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Wisconsin: 2006 Elections
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Wisconsin

2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

This page was edited by: BlueAwards, Daylin Byak, Eugene

State Politics At-A-Glance


Population (2000 Census): 5,363,675
Electoral Votes: 10

:bluebox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 49.8%, Bush (R) 49.4%
:bluebox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 47.8%, Bush (R) 47.6%, Nader (I) 3.6%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 48.8%, Dole (R) 38.5%, Perot (I) 10.4%

:bluebox: Governor: Jim Doyle (D) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Senior US Senator: Herb Kohl (D) Elected: 1988, 1994, 2000 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Junior US Senator: Russ Feingold (D) Elected: 1992, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:graybox: US House (8 seats): D-4, R-4 (tie)
:redbox: State Senate (33 seats): D-14, R-19
:redbox: State House (99 seats): D-39, R-60

Election Information


Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election (by mail): August 30, 2006
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election (in person): September 11, 2006 *
State/Local Primary Date: September 12, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election (by mail): October 25, 2006
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election (in person): November 06, 2006 *
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

* Voters may register at the polling place on election day.

State Office in charge of Elections
Wisconsin State Elections Board
PO Box 2973
Madison, Wisconsin 53701-2973
Phone: (608) 266-8005
Fax: (608) 267-0500
Email: seb@seb.state.wi.us
http://elections.state.wi.us

State Democratic Party
The Democratic Party of Wisconsin
222 W. Washington Ave.
Suite 150
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Phone: (608) 255-5172
Fax: (608) 255-8919
Email: party@wisdems.org
http://www.wisdems.org

State Republican Party
Republican Party of Wisconsin
148 E. Johnson St.
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 257-4765
http://www.wisgop.org

Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

Jim Doyle (D) Incumbent
Running Mate: Barbara Lawton (D)
Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.jimdoyle.org

Mark Green (R)
Running Mate: Jean Hundertmark (R)
Congressman
Campaign Website: http://www.votemarkgreen.com

Nelson Eisman (G)
Running Mate: Leon Todd (G)
State Employee and Community Activist
Campaign Website: http://voteeisman.org

Jhered Hamby (C/Write-in)
Campaign Website: http://www.cpow.org/contacts/hambyjr.html

US Senate Race 2006


Herb Kohl (D) Incumbent
US Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.herbkohl.com

Robert Gerald Lorge (R)
Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.law2win.com

Rae Vogeler (G)
Peace Activist and Community Organizer
Campaign Website: http://www.voterae.org

Ben Glatzel (I)
Conservative Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.glatzelforsenate.com

Other Statewide Races 2006


Attorney General

Kathleen Falk (D)
Dane County Executive and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.kathleenfalk.com

J.B. Van Hollen (R)
Former US Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.vanhollenforag.com

Secretary of State

Doug LaFollette (D) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website: http://www.douglafollette.com

Sandy Sullivan (R)
College Professor and Author
Campaign Website: http://sandysullivan.info

Mike LaForest (G)
Farmer and Green Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.geocities.com/laforestfire/green.html

State Treasurer

Dawn Marie Sass (D)
Social Worker and Union Activist
Campaign Website: ?

Jack Voigt (R) Incumbent
State Treasurer
Campaign Website: http://www.jackvoight.com

Winston Sephus Jr. (G)
Milwaukee Green Party Treasurer and Data Administrator
Campaign Website: http://www.sephusfortreasurer.org

Tim Peterson (L)
Businessman
Campaign Website: http://www.timpeterson.com

William Hemenway (C/Write-in)
State Party Treasurer
Campaign Website: http://www.hemenway4treasurer.com

US House of Representatives Races 2006


US House Districts: 8

Key Races: 08 OPEN SEAT, This seat is currently held by Rep. Mark Green (R).

Candidates, by Congressional District

WI-01
Jeff Thomas (D), Campaign Website: http://www.drjeffthomasforcongress.com
Paul Ryan (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.ryanforcongress.com

WI-02
Tammy Baldwin (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.tammybaldwin.com
Dave Magnum (R), Campaign Website: http://www.davemagnum.com

WI-03
Ron Kind (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.kindforcongress.org
Paul Nelson (R), Campaign Website: http://paulrnelson.com

WI-04
Gwen Moore (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.gwenmooreforcongress.com
Perfecto Rivera (R), Campaign Website: ?

WI-05
Bryan Kennedy (D), Campaign Website: http://www.bryankennedyforcongress.org
Jim Sensenbrenner (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.sensenbrenner.org
Bob Levis (G), Campaign Website: http://boblevis.org
Robert Raymond (I), Campaign Website: ?

WI-06
Thomas Petri (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.petripeople.org

WI-07
David Obey (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.daveobeyforcongress.com
Nick Reid (R), Campaign Website: http://www.friendsofnickreid.com
Mike Miles (G)?, Campaign Website: http://www.milesforcongress.com

WI-08
Steve Kagen (D), Campaign Website: http://www.stevekagen.org
John Gard (R), Campaign Website: http://www.gardforcongress.com
Terri McCormick (R), Campaign Website: http://www.mccormickforcongress.com

State Senate Races 2006


State Senate Districts: 33

Seats at stake in 2006: 17, odd-numbered districts

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006


State House Districts: 99

Seats at stake in 2006: 99

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums


:graybox: Question 1 - Definition of Marriage
   Marriage. Shall section 13 of article XIII of the constitution be create to provide
   that only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized
   in this state and that a legal status identical or substantially similar to that
   of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized in this state?
   Attorney General's Explanation   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 2 - Death Penalty (Non-binding)
   Should the death penalty be enacted in the State of Wisconsin for cases involving a person
   who is convicted of multiple first-degree intentional homicides, if the homicides are vicious
   and the convictions are supported by DNA evidence?
   Attorney General's Explanation   Full Text (pdf)

Links


Blogs
Democratic Underground Wisconsin Forum
LeftyBlogs.com Wisconsin
Ben PAC
Democratic Party of Milwaukee County
Eye on Wisconsin
folkbum's rambles and rants
In Effect
Left on the Lake
Surrounded by Red
What's Left
The Xoff Files

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau Wisconsin Quick Facts

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