Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2006

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Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2006
Rhode Island
2002 ←
November 7, 2006 → 2010

  Donald Carcieri.jpg
Candidate Donald Carcieri Charles J. Fogarty
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 197,306 189,503
Percentage 51.01% 48.99%

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Municipal Results

Governor before election

Donald Carcieri
Republican

Elected Governor

Donald Carcieri
Republican

The 2006 Rhode Island gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 2006. Incumbent Republican Donald Carcieri defeated Democratic Lieutenant Governor Charles J. Fogarty.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican Party primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donald Carcieri (inc.) 51,650 100.00%
Totals 51,650 100.00%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic Party primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles J. Fogarty 69,595 100.00%
Totals 69,595 100.00%

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Carcieri (R) Fogarty (D)
Rasmussen October 24, 2006 51% 44%
Rasmussen October 8, 2006 47% 44%
Rasmussen September 5, 2006 41% 46%
Rasmussen August 9, 2006 43% 43%
Rasmussen July 18, 2006 42% 43%
Brown University June 26, 2006 44% 39%
Rhode Island College June 21, 2006 44% 39%
Rasmussen June 12, 2006 40% 41%
Rasmussen May 4, 2006 41% 42%
Brown University February 8, 2006 46% 35%
Brown University Sept. 13, 2005 42% 31%

Results[edit]

Results by county
Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Donald Carcieri (inc.) 197,306 51.01% -3.75%
Democratic Charles J. Fogarty 189,503 48.99% +3.75%
Majority 7,803 2.02% -7.50%
Turnout 386,809
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]