Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2006

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Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2006
Wyoming
← 2002 November 7, 2006 2010 →
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Nominee Dave Freudenthal Ray Hunkins
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 135,516 58,100
Percentage 69.99% 30.01%

Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2006 results by county.svg
Results by county

Freudenthal

  50-59%
  60-69%
  70-79%
  80-89%

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. As of 2016, this is the most recent time a Democrat was elected Governor of Wyoming.

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
Total votes 29,612 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Ray Hunkins, attorney and rancher
  • 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
Total votes 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

See also[edit]

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