Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth - Elections Division
|2007 Massachusetts Special Congressional Primary Results
Special Primary Filing Deadline: 7/17/07, Independent Filing Deadline: 8/21/07, Special Election Primary: 9/4/07, Party Nomination Deadline: 9/4/07, Special Election: 10/16/07,
Last Updated: September 4, 2007
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|5th Congressional District, unopposed in '06, 8th term, Martin T. Meehan (D) resigned, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic,
|Nicola S. "Niki" Tsongas (D) 51.3%,
||Air Force Lieutenant James "Jim" Ogonowski (R) 45.1%,
||bricklayer Patrick Murphy (I) 2.0%,|
|businessman Kurt Hayes (I) 1.1%,|
|pastor Kevin Thompson (C) 0.5%,|
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to Massachusetts Political Parties: