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  GA US Senate - Initial Election
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Georgia > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2008 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
# Winners2
Turnout 22.92% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedCrimson February 04, 2012 12:27pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameSaxby Chambliss Votes1,071,464 (52.77%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin139,308 (+6.86%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/02/2008
NameSaxby Chambliss Votes1,228,033 (57.44%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2015 Margin318,110 (+14.88%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceGA US Senate - Runoff 12/02/2008
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/04/2003 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Saxby Chambliss 31 12 14 6
Jim Martin 6 1 1 --
Leaning Call: Saxby Chambliss (91.67%)
Weighted Call: Saxby Chambliss (63.53%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/20/2008 11/02/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. Saxby Chambliss St. Rep. Jim Martin Allen Buckley (W) Eleanor Garcia (W) William Salomone, Jr.  
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian Independent Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes1,867,090 (49.76%) 1,757,419 (46.83%) 128,002 (3.41%) 43 (0.00%) 25 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -109,671 (-2.92%) -1,739,088 (-46.34%) -1,867,047 (-49.75%) -1,867,065 (-49.75%)  
Predict Avg.49.55% 43.63% 3.71% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2008 00/00/2008 00/00/2008 -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (27 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.91%-- 41.49%-- 3.53%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
10/30/08-11/02/08
48.00% 2.0 44.00% 1.0 5.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
43.00% -- 37.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/30/08-10/30/08
48.00% 1.0 43.00% 2.0 7.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/28/08-10/30/08
47.00% -- 46.00% 1.0 5.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Insider Advantage 
10/27/08-10/27/08
46.00% 2.0 44.00% 2.0 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Insider Advantage 
10/23/08-10/23/08
44.00% 1.0 42.00% 3.0 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 26, 2008 08:00pm Opinion Chambliss defeat would be justified  Article RP 
Oct 23, 2008 07:00pm News Runoff for Senate seat could make Georgia ‘center of the universe’  Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 22, 2008 06:10am News Ga. Senate race could end in runoff  Article John 
Oct 15, 2008 10:15am Endorsement AJC Endorsement: Martin best choice for Georgia  Article COSDem 
Oct 15, 2008 09:25am General GOP Ga. senator in 'fight of his life'  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 26, 2007 12:15pm Poll Cleland-Chambliss Rematch Might Be Dems' Strongest Hope  Article RP 

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