A. "Skip" Galan Sam Houston Melton Jr.
PartyRepublican Democratic Democratic Democratic Libertarian Independent Democratic
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Certified Votes 943,014 (51.03%) 542,150 (29.34%) 275,821 (14.93%) 47,222 (2.56%) 15,097 (0.82%) 12,463 (0.67%) 12,289 (0.67%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -400,864 (-21.69%) -667,193 (-36.10%) -895,792 (-48.47%) -927,917 (-50.21%) -930,551 (-50.35%) -930,725 (-50.36%)
Predict Avg.52.48% 23.24% 24.85% 4.98% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 3/31 $2,605,352.00 3/31 $1,025,431.00 3/31 $708,645.00 $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 00/00/2003 00/00/2004 00/00/2004 03/10/2004 00/00/2004 00/00/2004 00/00/2004
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MATCHUP POLLS (22 from 12 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg43.64%-- 16.36%-- 14.92%-- 1.97%-- 0.82%-- 1.35%-- -0.11%--
Verne Kennedy 
10/31/04-10/31/04
51.00% 4.0 12.00% 8.0 16.00% 2.0 0.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Verne Kennedy 
10/30/04-10/30/04
47.00% 9.0 21.00% 2.0 15.00% 10.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
MRI Consulting 
10/27/04-10/27/04
51.00% -- 15.00% -- 17.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southeastern Louisiana University 
10/17/04-10/22/04
42.90% -- 18.10% -- 10.40% -- 1.10% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Verne Kennedy 
10/18/04-10/20/04
47.00% 5.0 18.00% 2.0 16.00% 3.0 2.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Loyola Institute of Politics 
10/15/04-10/18/04
39.00% -- 15.00% -- 18.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 27, 2004 12:00am Poll Tracking poll shows Vitter getting 51 percent  Article None Entered 
Oct 21, 2004 12:00am Endorsement Vitter Gets Louisiana Cops Endorsement  Article Tony82 
Oct 20, 2004 12:00am News Senate Candidate Vitter Sends Cash in latest Campaign Mailer  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 08, 2004 12:00am News National Democrats Prepare to Hit Vitter  Article Tony82 
Aug 16, 2004 12:00am News Democrats vie for black voters  Article New York Democrat 
Jul 06, 2004 12:00am News DSCC Gets Tough: Committee Backs John in Effort to Chase Kennedy From La. Race  Article John 

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