Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2006

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Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2006

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Nominee Dave Freudenthal Ray Hunkins
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 135,516 58,100
Percentage 70.0% 30.0%

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 2018, this is the most recent election in which a Democrat was elected Governor of Wyoming and the most recent time that a Democrat carried every county in the state.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

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

Candidates

  • Ray Hunkins, attorney and rancher
  • John H. Self

Results

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

Governor Freudenthal casts his ballot

Opinion polls

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

Results

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

References

  1. ^ http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2006/06Results/D_Statewide_Candidate_Summary.pdf
  2. ^ http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2006/06Results/R_Statewide_Candidate_Summary.pdf
  3. ^ http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2006/06Results/06General/SW_Candidates_Summary.pdf


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