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Pennsylvania 8th District - Fitzpatrick vs. Murphy

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Michael Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick (R)

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Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy (D)*

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2010 Key Races:
Governor | Senate | PA-3 | PA-4 | PA-6 | PA-7 | PA-10 | PA-11 | PA-12 | PA-13 | PA-15 | PA-17

----------PAST KEY RACES----------


2008:
President | PA-3 | PA-10 | PA-11
2006: Senate | Governor | PA-4 | PA-6 | PA-7 | PA-8 | PA-10
2004: President | Senate | PA-13

Polling Data

PollDateSampleFitzpatrick (R)Murphy (D)Spread
Final Results----53.546.5Fitzpatrick +7.0
Monmouth10/11 - 10/13646 LV5146Fitzpatrick +5
The Hill/Penn, Schoen & Berland (D)10/9 - 10/12398 LV4346Murphy +3
Franklin & Marshall9/14 - 9/19379 LV4935Fitzpatrick +14
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Previous Election Results

  2008: Murphy (D) 57%, Manion (R) 42%   2008: Obama (D) 54%, McCain (R) 45%
  2006: Murphy (D) 50.3%, Fitzpatrick (R) 49.7%   2004: Kerry (D) 51%, Bush (R) 48%
  2004: Fitzpatrick (R) 55%, Schrader (D) 43%   2000: Gore (D) 51%, Bush (R) 46%