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  MN Governor
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Parents > United States > Minnesota > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2010 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 42.83% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedRBH June 17, 2011 01:47pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameTim Pawlenty Votes1,028,568 (46.69%)
Term01/02/2007 - 01/03/2011 Margin21,108 (+0.96%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Won11/04/2014
NameMark Dayton Votes989,113 (50.07%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2019 Margin109,856 (+5.56%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Oct 03, 2009 MN Governor - R Straw Poll Marty Seifert R 1,234
Feb 02, 2010 MN Governor - G Preference Caucuses None of the Above G 115
Feb 02, 2010 MN Governor - DFL Preference Caucuses R. T. Rybak DFL 22,532
Feb 02, 2010 MN Governor - R Preference Caucuses Marty Seifert R 19,243
Feb 28, 2010 MN Governor - MNI Caucuses Tom Horner MNI 262
Apr 24, 2010 MN Governor - DFL Convention Margaret Anderson Kelliher DFL 99
Apr 30, 2010 MN Governor - R Convention Tom Emmer R 2,051
Aug 10, 2010 MN Governor - MNI Primary Tom Horner MNI 17,714
Aug 10, 2010 MN Governor - R Primary Tom Emmer R 130,408
Aug 10, 2010 MN Governor - DFL Primary Mark Dayton DFL 442,137
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/01/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mark Dayton 36 9 1 --
Tom Emmer 9 ------
Tom Horner 1 ------
Leaning Call: Mark Dayton (85.07%)
Weighted Call: Mark Dayton (92.62%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/10/2010 10/29/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Mark Dayton St. Rep. Tom Emmer Tom Horner T. Christopher Wright Farheen Hakeem Ken Pentel Linda S. Eno
PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Republican MN Independence Grassroots Green Ecology Democracy Resource
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes919,232 (43.63%) 910,462 (43.21%) 251,487 (11.94%) 7,516 (0.36%) 6,188 (0.29%) 6,180 (0.29%) 4,092 (0.19%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,770 (-0.42%) -667,745 (-31.69%) -911,716 (-43.27%) -913,044 (-43.33%) -913,052 (-43.33%) -915,140 (-43.43%)
Predict Avg.36.79% 34.71% 9.41% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 00/00/2010 07/06/2009 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010
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MATCHUP POLLS (22 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg39.50%-- 36.28%-- 12.01%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Public Policy Polling 
10/27/10-10/29/10
43.00% -- 40.00% -- 15.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/24/10-10/27/10
39.00% 1.0 38.00% 2.0 13.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
10/24/10-10/25/10
40.00% -- 40.00% -- 13.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Humphrey Institute/University of Minnesota 
10/21/10-10/25/10
41.00% 3.0 29.00% 2.0 11.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
10/18/10-10/21/10
41.00% 2.0 34.00% 4.0 13.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Saint Cloud University 
10/10/10-10/21/10
40.00% -- 30.00% -- 19.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Write-In (W) Leslie Davis (W) John Uldrich (W) Peter Idusogie (W) Sherif Mansour (W) Oloveuse S. "Ole" Savior  
PartyNonpartisan Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes1,822 (0.09%) 30 (0.00%) 7 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin-917,410 (-43.54%) -919,202 (-43.63%) -919,225 (-43.63%) -919,229 (-43.63%) -919,231 (-43.63%) -919,231 (-43.63%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date -- -- -- -- -- --  
MATCHUP POLLS (22 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Public Policy Polling 
10/27/10-10/29/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/24/10-10/27/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
10/24/10-10/25/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Humphrey Institute/University of Minnesota 
10/21/10-10/25/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
10/18/10-10/21/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Saint Cloud University 
10/10/10-10/21/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 


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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/26/2010 TVAd Issue eng Living within Our Means  00:00:00 Penn Con 
10/18/2010 TVAd Biography eng Tom and Jacquie on Family and Friendship  00:00:00 Penn Con 
10/15/2010 TVAd Issue eng Jobs  00:00:00 Penn Con 
10/14/2010 TVAd Biography eng Jacquie on Tom Emmer  00:00:00 Penn Con 
10/05/2010 TVAd Contrast eng Balance  00:00:00 Penn Con 
09/30/2010 TVAd Biography eng The Real Tom Emmer: Parenthood  00:00:00 Penn Con 
07/28/2010 TVAd Attack eng Light  00:00:00 RP 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 07, 2010 10:00pm Report Emmer to concede Wednesday morning  Article Eric 
Dec 07, 2010 11:10am Poll Poll: Two-thirds of Minnesotans say Emmer should concede  Article Eric 
Dec 06, 2010 02:45pm News MN GOP bans 18 Republicans who supported Horner  Article RBH 
Dec 01, 2010 11:10am General Tensions mount on day 3 of [MN] gubernatorial recount  Article RP 
Nov 30, 2010 11:00am News Dayton team claims bigger gain in Minn. recount  Article Eric 
Nov 28, 2010 03:10pm News Recount To Begin In Minnesota Governor's Race  Article Monsieur 

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