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California: 2006 Elections
Edited on Sat Sep-15-07 05:56 AM by jamesinca


California

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

This page was edited by: pinto & Daylin Byak

State Politics At-A-Glance


Population (2000 Census): 35,893,799
Electoral Votes: 55

:bluebox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 54.3%, Bush (R) 44.4%
:bluebox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 53%, Bush (R) 41%, Nader (I) 3%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 51%, Dole (R) 38%, Perot (I) 7%

:redbox: Governor: Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Elected: 2003 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Senior US Senator: Dianne Feinstein (D) Elected: 1992, 1994, 2000 (Next Election: 2012)
:bluebox: Junior US Senator: Barbara Boxer (D) Elected: 1992, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:bluebox: US House (53 seats): D-34, R-19
:bluebox: State Senate (40 seats): D-25, R-15
:bluebox: State House (80 seats): D-48, R-32

Election Information


Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: May 22, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: June 06, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 23, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Debra Bowen
Secretary of State
Phone: (916) 653-6814
http://www.ss.ca.gov

County Elections Officials
http://www.ss.ca.gov/elections/elections_d.htm

interactive, point 'n click, CA County map
http://www.ss.ca.gov/elections/ca_map_counties.html

State Democratic Party
California Democratic Party
1401 21st Street, Suite 200, Sacramento CA 95814
Phone: (916) 442-5707
http://www.cadem.org

State Republican Party
1201 K Street
Suite 740
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-448-9496 Sacramento Headquarters
Fax 916-448-9497

Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

Phil Angelides (D)
State Treasurer
Campaign Website: http://www.angelides.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Incumbent
Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.joinarnold.com

Ed Noonan (AIP)
Computer Shop Owner
Campaign Website: http://www.ednoonan4gov.org

Peter Camejo (G)
Investment Company Founder
Campaign Website: http://www.votecamejo.com

Art Olivier (L)
Former Bellflower Mayor, Engineer and Businessman
Campaign Website: http://www.2006gov.com

Janice Jordan (PFP)
Former State Party Chair and Socialist Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.janicejordan.org

US Senate Race 2006


Dianne Feinstein (D) Incumbent
US Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.dianne2006.com

Richard "Dick" Mountjoy (R)
Former State Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.mountjoyforsenate.com

Dan Grundmann (AIP)
Chiropractor and Conservative Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.truthusa.org

Todd Chretien (G)
Socialist Activist, Writer and Political Organizer
Campaign Website: http://www.todd4senate.org

Michael S. Metti (L)
Businessman
Campaign Website: http://www.mettiforsenate.com

Marsha Feinland (PFP)
State Party Chair, Socialist Activist and Retired Teacher
Campaign Website: http://feinlandforsenate.org

Other Statewide Races 2006


Lieutenant Governor

John Garamendi (D)
State Insurance Commissioner
Campaign Website: http://www.garamendi.org

Tom McClintock (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.tommcclintock.net

Jim King (AIP)
Former State Party Chairman and Realtor
Campaign Website: http://www.ednoonan4gov.org/king.htm

Donna Warren (G)
Auditor and Human Rights Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.donnawarren.com

Lynnette Shaw (L)
Marijuana Legalization Activist, Musician and Former Studio Vocalist
Campaign Website: http://www.voteshaw.info

Stewart Alexander (PFP)
Community Activist and Car Salesman
Campaign Website: http://www.salt-g.com

Secretary of State

Debra Bowen (D)
State Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.debrabowen.com

Bruce McPherson (R), Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website: ?

Glen McMillon (AIP)
Businessman
Campaign Website: http://myspace.com/mcmillon2006

Forrest Hill (G)
Biological Oceanographer, Financial Advisor and Green Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.voteforrest.org

Gail Lightfoot (L)
Former State Party Chair and Retired Nurse
Campaign Website: ?

Margie Akin (PFP)
Medical Anthropologist and Socialist Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.akin2006.com

Controller

John Chiang (D)
State Board of Equalization Member and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.chiangforcalifornia.com

Tony Strickland (R)
Former State Assembly Minority Whip and Anti-Tax Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.tonystrickland.com

Warren Campbell (AIP)
Minister
Campaign Website: http://ednoonan4gov.org/campbell.htm

Laura Wells (G)
Financial Consultant
Campaign Website: http://www.laurawells.org

Donna Tello (L)
Accountant
Campaign Website: ?

Liz Barrón (PFP)
Retired Teacher
Campaign Website: http://www.peaceandfreedom2006.org/candidates/ebarron

Attorney General

Jerry Brown (D)
Oakland Mayor
Campaign Website: http://www.jerrybrown.org

Chuck Poochigian (R)
State Senator and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.pooch4ag.com

Mike Wyman (G)
Attorney, Writer and State Party Treasurer
Campaign Website: http://votewyman.org

Ken Weissman (L)
Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.electkenweissman.com

Jack Harrison (PFP)
Attorney and Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board Commissioner
Campaign Website: http://www.peaceandfreedom2006.org/candidates/jharrison

Treasurer

Bill Lockyer (D)
Attorney General
Campaign Website: http://www.lockyerfortreasurer.com

Claude Parrish (R)
State Board of Equalization Member
Campaign Website: ?

Justin Noonan (AIP)
Computer Technician
Campaign Website: http://ednoonan4gov.org/jnoonan.htm

Mehul Thakker (G)
Investment Advisor and Environmental Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.votethakker.com

Marian Smithson (L)
West Covina City Treasurer
Campaign Website: ?

Gerald Sanders (PFP)
Campaign Website: http://geraldsanders.org

Insurance Commissioner

Cruz Bustamonte (D)
Lieutenant Governor
Campaign Website: ?

Steve Poizner (R)
Technology Executive and Investor
Campaign Website: http://www.joinsteve.com

Jay Burden (AIP)
Student
Campaign Website: http://www.ednoonan4gov.org/burden.htm

Larry Cafiero (G)
Newspaper Editor and Green Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.votecafiero.com

Dale Ogden (L)
Actuarial Consultant
Campaign Website: ?

Tom Condit (PFP)
Writer and Socialist Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.tomcondit2004.blogspot.com

US House of Representatives Races 2006


US House Districts: 53

Key Races: CA-11, CA-50 (11 Republican House seats are challenged by Democrats)

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Candidates, by Congressional District

CA-01
Mike Thompson (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
John Jones (R), Campaign Website: ?
Pamela Elizondo (G), Campaign Website: http://sonomagreenparty.org/pages/hotstuff/gpsc_electio...
Timothy Stock (PFP), Campaign Website: ?

CA-02
Arjinderpal Sekhon (D), Campaign Website: http://www.sekhon4uscongress.com
Wally Herger (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.wallyherger.com
E. Kent Hinesley (L), Campaign Website: http://www.kent4congress.com

CA-03
Bill Durston (D), Campaign Website: http://www.durstonforcongress.org
Dan Lungren (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Douglas A. Tuma (L), Campaign Website: http://arttuma.us
Michael L. Roskey (PFP), Campaign Website: ?

CA-04
Charles Brown (D), Campaign Website: http://www.brown4congress.org
John T. Doolittle (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Dan Warren (L), Campaign Website: http://www.lpsacramento.com/tiki-page.php?pageName=Warr...

CA-05
Doris K. Matsui (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.matsuiforcongress.com
Claire Yan (R), Campaign Website: http://www.claireforcongress.com
Jeff Kravitz (G), Campaign Website: http://www.kravitzforcongress.org
John Reiger (PFP), Campaign Website: http://www.johnreigerforcongress.com

CA-06
Lynn Woolsey (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.woolseyforcongress.com
Todd Hooper (R), Campaign Website: http://www.hooperforcongress.com
Richard W. Friesen (L), Campaign Website: http://www.friesenforcongress.org

CA-07
George Miller (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Camden McConnell (L), Campaign Website: http://www.camdenforcongress.org

CA-08
Nancy Pelosi (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Mike DeNunzio (R), Campaign Website: http://www.denunzioforcongress.com
Kristine Keefer (G), Campaign Website: http://www.krissyforcongress.com
Phillip Z. Berg (L), Campaign Website: http://www.choosepeacenow.us/news

CA-09
Barbara Lee (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://barbaraleespeaksforme.org
John "JD" denDulk (R), Campaign Website: http://www.dendulkforcongress.com
James M. Eyer (L), Campaign Website:

CA-10
Ellen O. Tauscher (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.ellentauscher.com
Darcy Pearl Linn (R), Campaign Website: ?

CA-11
Jerry McNerny (D), Campaign Website: http://www.jerrymcnerney.org
Richard Pombo (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.richardpombo.com

CA-12
Tom Lantos (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.lantos.org
Michael Maloney (R), Campaign Website: ?

CA-13
Pete Stark (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.petestark.com
George Bruno (R), Campaign Website: http://www.brunoforcongress.com

CA-14
Anna G. Eshoo (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.annaeshooforcongress.com
Rob Smith (R), Campaign Website: ?
Carol Brouillet (G), Campaign Website: http://www.carolforcongress.org
Brian Holtz (L), Campaign Website: http://marketliberal.org

CA-15
Mike Honda (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.mikehonda.org
Raymond Chukwu (R), Campaign Website: http://www.chukwu4uscongress06.com

CA-16
Zoe Lofgren (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.lofgrenforcongress.com
Charel Winston (R), Campaign Website: http://cwforcongress.org

CA-17
Sam Farr (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.friendsoffarr.org
Anthony R. DeMaio (R), Campaign Website: ?

CA-18
Dennis A. Cardoza (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.denniscardoza.com
John Kanno (R), Campaign Website: http://www.kanno2006.com

CA-19
(D), Campaign Website:
George Radanovich (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.radanovich.org

CA-20
Jim Costa (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://costaforcongress.com

CA-21
Steven Haze (D), Campaign Website: http://haze2006.com
Devin Nunes (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.devinnunes.net
John R. Miller (G), Campaign Website: http://greenglobenursery.com

CA-22
Sharon Beery (D), Campaign Website: http://www.sharonbeeryforcongress.com
Kevin McCarthy (R), Campaign Website: http://www.electmccarthy.com

CA-23
Lois Capps (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.loiscapps.org
Victor Tognazzini (R), Campaign Website: ?

CA-24
Rev. Jill Martinez (D) Campaign Website: http://www.jillmartinez2006.com
Elton Gallegly (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.gallegly.com

CA-25
Roberto Rodriguez (D), Campaign Website: http://rodriguezforcongress.com
Buck Mckeon (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.buckmckeon.com
David Erickson (L), Campaign Website: ?

CA-26
Cynthia Matthews (D), Campaign Website: http://www.matthews4congress.com
David Drier (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.daviddreier.org
Elliot Graham (AIP), Campaign Website: http://www.elliottgraham.com
Ted Brown (L), Campaign Website: http://www.tedbrown.org

CA-27
Brad Sherman (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.bradsherman.com
Peter Christopher Hankowitz (R), Campaign Website: http://www.hankwitzforcongress.com

CA-28
Howard Berman (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Stanley Kesselman (R), Campaign Website: ?
Byron DeLear (G), Campaign Website: http://www.delearforcongress.org
Kelley Ross (L), Campaign Website: http://www.friesian.com/ross/ca40

CA-29
Adam Schiff(D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.schiff4congress.com
William Bodell(R), Campaign Website: http://www.bodell4congress.com
William Paparian (G), Campaign Website: http://www.paparian4congress.com
Jim Keller (L), Campaign Website: http://votekeller.org
Lynda Llamas (PFP), Campaign Website: http://lyndallamas29th.blogspot.com

CA-30
Henery Waxman (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.democraticcommitment.com
David Jones (R), Campaign Website: http://www.davidjonesforcongress.com
Adele Cannon (PFP), Campaign Website: http://www.cannonforcongress.org

CA-31
Xavier Becerra (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

CA-32
Hilda Solis (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.hildasolis.org
Leland Faegre (L), Campaign Website: ?

CA-33
Diane Watson (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

CA-34
Lucille Roybal-Allard (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Wayne Miller (R), Campaign Website: ?

CA-35
Maxine Waters (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Gordon Mego (AIP) , Campaign Website: ?
Paul Ireland (L), Campaign Website: http://www.electpaulireland.com

CA-36
Jane Harmon (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.janeharmancongress.com
Brian Gibson (R), Campaign Website: ?
Mike Binkley (L), Campaign Website: ?
James Smith (PFP) , Campaign Website: http://www.votesmithforcongress.org

CA-37
Jaunita Millender-McDonald (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Herb Peters (L), Campaign Website: http://www.herbpeters.com

CA-38
Grace Flores Napolitano (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Sidney Street (R), Campaign Website: ?

CA-39
Linda Sanchez (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
James Andion (R), Campaign Website: ?

CA-40
Florice Hoffman (D), Campaign Website: http://hoffman2006.org
Ed Royce (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.edroyce.com
Phillip Inman (L), Campaign Website: ?

CA-41
Louie Contreras (D), Campaign Website: http://contrerasforcongress.com
Jerry Lewis (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

CA-42
Mark Hull-Richter (D/Write-in) Campaign Website: http://markhrforcongress.net
Gary Miller (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

CA-43
Joe Baca (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.workingjoebaca.com
Scott Folkens (R), Campaign Website: http://www.folkens4congress.com

CA-44
Louis Vandenberg (D), Campaign Website: http://www.vandenbergforcongress.com
Ken Calvert (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.calvertforcongress.com
Kevin Akin (PFP), Campaign Website: ?

CA-45
David Roth (D), Campaign Website: http://www.rothforcongress.org
Mary Bono (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.marybono.com

CA-46
Jim Brandt (D), Campaign Website: http://www.friends4brandt.com
Dana Rohrbacker (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.surfdana.com
Dennis Chang (L), Campaign Website: http://www.dennischang.us

CA-47
Loretta Sanchez (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://loretta.org
Tan Ngyuen (R), Campaign Website: http://tanforcongress.com

CA-48
Steve Young (D), Campaign Website: http://steveyoungforcongress.com
John Campbell (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.campbellforcongress.com
Bruce Cohen (L) , Campaign Website: http://www.getbruce.com

CA-49
Jeeni Criscenzo (D), Campaign Website: http://www.jeeniforcongress.com
Darrell Issa (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.darrellissa.com
Lars Grossmith (L), Campaign Website: ?

CA-50
Francine Busby (D), Campaign Website: http://www.francinebusby2006.org
Brian Bilbray (R), Campaign Website: http://bilbrayforcongress.com
Paul King (L), Campaign Website: http://www.paulkingforcongress.com
Miriam Clark (PFP), Campaign Website: ?

CA-51
Bob Filner (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://bobfilnerforcongress.com
Blake Miles (R), Campaign Website: http://www.blakemiles.com
Dan "Frodo" Litwin (L), Campaign Website: http://www.frodoforcongress.com

CA-52
John Rinaldi (D), Campaign Website: http://rinaldiforcongress.org
Duncan Hunter (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.hunterforcongress.com
Michael Benoit (L), Campaign Website: http://www.michaelbenoit.org

CA-53
Susan Davis (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.susandavisforcongress.com
John Woodrum (R), Campaign Website: http://www.johnwoodrumforcongress.com
Ernest Lippe (L), Campaign Website: ?

State Senate Races 2006


State Senate Districts: 40

Seats at stake in 2006: 20, even-numbered districts

Key Races: SD-12

SD-12
Wiley Nickel (D), Campaign Website: http://www.nickelforsenate.com
Jeff Denham (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.jeffdenham.com

CA State Senate 2006 Election Overview

State Senate Democratic Caucus

State Assembly Races 2006


State Assembly Districts: 80

Seats at stake in 2006: 80

Key Races: AD-15, AD-78

AD-15
Terry Coleman (D), Campaign Website: ?
Guy Houston (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

AD-78
Maxine Shepard (D), Campaign Website: ?
Shirley Horton (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Geof Gibson (L), Campaign Website: ?

CA State Assembly 2006 Election Overview

State Assembly Democratic Caucus

Propositions/Ballot initiatives


June 6 2006 Primary Election

:graybox: Proposition 81 - California Reading and Literacy Improvement and Public Library
   Construction and Renovation Bond Act.
   Full Text (pdf)
   Results: Failed; No: 2,265,949 (53%) Yes: 2,013,929 (47%)

:graybox: Proposition 82 - Preschool Education. Tax on Incomes Over $400,000 for Individuals;
   $800,000 for Couples.
   Full Text (pdf)
   Results: Failed; No: 2,647,885 (61%) Yes: 1,698,624 (39%)

November 7, 2006 General Election

see: http://www.voterguide.ss.ca.gov /

:graybox: Proposition 1A - Transportation Funding Protection.

:graybox: Proposition 1B - Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security
   Bond Act of 2006

:graybox: Proposition 1C - Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund Act of 2006.

:graybox: Proposition 1D - Kindergarten - University Public Education Facilities Bond Act
   of 2006.

:graybox: Proposition 1E - Disaster Preparedness and Flood Prevention Bond Act of 2006.

:graybox: Proposition 83 - Sex Offenders. Sexually Violent Predators. Punishment,
   Residence Restrictions and Monitoring.

:graybox: Proposition 84 - Water Quality, Safety and Supply. Flood Control.
   Natural Resource Protection. Park Improvements.

:graybox: Proposition 85 - Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination
   of Minor's Pregnancy.

:graybox: Proposition 86 - Tax on Cigarettes.

:graybox: Proposition 87 - Alternative Energy. Research, Production, Incentives.
   Tax on California Oil Producers.

:graybox: Proposition 88 - Education Funding. Real Property Parcel Tax.

:graybox: Proposition 89 - Political Campaigns. Public Financing. Corporate Tax Increase.
   Campaign Contribution and Expenditure Limits.

:graybox: Proposition 90 - Government Acquisition, Regulation of Private Property.

Links

Voter Registration

California Local Media links, LTTE addresses
California: Local Media

Blogs
Democratic Underground California Forum
LeftyBlogs.com California

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau California Quick Facts

Democratic Organizations
California Young Democrats
California College Democrats
California Democratic Council
Stonewall Democratic Club
Patrick Henry Democratic Club
California Democratic Party Environmental Caucus
California Democratic Party Native American Caucus

Other Resources

http://www.igs.berkeley.edu/library/gallery-ca.html

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