United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 2008

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United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 2008
Rhode Island
2002 ←
November 4, 2008
→ 2014

  Jack Reed, official photo portrait, 2008.jpg
Nominee Jack Reed Robert Tingle
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 320,644 116,174
Percentage 73.4% 26.6%

Rhode Island Election Results by County, all Democratic.svg

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Jack Reed
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Jack Reed
Democratic

The 2008 United States Senate election in Rhode Island took place on November 4, 2008. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Jack Reed won re-election to a third term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Jack Reed, Incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Chris Young

Results[edit]

2008 Rhode Island U.S. Senator Democratic primary election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jack Reed 47,177 86.8
Democratic Christopher Young 7,145 13.2
Turnout 54,322

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll Source Dates administered Reed Tingle
Rasmussen Reports July 1, 2008 72% 20%

Results[edit]

2008 Rhode Island U.S. Senator general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jack Reed 320,644 73.4 -5.0
Republican Bob Tingle 116,174 26.6 +5.0
Majority 204,470
Turnout 436,818
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Candidate From Casino Knows Odds". theDay.com. 2008-07-02. 

External links[edit]