California Secretary of State election, 2006

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California Secretary of State election, 2006
California
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November 7, 2006
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  Debra Bowen.jpg BruceMcPherson.jpg
Nominee Debra Bowen Bruce McPherson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 4,032,533 3,772,951
Percentage 48.09 44.99

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Election results by county

Secretary before election

Bruce McPherson
Republican

Elected Secretary

Debra Bowen
Democratic

The 2006 California Secretary of State election occurred on 7 November 2006. The primary elections took place on 6 June 2006. State Senator Debra Bowen, the Democratic nominee, narrowly defeated the incumbent, Republican Bruce McPherson.

Primary results[edit]

A bar graph of statewide results in this contest are available here.

Results by county are available here and here.

Democratic[edit]

California Secretary of State Democratic primary, 2006
Candidate Votes Percentage
Debra Bowen 1,316,542 60.84%
Deborah Ortiz 847,419 39.16%
Total votes 2,163,961 100.00%

Others[edit]

California Secretary of State primary, 2006 (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bruce McPherson 1,593,019 100.00%
Green Forrest Hill 31,764 100.00%
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 16,870 100.00%
American Independent Glenn McMillon 32,289 100.00%
Peace and Freedom Margie Akin 3,929 100.00%

Results[edit]

California Secretary of State election, 2006[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debra Bowen 4,032,553 48.09%
Republican Bruce McPherson (incumbent) 3,772,951 44.99%
Green Forrest Hill 181,369 2.16%
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 171,393 2.04%
American Independent Glenn McMillon 135,824 1.62%
Peace and Freedom Margie Akin 91,483 1.09%
Invalid or blank votes 513,486 5.77%
Totals 8,899,059 100.00%
Voter turnout 39.29%
Democratic gain from Republican

Results by county[edit]

Results from the Secretary of State of California:[1]

County Bowen Votes McPherson Votes Hill Votes Lightfoot Votes Others Votes
San Francisco 72.97% 169,080 17.78% 41,190 5.16% 11,947 1.79% 4,158 2.30% 5,329
Alameda 67.80% 267,088 25.06% 98,721 3.46% 13,634 1.63% 6,418 2.05% 8,059
Marin 61.34% 62,248 31.69% 32,162 3.19% 3,239 1.60% 1,625 2.18% 2,211
San Mateo 60.29% 119,037 32.99% 65,141 2.87% 5,666 1.67% 3,290 2.19% 4,318
Los Angeles 58.46% 1,100,865, 34.66% 652,662 2.03% 38,177 2.06% 38,806 2.80% 52,680
Sonoma 55.67% 94,424 34.84% 59,092 4.08% 6,918 2.25% 3,824 3.16% 4,364
Santa Clara 55.21% 229,135 38.20% 158,550 2.32% 9,643 1.98% 8,228 2.28% 9,448
Contra Costa 54.61% 159,819 39.44% 115,408 2.10% 6,152 1.75% 5,111 2.10% 6,151
Mendocino 53.49% 15,995 34.05% 10,181 5.85% 1,748 2.71% 811 3.90% 1,167
Solano 52.98% 53,721 41.06% 41,629 1.69% 1,710 1.78% 1,804 2.49% 2,531
Yolo 52.65% 27,862 41.53% 21,978 2.63% 1,390 1.59% 843 1.61% 850
Imperial 51.83% 11,256 39.98% 8,684 1.63% 355 2.33% 506 4.23% 918
Napa 50.83% 21,060 40.76% 16,889 3.66% 1,518 2.03% 842 2.71% 1,124
Humboldt 49.60% 23,242 38.04% 17,823 6.32% 2,962 2.84% 1,330 3.20% 1,499
Santa Cruz 46.97% 41,835 46.53% 41,440 3.18% 2,836 1.42% 1,268 1.89% 1,682
Lake 46.48% 8,895 43.35% 8,297 3.71% 711 2.45% 468 4.02% 768
Alpine 45.81% 235 46.39% 238 2.73% 14 3.12% 16 1.95% 10
Santa Barbara 44.89% 52,958 47.58% 56,126 2.31% 2,729 2.36% 2,781 2.86% 3,366
Sacramento 43.01% 149,784 50.90% 177,259 1.91% 6,668 1.88% 6,531 2.30% 8,031
Ventura 42.86% 91,274 49.94% 106,370 2.05% 4,356 2.49% 5,302 2.67% 5,679
Monterey 41.94% 36,571 53.13% 46,330 1.55% 1,349 1.42% 1,240 1.95% 1,703
San Joaquin 41.59% 56,203 51.77% 69,954 1.52% 2,059 2.16% 2,919 2.96% 4,000
San Diego 41.29% 310,049 52.81% 396,565 1.53% 11,503 1.81% 13,610 2.57% 19,246
San Bernardino 40.31% 134,751 51.88% 173,448 1.62% 5,431 2.77% 9,263 3.42% 11,422
Merced 39.83% 16,292 53.16% 21,747 1.55% 634 2.29% 935 3.18% 1,299
Del Norte 39.66% 2,608 50.67% 3,332 2.42% 159 3.10% 204 4.16% 273
Mono 39.69% 1,453 51.43% 1,883 3.55% 130 2.62% 96 2.71% 99
San Benito 39.37% 5,600 55.65% 7,916 1.32% 188 1.68% 239 1.98% 282
Riverside 38.13% 143,015 54.99% 206,247 1.36% 5,090 2.28% 8,564 3.24% 12,173
Stanislaus 38.12% 38,864 56.37% 57,465 1.45% 1,483 1.49% 1,515 2.57% 2,624
Trinity 38.13% 2,157 50.29% 2,845 3.94% 223 4.15% 235 3.48% 197
San Luis Obispo 37.87% 35,595 55.66% 52,318 1.91% 1,797 2.21% 2,074 2.35% 2,208
Nevada 37.14% 15,600 55.59% 23,351 3.06% 1,285 2.27% 955 1.94% 812
Butte 35.61% 24,016 55.66% 37,535 2.68% 1,807 2.54% 1,715 3.51% 2,364
Fresno 35.68% 61,297 58.21% 100,019 1.75% 3,003 1.83% 3,138 2.54% 4,357
Siskiyou 35.49% 5,777 56.37% 9,177 1.84% 299 2.52% 410 3.79% 616
Mariposa 34.08% 2,561 58.06% 4,363 2.49% 187 2.37% 178 3.01% 226
Orange 34.04% 239,447 58.56% 411,943 1.67% 11,762 2.36% 16,571 3.37% 23,700
Tuolumne 33.47% 6,945 58.93% 12,227 2.39% 495 2.30% 477 2.91% 604
Inyo 33.11% 2,097 57.89% 3,667 2.37% 150 3.19% 202 3.45% 218
Plumas 32.81% 2,848 60.04% 5,211 2.04% 177 1.87% 162 3.24% 281
Kings 32.69% 7,324 60.46% 13,544 1.49% 334 2.17% 486 3.19% 714
Calaveras 31.84% 5,585 59.65% 10,462 2.33% 408 2.91% 510 3.28% 575
Amador 31.22% 4,568 61.94% 9,063 1.70% 249 2.21% 323 2.93% 429
Madera 31.09% 9,242 62.21% 18,490 1.69% 502 2.04% 606 2.97% 882
Sutter 30.83% 7,206 63.44% 14,825 1.16% 271 1.87% 436 2.71% 632
Tulare 30.72% 20,885 64.14% 43,613 1.27% 863 1.52% 1,033 2.35% 1,598
Yuba 30.61% 4,181 60.72% 8,294 1.77% 242 2.88% 394 4.02% 549
Kern 30.13% 44,350 63.14% 92,930 1.34% 1,972 2.20% 3,241 3.18% 4,681
Tehama 30.13% 5,369 62.25% 11,094 1.57% 280 2.51% 447 3.54% 631
El Dorado 30.18% 19,998 63.19% 41,866 2.17% 1,435 2.10% 1,389 2.37% 1,570
Placer 29.95% 36,015 64.68% 77,761 1.64% 1,967 1.70% 2,047 2.03% 2,443
Shasta 29.69% 17,175 63.63% 36,803 1.39% 804 2.02% 1,171 3.26% 1,888
Colusa 29.34% 1,421 65.91% 3,192 1.14% 55 1.53% 74 2.09% 101
Sierra 28.77% 450 62.79% 982 2.43% 38 3.26% 51 2.75% 43
Glenn 27.41% 2,023 65.97% 4,869 1.41% 104 1.80% 133 3.42% 252
Lassen 27.07% 2,277 63.77% 5,363 2.33% 196 3.20% 269 3.63% 305
Modoc 25.34% 925 66.22% 2,417 1.78% 65 3.26% 119 3.40% 124

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Secretary of State" (PDF). Secretary of State of California. 2006-12-16. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  2. ^ "Registration and Participation" (PDF). Secretary of State of California. 2006-12-18. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 

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