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Parents > United States > Nebraska > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedChronicler January 05, 2007 07:26pm
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2000
NameBen Nelson Votes353,093 (51.00%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2007 Margin15,116 (+2.18%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/2012
NameDeb Fischer Votes455,593 (57.77%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin122,614 (+15.55%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 09, 2006 NE US Senate - R Primary
Pete Ricketts
R 269,954
May 09, 2006 NE US Senate - D Primary
Ben Nelson
D 92,501
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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03/18/2003 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Ben Nelson 14 20 22 17
Pete Ricketts 8 4 ----
Leaning Call: Ben Nelson (92.16%)
Weighted Call: Ben Nelson (99.94%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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05/10/2006 10/16/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. Ben Nelson Pete Ricketts  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes378,388 (63.88%) 213,928 (36.12%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -164,460 (-27.77%)  
Predict Avg.53.92% 45.46%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/0001 00/00/0001  
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MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg53.59%-- 32.39%--  
Rasmussen Reports 
10/16/06-10/16/06
54.00% 1.0 34.00% 2.0
Rasmussen Reports 
09/20/06-09/20/06
55.00% -- 32.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/18/06-08/18/06
55.00% 2.0 32.00% 1.0
Rasmussen Reports 
07/11/06-07/11/06
57.00% 3.0 31.00% 4.0
Rasmussen Reports 
05/10/06-05/10/06
54.00% -- 35.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 08, 2007 08:05pm News Nelson targets veterans health care needs  Article Chronicler 
Jul 24, 2006 07:00pm News Nelson raps Ricketts on tax reform [NE Senate]  Article COSDem 
Jul 20, 2006 04:00pm News Ricketts Says Taxes More Important Than War [NE Senate]  Article COSDem 
Jul 15, 2006 01:00pm Endorsement Nelson receives sole endorsement by Nebraska Right to Life  Article COSDem 
Oct 02, 2005 06:00pm Election Guide GOP donors bolster Ben Nelson's war chest  Article COSDem 
Sep 29, 2005 10:05pm News [NE Sen] Nelson wins business PAC endorsement  Article ArmyDem 

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