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2008 Alabama Congressional Primary Results
Presidential Primary Filing Deadline: 11/7/07, Presidential Primary: 2/5/08, Primary Filing Deadline: 4/4/08, Major Party Certification Deadline: 4/21/08, Independent / Third Party Filing Deadline: 6/3/08, Primary: 6/3/08, Run-off: 7/15/08, Independent Presidential Filing Deadline: 9/6/08, General Election 11/4/08,
Last Updated: June 4, 2008

Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,
President, 62.5% in '04 for Bush, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican,
U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 55.96%,
U.S. Sen. Hillary R. Clinton (D-NY) 41.56%, ex-U.S. Sen. John R. Edwards (D-NC) 1.47%, uncommitted 0.5%, U.S. Sen. Joseph R. "Joe" Biden, Jr. (D-DE) 0.22%, Gov. William B. "Bill" Richardson (D-NM) 0.19%, U.S. Sen. Christopher J. "Chris" Dodd (D-CT) 0.10%,
ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) 40.74%,
U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, III (R-AZ) 37.29%, ex-Gov. W. Mitt Romney (R-MA) 18.02%, U.S. Rep. Ronald E. "Ron" Paul (R-TX) 2.72%, ex-New York City Mayor Rudolph W. "Rudy" Giuliani (R-NY) 0.39%, ex-U.S. Sen. Fred D. Thompson (R-TN) 0.34%, uncommitted 0.23%, ex-Amb. Alan L. Keyes (R-MD) 0.14%, U.S. Rep. Duncan L. Hunter (R-CA) 0.07%, Hugh Cort, III (R-AL) 0.04%, U.S. Rep. Thomas G. "Tom" Tancredo (R-CO) 0.02%,
Senator, 58.6% in '02, 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Republican Favored, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Solild Republican,
St. Sen. Vivian Davis Figures (D) 63.7%,
'02 write-in candidate Johnny Swanson (D) 22.0%, '02 Governor candidate / carpenter Mark "No NCAA" Townsend (D) 14.3%,
Jefferson Beauregard "Jeff" Sessions, III (R) 92.3%,

Earl Mack "Choo-Choo" Gavin (R) 7.7%,
1st Congressional District, 68.1% in '06, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
party activist Thomas E. "Tommy" Fuller (D), Jo Robins Bonner (R), minister Gary Johnson (WI),
2nd Congressional District, 69.5% in '06, R. Terry Everett (R) retiring after 8th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Cook Political Report: Leaning Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Lean Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Republican Favored, Robert Novak: Likely Republican,
Mayor Bobby Bright (D) 70.2%,
ex-AL NOW pres. Cheryl Sabel (D) 15.6%, dentist Cendie Crawley (D) 14.2%,
St. Rep. Jay Love (R) 35.5%, St. Sen. Harri Anne Smith (R) 21.8%,
dentist Craig D. Schmidtke (R) 20.0%, businessman David Woods (R) 17.2%, St. Rep. David Grimes (R) 4.1%, businessman John W. Martin (R) 1.4%,
3rd Congressional District, 59.4% in '06, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
attorney Joshua "Josh" Segall (D), Mike Rogers (R), '06 candidate / real estate broker / Navy vet Mark Edwin Layfield (I),
4th Congressional District, 70.2% in '06, 6th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
Nicholas B. Sparks (D) 59.1%,
radiologic technologist Greg Warren (D) 40.9%,
Robert B. Aderholt (R),
5th Congressional District, 98.3% in '06, Robert E. "Bud" Cramer (D) retiring after 9th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Cook Political Report: Tossup, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: No Clear Favorite, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Pure Toss-Up,
St. Sen. Parker Griffith (D) 89.9%,
optical physicist David Maker (D) 10.1%,
activist '94 & '96 nominee Wayne Parker (R) 48.8%, '06 St. Sen. candidate / attorney Cheryl Baswell-Guthrie (R) 18.3%,
ex-St. Rep. Angleo "Doc" Mancuso (R) 16.2%, engineer Ray McKee (R) 8.8%, salesman George C. Barry (R) 6.0%, musician Mark Huff (R) 1.9%,
6th Congressional District, 98.3 in '06, 8th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
No Democrat Spencer T. Bachus, III (R),
7th Congressional District, 99.0% in '06, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
Artur Earl Davis (D), No Republican
Run-Off Primary
2nd Congressional District, 69.5% in '06, R. Terry Everett (R) retiring after 8th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Cook Political Report: Republican Favored, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Lean Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Republican Favored, Robert Novak: Likely Republican,
Mayor Bobby Bright (D), St. Rep. Jay Love (R) 52.9%,
St. Sen. Harri Anne Smith (R) 47.1%,
5th Congressional District, 98.3% in '06, Robert E. "Bud" Cramer (D) retiring after 9th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Chris Cillizza: 18th Most Likely Seat to Switch Parties, Cook Political Report: Toss-Up, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: No Clear Favorite, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Pure Toss-Up,
St. Sen. Parker Griffith (D), activist '94 & '96 nominee Wayne Parker (R) 78.7%,
'06 St. Sen. candidate / attorney Cheryl Baswell-Guthrie (R) 21.3%,

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,
Roll Call's Outlook,
National Journal's Rankings,
Rothenberg Political Report,

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 Alabama Political Parties
(D) = Democratic Party
(I) = independent candidates
(R) = Republican Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates


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