Keeping Score: Obama Support Yields Mixed Results

President Obama at a get-out-the-vote rally in Cleveland Oct. 23, 2010
AP Photo
The political boost that a presidential visit can give to a candidate proved of limited value for the White House and Democrats this year.

During the course of 2010, President Obama did 19 political rallies and 69 fund-raisers, generating in excess of $75 million for Democratic committees and candidates.

And of the 18 candidates for whom Mr. Obama did specific events, the results are mixed:

The Obama Political Scoreboard now reads:

Wins: 6

Losses: 7

Still too close to call: 5

Counting Continues in 3 Ultra-Close Senate Races

Here's the list of candidates, the events Pres. Obama did for them and the election outcomes:

  • Sen. Michael Bennett, CO - 2 fundraisers - UNDECIDED
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, CA - 7 fundraisers - WON
  • Rep. Mark Schauer, MI - 1 fundraiser - LOST
  • Rep. Gary Peters, MI - 1 fundraiser - UNDECIDED
  • Sen candidate Robin Carnahan, MO - 2 fundraisers - LOST
  • Sen. Harry Reid, NV - 3 fundraisers - WON
  • Sen candidate Alexi Giannoulias, IL - 3 fundraisers - LOST
  • Gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett, WI - 1 fundraiser - LOST
  • Sen. Patty Murray, WA - 2 fundraisers, 2 rallies - UNDECIDED
  • Gov. Ted Strickland, OH - 2 fundraisers - LOST
  • Gubernatorial candidate Richard Blumenthal, CT - 1 fundraiser - WON
  • Sen candidate Rep. Joe Sestak, PA - 2 fundraisers - LOST
  • Sen candidate Rep. Chris Coons, DE - 1 fundraiser - WON
  • Gubernatorial candidate John Kitzhaber, OR - 1 fundraiser, 1 rally - UNDECIDED
  • Attyorney general candidate Kamala Harris, CA - 1 fundraiser - UNDECIDED
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley, MD - 1 rally - WON
  • Gov. Deval Patrick, MA - 1 rally - WON
  • Rep. Tom Perriello, VA - 1 rally - LOST

The scoreboard might also include:

  • Democrat-controlled House - Lost
  • Democrat-controlled Senate - Won

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    Mark Knoller is a CBS News White House correspondent.

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