California State Controller election, 2006

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California State Controller election, 2006
California
2002 ←
November 7, 2006
→ 2010

  John Chiang 2007.jpg
Nominee John Chiang Tony Strickland
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 4,232,313 3,360,611
Percentage 50.6% 40.2%

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County Results

Controller before election

Steve Westly
Democratic

Elected Controller

John Chiang
Democratic

The 2006 California State Controller election occurred on November 7, 2006. The primary elections took place on June 6, 2006. Board of Equalization Chair John Chiang, the Democratic nominee, defeated the Republican nominee, Assemblyman Tony Strickland, for the office previously held by Democrat Steve Westly, who ran for governor.

Primary results[edit]

A bar graph of statewide results in this contest are available at http://primary2006.ss.ca.gov/Returns/ctl/00.htm.

Results by county are available here and here.

Democratic[edit]

California State Controller Democratic primary, 2006
Candidate Votes Percentage
John Chiang 1,157,760 53.30%
Joe Dunn 1,014,451 46.70%
Total votes 2,172,211 100.00%

Republican[edit]

California State Controller Republican primary, 2006
Candidate Votes Percentage
Tony Strickland 689,071 40.67%
Abel Maldonado 626,559 37.98%
Jim Stieringer 210,691 12.43%
Bret Davis 91,760 5.42%
David Harris 76,310 4.50%
Total votes 1,694,391 100.00%

Others[edit]

California State Controller primary, 2006 (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Laura Wells 32,092 100.00%
American Independent Warren Campbell 30,632 100.00%
Libertarian Donna Tello 16,700 100.00%
Peace and Freedom Elizabeth Cervantes Barron 4,047 100.00%

Results[edit]

California State Controller election, 2006[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Chiang 4,232,313 50.62%
Republican Tony Strickland 3,360,611 40.19%
Green Laura Wells 260,047 3.11%
Peace and Freedom Elizabeth Cervantes Barron 212,383 2.54%
Libertarian Donna Tello 188,934 2.26%
American Independent Warren Campbell 106,761 1.28%
Invalid or blank votes 538,010 6.05%
Totals 8,899,059 100.00%
Voter turnout 39.29%
Democratic hold

Results by county[edit]

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

County Chiang Votes Strickland Votes Wells Votes Tello Votes Barron Votes Campbell Votes
San Francisco 74.4% 171,170 13.6% 31,265 6.7% 15,288 2.3% 5,436 2.2% 5,184 0.8% 1,914
Alameda 69.2% 270,660 21.1% 82,330 5.1% 20,048 1.9% 7,448 1.8% 7,401 0.9% 3,652
Marin 64.6% 64,585 26.2% 26,160 5.0% 4,952 1.5% 1,540 2.2% 2,282 0.5% 549
Santa Cruz 62.5% 53,633 24.9% 21,362 6.3% 5,398 2.4% 2,068 2.8% 2,429 1.1% 987
San Mateo 61.9% 120,634 28.2% 54,876 4.1% 7,865 2.6% 5,149 2.2% 4,374 1.0% 2,088
Yolo 60.1% 31,636 32.4% 17,017 3.7% 1,951 1.7% 914 1.5% 821 0.6% 338
Sonoma 59.5% 99,046 28.9% 48,153 5.3% 8,735 2.8% 4,672 2.5% 4,297 1.0% 1,797
Los Angeles 57.6% 1,089,306 32.9% 621,387 2.8% 53,797 3.4% 63,723 2.1% 41,583 1.2% 23,669
Santa Clara 57.1% 233,076 32.5% 132,570 3.9% 15,887 2.2% 9,116 2.9% 12,015 1.4% 5,850
Contra Costa 57.0% 165,894 35.3% 102,723 3.1% 9,012 1.5% 4,642 1.9% 5,604 1.2% 3,522
Solano 56.6% 57,241 35.8% 36,158 2.6% 2,551 1.9% 1,966 1.8% 1,921 1.3% 1,343
Mendocino 55.0% 16,264 29.5% 8,709 7.8% 2,306 3.1% 933 3.1% 924 1.5% 462
Monterey 54.0% 46,017 36.0% 30,722 3.6% 3,037 2.4% 2,125 2.4% 2,051 1.6% 1,409
Napa 53.2% 21,710 36.4% 14,859 4.1% 1,700 2.5% 1,046 2.5% 1,025 1.3% 544
Imperial 51.8% 11,234 34.3% 7,441 2.3% 513 7.1% 1,549 2.4% 523 2.1% 459
Sacramento 51.8% 181,890 41.3% 144,901 2.6% 8,806 1.5% 5,539 1.7% 6,161 1.1% 4,079
Humboldt 49.7% 23,001 35.3% 16,335 8.1% 3,733 2.7% 1,274 2.9% 1,334 1.3% 612
Lake 49.6% 9,344 38.5% 7,248 4.4% 816 3.1% 600 2.6% 493 1.8% 346
San Diego 48.4% 362,343 44.7% 334,607 2.1% 15,917 1.8% 13,679 2.1% 16,106 0.9% 7,296
San Joaquin 48.2% 65,203 43.5% 58,840 2.1% 2,949 2.9% 3,903 1.9% 2,687 1.4% 1,934
Alpine 47.6% 238 40.6% 203 4.6% 23 2.3% 12 3.4% 17 1.5% 8
Merced 47.1% 19,263 45.1% 18,418 1.7% 707 3.2% 1,281 1.8% 772 1.1% 486
San Benito 46.8% 6,479 41.6% 5,760 3.3% 471 3.8% 526 2.7% 379 1.8% 253
Stanislaus 46.5% 47,275 46.6% 47,371 1.6% 1,713 2.5% 2,536 1.5% 1,599 1.3% 1,349
Santa Barbara 44.0% 50,931 45.2% 52,228 3.9% 4,500 2.6% 3,017 3.1% 3,686 1.2% 1,410
Nevada 43.7% 18,223 48.1% 20,062 4.2% 1,767 1.1% 472 2.3% 966 0.6% 284
Fresno 43.7% 74,781 48.8% 83,517 1.9% 3,301 2.9% 4,872 1.8% 3,245 0.9% 1,589
Del Norte 42.6% 2,774 46.8% 3,046 3.4% 225 2.2% 145 2.7% 180 2.3% 150
Ventura 41.3% 88,769 51.3% 110,132 2.3% 5,012 1.9% 4,219 2.3% 4,995 0.9% 1,944
Mono 40.9% 1,485 47.5% 1,726 4.4% 159 2.3% 85 3.8% 139 1.1% 42
Tuolumne 40.7% 8,388 51.5% 10,622 2.9% 592 1.6% 346 2.0% 426 1.3% 274
San Bernardino 40.4% 134,620 49.6% 165,498 2.4% 8,147 3.2% 10,615 2.5% 8,384 1.9% 6,477
Amador 40.2% 5,860 52.4% 7,649 2.8% 405 1.1% 166 1.9% 280 1.6% 239
Mariposa 40.0% 2,989 51.8% 3,868 3.2% 237 1.4% 109 2.1% 161 1.5% 113
Trinity 39.9% 2,219 45.9% 2,554 5.8% 326 2.8% 157 4.1% 230 1.5% 86
San Luis Obispo 39.8% 36,817 51.6% 47,712 3.5% 3,172 1.6% 1,507 2.3% 2,180 1.2% 1,159
Plumas 39.6% 3,417 52.9% 4,573 2.8% 236 1.3% 121 2.0% 176 1.4% 122
Calaveras 39.4% 6,884 51.5% 9,010 3.2% 551 1.7% 310 2.7% 473 1.5% 271
Butte 39.2% 26,252 50.1% 33,587 4.1% 2,735 2.2% 1,537 2.6% 1,734 1.8% 1,219
Riverside 39.1% 145,586 52.0% 193,518 2.3% 8,635 2.8% 10,397 2.2% 8,538 1.6% 6,051
Kings 38.7% 8,711 55.1% 12,410 1.3% 307 2.3% 496 1.3% 306 1.3% 297
Siskiyou 38.0% 6,138 52.9% 8,542 2.8% 469 1.5% 254 3.0% 474 1.8% 297
El Dorado 38.0% 25,016 54.7% 36,005 3.1% 2,012 1.0% 710 2.2% 1,449 1.0% 715
Placer 37.8% 45,028 55.2% 65,781 2.5% 2,995 1.4% 1,684 2.0% 2,498 1.1% 1,364
Kern 37.7% 55,538 54.6% 80,558 1.7% 2,523 2.5% 3,627 1.8% 2,773 1.7% 2,644
Colusa 37.6% 1,794 55.8% 2,667 1.5% 73 2.0% 97 1.3% 63 1.8% 90
Tulare 37.3% 25,288 56.5% 38,351 1.6% 1,109 1.8% 1,268 1.3% 908 1.5% 1,031
Madera 36.8% 10,844 55.9% 16,498 1.9% 554 2.4% 691 1.7% 520 1.3% 412
Sierra 35.4% 553 53.4% 834 4.6% 71 1.5% 25 4.1% 63 1.0% 17
Inyo 35.2% 2,196 54.0% 3,367 4.4% 271 2.0% 129 2.9% 177 1.5% 99
Yuba 35.1% 4,784 54.9% 7,477 3.0% 407 2.0% 273 2.4% 339 2.6% 356
Sutter 35.0% 8,130 57.8% 13,407 1.7% 417 2.2% 505 1.8% 422 1.5% 351
Orange 33.1% 231,448 57.2% 400,206 2.6% 18,271 3.0% 20,999 2.6% 18,784 1.5% 10,702
Tehama 32.3% 5,691 58.4% 10,297 2.4% 424 2.4% 433 2.2% 406 2.3% 410
Shasta 31.7% 18,087 59.6% 34,073 2.4% 1,413 1.7% 1,020 2.6% 1,431 2.0% 1,193
Glenn 31.5% 2,292 60.3% 4,388 1.9% 140 2.4% 172 1.9% 143 2.0% 153
Lassen 31.4% 2,624 57.9% 4,849 3.6% 298 1.9% 163 3.1% 267 2.1% 180
Modoc 28.1% 1,014 60.5% 2,184 3.3% 118 2.3% 85 3.8% 136 2.0% 74

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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