New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 2006

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New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 2006
New Hampshire
2004 ←
November 7, 2006
→ 2008

  Governor John Lynch.jpg
Nominee John Lynch Jim Coburn
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 298,760 104,288
Percentage 74.01% 25.83%

Governor before election

John Lynch
Democratic

Elected Governor

John Lynch
Democratic

The 2006 New Hampshire gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 2006. Incumbent Democrat John Lynch defeated Republican James B. Coburn and won a second term as Governor of New Hampshire.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Lynch (inc.) 43,442 99.51%
Democratic Write-ins 214 0.49%
Totals 43,656 100.00%


Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Coburn 30,352 85.40%
Republican Write-ins 5,190 14.60%
Totals 35,542 100.00%


General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Lynch (D) Coburn (R)
Survey USA September 20, 2006 73% 23%

Results[edit]

New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Lynch (inc.) 298,760 74.01% +22.99%
Republican Jim Coburn 104,288 25.83% -23.04%
Libertarian Richard Kahn (write-in) 323 0.08% +0.08%
Write-ins 308 0.08%
Majority 194,472 48.17% +46.03%
Turnout 403,679
Democratic hold Swing

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