Nevada gubernatorial election, 2006

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Nevada gubernatorial election, 2006
Nevada
← 2002 November 7, 2006 2010 →
  Jimgibbons.jpg Dina Titus official photo 2009.jpg
Nominee Jim Gibbons Dina Titus
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 279,003 255,684
Percentage 47.9% 43.9%

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County Results

Governor before election

Kenny Guinn
Republican

Elected Governor

Jim Gibbons
Republican

The 2006 Nevada gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 2006. Incumbent Governor Kenny Guinn could not run due to term limits. Republican Congressman Jim Gibbons defeated Democratic State Senator Dina Titus.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dina Titus 63,999 53.76
Democratic James Gibson 42,966 36.09
Democratic None of These Candidates 7,062 5.93
Democratic Leola McConnell 5,019 4.22
Total votes 119,046 100.00

Republican Party[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Gibbons 67,717 48.19
Republican Bob Beers 40,876 29.09
Republican Lorraine T. Hunt 25,161 17.91
Republican None of These Candidates 4,316 3.07
Republican Mimi Miyagi Damayo 1,651 1.17
Republican Stan Lusak 794 0.57
Total votes 140,515 100.00

Other parties[edit]

Green Party[edit]

  • Craig Bergland, activist

Independent American Party[edit]

  • Christopher Hansen

Polling[edit]

Source Date Titus (D) Gibbons (R)
Zogby/WSJ Oct 31, 2006 47.5% 46.6%
Research 2000 Oct 23,2006 41% 47%
Rasmussen Oct 17, 2006 43% 51%
Zogby/WSJ Oct 10, 2006 43.2% 48.4%
Rasmussen Sept 22, 2006 35% 49%
Research 2000 Sept 22, 2006 38% 45%
Zogby/WSJ Sept 11, 2006 39.0% 47.1%
Garin-Hart-Yang Research Sept 10, 2006 46% 45%
Zogby/WSJ August 28, 2006 46.8% 44.1%
Mason-Dixon August 10, 2006 35% 46%
Rasmussen August 7, 2006 37% 46%
Zogby/WSJ July 24, 2006 39.9% 45.0%
Zogby/WSJ June 21, 2006 36.7% 44.6%
Reno Gazette-Journal/News 4 Poll May 19, 2006 36% 46%
Las Vegas Review-Journal/Mason-Dixon Poll April 3–5, 2006 33% 50%
Rasmussen Feb 2, 2006 41% 46%
Rasmussen Dec 1, 2005 39% 45%

Election results[edit]

Nevada gubernatorial election, 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jim Gibbons 279,003 47.93% -20.32%
Democratic Dina Titus 255,684 43.92% +21.91%
None of These Candidates None of These Candidates 20,699 3.56% -1.14%
Independent American Christopher H. Hansen 20,019 3.44% +2.04%
Green Craig Bergland 6,753 1.16% +0.21%
Plurality 23,319 4.01% -42.23%
Turnout 582,158
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "nvsos.gov". nvsos.gov. 2006-08-15. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Jimmy Carter's son wins Nev. primary". msnbc.com. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "nvsos.gov". nvsos.gov. 2006-09-08. Retrieved 2013-04-02.