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Florida: 2006 Elections
Edited on Wed Oct-11-06 05:36 PM by Eugene


Florida

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

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

State Politics At-A-Glance


Population (2000 Census): 15,982,378
Electoral Votes: 27

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 47% (3,574,509), Bush (R) 52% (3,955,656), Other 1% (61,618)
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 49%, Bush (R) 49%, Nader (I) 2%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 48%, Dole (R) 42%, Perot (I) 9%

:redbox: Governor: Jeb Bush (R) Elected: 1998 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Senior US Senator: Bill Nelson (D) Elected: 2000 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: Mel Martinez (R) Elected: 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: US House (25 seats): D-7, R-18
:redbox: State Senate (40 seats): D-14, R-26
:redbox: State House (120 seats): D-35, R-85

Election Information


Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: August 07, 2006
State Primary Date: September 05, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 10, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Glenda E. Hood, Secretary of State
The Secretary of State is head of the Department of State and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Governor. The Secretary serves as the State's Chief Election Officer and is second in line to succession to the Office of the Governor.
Address: R. A. Gray Building
500 S. Bronough
Tallahassee, FL
32399-0250
Phone: (850) 245-6500
Email: secretaryofstate@dos.state.fl.us
Website: http://election.dos.state.fl.us

State Democratic Party
Florida Democratic Party
Karen Thurman, Chairperson, elected May 7, 2005 for two-years.
Address: PO Box 1758
Tallahassee, FL 32302.
Phone: (850) 222-3411
Website: http://www.fladems.com

State Republican Party
Republican Party of Florida
PO Box 311
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 222-7920
Fax: (850) 681-0184
http://www.rpof.org

Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

Jim Davis (D)
Running Mate: Daryl Jones (D)
Congressman
Campaign Website: http://www.jimdavis2006.com

Charlie Crist (R)
Running Mate: Jeff Kottkamp (R)
Attorney General
Campaign Website: http://www.charliecrist.com

Max Linn (Reform)
Running Mate: Tom Macklin (Reform)
Retired Financial Consultant and Term-Limits Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.maxlinn.com

Karl Behm (I)
Running Mate: Carol Castagnero (I)
Campaign Website: ?

Richard Paul Dembinsky (I)
Running Mate: Dr. Joe Smith (I)
Civil Engineer
Campaign Website: http://onballot.com

John Wayne Smith (I)
Running Mate: James Kearney (I)
Libertarian Activist
Campaign Website: http://members.aol.com/jwsmith42000

Piotr Blass (Write-in)
Running Mate: Jinamarie Gallo (Write-in)
College Professor and Technology Consultant
Campaign Website: ?

Omari Musa (Socialist Workers/Write-in)
Running Mate: Ellen Brickley (Socialist Workers/Write-in)
State Party Chair and Communist Organizer
Campaign Website: ?

Wilfredo "Papa-Roqui" Maneiro II (Write-in)
Campaign Website: ?

C.C. Reed (Write-in)
Running Mate: Mr. T
Businessman
Campaign Website: ?

Atlee Yarrow (Socialist/Write-in)
Running Mate: Tyrone Adams (Socialist/Write-in)
State Party Secretary and Printer
Campaign Website: http://www.yarrowgovernor.org

US Senate Race 2006


Bill Nelson (D) Incumbent
US Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.billnelsonforsenate.com

Katherine Harris (R)
Congresswoman
Campaign Website: http://www.electharris.org

Floyd Ray Frazier (I)
Civil Rights Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.frazierforussenate06.com

Brian Moore (I)
Executive Recruiter and Community Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.votebrianmoore.com

Belinda Noah (I)
Attorney and Law School Adjunct Professor
Campaign Website: http://www.noah2006.com

Roy Tanner (I)
Businessman and Conservative Activist
Campaign Website: ?

Lawrence Sidney Scott (Write-in)
Campaign Website: ?

Bernie Senter (Soc/Write-In)
Communist Political Organizer
Campaign Website: ?

Other Statewide Races 2006


Attorney General

Skip Campbell (D)
State Senator and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.campbellforattorneygeneral.com

Bill McCollum (R)
Former Congressman and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.mccollumforattorneygeneral.com

Chief Financial Officer

Adelaide "Alex" Sink (D)
Former Bank President
Campaign Website: http://www.alexsinkforcfo.com

Tom Lee (R)
State Senate President
Campaign Website: http://tomleeforcfo.com

Commissioner of Agriculture

Eric Copeland (D)
Attorney and Property Tax Consultant
Campaign Website: http://www.copeland2006.com

Charlie Bronson (R) Incumbent
Commissioner of Agriculture
Campaign Website: http://www.charlesbronson.org

US House of Representatives Races 2006


US House Districts: 25

Key Races:
  09 OPEN SEAT, Gus Bilirakis (R) v. Phyllis Busansky (D)
  11 OPEN SEAT, Kathy Castor (D) v. Eddie Adams, Jr. (R)
  13 OPEN SEAT, Vern Buchanan (R) v. Christine Jennings (D)
  16 OPEN SEAT, Joe Negron (R) (not no ballot) v. Tim Mahoney (D)
  22 Clay Shaw (R) (incumbent) v. Ron Klein (D)

Candidates, by Congressional District

FL-01
Joe Roberts (D), Campaign Website: http://www.joeroberts.us
Jeff Miller (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.jeffmillerforcongress.com

FL-02
Allen Boyd(D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.boydforcongress.com

FL-03
Corrine Brown (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.corrinebrownforcongress.com

FL-04
Bob Harms (D), Campaign Website: http://harmsforcongress.com
Ander Crenshaw (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://andercrenshaw.com
John Blade (Write-in), Campaign Website: http://bladeforcongress.com

FL-05
John Russel (D), Campaign Website: http://www.johnrussellforcongress.com
Ginny Brown-Waite (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.ginnybrown-waite.com

FL-06
Dave Bruderly (D), Campaign Website: http://www.bruderly2006.com
Cliff Sterns (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.cliffsterns.net

FL-07
John Chagnon (D), Campaign Website: http://www.johnchagnon2006.com
John Mica (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.micaforcongress.org

FL-08
Charlie Stewart (D), Campaign Website: http://www.charliestuartforcongress.com
Ric Keller (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.kellerforcongress.com
Wes Hoaglund (I), Campaign Website: http://www.vote4wes.com
Clay Hill (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?
D.J. Mauro (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?
Larry Sapp (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?

FL-09
Phyllis Busansky (D), Campaign Website: http://www.busanskyforcongress.com
Gus Bilirakis (R), Campaign Website: http://www.gusbilirakis.com
Andrew Pasayan (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?

FL-10
Samm Simpson (D), Campaign Website: http://www.sammsimpsonforcongress.com
Bill Young (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Salvatore Fiorella (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?

FL-11
Kathy Castor (D), Campaign Website: http://www.castorforcongress.com
Eddie Adams, Jr. (R), Campaign Website: http://www.adamsforcongress.org
Jim Greenwald (Write-in), Campaign Website: http://www.jimgreenwaldforcongress.com
R.J. Spencer (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?

FL-12
Adam Putnam (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.putnamforcongress.com
Ed Bowlin III (I), Campaign Website: http://www.edbowlin.com
Joe Viscusi (I), Campaign Website: http://www.joeviscusi.com

FL-13
Christine Jennings (D), Campaign Website: http://www.christinejenningsforcongress.com
Vern Buchanan (R), Campaign Website: http://www.vernbuchanan.com

FL-14
Robert Neeld (D), Campaign Website: http://neeldforcongress.com
Connie Mack IV (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.conniemack.com
Dan (Write-In), Campaign Website: ?
Richard Grayson (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?

FL-15
Dr. Bob Bowman(D), Campaign Website:http://bowman2006.com
Dave Weldon (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.weldon.org

FL-16
Tim Mahoney (D), Campaign Website: http://www.timmahoneyforflorida.com
Joe Negron (R), Campaign Website: http://www.joenegron.com
Emmie Ross (I), Campaign Website: http://www.emmieross.com

Note: Due to the withdrawl of Mark Foley (REP), any vote cast for Mark Foley (REP)
shall be counted as a vote for Joe Negron (REP).


FL-17
Kendrick Meek (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.kendrickmeek.us
Eric Simpson (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?

FL-18
Dave Patlak (D), Campaign Website: http://www.votebigdave.com
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.voteileana.com
Margaret Trowe (Soc/Write-in), Campaign Website: ?

FL-19
Robert Wexler (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.wexlerforcongress.com

FL-20
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.dwsforcongress.com

FL-21
Frank Gonzalez (D), Campaign Website: http://www.polticalgateway.com/cand.php?id=186
Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.lincolndiaz-balart.org

FL-22
Ron Klein (D), Campaign Website: http://www.ronklein2006.com
Clay Shaw (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.clayshaw.com
Neil Evangelista (I), Campaign Website: http://www.evangelista.org

FL-23
Alcee Hastings (D), Campaign Website: http://www.hastingsforcongress.com

FL-24
Clint Curtis (D), Campaign Website: http://www.clintcurtis.com
Tom Feeney (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.tomfeeney.com

FL-25
Michael Calderin (D), Campaign Website: http://www.calderin2006.com
Mario Diaz-Balart (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.mariodiazbalart.com


State Senate Races 2006


State Senate Districts: 40

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

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006


State House Districts: 120

Seats at stake in 2006: 120

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums


:graybox: Amendment No. 1 - State Planning and Budget Process
   Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to limit the amount of nonrecurring
   general revenue which may be appropriated for recurring purposes in any fiscal year
   to 3 percent of the total general revenue funds estimated to be available, unless
   otherwise approved by a three-fifths vote of the Legislature.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Amendment No. 3 - Requiring Broader Support for Constitutional Amendments
   or Revisions
   Proposes an amendment to Section 5 of Article XI of the State Constitution to require
   that any proposed amendment to or revision of the State Constitution, whether proposed
   by the Legislature, by initiative, or by any other method, must be approved by at least
   60 percent of the voters of the state voting on the measure, rather than by a simple
   majority.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Amendment No. 4 - Protect People, Especially Youth, from Addiction, Disease,
   and Other Health Hazards of Using Tobacco
   To protect people, especially youth, from addiction, disease, and other health hazards
   of using tobacco, the Legislature shall use some Tobacco Settlement money annually
   for a comprehensive statewide tobacco education and prevention program using Centers
   for Disease Control best practices.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Amendment No. 6 - Increased Homestead Exemption
   Proposing amendment of the State Constitution to increase the maximum additional
   homestead exemption for low-income seniors from $25,000 to $50,000 and to schedule
   the amendment to take effect January 1, 2007, if adopted.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Amendment No. 7 - Permanently Disabled Veterans' Discount on Homestead
   Ad Valorem Tax
   Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to provide a discount from the amount
   of ad valorem tax on the homestead of a partially or totally permanently disabled
   veteran who is age 65 or older who was a Florida resident at the time of entering
   military service, whose disability was combat-related, and who was honorably discharged;
   to specify the percentage of the discount as equal to the percentage of the veteran's
   permanent service-connected disability; to specify qualification requirements for the
   discount; to authorize the Legislature to waive the annual application requirement
   in subsequent years by general law; and to specify that the provision takes effect
   December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Amendment No. 8 - Eminent Domain
   Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to prohibit the transfer of private
   property taken by eminent domain to a natural person or private entity; providing that
   the Legislature may by general law passed by a three-fifths vote of the membership
   of each house of the Legislature permit exceptions allowing the transfer of such private
   property; and providing that this prohibition on the transfer of private property taken
   by eminent domain is applicable if the petition of taking that initiated the condemnation
   proceeding was filed on or after January 2, 2007.
   Full Text (pdf)

Links


Blogs
Democratic Underground Florida Forum
LeftyBlogs.com Florida
Bark Bark Woof Woof
FLA Politics
Florida News
Independent Report
Interstate4Jamming
O'Blog
South of the Suwannee

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau Florida Quick Facts

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