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Alaska: 2006 Elections
Edited on Thu Aug-24-06 06:30 AM by Eugene


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

This page was edited by: Michigander4Dean, queenbdem87, Daylin Byak, Eugene

State Politics At-A-Glance

Population (2000 Census): 626,932
Electoral Votes: 3

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 35%, Bush (R) 61%, Nader (I) 2%
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 28%, Bush (R) 59%, Nader (I) 10%
:redbox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 33%, Dole (R) 51%, Perot (I) 11%

:redbox: Governor: Frank Murkowski (R) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: Senior US Senator: Ted Stevens (R) Appointed: 1968, Elected: 1970, 1972, 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002 (Next Election: 2008)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: Lisa Murkowski (R) Appointed: 2002, Elected: 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: US House (one seat): D-0, R-1
:redbox: State Senate (20 seats): D-8, R-12
:redbox: State House (40 seats): D-14, R-26

Election Information

Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: July 22, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: August 22, 2006

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

State Office in charge of Elections
Division of Elections
PO Box 110017
Juneau, AK 99811-0017
Phone: (907) 465-4611
Fax: (907) 465-3203

State Democratic Party
Alaska Democratic Party
PO Box 231230
Anchorage, AK 99523-1230
Phone: (907) 258-3050
Fax: (907) 258-1626

State Republican Party
Republican Party of Alaska
1001 West Fireweed Lane
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: (907) 276-4467
Fax: (907) 276-0425

Governor's Race 2006


Tony Knowles (D)
Former Governor
Campaign Website:

Sarah Palin (R)
Former Wasilla Mayor
Campaign Website:

Walt Dixon (Alaska Frontier)
Campaign Website: ?

Don Wright (Alaskan Independence)
Retired Bush Pilot
Campaign Website: ?

David Massie (G)
Campaign Website: ?

Billy Toien (L)
Dirigible Builder
Campaign Website: ?

Andrew Halcro (I)
Former State Representative and Marketing Executive
Campaign Website:

US Senate Race 2006

No US Senate Race in 2006

Other Statewide Races 2006

Lieutenant Governor

Ethan Berkowitz (D)
State House Minority Leader
Campaign Website:

Sean Parnell (R)
Former State Senator and Attorney
Campaign Website: ?

Pete Ekstrom (Alaska Frontier)
Campaign Website: ?

Doug Welton (Alaskan Independence)
Former State Party Treasurer and Realtor
Campaign Website: ?

Robert Mirabal (L)
Campaign Website: ?

Ken Lancaster (I)
Former State Representative and Former Soldotna Mayor
Campaign Website:

US House of Representatives Races 2006

US House Districts: 1 (D-0, R-1)

Key Races: None

Candidates, by Congressional District

AK-At Large
Diane Benson (D), Campaign Website:
Don Young (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Eva Ince (G), Campaign Website:
Alexander Crawford (L), Campaign Website: ?
Bill Ratigan (I), Campaign Website:

State Senate Races 2006

State Senate Districts: 20

Seats at stake in 2006: 10, Districts B, D, F, H, J, L, N, P, R, S

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006

State House Districts: 40

Seats at stake in 2006: 40

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums

August 22, 2006 Primary

:graybox: An Act relating to contribution limits, lobbyists, and disclosure.
   Full Text - 03DISC
   Results: Yes 73.34% No 26.66% (unofficial)

:graybox: An Act providing for taxation of certain commercial ship vessels,
   pertaining to certain vessel activities and related to ship vessel operations taking
   place in the marine waters of the State of Alaska.
   Full Text - 03CTAX
   Results: Yes 52.13% No 47.87% (unofficial)

November 7, 2006 General Election

:graybox: An Act relating to a 90-day regular session of the legislature;
   and providing for an effective date.
   Full Text - 05LEGS

:graybox: An Act levying a tax on certain leases having known resources of natural gas,
   conditionally repealing the levy of that tax, and authorizing a credit for payments
   of that tax against amounts due under the oil and gas properties production (severance)
   tax if requirements relating to the sale or shipment of the natural gas are met;
   and providing for an effective date.
   Full Text - 05GAS2 (pdf)


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