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					                          2010 US SENATE RACES                                              5/26/2010


Keys: bold=incumbent
      Italics=open seat
STATE                     DEMOCRAT(S)             REPUBLICAN(S)            STATUS
Alabama    Primary        William G. Barnes       Sen Richard Shelby      Prob safe
           on June 1st    Simone DeMoore

Alaska     Primary        Frank J. Vondesaar      Sen Lisa Murkowski      Prob safe
           on Aug 24th                            Joseph W. Miller

Arizona    Primary        John E. Dougherty III   Sen John McCain         Prob safe
           on Aug 24th    Catherine R. Eden       Chris Simcox            Minuteman founder
                          Rodolfo Garcia
                          Rodney B. Glassman
                          Joseph Huff
                          Randy A. Parraz
                          Stuart M. Starky

Arkansas Primary held     Sen Blanche Lincoln                             Anti-choice; NO on Hcare
         May 18th         Lt Gov Bill Halter                              Backed by liberals & labor
         June 8th                                 Cong. John N. Boozman
          Runoff

*California Primary on    *Sen Barbara Boxer                              Considered safe seat
            June 1st                              Carly Fiorina ?         ex-Hewlett-Packard CEO
                                                  St Rep Chuck DeVore     Tea Party/Birther leader
                          Robert M. Kaus          ex-Cong. Tom Campbell
                          Brian Quintana          2 others

Colorado   Primary on     Sen Michael Bennet                              Appointed in 2008.
           Aug 10th                                                       ex Speaker, CO House
                          Andrew Romanoff                                 ex-State Representative
                                                  Ken Buck                Weld Co. D.A.
                                                  Robert R. Greenheck
                                                  Cleve Tidwell
                                                   Jane Bergman Norton     frmr Lt. Governor
                                                   Stephen K. Barton
                                                   Vincent E. Martinez
                                                   Gary D. Kennedy
                                                   Mark E. Van Wyk
                                                   Thomas J. Wiens         frmr St. Senator

Connecticut                                                                Sen Chris Dodd retiring
          Primary on    CT AG Richard Blumenthal                           In trouble re war record
          Aug 10th                                 Rob Simmons             ex-Congressman
                                                   Linda McMahon           frmr CEO WWE
                                                   Vincent Forras
                                                   Ethan Book
                                                   Peter D. Schiff         Brokerage owner

Delaware Primary on     Brooke Bovard                                      Sen Edward Kaufman(D)
         Sept 14th                                                         appointed; not running
                        Christopher A. Coons                               County Executive
                        Perry J. Mitchell
                        Erik M. Underwood
                                                   Cong. Mike Castle       Incumbent MC
                                                   Christine O'Donnell
                                                   Carlet Deeta Ward

Florida   Primary on                                                       Sen Mel Martinez retired
          August 24th                              ## Gov Charlie Crist
                                                   Robert Smith
                                                   Marco Rubio             ex-House Majority Ldr
                        Cong. Kendrick Meek                                Incumbent Congressman
                        Maurice A. Ferre
                        Glenn A. Burkett
                        Jeff Greene
                                                   Marion D. Thorpe, jr
                                                   William Kogut
                                                   William Escoffery III

Georgia   Primary on    Rakeim J. Hadley           Sen Johnny Isakson      Prob safe
            July 20th      Michael L. Thurmond

Hawaii      Primary on     Sen Daniel Inouye                                   Prob safe
            Sept 18th      Andrew D. Woerner            John P. Roco

Idaho       Primaries      P. Tom Sullivan              Sen Mike Crapo         Crapo prob safe
            May 25th

*Illinois   Primary held   St Treas Alexi Giannoulias                          Sen Roland Burris apptd
            Feb 2nd                                                            to fill out term; not running
                                                        Cong Mark Kirk         Rt wing; incumbent MC

Indiana     Primary held   Cong. Brad Ellsworth                                Sen Evan Bayh retiring
            on May 11th    (chosen by Dem St Comm)
                                                        Dan Coats              Fmr Congressman

Iowa        Primary on                                  Sen Chuck Grassley
            June 8th       Bob Krause                                          frmr State Rep
                           ex-St Sen Bob Fiegen
                           Roxanne Barton Conlon                               Frmr US Atty;ran in 1982
                                                                               for Governor

Kansas      Primary on                                                         Sen Sam Brownback ret
            Aug 3rd                                     Cong Todd Tiahrt       Incumbent Congressman
                                                        Cong Jerry Moran       Incumbent Congressman
                           Patrick Coriolan
                           St Sen David Haley
                           Charles D. Schollenberger
                           Stanley L. Wiles
                           Lisa Johnson

Kentucky Primary held                                                          Sen Jim Bunning retirng
         May 18th                                       Rand Paul              Son of Cong. Ron Paul
                           AG Jack Conway                                      Currrent AG

Louisiana Primaries on                                  Sen David Vitter       In trouble, pers scandals
                                                        Milton C. Gordon, jr
           Aug 28th &                                 Stormy Daniels ?        Porn star
           Oct 2nd        Cong Charlie Melancon                               Incumbent MC
                          ex-Cong. Christopher John

*Maryland Primary on      *Sen Barbara Mikulski                               Considered safe
          Sept 14th       Christopher Garner          Eric Wargotz
                          A. Billy B. Jaworski        Joseph Alexander
                          Blaine Taylor               John F. Curran
                          Sanquetta Taylor            Stephens R. Dempsey
                                                      Daniel W. McAndrew
                                                      James B. Rutledge III
                                                      Corrogan R. Vaughn
                                                      Eddie Vendetti

*Massachusetts
         Sp El held       *AG Martha Coakley                                  Incumbent MA A.G.
         January,2010                                 St Sen. Scott Brown     Brown won, 51-47%

*Missouri Primary on                                                          Sen Chris Bond not
          Aug 3rd                                                              running
                          *Robin Carnahan                                     Incumbent Sec of State
                          Richard C. Tolbert
                          Francis J. Vangelli
                                                      Michael A. Vontz
                                                      St Sen Charles Purgason
                                                      Robert Praprotnik
                                                      Christi Nichols
                                                      Cong. Roy Blunt         Incumbent Congressman
                                                      Deborah Solomon
                                                      Davis R. Conway
                                                      Antonio Laszacs
                                                      Hector Maldonado

Nebraska   Primary held   Sen Ben Nelson              Pat Flynn
           May 11th

Nevada     Primary on     Sen Harry Reid                                      MAJORITY LEADER
         June 8th      Edward Hamilton
                       Alex Miller                  Ex-Assemblywoman Sharon Angle
                       Carlo Poliak                 Cecelia Stern
                                                    Bill Parson
                                                    Danny Tarkanian
                                                    ex-St Sen Sue Lowden
                                                    Terry Suominen
                                                    John G. Chachas
                                                    Gary Bernstein
                                                    Chad R. Christensen
                                                    ex-Assemblyman Rex Mabey, jr
                                                    Gary Marinch
                                                    Brian Nadell

New Hampshire                                                               Sen Judd Gregg
         Primary on                                 Tom Alciere             not running.
        Sept 14th      Cong. Paul Hodes                                     Incumbent Congressman
                                                    ex-AG Kelly Ayotte
                                                    William H. Binnie
                                                    Ovide Lamontagne
                                                    Dennis R. Lamare
                                                    Jack Kimball
                                                    Jim Bender

New York (2)           Sen Charles Schumer                                  Sure bet
          Primary on   Randolph A. Credico          Martin Chicone
          Sept 14th    Lumies J. Huff II            Kenneth I. Deane
                       Phillip S. Krone             Joshua LaRose
                                                    George Maragos
                                                    Michael Sepe
                                                    James M. Staudenraus
                                                    Jay Townsend

                       *Sen Kirsten E. Gillibrand                           Appointed; running hard
                       Danny M. Francis             Kenneth I. Deane
                       Josh Futterman               Bruce A. Blakeman
                       Gail Goode                   Timothy A. Chichester
                           Scott A. Noren            Joseph DioGuardi
                                                     David R. Malpass


North Carolina                                       Sen Richard Burr
            Primary held   Elaine Folk Marshall                               Sec of State
           May 14th

North Dakota               St Sen Tracy A. Potter    Gov John Hoeven          Sen Byron Dorgan retring
           Primary on
          June 8th

Ohio       Primary held    Lt Gov Lee Irwin Fisher                            Sen Geo.Voinovich
           May 4th                                                             retiring
                                                     Robert Jones Portman     ex-Congressman

Oklahoma                                             Sen Tom Coburn
           Primary on      None
           July 27th

Oregon     Primary held    Sen Ron Wyden                                      Probably safe
           May 18th                                  James Lloyd Huffman II

Pennsylvania                                                                  Sen Arlen Specter
          Primary held                                                           switched parties in 2008;
          May 18th                                                            LOST PRIMARY
                           Cong. Joe Sestak                                   Incumbent Congressman;
                                                                              won Primary
                                                     Patrick Toomey           Right-wing Republican

South Carolina                                       Sen Jim DeMint           Safe
          Primary on
          June 8th         Alvin M. Greene
                           Alfred V. Rawl
South Dakota                                         Sen John Thune
          Primary on       None
          June 8th
Texas       Primary held                          Craig James               Sen. Kay B. Huchison
            March 2nd                             Nick Latham                retiring
                           John Sharp                                       ex-State Controller
                                                  Andrew Castanuela
                                                  Tiffani El Dawn Mims
                                                  Lela Mae Pittinger
                                                  St Sen Florence Shapiro
                                                  Michael L. Williams
                                                  Roger Williams

Utah        Primary on     Samuel F. Granato      Tim Bridgewater           Sen Robert Bennett
            June 22nd                             Mike Lee                  Lost GPO Convention nom.



Vermont     Primary on     Sen Patrick Leahy                                Safe for re-election
            Aug 24th       Daniel Freilich        Leonard W. Britton

*Washington                *Sen Patty Murray                                Prob safe
           Primary on      Charles E. Allen       Sean C. Salazar
          Aug 17th                                Paul Akers
                                                  St Sen Don Benton
                                                  William E. Chovil
                                                  Arthur Coday, jr
                                                  Clint B. Didier
                                                  Wayne Glover
                                                  Scott Johnson
                                                  Daniel L. LeBlanc
                                                  James A. Mercer
                                                  Rodney J. Rieger
                                                  Dino Rossi
                                                  Edward E. Torres
                                                  Craig L. Williams

Wisconsin                  Sen Russell Feingold                             Prob safe
            Primary on                            David B. Westlake IV      Health care opponent
           Sept 14th                                                 Terrence Wall              Millionaire
                                                                     Ronald H. Johnson


                                                                     Compiled by Priscilla M. Leith
                                                                     for Newton Democratic City Committee
* EMILY's List support
## Decided in May to resign fr GOP, changed party registration to "independent" and will run as such

SOURCES:
       EMILY's List Newsletter, Nov 20, 2009
       Miscellaneous print media
       Russ Feingold FR appeal, Nov, 2009
       EMILY's List Newsletter, Jan, 2010
       Boston Globe , Jan 6 & 7;March 16, 2010
       Veteran Feminist of Am newsletter, Jan, 2010
       Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:Special Elections to the 111th US Congress
       Indianapolis Star, Feb 17, 2010
       Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:U.S. Senate elections (2010)
       Personal mail fr Dem Candidates for 2010 elections
       2010 Primary Elections by State at http://www.fvap.gov/resources/media/vaghandout3.pdf
       The Green Papers at http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G10/
       Washington Post, May 26,2010

				
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