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Parents > United States > New Hampshire > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 12, 2004 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 2004 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2004 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Turnout 91.14% Registered 53.92% Total Population
ContributorBob
Last ModifiedBarack O-blame-a December 30, 2006 09:33pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameCraig Benson Votes259,663 (58.48%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2005 Margin90,386 (+20.36%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameJohn Lynch Votes298,761 (74.01%)
Term01/04/2007 - 01/04/2009 Margin194,473 (+48.18%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 14, 2004 NH Governor - D Primary John Lynch
D 58,962
Sep 14, 2004 NH Governor - R Primary Craig Benson
R 66,350
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/17/2003 11/02/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Craig Benson 18 2 9 9
John Lynch 20 2 --1
Leaning Call: Craig Benson (75.22%)
Weighted Call: John Lynch (63.53%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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09/11/2003 10/29/2004

CANDIDATES
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Name John Lynch (I) Gov. Craig Benson  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes340,299 (51.07%) 325,981 (48.93%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -14,318 (-2.15%)  
Predict Avg.50.43% 49.57%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $1,640,817.00 12/1 $1,496,157.00  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2004 00/00/2004  
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MATCHUP POLLS (17 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg43.37%-- 46.68%--  
University of New Hampshire 
10/27/04-10/29/04
42.00% 2.0 47.00% --
Franklin Pierce College 
10/25/04-10/28/04
46.00% 1.0 45.00% --
Research 2000 
10/26/04-10/28/04
47.00% 3.0 48.00% --
University of New Hampshire 
10/25/04-10/27/04
44.00% 1.0 47.00% 4.0
Franklin Pierce College 
10/18/04-10/21/04
45.00% 2.0 45.00% 3.0
Suffolk University 
10/14/04-10/17/04
42.00% -- 44.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 02, 2004 12:00am News Lynch beats Benson in N.H. gubernatorial race  Article COSDem 
Oct 24, 2004 12:00am Endorsement Former GOP governor[Peterson] endorses Lynch over Benson  Article User 490 
Oct 19, 2004 12:00am News Benson, Lynch Square Off In Debate  Article None Entered 
Oct 09, 2004 12:00am News [NH] Despite 'cease and desist' order, RGA will air anti-Lynch ads anyway  Article ArmyDem 
Jul 21, 2004 12:00am Poll [NH] Poll Shows Tight Race Between Benson, Challengers  Article ArmyDem 
Jul 08, 2004 12:00am Poll [NH] Poll: Governor's race tight  Article ArmyDem 

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