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Parents > United States > Maryland > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 07, 2006 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision February 03, 2007 12:36am
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2000
NamePaul Sarbanes Votes1,230,013 (63.18%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2007 Margin514,835 (+26.44%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameBenjamin L. Cardin Votes1,474,028 (55.98%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin780,737 (+29.65%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 2006 MD US Senate - D Primary
Benjamin L. Cardin
D 589,562
Sep 12, 2006 MD US Senate - R Primary
Michael Steele
R 219,403
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/15/2003 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Benjamin L. Cardin 20 28 9 11
Michael Steele 8 ------
Leaning Call: Benjamin L. Cardin (94.84%)
Weighted Call: Benjamin L. Cardin (99.93%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/13/2006 11/05/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Benjamin L. Cardin Lt. Gov. Michael Steele Kevin Zeese (W) Others (W) Lih Y. Young  
PartyDemocratic Republican Green Unaffiliated Unaffiliated  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes965,477 (54.21%) 787,182 (44.20%) 27,564 (1.55%) 796 (0.05%) 120 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -178,295 (-10.01%) -937,913 (-52.66%) -964,681 (-54.16%) -965,357 (-54.20%)  
Predict Avg.52.02% 46.89% 1.11% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/18 $1,563,695.00 10/18 $902,456.00 10/18 $9,646.00 $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2004 00/00/2004 07/21/2005 -- 00/00/2006  
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MATCHUP POLLS (22 from 11 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg49.19%-- 42.55%-- 1.24%-- 0.04%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
11/03/06-11/05/06
49.00% 2.0 46.00% 1.0 3.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Polimetrix 
10/27/06-11/05/06
51.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/31/06-11/03/06
47.00% -- 44.00% 3.0 0.60% 0.6 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/31/06-11/02/06
47.00% 1.0 47.00% 1.0 2.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Reuters/Zogby 
10/24/06-10/31/06
49.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Potomac, Inc. 
10/28/06-10/30/06
49.00% 2.0 43.00% 3.0 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
IS Sesel
I Ralph Nader [L]
PFP Cindy Sheehan [L]
D A. Robert "Bob" Kaufman [L]
D Deborah A. Vollmer [L]
D David Leonard Osmundson [L]
Laf-W Craverguy
MFL The Oncoming Storm
G BR_Green
G-R TONY
  Populist Party of Maryland
  Libertarian Party of Maryland
 


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 31, 2006 04:00am Endorsement Prominent Pr. George’s Dems back Steele  Article U Ole Polecat 
Oct 30, 2006 01:00pm Event Debate Puts Steele on Defense  Article RP 
Oct 17, 2006 06:00am Endorsement (Boxing Promoter Don) King urges voters to back (Michael) Steele  Article U Ole Polecat 
Sep 29, 2006 12:00pm General Dog stars in ads for Md. candidates  Article Thomas Walker 
Sep 28, 2006 03:20pm Endorsement Mfume Endorses Cardin, but Adds Caveat  Article RP 
Sep 25, 2006 06:00am Poll Poll shows Cardin lead over Steele  Article WA Indy 
Sep 22, 2006 11:20am Advertisement Democrats accuse Steele of 'political identity theft'  Article RP 
Sep 22, 2006 05:00am News Son of Kweisi Mfume Makes Unexpected Appearance at Steele Event  Article Scott³ 
Sep 21, 2006 11:00am Strategy Black GOP Groups Woo Mfume to Back Steele  Article RP 
Sep 20, 2006 03:00pm Endorsement Black leaders endorse Cardin  Article RP 
Sep 14, 2006 07:25pm News Steele turns down 'Hardball' invitation  Article WA Indy 
Aug 25, 2006 08:30am News Hip-Hop Mogul Holds Fundraiser For Steele  Article U Ole Polecat 
Aug 25, 2006 03:15am Endorsement Back from political exile, Glendening endorses Mfume  Article WA Indy 
Aug 21, 2006 02:00pm Endorsement (MD Senate) Hip-hopper sings Steele praise  Article Scott³ 
Aug 15, 2006 10:00am Announcement Cardin Promises Cancer Cure  Article Imperator 
Mar 16, 2006 09:00am News Researcher Will Face Charges in Steele Case  Article SC Moose 
Feb 19, 2006 01:00pm News Steele Campaign Official Resigns  Article WA Indy 
Feb 10, 2006 02:00pm News Steele's words at meeting faulted  Article Default User 
Jan 13, 2006 10:25am News Maryland Senate: Steele Now Leading Dems  Article J.R. 
Jul 19, 2005 08:00pm Poll Cardin Leads Steele, Steele Leads Mfume  Article Classical Liberal 
Jun 28, 2005 11:00pm News Police: Steele Would Have Their Support In Senate Race  Article Scott³ 
Apr 18, 2005 08:00am Poll Steele attracts strong support in Senate race: [Lt Gov] neck and neck with three possible Democrats; Mfume leads Cardin, Van Hollen  Article Tony82 
Mar 14, 2005 10:00am Contest Mfume To Run For MD Senate Seat  Article zorkpolitics 

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