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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Rhode Island > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 04:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 09:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 58.51% Registered 36.77% Total Population
ContributorJohn
Last ModifiedRBH November 19, 2007 09:41pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2000
NameLincoln Chafee Votes222,588 (56.88%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2007 Margin61,565 (+15.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameSheldon Whitehouse Votes271,034 (64.81%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin124,812 (+29.85%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 2006 RI US Senate - D Primary
Sheldon Whitehouse
D 85,000
Sep 12, 2006 RI US Senate - R Primary
Lincoln Chafee
R 64,495
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
07/12/2004 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Lincoln Chafee 15 3 2 1
Sheldon Whitehouse 40 16 1 1
Leaning Call: Sheldon Whitehouse (71.82%)
Weighted Call: Sheldon Whitehouse (96.32%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

06/25/2005 11/03/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse (I) Sen. Lincoln Chafee (W) Mayor Stephen Laffey (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Republican Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes206,110 (53.47%) 179,001 (46.44%) 185 (0.05%) 155 (0.04%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -27,109 (-7.03%) -205,925 (-53.42%) -205,955 (-53.43%)  
Predict Avg.50.45% 49.55% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 09/12/2006 09/12/2006 -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (28 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.60%-- 40.23%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Gallup 
11/01/06-11/03/06
48.00% 2.0 45.00% 6.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/31/06-11/03/06
45.00% 3.0 46.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Reuters/Zogby 
10/24/06-10/31/06
53.00% -- 39.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rhode Island College 
10/23/06-10/25/06
43.00% 3.0 33.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/18/06-10/21/06
48.00% 6.0 43.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/19/06-10/19/06
52.00% 1.0 44.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/31/2006 Lincoln Chafee TVAd Biography eng Chafee Add  00:00:36 Silver Dime 
10/31/2006 Lincoln Chafee TVAd Biography eng Chafee Add  00:00:36 Silver Dime 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 04, 2006 10:00am Perspective R.I. Senate rivals bound by dads, history  Article karin1492 
Jul 11, 2006 03:35pm News Whitehouse holds fundraising lead for Senate fight  Article PaGuy 
Feb 11, 2006 01:00pm News Rhode Island Senate: Chafee (R) in Competitive Race  Article J.R. 
Nov 27, 2005 11:00pm News R.I. [Sen] Primaries: Follow the Money  Article ArmyDem 
Jul 07, 2005 12:00pm News Democratic Challenger [Whitehouse] Matching [RI Sen] Chafee Fund Raising  Article ArmyDem 
May 09, 2005 11:20am Poll [RI] Channel 12 polls shows Chafee weak, say foes  Article ArmyDem 

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