United States Senate election in Delaware, 2006

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United States Senate election in Delaware, 2006

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  Thomas Carper.jpg Jan C Ting.jpg
Nominee Tom Carper Jan Ting
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 170,567 69,744
Percentage 67.1% 27.4%

Delaware Senate-Governor Election Results by County, 2012.svg
Carper:
     50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. Senator before election

Tom Carper
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Tom Carper
Democratic

The 2006 United States Senate election in Delaware was held November 7, 2006. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Thomas R. Carper won re-election to a second term.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jan Ting 6,110 42.47
Republican Michael D. Protack 5,771 40.12
Republican Christine O'Donnell 2,505 17.41
Total votes 14,386 100.00

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Carper (D) Ting (R)
Fairleigh Dickinson[3] September 22, 2006 63% 23%
Fairleigh Dickinson October 31, 2006 60% 26%

Results[edit]

General election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Thomas Carper (Incumbent) 170,567 67.13% +11.60%
Republican Jan Ting 69,734 27.44% -16.26%
Write-in Christine O'Donnell 11,127 4.38%
Delaware Independent Karen M. Hartley-Nagle 5,769 2.2%
Libertarian William E. Morris 2,671 1.05% +0.71%
Majority 100,833 39.68% +27.85%
Turnout 254,099
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  • The News Journal (September 2, 2006). "The Complete list of Candidates". p. 85.
  • "2006 General Election Candidates". Department of Elections for New Castle County, State of Delaware. October 18, 2006. Retrieved October 28, 2006.
  • Matthew Jonas (September 13, 2006). "Ting, Spivack pass first test". Delaware News Journal (Delaware Online). Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved October 29, 2006. Topic: Primary results
  1. ^ "State of Delaware: General Election (Official Results)". Delaware Commissioner of Elections. November 16, 2006. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
  2. ^ http://elections.delaware.gov/archive/elect06/elect06_primary/elect06_primary_office.shtml
  3. ^ Chris Barrish (September 22, 2006). "Independent poll says Carper has huge lead on Ting". Delaware News Journal. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved October 29, 2006. Quote: "the first nonpartisan opinion poll in Delaware this year". The poll was conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind research center.
  4. ^ http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2006/2006senate.pdf

External links[edit]

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