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2008 Idaho Congressional and Statewide Results
Democratic Presidential Caucus: 2/5/08, Primary Filing Deadline: 3/21/08, Presidential Primary Filing Deadline: 3/21/08, Primary Withdrawal Deadline: 4/14/08, Primary Write-in Deadline: 5/13/08, Primary: 5/27/08, Republican Presidential Primary: 5/27/08, Independent Filing Deadline: 8/24/08, Third Party Deadline: 8/30/08, Withdrawal Deadline: 9/7/08, Write-in Deadline: 10/21/08, General Election: 11/4/08,
Last Updated: November 21, 2008
Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, State Media,
President, 68.4% in '04 for Bush, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: McCain, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe McCain, Cook Political Report: Solid McCain, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe / Likely McCain, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Solid McCain,
U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 36.1%, U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, III (R-AZ) 61.5%, consumer activist Ralph Nader (I-CT) 1.1%,
Minister Charles O. "Chuck" Baldwin (C-FL) 0.7%,
ex-U.S. Rep. Robert L. "Bob" Barr (L-GA) 0.6%,
ex-U.S. Rep. Cynthia A. McKinney (WI-GA),
Senator, 65.2% in '02, Larry E. Craig (R) resigning during 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Robert Novak: Leaning Republican Retention, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Solid Republican,
ex-U.S. Rep. / '06 Lt. Gov. nominee Larry LaRocco (D) 34.1%, ex-Gov. / Lt. Gov. James E. "Jim" Risch (R) 57.7%, rancher Rex Rammell (I) 5.4%,
businessman Kent A. Marmon (L) 1.5%,
'06 Gubernatorial candidate Marvin "Pro-Life" Richardson (I) 1.3%,
1st Congressional District, 49.9% in '06, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Roll Call's Outlook: Tossup, Robert Novak: Likely Democratic Target, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-Up / Tilt Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Republican,
'96 Senate nominee millionaire Walt Minnick (D) 50.6%, William T. "Bill" Sali (R) 49.4%,
2nd Congressional District, 62.0% in '06, 5th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
real estate agent Deborah Holmes (D) 29.0%, Michael K. "Mike" Simpson (R) 71.0%,

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,
National Journal's Rankings,
Roll Call's Outlook,
Rothenberg Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,

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 Idaho Political Parties:
(C) = Constitution Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(I) = independent candidates
(L) = Libertarian Party
(R) = Republican Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates

4. Idaho Media Links:
Boise Weekly
Challis Messenger
Coeur d'Alene Press
Idaho Falls Post Register
Idaho Newspapers
Idaho Mountain Express
Idaho Press Tribune
Idaho Public Television
Idaho State Journal
Idaho Statesman
Idaho Unido
Island Park News
Lewiston Tribune
Montpelier News-Examiner
Moscow - Pullman Daily News
South Idaho Press
Rural Northwest . com
Twin Falls Times-News
Wood River Journal

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