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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2012 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 08:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Turnout 37.72% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedRBH December 06, 2012 05:08pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameKay Bailey Hutchison Votes2,661,789 (61.69%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin1,106,587 (+25.65%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/2018
NameTed Cruz Votes4,260,553 (50.89%)
Term01/03/2019 - 01/03/2025 Margin214,921 (+2.57%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 29, 2012 TX US Senate - R Primary David Dewhurst
R 1,406,648
May 29, 2012 TX US Senate - D Primary Paul Sadler
D 497,487
Jul 31, 2012 TX US Senate - D Runoff Paul Sadler
D 235,708
Jul 31, 2012 TX US Senate - R Runoff Ted Cruz
R 1,111,938
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/04/2009 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Ted Cruz 5 6 31 31
Paul Sadler --------
Leaning Call: Ted Cruz (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Ted Cruz (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/12/2012 11/03/2012

CANDIDATES
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Name Ted Cruz St. Rep. Paul Sadler John Jay Myers David Collins  
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian Green  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes4,440,137 (56.46%) 3,194,927 (40.62%) 162,354 (2.06%) 67,404 (0.86%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,245,210 (-15.83%) -4,277,783 (-54.39%) -4,372,733 (-55.60%)  
Predict Avg.52.89% 38.78% 2.33% 0.13%  
Cash On Hand 7/11 $1,452,298.00 7/11 $30,755.00 $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2012 00/00/2012 00/00/2012 00/00/2012  
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg56.37%-- 35.19%-- -1.32%-- -1.54%--  
YouGov 
10/31/12-11/03/12
57.00% 6.0 36.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
University of Texas-Austin 
10/15/12-10/21/12
54.00% -- 39.00% -- 3.00% -- 2.00% --
YouGov 
10/04/12-10/11/12
51.00% -- 36.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Texas Lyceum 
09/10/12-09/26/12
50.00% -- 24.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
09/07/12-09/14/12
50.00% -- 31.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
FrederickPolls 
09/11/12-09/13/12
49.00% -- 32.00% -- 6.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
DFL JC42
D TX DEM
D Crimson
LBT Smart
LBT Jed
Veg Thomas Walker
 


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Oct 02, 2012 07:00pm Oct 02, 2012 08:00pm Debate TX Sen First Debate  TX DEM 
Oct 19, 2012 07:00pm Oct 19, 2012 08:00pm Debate TX Sen Second Debate  TX DEM 

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
07/30/2012 Ted Cruz TVAd Endorsement eng Save America   00:00:30 RP 
07/21/2012 Ted Cruz TVAd Endorsement eng Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate   00:00:30 RP 
09/21/2011 Ted Cruz Web Only Ad Attack eng Spotted!   00:01:12 Homegrown Democrat 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 26, 2011 08:10am News UT/TT Poll: U.S. Senate Race Wide Open ( Texas )  Article BILLYW 
Aug 03, 2009 10:00am Election Guide Texas Senate seat within Democrats' reach  Article Monsieur 
Apr 29, 2009 08:00pm News Specter's Party Switch Could Have Implications for Texas Politics  Article John 

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