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  PA US Senate - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline February 16, 2016 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open April 26, 2016 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 26, 2016 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2017 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2023 - 12:00pm
Turnout 38.55% Registered 12.83% Total Population
ContributorRepublitarian
Last ModifiedRBH January 31, 2019 12:48am
Data SourcesPa. Secretary of State
Description Rep. Joe Sestak was the Democratic Party's U.S. Senate nominee in 2010, but lost to Pat Toomey.

Both Torsella and Shapiro were speculated to run for the Democratic nomination in 2010 before Arlen Specter's switch to the Democratic party.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NamePat Toomey Votes2,028,945 (51.01%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2017 Margin80,229 (+2.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/2016
NamePat Toomey Votes2,951,702 (48.77%)
Term01/03/2017 - 01/03/2023 Margin86,690 (+1.43%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RacePA US Senate 11/08/2016
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/07/2013 04/26/2016
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Joseph A. Sestak 3 ----1
Kathleen A. McGinty 1 ------
Leaning Call: Joseph A. Sestak (87.50%)
Weighted Call: Kathleen A. McGinty (58.08%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

05/08/2015 04/23/2016

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Kathleen A. McGinty Rep. Joseph A. Sestak Mayor John K. Fetterman Joseph J. "Joe" Vodvarka  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes669,774 (42.50%) 513,221 (32.57%) 307,090 (19.49%) 85,837 (5.45%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -156,553 (-9.93%) -362,684 (-23.01%) -583,937 (-37.05%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 08/04/2015 12/01/2013 09/15/2015 02/16/2016  
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg35.76%-- 36.56%-- 9.18%-- 3.00%--  
Harper Polling 
04/21/16-04/23/16
39.00% -- 33.00% -- 15.00% -- 3.00% --
Monmouth University 
04/17/16-04/18/16
39.00% -- 39.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% --
Franklin & Marshall College 
04/11/16-04/18/16
29.00% -- 38.00% -- 8.00% -- 0.00% --
Franklin & Marshall College 
01/18/16-01/23/16
13.00% -- 17.00% 2.0 6.00% 3.0 0.00% --
Franklin & Marshall College 
10/19/15-10/25/15
13.00% -- 15.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% --
Robert Morris University 
05/08/15-05/16/15
0.00% -- 44.70% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

DROPPED OUT
Michael A. Nutter (D)
Dec 00, 2015
Ed Pawlowski (D)
 00, 2015 - Jul 00, 2015
Joshua Shapiro (D)
May 00, 2015
Christopher P. "Chris" Carney (D)
 00, 2015
Vincent J. Hughes (D)
 00, 2015
Ed Rendell (D)
 00, 2015
R. Seth Williams (D)
 00, 2015
Kathleen Kane (D)
 00, 2014
Chris Matthews (D)
 00, 2014

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
04/12/2016 Kathleen A. McGinty TVAd Biography eng KDKA 04 12 2016 06 37 24   00:00:30 RP 
04/11/2016 Kathleen A. McGinty TVAd Endorsement eng Endorsed   00:00:30 RP 
02/09/2016 John K. Fetterman TVAd Biography eng Equal  00:01:00 RP 
10/14/2015 John K. Fetterman TVAd Biography eng Roadmap  00:00:30 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 14, 2013 10:05am News Joe Sestak eyes rematch vs. Pat Toomey in 2016  Article Republitarian 

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