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OfficeSenate
Type Control Indicator
Filing Deadline June 01, 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
ContributorScott³
Last ModifiedRBH July 11, 2019 11:36pm
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Description Republicans picked up 4 seats in the Senate election that coincided with George W. Bush's re-election contest

New Senators with retiring/defeated members:

Ken Salazar (D-CO) replacing Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R)

Mel Martinez (R-FL) replacing Bob Graham (D)

Johnny Isakson (R-GA) replacing Zell Miller (D)

Barack Obama (D-IL) replacing Peter Fitzgerald (R)

David Vitter (R-LA) replacing John Breauz (D)

Richard Burr (R-NC) replacing John Edwards (D)

Tom Coburn (R-OK) replacing Don Nickles (R)

Jim Demint (R-SC) replacing Fritz Hollings (D)

John Thune (R-SD) replacing Tom Daschle (D)

Term end due to Jon Corzine (D-NJ)'s resignation to become Governor of New Jersey.
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/11/2003 11/02/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Democratic Party Control 11 1 --1
Republican Party Control 30 15 10 2
Leaning Call: Republican Party Control (85.22%)
Weighted Call: Republican Party Control (99.21%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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01/04/2004 01/06/2004

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Republican Party Control Democratic Party Control  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes55 (55.00%) 45 (45.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -10 (-10.00%)  
Fusion Votes
Democratic44
Independent1
 
Predict Avg.51.00% 48.20%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website  
Entry Date 10/02/2004 10/02/2004  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg36.39%-- 42.59%--  
Rasmussen Reports 
01/04/04-01/06/04
38.00% -- 43.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 23, 2004 12:00am Analysis Democratic prospects for Hill takeover dim  Article Tony82 
Aug 20, 2004 12:00am Analysis Despite High Hopes, Democrats Face Uphill Fight for Senate  Article Tony82 
Jun 16, 2004 12:00am News House conservatives seek the right Senate  Article Tony82 
Jun 14, 2004 12:00am Commentary Five Months to E-Day: Senate roundup  Article Tony82 
Jun 02, 2004 12:00am News Both Parties Looking Ahead to 2006; Neither Side Will Have Obvious Advantage in Battle for Senate  Article John 
Apr 28, 2004 12:00am News Anti-abortion group backs Murkowski foe  Article New York Democrat 

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