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  FL US Senate - D Primary
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Parents > United States > Florida > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline May 07, 2004 - 11:00am Central
Polls Open August 31, 2004 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 31, 2004 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2005 - 11:00am
Term End January 03, 2011 - 11:00am
Turnout 27.99% Registered 6.66% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedBarack O-blame-a December 28, 2006 02:11am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1998
NameBob Graham Votes2,436,407 (62.47%)
Term01/03/1999 - 01/03/2005 Margin972,652 (+24.94%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2004
NameMel Martinez Votes3,672,864 (49.43%)
Term01/03/2005 - 09/09/2009 Margin82,663 (+1.11%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceFL US Senate 11/02/2004
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/06/2003 08/31/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Betty Castor 4 19 15 1
Peter R. Deutsch 3 2 ----
Alex Penelas 1 ------
Leaning Call: Betty Castor (91.92%)
Weighted Call: Betty Castor (99.81%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

10/20/2003 08/25/2004

CANDIDATES
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Name Commissioner of Education Betty Castor Rep. Peter R. Deutsch County Mayor Alex Penelas Bernard E. Klein  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes669,346 (58.08%) 321,922 (27.93%) 115,898 (10.06%) 45,347 (3.94%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -347,424 (-30.14%) -553,448 (-48.02%) -623,999 (-54.14%)  
Predict Avg.46.82% 33.28% 18.51% 0.87%  
Cash On Hand 8/11 $759,212.00 8/11 $1,113,313.00 8/11 $882,334.00 8/11 $6,394.00  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 06/10/2003 01/21/2004 04/04/2003 05/07/2004  
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MATCHUP POLLS (14 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg44.33%-- 28.99%-- 12.02%-- 1.50%--  
Research 2000 
08/23/04-08/25/04
40.00% -- 32.00% -- 18.00% -- 0.00% --
Schroth & Associates (D) and The Polling Company (R) 
08/22/04-08/25/04
48.00% -- 24.00% -- 9.00% -- 2.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
08/23/04-08/24/04
45.00% 12.0 31.00% 15.0 9.00% -- 1.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
07/19/04-07/21/04
37.00% -- 21.00% -- 10.00% -- 1.00% --
Research 2000 
07/15/04-07/19/04
38.00% 2.0 25.00% 7.0 16.00% 3.0 0.00% --
Hamilton Campaigns (D) 
05/13/04-05/18/04
37.00% 14.0 23.00% 10.0 14.00% 6.0 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Daytona Beach News-Journal
  Fort Pierce Tribune
  Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
D John Marks
  Tampa Tribune
  Orlando Sentinel
  Gainesville Sun
  The Independent
  Stuart News
  Democracy for America
D Howard Dean [L]
  Jewish Journal
  MoveOn.org
  Miami Herald
  Palm Beach Post
D GavinBrown
  Tampa Bay Times
D Ex-New Jerseyan
  National Education Association
D Tom Rossin
D Frederica S. Wilson
D Lesley "Les" Miller, Jr
D Stacy J. Ritter
D Carol M. Browner [L]
  AFL-CIO Florida
D Joyce Cusack
D Pam Iorio [L]
IND Monsieur
D Carol Roberts
  American Federation of Teachers
  National Women's Political Caucus
  Amalgamated Transit Union
D George H. Sheldon
  Business and Professional Women's Foundation
  Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 123
D James "Jim" Bacchus
D Harry A. Johnston II
D Dick Batchelor
  United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1625
D Texas Democrat 06
  Florida Education Association
D John
D Janet Reno
I JR725
D the missouri kid
  EMILY's List
D Stephen Yellin
 


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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 27, 2004 12:00am News Gloves come off in last debate  Article Qbanito 
Aug 26, 2004 12:00am News Castor Leads By Wide Gap In State Poll  Article Qbanito 
Aug 26, 2004 12:00am News Castor camp points past Aug. 31 primary  Article Qbanito 
Aug 26, 2004 12:00am Endorsement Castor the standout among Democratic contenders  Article COSDem 
Aug 24, 2004 12:00am News Castor airs ad attacking Deutsch  Article Qbanito 
Aug 23, 2004 12:00am News Underdog Deutsch unleashes attack ads  Article Qbanito 

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