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2008 Candidates



Candidate Year Office State Election Results
 
Andy Meisner



2008

Oakland County Treasure

Michigan

Won Primary, Won General
Barbara Favola



2008

Arlington County Board

Virginia

Won Primary, Won General
Rick Taylor



2008

State House 151st District

Pennsylvania

Won Primary, Won General
Summer Starr



2008

State House 12th District

Hawaii

Lost Primary
Dan Scripps



2008

State House 101st District

Michigan

Won Primary, Won General
Connie Pillich



2008

State House 28th District

Ohio

Won Primary, Won General
Al McAffrey



2008

State House 88th District

Oklahoma

Won Primary, Won General
Deb Lavender



2008

State House 94th District

Missouri

Won Primary, Lost General
Anton Gunn



2008

State House 79th District

South Carolina

Won Primary, Won General
Adam M. Fetterman



2008

State House 81st District

Florida

Won Primary, Won General
Ty Cobb



2008

State House 64th District

Tennessee

Won Primary, Won General
Michael Calderin



2008

State House 119th District

Florida

Won Primary, Lost General
Daniel Biss



2008

State House 17th District

Illinois

Won Primary, Lost General
Hannah-Beth Jackson



2008

State Senate 19th District

California

Won Primary, Won General
Wendy Davis



2008

State Senate 10th District

Texas

Won Primary, Won General
Clint Zweifel



2008

State Treasurer

Missouri

Won Primary, Won General
Jim Roth



2008

Corporation Commissioner

Oklahoma

Won Primary, Lost General
Linda McCulloch



2008

Secretary of State

Montana

Won Primary, Won General
Denise Juneau



2008

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Montana

Won Primary, Won General
Rich Cordray



2008

Attorney General

Ohio

Won Primary, Won General
Steve Bullock



2008

Attorney General

Montana

Won Primary, Won General
Kate Brown



2008

Secretary of State

Oregon

Won Primary, Won General
Jack Markell



2008

Governor

Delaware

Won Primary, Won General
Chris Gregoire



2008

Governor

Washington

Won Primary, Won General
Gary Trauner



2008

US Congress At Large

Wyoming

Won Primary, Lost General
Harry Teague



2008

US Congress 2nd District

New Mexico

Won Primary, Won General
Linda Stender



2008

US Congress 7th District

New Jersey

Won Primary, Lost General
Jackie Speier



2008

US Congress 12th District

California

Won Special, Won Primary, Won General
Mike Smith



2008

US Congress 8th District

Florida

Lost Primary
Carol Shea-Porter



2008

US Congress 1st District

New Hampshire

Won Primary, Won General
Dennis Shulman



2008

US Congress 5th District

New Jersey

Won Primary, Lost General
Dan Seals



2008

US Congress 10th District

Illinois

Won Primary, Lost General
Mark Schauer



2008

US Congress 7th District

Michigan

Won Primary, Won General
Jon Powers



2008

US Congress 26th District

New York

Lost Primary
Chellie Pingree



2008

US Congress 1st District

Maine

Won Primary, Won General
Gary Peters



2008

US Congress 9th District

Michigan

Won Primary, Won General
Raul Martinez



2008

US Congress 21st District

Florida

Won Primary, Lost General
Betsy Markey



2008

US Congress 4th District

Colorado

Won Primary, Won General
Dan Maffei



2008

US Congress 25th District

New York

Won Primary, Won General
Mike Lumpkin



2008

US Congress 52nd District


Won Primary, Lost General
Ben Luján



2008

US Congress 3rd District

New Mexico

Won Primary, Won General
Nicholas Leibham



2008

US Congress 50th District

California

Won Primary, Lost General
Frank Kratovil



2008

US Congress 1st District

Maryland

Won Primary, Won General
Suzanne Kosmas



2008

US Congress 24th District

Florida

Won Primary, Won General
Larry Kissell



2008

US Congress 8th District

North Carolina

Won Primary, Won General
Ann Kirkpatrick



2008

US Congress 1st District

Arizona

Mary Jo Kilroy



2008

US Congress 15th District

Ohio

Won Primary, Won General
Christine Jennings



2008

US Congress 13th District

Florida

Won Primary, Lost General
Jim Himes



2008

US Congress 4th District

Connecticut

Won Primary, Won General
Martin Heinrich



2008

US Congress 1st District

New Mexico

Won Primary, Won General
Debbie Halvorson



2008

US Congress 11th District

Illinois

Won Primary, Won General
Kirsten Gillibrand



2008

US Congress 20th District

New York

Won Primary, Won General
Gabielle Giffords



2008

US Congress 8th District

Arizona

Won Primary, Won General
Bill Foster



2008

US Congress 14th District

Illinois

Won Special, Won Primary, Won General
Joe Garcia



2008

US Congress 19th District

Florida

Won Primary, Lost General
Joan Fitz-Gerald



2008

US Congress 2nd District

Colorado

Lost Primary
Donna Edwards



2008

US Congress 4th District

Maryland

Won Special, Won Primary, Won General
Steve Driehaus



2008

US Congress 1st District

Ohio

Won Primary, Won General
André Carson



2008

US Congress 7th District

Indiana

Won Special, Won Primary, Won General
Darcy Burner



2008

US Congress 8th District

Washington

Won Primary, Lost General
John Boccieri



2008

US Congress 16th District

Ohio

Won Primary, Won General
Diane Benson



2008

US Congress At Large

Alaska

Lost Primary
Kay Barnes



2008

US Congress 6th District

Missouri

Won Primary, Lost General
Judy Baker



2008

US Congress 9th District

Missouri

Won Primary, Lost General
John Adler



2008

US Congress 3rd District

New Jersey

Won Primary, Won General
Tom Udall



2008

US Senate

New Mexico

Won Primary, Won General
Jeanne Shaheen



2008

US Senate

New Hampshire

Won Primary, Won General
Andrew Rice



2008

US Senate

Oklahoma

Won Primary, Lost General
Jeff Merkley



2008

US Senate

Oregon

Won Primary, Won General
Jim Martin



2008

US Senate

Georgia

Won Primary, Lost General
Tom Allen



2008

US Senate

Maine

Won Primary, Lost General



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