California State Senate elections, 2006

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California State Senate elections, 2006
California
2004 ←
November 7, 2006 (2006-11-07)
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20 seats from even-numbered districts in the California State Senate
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Don Perata Dick Ackerman
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 9th-Oakland 33rd-Irvine
Last election 25 15
Seats won 25 15
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 1,903,307 1,450,607
Percentage 54.19% 41.30%

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Electoral results by State Senate district

Pro Tem before election

Don Perata
Democratic

Pro-Tem designate

Don Perata
Democratic

The 2006 California State Senate elections were held on November 7, 2006. Voters in the 20 even-numbered districts of the California State Senate voted for their representatives. The California Democratic Party retained its majority and its 25 seats. The California Republican Party retained control of the remaining 15 seats. Neither party lost nor gained any seats.

Overview[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2006[1][2]
Party Votes Percentage Not up Incumbents Open Before After
Democratic 1,903,307 54.19% 11 4 10 25 25
Republican 1,450,607 41.30% 9 4 2 15 15
Libertarian 138,669 3.95% 0 0 0 0 0
Green 13,443 0.38% 0 0 0 0 0
Peace and Freedom 5,573 0.16% 0 0 0 0 0
Independent 911 0.03% 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 3,512,510 100.00% 20 8 12 40 40

Results[edit]

Final results from the California Secretary of State:[1]

District 2District 4District 6District 8District 10District 12District 14District 16District 18District 20District 22District 24District 26District 28District 30District 32District 34District 36District 38District 40

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pat Wiggins 173,053 65.71%
Republican Lawrence Wiesner 97,611 34.29%
Totals 284,646 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam Aanestad (incumbent) 182,494 60.91%
Democratic Paul Singh 99,293 33.14%
Libertarian Tony Munroe 9,300 3.10%
Green Robert Vizzard 8,520 2.84%
Totals 299,607 100.00%
Republican hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Darrell Steinberg 115,628 58.69%
Republican Paul Green 71,051 36.06%
Peace and Freedom C. T. Weber 5,573 2.83%
Libertarian Alana Garberoglio 4,774 2.42%
Totals 197,026 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leland Yee 179,556 77.99%
Republican Michael Skipakevich 50,670 22.01%
Totals 230,226 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ellen Corbett 136,846 73.38%
Republican Lou Filipovich 49,638 26.62%
Totals 186,484 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Denham (incumbent) 92,879 59.76%
Democratic Wiley Nickel 62,539 40.24%
Totals 155,418 100.00%
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Cogdill 167,804 66.99%
Democratic Wesley Firch 82,679 33.01%
Totals 250,483 100.00%
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dean Florez (incumbent) 78,146 100.00%
Totals 78,146 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roy Ashburn (incumbent) 147,767 69.74%
Democratic Fred Davis 59,187 27.93%
Green Matthew Rick 4,923 2.32%
Totals 211,877 100.00%
Republican hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alex Padilla 84,459 74.85%
Libertarian Pamela Brown 28,377 25.15%
Totals 112,836 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gilbert Cedillo (incumbent) 71,199 76.35%
Republican Mike Ten 18,581 19.93%
Libertarian Murray Levy 3,469 3.72%
Totals 93,249 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gloria Romero (incumbent) 92,498 74.07%
Republican Robert Carver 32,388 25.93%
Totals 124,886 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark Ridley-Thomas 133,309 89.09%
Libertarian Bud Raymond 16,317 10.91%
Totals 149,626 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jenny Oropeza 129,151 61.73%
Republican Cherryl Liddle 72,570 34.69%
Libertarian Peter De Baets 7,485 3.58%
Totals 209,206 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ron Calderon 93,436 70.91%
Republican Selma Minerd 38,340 29.09%
Totals 131,776 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gloria Negrete McLeod 85,301 100.00%
Totals 85,301 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 34[edit]

California's 34th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lou Correa 56,534 50.21%
Republican Lynn Daucher 55,142 48.98%
Independent Otto Bade (write-in) 911 0.81%
Totals 112,587 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 36[edit]

California's 36th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dennis Hollingsworth (incumbent) 164,025 63.40%
Democratic Mark Hanson 85,706 33.13%
Libertarian Joseph Shea 9,001 3.48%
Totals 258,732 100.00%
Republican hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Wyland 162,046 74.33%
Libertarian Brian Klea 55,964 25.67%
Totals 218,010 100.00%
Republican hold

District 40[edit]

California's 40th State Senate district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Denise Ducheny (incumbent) 84,787 62.17%
Republican David Walden 47,601 34.91%
Libertarian Jesse Thomas 3,982 2.92%
Totals 136,370 100.00%
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State Senate" (PDF). Secretary of State of California. 2007-01-18. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Registration and Participation" (PDF). Secretary of State of California. 2006-12-18. Retrieved 2008-07-16.