2007 Special Elections

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 ** = swing-state or -district result most indicative of a nationwide trend

State

Contest

Date

Incumbent Name

Result

Winner

Impact

NY **

7th State Senate

2/6/07

Michael Balboni (R)

53.5% v

46.5%

Craig Johnson (D)

State Senate now has 33 Republicans and 29 Democrats.

 

MS

11th State House District

2/27/07

Leonard Morris (D)

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Joe Gardner (D)

State House has 47 Republicans and 75 Democrats.

 

FL

3rd State House District

2/27/07

Holly Benson (R)

55.5%  v

44.5%

CV Ford (R)

State House has 79 Republicans and 41 Democrats.

 

AL

22nd State House District

3/6/07

Albert Hall (D)

58% v

42%

Butch Taylor (D)

State House has 43 Republicans and 62 Democrats.

 

TN  **

30th State Senate District

3/13/07

Steve Cohen (D)

56% v

43%

Beverly Marrero (D)

State Senate has 16 Republicans, 16 Democrats, and 1 Independent.

 

92nd State House District

3/13/07

Henri Brooks (D)

58% v

41%

G.A. Hardaway (D)

State House has 46 Republicans and 53 Democrats.

 

NY

16th State Assembly District

3/27/07

Thomas DiNapoli (D)

86% v

14%

 

Michele Schimel (D)

State Assembly has 42 Republicans, 108 Democrats

 

 

 

61st State Assembly District

3/27/07

John Lavelle (D)

49% v

32%

 

Mathew Titone (D)

62nd State Assembly District

3/27/07

Vincent Ignizio (R)

70% v

30%

 

Louis Tobacco (R)

LA

94th State House District

3/31/07

Peppi Bruneau Sr. (R)

60% v

40%

 

Nick Lorusso (R)

State House has 41 Republicans and 63 Democrats

4th State House District

Cedric Glover (D)

66% v

34%

 

Patrick Williams (D)

40th State House District

Donald Cravins Jr. (D)

59% v

41%

 

Elbert Lee Guillory (D)

DE **

7th State House District

4/14/07

Wayne Smith (R)

53%v

47%

 

Bryon Short (D)

State House has 21 Republicans and 19 Democrats and 1 vacancy

MA

Worcester 14th State House District

4/17/07

James Leary (D)

85% v

15%

 

James O’Day (D)

State House has 19 Republicans and 141 Democrats

 

 

Norfolk 11th State House District

5/15/07

Robert Coughlin (D)

37.6% v

31.4%

30.9%

 

Paul McMurtry (I)

[announced intention to register & caucus as D]

FL  **

49th State House District

4/24/07

John Quinones (R)

51.9% v

48.1%

 

Darren Soto (D)

State House has 77 Republicans and 42 Democrats

NY

94th State Assembly District

5/1/07

Kenneth Zebrowski (D)

75% v

25%

 

Kenneth Zebrowski Jr. (D)

State Assembly has 42 Republicans, 108 Democrats

DE

41st State House District

5/5/07

John Atkins (R)

50% v

44%

 

Greg Hastings (R)

State House has 22 Republicans and 19 Democrats.

CA

39th State Assembly District

5/15/07

Richard Alarcon (D)

50.86% v

20.07%

 

Felipe Fuentes (D)

State Assembly has 32 Republicans and 48 Democrats

NH   **

State House, Hillsborough District 9

5/29/07

CeCe Hackett (D)

343 (58%)v

247 (42%)

 

David Scannell (D)

State House has 161 Republicans and 239 Democrats

NY

65th State Assembly District

6/5/07

Pete Grannis (D)

65% v

35%

 

Micah Kellner (D)

State Assembly has 42 Republicans, 108 Democrats

ME **

83rd State House District

6/12/07

Abigail Holman (R)

55% v

45%

 

Deane Jones (D)

State House has 59 Republicans, 90 Democrats, and 2 Independents

GA

24th State Senate District

6/19/07

Jim Whitehead (R)

63% v

17%

 

William Jackson (R)

State Senate has 34 Republicans and 22 Democrats

SC

46th State Senate District

6/19/07

Scott Richardson (R)

78% v

16%

 

Catherine Ceips (R)

State Senate has 26 Republicans and 20 Democrats

CA 37th Congressional District Prm. 6/26/07


Gen. 8/21/07
Juanita Millender-McDonald (D) Prm. 37.76% v
31.31%

Gen. 67% v
25%
 
Laura Richardson (D)

Current breakdown is

D: 233

R: 202

 

MA

1st State Senate District

6/26/07

Robert Travaglini (D)

Uncontested

Anthony Petruccelli (D)

State Senate has 5 Republicans and 35 Democrats.

 

FL

3rd State Senate District

6/26/07

Nancy Argenziano (R)

67% v

33%

Charles Dean (R)

State Senate has 26 Republicans and 14 Democrats

FL

24th State House District

6/26/07

Dennis Baxley (R)

Uncontested

Kurt Kelly (R)

State House has 77 Republicans and 42 Democrats

 

NH

State House, Merrimack District 9

7/10/07

James Oliver (R)

670 (63%)v

388 (37%)

 

David Boutin (R)

State House has 161 Republicans and 239 Democrats

 

GA

 

10th Congressional District

 

7/17/07

 

Charles Norwood (R)

50.4% v
49.6%

Paul Broun (R)

Current breakdown is

D: 233

R: 202

 

TN

89th State House District

7/17/07

Beverly Marrero (D)

814 (70%)v

185 (17%)

Jeanne Richardson (D)

State House has 46 Republicans and 53 Democrats

 

NY 105th State Assembly District 7/31/07 Paul Tonko (D) 56% v
44%
George Amedore Jr. (R) State Assembly has 42 Republicans and 108 Democrats
NH State House, Rockingham 14 7/31/07 Peter O'Keefe (D) 53% v
47%
 
James Webber (D) State House has 161 Republicans and 239 Democrats
MN State House District 28B 8/7/08 Steve Sviggum (R) 53% v
47%
Steve Drazowski (R)

 

State House has 49 Republicans and 85 Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party members
 

MA

5th Congressional District

10/16/07

Martin Meehan (D)

51% v

45%

Niki Tsongas (D)

Current breakdown is

D: 233

R: 202

 

MO

23rd State Senate District

9/4/07

Chuck Gross (R)

56.2% v

43.8%

Tom Dempsey (R)

State Senate has 21 Republicans and 13 Democrats

 

AL 32nd State Senate District 9/11/07 Bradley Byrne (R)

 

56.04% v

43.96%

Trip Pittman (R)

State Senate has 12 Republicans and 23 Democrats
MA Middlesex, Suffolk, & Essex State Senate District

 

10/09/07 Jarrett Barrios (D)

42% v

27%

21%

Anthony Galluccio (D)

State House has 19 Republicans and 141 Democrats
RI 22nd State House District 11/27/07 Peter Ginatt (D) 53% v
33%
 
Frank Ferri (D) State House has 13 Republicans and 60 Democrats
OH 5th Congressional District 12/11/07 Paul Gillmor (R) 57% v
43%
Bob Latta (R)

Current breakdown is

D: 233

R: 202

 

VA 1st Congressional District 12/11/07 Jo Ann Davis (R) 59% v
38%
Bob Wittman (R)

Current breakdown is

D: 233

R: 202

 

TX ** 97th State House District 12/18/07 Anna Mowery (R) 52% v
48%
Dan Barrett (D) State House has 79 Republicans and 71 Democrats
 
GA 72nd State House District 12/18/07 Dan Lakly (R) 53.4% v
24.6%
15.8%
 
Matt Ramsey (R) State House has 107 Republicans and 63 Democrats
RI 75th State House District 12/18/07 Paul Crowley (D) 63% v
37%
 
Steven Coaty (R) State House has 14 Republicans and 60 Democrats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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