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Parents > United States > Delaware > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline September 01, 2010 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start November 15, 2010 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 49.44% Registered 34.23% Total Population
ContributorScottĀ³
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia May 18, 2015 05:34pm
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Description Special election for remaining 4+ years of Joe Biden's term from 2008.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/15/2009
NameTed Kaufman Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/16/2009 - 11/15/2010 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2014
NameChris Coons Votes130,655 (55.83%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2021 Margin31,832 (+13.60%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jul 13, 2010 DE US Senate - Special D Nomination Chris Coons
D 1
Sep 14, 2010 DE US Senate - Special R Primary Christine O'Donnell
R 57,584
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/19/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Chris Coons 4 18 15 18
Christine O'Donnell 8 2 3 2
Leaning Call: Chris Coons (84.41%)
Weighted Call: Chris Coons (99.16%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

02/22/2010 10/27/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name County Executive Chris Coons Christine O'Donnell Glenn A. Miller James W. "Jim" Rash (W) Maurice F. Bourgeois (W) Samtra Devard  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Party of Delaware Libertarian Independent Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes174,012 (56.61%) 123,053 (40.03%) 8,201 (2.67%) 2,101 (0.68%) 25 (0.01%) 10 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -50,959 (-16.58%) -165,811 (-53.94%) -171,911 (-55.92%) -173,987 (-56.60%) -174,002 (-56.60%)  
Predict Avg.53.30% 45.11% 0.58% 0.79% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $0.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2010 11/00/2008 00/00/2010 07/02/2010 -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (21 from 11 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg53.60%-- 36.94%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Monmouth University 
10/25/10-10/27/10
51.00% 6.0 41.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Fairleigh Dickinson University 
10/20/10-10/26/10
57.00% 4.0 36.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/14/10-10/14/10
51.00% 2.0 40.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/11/10-10/12/10
54.00% -- 33.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Opinion Research Corporation (CNN) 
10/08/10-10/12/10
57.00% 2.0 38.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Monmouth University 
10/08/10-10/11/10
57.00% -- 38.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/22/2010 Chris Coons TVAd Attack eng Twilight  00:00:30 Homegrown Democrat 
10/11/2010 Christine O'Donnell TVAd Attack eng Chris Coons the Taxman  00:01:04 Green Pigs 
10/04/2010 Christine O'Donnell TVAd Biography eng I'm Not a Witch, I'm You  00:00:31 RP 
09/23/2010 Chris Coons TVAd Issue eng Chris Coons' plan for Washington   00:00:31 RP 
09/19/2010 Chris Coons TVAd Attack eng Fit  00:00:32 Homegrown Democrat 
09/16/2010 Chris Coons TVAd Issue eng Masturbating for Delaware  00:00:00 RP 
09/08/2010 Christine O'Donnell TVAd Attack eng Mike Castle: Just Wrong  00:00:31 Jason 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 01, 2010 02:40pm News O'Donnell faces obstacles in effort to air 30-minute TV ad in Delaware  Article RBH 
Oct 29, 2010 11:00am News Poll shows surge for O'Donnell in Delaware  Article Servo 
Oct 27, 2010 04:00pm News Christine O'Donnell threatened to sue radio station  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 19, 2010 11:00am News O'Donnell questions separation of church, state  Article RBH 
Oct 13, 2010 09:00pm General Christine O'Donnell Stumped When Asked To Name A Recent Supreme Court Decision She Disagrees With   Article COSDem 
Oct 06, 2010 05:00pm Commentary O'Donnell's not a witch, but her other qualities are even scarier  Article COSDem 

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