’08 Election Status:

Re-Election

Challengers:

Lou Barletta, Hazleton Mayor-R

Year Elected:

1984

2006 Election %:

72%

2008 Cook Rating:

Likely Democrat

2008 Rothenberg Rating:

Toss up/Tilt Democrat

2004 Presidential Vote:

51%-49% Kerry

% Latino Population:

2.5%

% Latino Voting Population:

4%

Candidate Websites:

Lou Barletta
Paul Kanjorski

’08 Election Status:

Open

Challengers:

Mark Udall-D
Bob Schaffer-R

2008 Cook Rating:

Toss-Up

2008 Rothenberg Rating:

Lean Democratic     

2004 Presidential Vote:

52%-47% Bush

% Latino Population:

19.7%

Candidate Websites:

Bob Schaffer
Mark Udall

’08 Election Status:

Re-election

Challengers:

Jeanne Shaheen-D

2008 Cook Rating:

Toss-up

2008 Rothenberg Rating:

Lean Democratic Takeover

2004 Presidential Vote:

50%-49% Kerry

% Latino Population:

2.3%

% Latino Voting Population:

2.2%

Candidate Websites:

John Sununu
Jeanne Shaheen

With its unprecedented size and level of political engagement this cycle, the Immigrant Vote has grown into one of the most important new blocs to monitor coming out of this historic election. Since numbers are king today, here are a few whoppers to keep in mind as the results roll in: 1.6 Million, 8%, 44%, 16, 500,463…

’08 Election Status:

Re-election

Incumbent:

Brian Bilbray-R

Challenger:

Nick Leibham-D

Year Elected:

2006

2006 Election %:

53%

2008 Cook Rating:

Lean Republican

2008 Rothenberg Rating:

Safe Republican

2004 Presidential Vote:

55% Bush

% Latino Population:

18.8%

% Latino Voting Population:

10.1%

Candidate Websites:

Brian Bilbray
Nick Leibham

’08 Election Status:

Open

Challengers:

Mark Warner-D
Jim Gilmore-R

2008 Cook Rating:

Likely Democrat

2008 Rothenberg Rating:

Likely Takeover

2004 Presidential Vote:

54%-45% Bush

% Latino Population:

6.3%

% Latino Voting Population:

3.2%

Candidate Websites:

Jim Gilmore
Mark Warner

’08 Election Status:

Open

Challengers:

Tom Udall-D
Stevan Pearce-R

2008 Cook Rating:

Leans Democratic

2008 Rothenberg Rating:

Likely Democratic Takeover

2004 Presidential Vote:

50%-49% Bush

% Latino Population:

44%

% Latino Voting Population:

32.4%

Candidate Websites:

Tom Udall
Steven Pearce

With its unprecedented size and level of political engagement this cycle, the Latino vote has grown into one of the most important voting blocs to monitor on Election Day. Here are some key numbers related to the Latino vote to keep in mind when monitoring tonight’s election returns: The Latino vote is expected to increase from 7.6 million in 2004 to 9.2 million this year – an increase of 1.6 million…