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  TX - District 17
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Texas > TX - District 17
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2010 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 26.49% Total Population
ContributorAshley
Last ModifiedRBH November 29, 2010 07:25pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Filing deadline speculative.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameChet Edwards Votes134,592 (52.98%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin19,011 (+7.48%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/2012
NameBill Flores Votes143,284 (79.93%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2015 Margin107,306 (+59.86%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 02, 2010 TX District 17 - D Primary
Chet Edwards
D 11,244
Mar 02, 2010 TX District 17 - R Primary
Bill Flores
R 64,852
Apr 13, 2010 TX District 17 - R Runoff
Bill Flores
R 33,215
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
10/04/2009 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Bill Flores 24 5 1 5
Chet Edwards 4 1 ----
Leaning Call: Bill Flores (90.48%)
Weighted Call: Bill Flores (93.68%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

05/02/2010 10/21/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Bill Flores (I) Rep. Chet Edwards Richard B. Kelly  
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes 106,696 (61.80%) 63,138 (36.57%) 2,808 (1.63%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -43,558 (-25.23%) -103,888 (-60.18%)  
Predict Avg.56.00% 40.00% 4.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/13 $107,317.39 10/13 $1,122,771.00 $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2009 00/00/2009 00/00/2009  
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MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg49.09%-- 37.25%-- 0.00%--  
Penn, Schoen & Berland Associates (D) 
10/19/10-10/21/10
52.00% -- 40.00% -- 0.00% --
ccAdvertising (R) 
10/12/10-10/12/10
47.42% -- 36.36% -- 0.00% --
Bennett, Petts & Normington (D) 
10/04/10-10/05/10
46.00% -- 42.00% -- 0.00% --
OnMessage Inc. (R) 
09/19/10-09/20/10
55.00% 2.0 36.00% 5.0 0.00% --
OnMessage Inc. (R) 
05/02/10-05/03/10
53.00% -- 41.00% -- 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
09/17/2010 Chet Edwards TVAd Biography eng Stand  00:00:31 Jason 
09/12/2010 Bill Flores TVAd Attack eng Chet Edwards, He's Not Independent  00:00:31 Jason 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 13, 2010 11:40am General Key GOP House candidate declines to support Boehner for speaker  Article RP 
Aug 09, 2010 07:00pm Endorsement NRA chooses Edwards in Texas  Article Jason 
May 10, 2010 11:35am Blog Entry TX17: New GOP Poll Has Bad News for Chet Edwards  Article BILLYW 

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