Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
December 03, 2016, 04:53:33 am
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Be sure to enable your "Ultimate Profile" for even more goodies on your profile page!

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  Election Archive
| |-+  2010 Elections
| | |-+  2010 House Election Polls
| | | |-+  MI-01/EPIC-MRA: Benishek (R) only slightly ahead
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: MI-01/EPIC-MRA: Benishek (R) only slightly ahead  (Read 729 times)
Tender Branson
Mark Warner 08
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 41064
Austria


Political Matrix
E: -7.10, S: -6.09

View Profile
« on: October 25, 2010, 03:23:16 am »
Ignore



http://www.freep.com/article/20101025/NEWS15/10250411/1318/Battle-for-Stupaks-seat-a-nail-biter
Logged
Malcolm X
jdb
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 12316
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2010, 08:27:33 am »
Ignore

Much closer than I thought, hopefully McDowell can pull off a win after all.
Logged

Cool Grin Tongue Smiley Sad Huh Angry Wink Roll Eyes Undecided Cheesy
Shocked Lips sealed
Sibboleth
Realpolitik
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 60790
United Kingdom


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2010, 08:41:26 am »
Ignore

If Eric is reading this thread, does this seem right? Also, who is Wilson?
Logged



rob in cal
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1238
View Profile
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2010, 11:05:17 am »
Ignore

Wilson is a conservative tea-party type candidate, I believe.  If his support collapses closer to actual election day, I'd guess Benishek gets a majority of it.
Logged
JohnnyLongtorso
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6848


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2010, 05:34:32 pm »
Ignore

Wilson threatened to spend $2 million of his own money, but actually has only spent like $100k. I doubt he gets 8%.
Logged
Nym90
nym90
Modadmin
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 16080
United States


Political Matrix
E: -5.55, S: -2.96

P P P

View Profile
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2010, 10:15:16 pm »
Ignore

Sounds about right to me. McDowell's ad campaign has been highly effective so far in driving up Benishek's negatives. Surprising Wilson would be getting 8 percent however; kinda scary that many people find Benishek too far left.....

The district is fundamentally Democratic at the local level and McDowell is the perfect fit ideologically for it (as well as a good geographic fit); in any sane year this wouldn't be a close race at all.

The NRA endorsement of McDowell probably didn't hurt him either.
Logged
Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines