US Senate Election in Alabama 2014

2010 US Senate Election in Alabama Jeff-Sessions
Nominee Jeff Sessions
Party Republican

Previous Senator
Jeff Sessions
Republican

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Fundraising

Candidate Raised Spent Cash on Hand
Jeff Sessions (R) $1,100,229 $1,048,140 $3,177,855

2010 US Senate Election in Alabama

2010 US Senate Election in Alabama
Nominee William G. Barnes Richard Shelby
Party Democratic Republican

Previous Senator
Richard Shelby
Republican

  Senator-elect
TBD

The US Senate election in Alabama  -  November 2, 2010.

The incumbent Republican Senator Richard Shelby, who is serving his fourth term, is seeking re-election this year too. He will challenge the Democrat attorney William G. Barnes, an attorney and former U.S. Army psychologist.

Richard Shelby will turn 76 this year and is expected to win by a large margin in November.

Candidates of US Senate Election in Alabama

  • William G. Barnes (D), attorney and Vietnam war veteran
  • Richard Shelby (R), incumbent U.S. Senator

Predictions of US Senate Election in Alabama

Source Ranking As of
Cook Political Report Solid R October 7, 2010
Rothenberg Safe R October 1, 2010
Swing State Project Safe R  
RealClearPolitics Safe R
Sabato's Crystal Ball Safe R September 30, 2010
CQ Politics Safe R October 7, 2010

Polling of US Senate Election in Alabama

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Richard
Shelby (R)
William G.
Barnes (D)
Other Unde-
cided
Rasmussen Reports September 21, 2010 500 ± 4.5% 58% 30% 4% 8%
Rasmussen Reports August 19, 2010 500 ± 4.5% 60% 28% 2% 10%
Rasmussen Reports July 22, 2010 500 ± 4.5% 59% 29% 6% 6%
Rasmussen Reports June 3, 2010 500 ± 4.5% 58% 31% 3% 7%
Rasmussen Reports May 25, 2010 500 ± 4.5% 58% 31% 3% 8%
Research 2000 May 17-19, 2010 600 ± 4.0% 57% 33% 3% 7%
Rasmussen Reports March 29, 2010 500 ± 4.5% 59% 32% 3% 6%

Fundraising of US Senate Election in Alabama

Candidate (party) Receipts Disbursements Cash on hand Debt
Richard Shelby (R) $4,724,085 $925,396 $17,179,661 $0
William Barnes (D) $0 $0 $0 $0

US Senate election in Alabama 2010 Results

Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Shelby (Incumbent) 964,329 65.3%
Democratic William G. Barnes 513,540 34.7%
Totals 1,477,869 99%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold