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  MA Governor - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open September 17, 2006 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close September 17, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Turnout 62.76% Registered 14.37% Total Population
Contributorkm
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision January 12, 2007 12:20pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameMitt Romney Votes1,091,988 (49.77%)
Term01/02/2003 - 01/04/2007 Margin106,007 (+4.83%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameDeval Patrick Votes1,234,984 (55.64%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2011 Margin450,642 (+20.30%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMA Governor 11/07/2006
MAP
United States 1959 - MAP
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
10/23/2003 09/17/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Thomas F. Reilly 1 3 4 4
Deval Patrick 10 4 1 --
Chris Gabrieli 2 ------
Leaning Call: Thomas F. Reilly (60.34%)
Weighted Call: Deval Patrick (57.64%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

02/03/2005 09/17/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Assistant Attorney General Deval Patrick Chris Gabrieli Attorney General Thomas F. Reilly Others  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes452,229 (49.57%) 248,301 (27.22%) 211,031 (23.13%) 787 (0.09%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -203,928 (-22.35%) -241,198 (-26.44%) -451,442 (-49.48%)  
Predict Avg.40.90% 37.75% 32.90% 0.00%  
MassforMcCain -- -- 56.00% (-19.18 pts) --
Tsongas Democrat40.00% (-1.66 pts) 44.00% (-8.15 pts) 16.00% (-2.02 pts) --
*crickets chirp*41.80% (-0.46 pts) 31.50% (+0.19 pts) 26.70% (+0.36 pts) --
Cash On Hand $-- $-- 1/17 $2,200,000.00 $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2005 04/06/2006 00/00/2005 --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (28 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg39.92%-- 27.58%-- 21.04%-- 0.00%--  
Suffolk University 
09/15/06-09/17/06
37.00% 13.0 29.00% 3.0 21.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Survey USA 
09/15/06-09/17/06
46.00% 1.0 29.00% -- 22.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Boston Globe 
09/12/06-09/15/06
46.00% -- 25.00% -- 18.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
09/09/06-09/11/06
45.00% 11.0 29.00% 1.0 21.00% 9.0 0.00% --
KRC Communications Research 
09/07/06-09/10/06
35.60% 0.8 25.60% 3.8 19.40% 0.1 0.00% --
University of New Hampshire 
08/18/06-08/23/06
31.00% 9.0 30.00% 26.0 27.00% 8.0 0.00% --
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Endorsements
 


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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 22, 2006 03:00pm Press Release Gabrieli New Front-Runner in Democratic Governor’s Race  Article *crickets chirp* 
Jun 03, 2006 10:00pm Event Massachusetts Democrats gather to set gubernatorial field  Article Tsongas Democrat 
Apr 06, 2006 02:00pm Announcement Gabrieli announces run for governor  Article Tsongas Democrat 
Mar 26, 2006 01:00pm Endorsement U.S. Rep. Capuano to endorse Patrick for governor  Article Tsongas Democrat 
Mar 11, 2006 02:00pm News Gabrieli edges closer to running for MA governor  Article COSDem 
Feb 14, 2006 04:30pm News Wild card looms in MA governor's race [Possible Gabrieli candidacy]  Article COSDem 

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