Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2006

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Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2006
Wyoming
2002 ←
November 7, 2006 → 2010

  Dave Freudenthal speech.jpg
Nominee Dave Freudenthal Ray Hunkins
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 135,516 58,100
Percentage 69.99% 30.01%

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County results

Governor before election

Dave Freudenthal
Democratic

Elected Governor

Dave Freudenthal
Democratic

The 2006 Wyoming gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 2006. Incumbent Democratic Governor Dave Freudenthal won re-election over Republican Ray Hunkins.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dave Freudenthal 26,550 89.66%
Democratic Al Hamburg 3,062 10.34%
Totals 29,612 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Ray Hunkins, attorney
  • John H. Self

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ray Hunkins 51,803 74.64%
Republican John H. Self 17,598 25.36%
Totals 69,401 100.00%

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Opinion polls[edit]

Source Date Freudenthal (D) Hunkins (R)
Rasmussen July 20, 2006 58% 29%
Rasmussen May 8, 2006 52% 29%

Results[edit]

Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Dave Freudenthal (inc.) 135,516 69.99% +20.03%
Republican Ray Hunkins 58,100 30.01% -17.91%
Majority 77,416 39.98% +37.94%
Turnout 193,616
Democratic hold Swing

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