Florida Attorney General election, 2006

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Florida Attorney General election, 2006
Florida
2002 ←
November 7, 2006 → 2010

  McCollum bio photo.jpg
Nominee Bill McCollum Skip Campbell
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,448,008 2,197,959
Percentage 52.69% 47.31%

Attorney General before election

Charlie Crist
Republican

Elected Attorney General

Bill McCollum
Republican

The 2006 Florida Attorney General election took place on November 7, 2006, to elect the Attorney General of Florida. The election was won by Bill McCollum who took office on January 3, 2007.[citation needed]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

McCollum was unopposed in the Republican Party primary.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Skip Campbell 507,452 65.00%
Democratic Merrilee Ehrlich 273,193 35.00%
Totals 780,645 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Florida Attorney General election, 2006[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill McCollum 2,448,008 52.69% -0.73%
Democratic Skip Campbell 2,197,959 47.31% +0.73%
Majority 250,049 5.38% -1.46%
Turnout 4,645,967
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]