2006 Arizona Gubernatorial Election
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2006 Arizona Gubernatorial Election
2006 Arizona gubernatorial election

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Nominee Janet Napolitano Len Munsil
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 959,830 543,528
Percentage 62.6% 35.4%

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County results
Napolitano:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Governor before election

Janet Napolitano
Democratic

Elected Governor

Janet Napolitano
Democratic

The 2006 Arizona gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 2006. Incumbent Democratic Governor Janet Napolitano was reelected in a landslide. Napolitano's widespread popularity contributed to her easy reelection; her general approval rating in October 2006, one month before the election, was at 58%.[1] As of 2021, this is the last time a Democrat was elected Governor of Arizona.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Janet Napolitano (incumbent) 230,881 100.00
Total votes 230,881 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Primary results by county:
Munsil
  •   Munsil--61-70%
  •   Munsil--51-60%
  •   Munsil--41-50%
Goldwater
  •   Goldwater--51-60%
  •   Goldwater--41-50%
Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Len Munsil 155,778 50.56
Republican Don Goldwater 122,283 39.69
Republican Mike Harris 18,734 6.08
Republican Gary Tupper 11,250 3.65
Republican Write-ins 49 0.02
Total votes 308,094 100.00

Libertarian primary

Candidates

  • Barry Hess, currency speculator and perennial candidate

Results

Libertarian primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Barry Hess 3,063 100.00
Total votes 3,063 100.00

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
Sabato's Crystal Ball[3] Safe D November 6, 2006
Rothenberg Political Report[4] Safe D November 2, 2006
Real Clear Politics[5] Safe D November 6, 2006

Polling

Source Date released Janet
Napolitano (D)
Len
Munsil (R)
Survey USA November 3, 2006 57% 38%
Rasmussen October 19, 2006 58% 37%
Survey USA October 17, 2006 56% 37%
Rasmussen September 26, 2006 56% 38%
Survey USA September 19, 2006 56% 40%
Zogby/WSJ September 11, 2006 51.3% 41.1%
Rasmussen August 31, 2006 52% 33%
Zogby/WSJ August 28, 2006 51.7% 38.0%
Rasmussen Archived 2006-09-22 at the Wayback Machine August 2, 2006 53% 35%
Zogby/WSJ July 24, 2006 49.6% 38.7%
Zogby/WSJ June 21, 2006 48.7% 32.8%
Rasmussen June 12, 2006 58% 29%
Rasmussen April 30, 2006 55% 28%

Results

2006 Arizona gubernatorial election[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Janet Napolitano (incumbent) 959,830 62.58% +16.40%
Republican Len Munsil 543,528 35.44% -9.78%
Libertarian Barry Hess 30,268 1.97% +0.31%
Write-in 19 0.00%
Majority 416,302 27.14% +26.18%
Turnout 1,533,645
Democratic hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ "SurveyUSA | America's Neighborhood Pollster(TM)".
  2. ^ a b c "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-09-20. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Election Eve 2006: THE FINAL PREDICTIONS". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved 2021.
  4. ^ "2006 Gubernatorial Ratings". Senate Ratings. The Rothenberg Political Report. Retrieved 2021.
  5. ^ "Election 2006". Real Clear Politics. Retrieved 2021.
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-06. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links

Official campaign websites (Archived)



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