Alabama gubernatorial election, 2006

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Alabama gubernatorial election, 2006
Alabama
2002 ←
November 7, 2006
→ 2010

  Bob Riley greeting soldiers in Birmingham, 19 Jan, 2004.jpg
Nominee Bob Riley Lucy Baxley
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 718,327 519,827
Percentage 57.45% 41.57%

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County Results

Seal of the Governor of Alabama.svg
Governor before election

Bob Riley
Republican

Elected Seal of the Governor of Alabama.svg
Governor

Bob Riley
Republican

The Alabama gubernatorial election of 2006 occurred on November 7, 2006. Incumbent Republican Bob Riley defeated Democratic Lieutenant Governor Lucy Baxley.

Primary elections[edit]

Republican Party[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Riley Moore
Survey USA June 5, 2006 64% 33%
Survey USA May 25, 2006 64% 33%
Press-Register/University of South Alabama Poll May 24, 2006 69% 20%
Survey USA May 2, 2006 66% 30%

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Riley (inc.) 306,665 66.66%
Republican Roy Moore 153,354 33.34%
Totals 460,019 100%

Democratic Party[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Siegelman Baxley
Survey USA June 5, 2006 41% 46%
Press-Register/University of South Alabama Poll May 28, 2006 27% 45%
Survey USA May 25, 2006 43% 43%
Survey USA May 2, 2006 47% 39%

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucy Baxley 279,165 59.84%
Democratic Don Siegelman 170,016 36.44%
Democratic Joe Copeland 4,141 0.89%
Democratic Nathan Mathis 4,000 0.86%
Democratic Katherine Mack 3,392 0.73%
Democratic James Potts 3,333 0.71%
Democratic Harry Lyon 2,490 0.53%
Totals 466,537 100.00%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Baxley (D) Riley (R)
Survey USA November 1, 2006 39% 54%
Survey USA October 18, 2006 36% 57%
Survey USA September 28, 2006 38% 54%
Rasmussen August 8, 2006 35% 55%
Survey USA July 26, 2006 38% 52%
Rasmussen June 22, 2006 40% 54%
Survey USA June 20, 2006 40% 51%
Press-Register/University of South Alabama poll June 18, 2006 25% 53%
Rasmussen May 9, 2006 37% 49%
Rasmussen April 17, 2006 40% 47%
Rasmussen February 27, 2006 37% 53%
Rasmussen February 8, 2006 40% 47%

Results[edit]

Alabama gubernatorial election, 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bob Riley (inc.) 718,327 57.45% +8.27%
Democratic Lucy Baxley 519,827 41.57% -7.37%
Write-ins 12,247 0.98%
Majority 198,500 15.87% +15.65%
Total votes 1,250,401 100.00%
Republican hold Swing

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