Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2006

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

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Nominee Mike Beebe Asa Hutchinson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 430,765 315,040
Percentage 55.61% 40.67%

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County Results

Governor before election

Mike Huckabee
Republican

Elected Governor

Mike Beebe
Democratic

The 2006 Arkansas gubernatorial election took place on Tuesday, November 7, 2006. Incumbent Governor Mike Huckabee, a Republican, was unable to seek another term due to term limits. Mike Beebe, the Attorney General of Arkansas and the Democratic nominee, defeated Asa Hutchinson, a former United States Congressman and the Republican nominee, by a wide margin.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic Party[edit]

Republican Party[edit]

Green Party[edit]

Independent[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Asa
Hutchinson (R)
Mike
Beebe (D)
Other Undecided
SurveyUSA November 3-5, 2006 549 ± 4.3% 42% 51% 4% 3%
SurveyUSA October 22-24, 2006 572 ± 4.1% 38% 58% 3% 1%
SurveyUSA September 25-26, 2006 493 ± 4.5% 40% 55% 3% 2%
SurveyUSA August 27-29, 2006 538 ± 4.3% 38% 51% 0% 7%
SurveyUSA July 14-16, 2006 509 ± 4.4% 38% 48% 13%
SurveyUSA January 22-23, 2006 506 ± 4.4% 45% 46% 4% 5%
SurveyUSA December 3-5, 2005 684 ± 3.8% 44% 49% 4% 3%

Results[edit]

Mike Beebe is inaugurated as governor of Arkansas.
Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2006[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mike Beebe 430,765 55.61% +8.65%
Republican Asa Hutchinson 315,040 40.67% -12.35%
Independent Rod Bryan 15,767 2.04%
Green Jim Lendall 12,774 1.65%
Write-ins 334 0.04%
Majority 115,725 14.94% +8.88%
Turnout 774,680
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

See also[edit]

U.S. gubernatorial elections, 2006

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Voices of Arkansas: A Report on Voting Trends in the Natural State". Arkansas Secretary of State. Retrieved June 27, 2014.