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Alabama: 2006 Elections
Edited on Thu Oct-12-06 10:06 PM by Eugene


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
Phone: (334) 242-7205

State Democratic Party
Alabama Democratic Party
Phone: (334) 262-2221

State Republican Party
Alabama Republican Party
Phone: 205-212-5900

Governor's Race 2006


Lucy Baxley (D)
Lt. Governor and Former State Treasurer
Campaign Website:

Bob Riley (R) Incumbent
Campaign Website:

Loretta Nall (L/Write-in)
Marijuana Legalization Activist
Campaign Website:

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:

Luther Strange (R)
Attorney and GOP Activist
Campaign Website:

Attorney General

John Tyson Jr.(D)
Mobile County District Attorney
Campaign Website:

Troy King (R) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website:

Secretary of State

Nancy Worley (D) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website:

Beth Chapman (R)
State Auditor
Campaign Website:

State Treasurer

Steve Segrest (D)
Campaign Website:

Kay Ivey (R) Incumbent
State Treasurer
Campaign Website:

State Auditor

Janie Baker Clarke (D)
Attorney and Former Teacher
Campaign Website:

Samantha Shaw (R)
Montgomery County GOP Chair and Businesswoman
Campaign Website:

Commissioner of Agriculture and Industry

Ron Sparks (D)
Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries
Campaign Website:

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

Vivian Beckerle (D), Campaign Website:
Jo Bonner (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Chuck James (D), Campaign Website:
Terry Everett (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

Greg Pierce (D), Campaign Website:
Mike Rogers (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Mark Edwin Layfield (I), Campaign Website:

Barbara Bobo (D), Campaign Website: ?
Robert Aderholt (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website:

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

Spencer Bachus (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Warren Grayson (Write-in), Campaign Website:

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


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