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Alabama: 2006 Elections
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Alabama

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

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State Politics At-A-Glance


Population (2000 Census): 4,447,100
Electoral Votes: 9

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 37%, Bush (R) 63%
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 42%, Bush (R) 56%, Nader (I) 1%
:redbox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 43%, Dole (R) 50%, Perot (I) 6%

:redbox: Governor: Bob Riley (R) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: Senior US Senator: Richard Shelby (R) Elected: 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: Jeff Sessions (R) Elected: 1996, 2002 (Next Election: 2008)
:redbox: US House (7 seats): D-2, R-5
:bluebox: State Senate (35 seats): D-25, R-10
:bluebox: State House (105 seats): D-62, R-42, Vacant-1 (35th)

Election Information


Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: May 26, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: June 06, 2006

Primary Run-off Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Run-off Election: July 07, 2006
Run-off Date: July 18, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 27, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Office of the Secretary of State
http://www.sos.state.al.us
Phone: (334) 242-7205

State Democratic Party
Alabama Democratic Party
http://www.aladems.org
Phone: (334) 262-2221

State Republican Party
Alabama Republican Party
http://www.algop.org
Phone: 205-212-5900

Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

Lucy Baxley (D)
Lt. Governor and Former State Treasurer
Campaign Website: http://www.lucybaxley.com

Bob Riley (R) Incumbent
Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.bobrileyforgovernor.com

Loretta Nall (L/Write-in)
Marijuana Legalization Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.nallforgovernor.com

US Senate Race 2006


No US Senate Race in 2006

Other Statewide Races 2006


Lieutenant Governor

Jim Folsom Jr (D)
Former Governor and Former Lt. Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.archives.state.al.us/govs_list/g_folsoj.html

Luther Strange (R)
Attorney and GOP Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.lutherstrange.com

Attorney General

John Tyson Jr.(D)
Mobile County District Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.johntysonjr.com

Troy King (R) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website: http://www.troyking.org

Secretary of State

Nancy Worley (D) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website: http://www.voteworley.org

Beth Chapman (R)
State Auditor
Campaign Website: http://www.bethchapman.com

State Treasurer

Steve Segrest (D)
Realtor
Campaign Website: http://www.stevesegrest.com

Kay Ivey (R) Incumbent
State Treasurer
Campaign Website: http://www.kayivey.com

State Auditor

Janie Baker Clarke (D)
Attorney and Former Teacher
Campaign Website: http://www.janiebakerclarke.com

Samantha Shaw (R)
Montgomery County GOP Chair and Businesswoman
Campaign Website: http://www.samshaw2006.com

Commissioner of Agriculture and Industry

Ron Sparks (D)
Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries
Campaign Website: http://www.ronsparkscampaign.com

Albert Lipscomb (R)
Baldwin County Commission Chair, Former State Senator and Farmer
Campaign Website: ?

US House of Representatives Races 2006


US House Districts: 7

Key Races: None.

Candidates, by Congressional District

AL-01
Vivian Beckerle (D), Campaign Website: http://www.vivianbeckerle.com
Jo Bonner (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.jobonner.com

AL-02
Chuck James (D), Campaign Website: http://www.chuckjames.org
Terry Everett (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

AL-03
Greg Pierce (D), Campaign Website: http://www.gregpierce.us
Mike Rogers (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.mikerogersforcongress.com
Mark Edwin Layfield (I), Campaign Website: http://layfieldforcongress.com

AL-04
Barbara Bobo (D), Campaign Website: ?
Robert Aderholt (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.anderholtforcongress.com

AL-05
Robert E. "Bud" Cramer, Jr. (D) Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

AL-06
Spencer Bachus (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.spencerbachus.com
Warren Grayson (Write-in), Campaign Website: http://www.warrengraysonforcongress.com

AL-07
Artur Davis (D) Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

State Senate Races 2006


State Senate Districts: 35

Seats at stake in 2006: 35

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006


State House Districts: 105

Seats at stake in 2006: 105

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums


June 6, 2006 Primary

:graybox: Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment
   Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide that
   no marriage license shall be issued in Alabama to parties of the same sex and
   that the state shall not recognize a marriage of parties of the same sex that
   occurred as a result of the law of any other jurisdiction.
   Full Text
   Results: Passed June 6, 2006; Yes: 697,591 (81%), No: 161,684 (19%)

November 7, 2006 General Election

:graybox: Statewide Amendment Number One
   Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, authorizing the governing
   body of the City of Prichard to establish an Alabama Foreign Trade Investment Zone as a
   special tax district for the purpose of importing duty free and quota free articles
   eligible under the United States General System of Preferences and the Africa Growth and
   Opportunities Act; would specify that the value of land and improvements on the land
   within the district would be assessed and taxed for ad valorem tax purposes by county tax
   officials under a single site valuation system; and would provide further for the
   contractual powers of nonprofit organizations.
   Full Text

:graybox: Statewide Amendment Number Two
   Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to require the levy of an
   additional local ad valorem property tax in those school districts of the State in which
   local ad valorem property taxes for general public school purposes totaling less than 10.0
   mills are otherwise levied, so as to ensure that such taxes totaling at least such amount
   are levied for such purposes in every school district in the State of Alabama.
   Full Text

:graybox: Statewide Amendment Number Three
   Relating to Macon County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901,
   to provide for the election of the Macon County Board of Education from four single-member
   districts and the county at large, and to provide for staggered six-year terms of office.
   Full Text

Links


Blogs
Democratic Underground Alabama Forum
LeftyBlogs.com Alabama
Alablawg
Birmingham Blues
Red State Diaries

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau Alabama Quick Facts

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