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  PA - District 12 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 12
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline April 01, 2010 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 18, 2010 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 18, 2010 - 06:55pm Central
Term Start May 20, 2010 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 34.57% Registered 21.23% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedImperator April 25, 2012 10:18am
Data SourcesPennsylvania Secretary of State
Description DOS results... [Link]
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameJohn P. "Jack" Murtha, Jr. Votes155,268 (57.85%)
Term01/03/2009 - 02/08/2010 Margin42,148 (+15.70%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2010
NameMark S. Critz Votes94,056 (50.78%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2013 Margin2,886 (+1.56%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 08, 2010 PA District 12 - Special D Nomination
Mark S. Critz
D 49
Mar 11, 2010 PA - District 12 - Special R Nomination
Tim Burns
R 131
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/08/2010 05/18/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mark S. Critz 22 --1 --
Tim Burns 13 1 ----
Leaning Call: Mark S. Critz (62.50%)
Weighted Call: Tim Burns (60.97%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/14/2010 05/16/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Mark S. Critz Tim Burns Demo Agoris  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian  
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Certified Votes72,218 (52.64%) 61,722 (44.99%) 3,248 (2.37%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -10,496 (-7.65%) -68,970 (-50.27%)  
Predict Avg.49.64% 49.30% 0.59%  
Cash On Hand 3/31 $330,239.00 3/31 $387,463.00 $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010  
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MATCHUP POLLS (13 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.35%-- 40.83%-- 0.43%--  
Public Policy Polling 
05/15/10-05/16/10
47.00% 6.0 48.00% 4.0 0.00% --
We Ask America 
05/13/10-05/13/10
43.58% 4.8 35.14% 0.4 0.00% --
Susquehanna Polling & Research (SP&R) 
05/10/10-05/10/10
44.00% 8.0 38.00% 7.0 0.00% --
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
04/04/10-05/05/10
41.00% -- 43.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Global Strategy Group (D) 
04/27/10-04/29/10
44.00% 3.0 36.00% 2.0 2.00% --
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
04/27/10-04/29/10
43.00% -- 41.00% -- 0.00% --
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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 19, 2010 04:00am Commentary The GOP's special failure   Article RP 
May 16, 2010 10:00pm Statement Burns: Race is Referendum on Pelosi & Obama  Article Jason 
May 07, 2010 02:00am General Dems fear losing four-decade grip on Pa. seat  Article Jason 
Apr 29, 2010 10:00am Video Mark Critz Apologizes for Distorting Tim Burns' Record  Article Scott³ 
Mar 28, 2010 05:00pm News [PA-12] GOP wants party unity, but Russel’s not budging; will write-in himself for special  Article TX DEM 
Feb 08, 2010 09:10pm Opinion Veteran congressman's death adds to Barack Obama's woes  Article Barack O-blame-a 

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