United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska, 2006

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United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska, 2006
Nebraska
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All 3 Nebraska seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 3 0
Seats won 3 0
Seat change 0 0
Popular vote 334,177 261,910
Percentage 56.06% 43.94%

The 2006 United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska were held on November 4, 2006 to determine who will represent the state of Nebraska in the United States House of Representatives. Nebraska has three seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska, 2006[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 334,177 56.06% 3
Democratic 261,910 43.94% 0
Totals 596,087 100.00% 3

District 1[edit]

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Incumbent Republican Jeff Fortenberry defeated Democrat Maxine Moul, a former Lieutenant Governor. This district covers the eastern part of the state.

Results[edit]

Nebraska's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Fortenberry (inc.) 121,015 58.36
Democratic Maxine Moul 86,360 41.64
Total votes 207,375 100.00
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

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Incumbent Republican Lee Terry defeated Democrat Jim Esch, an attorney. This district covers the metro Omaha area.

Results[edit]

Nebraska's 2nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lee Terry (inc.) 99,475 54.66
Democratic Jim Esch 82,504 45.34
Total votes 181,979 100.00
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

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Incumbent Republican Tom Osborne decided to retire in order to run for governor. Republican Adrian Smith, a state Legislator, defeated Democrat Scott Kleeb, a history professor.

Results[edit]

Nebraska's 3rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith 113,687 54.99
Democratic Scott Kleeb 93,046 45.01
Total votes 206,733 100.00
Republican hold

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