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Georgia: 2006 Elections
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Georgia

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): 8,186,453
Electoral Votes: 15

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 41%, Bush (R) 58%
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 43%, Bush (R) 55%, Nader (I) DNR
:redbox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 46%, Dole (R) 47%, Perot (I) 6%

:redbox: Governor: Sonny Perdue (R) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: Senior US Senator: Saxby Chambliss (R) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2008)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: Johnny Isakson (R) Elected: 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: US House (13 seats): D-6, R-7
:redbox: State Senate (56 seats): D-22, R-34
:redbox: State House (180 seats): D-82, R-98

Election Information


Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: June 19, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: July 18, 2006
Primary Run-off Date: August 08, 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
Georgia Secretary of State -- Elections Division
2 MLK, Jr. Dr. S.E.
Suite 1104, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-1530
Phone: (404) 656-2871
http://www.sos.state.ga.us/elections

State Democratic Party
Democratic Party of Georgia
1100 Spring Street, Suite 408
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Phone: (404) 870-8201
Email: contact@georgiaparty.com
http://www.democraticpartyofgeorgia.org

State Republican Party
Georgia Republican Party
P.O. Box 550008
Atlanta, GA 30355
Phone: (404) 257-5559
Email: info@gagop.org
Web: http://www.gagop.org

Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

Mark Taylor (D)
Lieutenant Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.marktaylor.com

Sonny Perdue (R) Incumbent
Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.votesonny.com

Garrett Hayes (L)
Computer Consultant
Campaign Website: http://www.hayesforgovernor.com

William Arth (Write-in)
Campaign Website: ?

US Senate Race 2006


No US Senate race in 2006

Other Statewide Races 2006


Lieutanant Governor

Jim Martin (D)
Former State Representative and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.jimforgeorgia.com

Casey Cagle (R)
State Senator and Businessman
Campaign Website: http://www.caseycagle.com

Allen Buckley (L)
Attorney and Accountant
Campaign Website: http://www.buckleyforgeorgia.com

Al Bartell (Write-in)
Mediator
Campaign Website: http://www.albartellforltgovernor.org

Secretary of State

Gail Buckner (D)
State Representative and Former Teacher
Campaign Website: http://www.gailbuckner.com

Karen Handel (R)
Fulton County Commission Chair
Campaign Website: http://www.karenhandel.com

Kevin Madsen (L)
Database Administrator
Campaign Website: http://www.vote4madsen.com

Attorney General

Thurburt Baker (D) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website: http://www.thurbertbaker.com

Perry McGuire (R)
Former State Senator and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://perrymcguire.com

State School Superintendent

Denise Majette (D)
Former Congresswoman
Campaign Website: http://www.denisemajette.us

Cathy Cox (R) Incumbent
State School Superintentent
Campaign Website: http://www.kathyforeducation.com

David Chastain (L)
Defense Industry Analyst
Campaign Website: http://www.davidchastain.org

Commissioner of Insurance

Guy Drexinger (D)
Attorney and Accountant
Campaign Website: http://www.guyforinsurance.com

John Oxendine (R) Incumbent
Commissioner of Insurance
Campaign Website: http://www.johnoxendine.com

Commissioner of Agriculture

Tommy Irvin (D) Incumbent
Commissioner of Agriculture
Campaign Website: http://www.tommyirvincampaign.com

Gary Black (R)
Georgia Agribusiness Council President
Campaign Website: http://www.votegaryblack.com

Jack Cashin (L)
Businessman
Campaign Website: http://www.votecashin.com

Commissioner of Labor

Mike Thrumund (D) Incumbent
Commissioner of Labor
Campaign Website: http://electmikethurmond.com

Brent Brown (R)
Lobbyist and Former Businessman
Campaign Website: http://www.brownforlabor.com

US House of Representatives Races 2006


US House Districts: 13

Key Races:
  08 Jim Marshall (D) (incumbent) v. Mac Collins (R)
  12 John Barrow (D) (incumbent) v. Max Burns (R)

Candidates, by Congressional District

GA-01
Jim Nelson (D), Campaign Website: http://www.electjimnelson.com
Jack Kingston (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.jackkingston.org

GA-02
Sanford D. Bishop (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.sanfordbishop.com
Brad Hughes (R), Campaign Website: http://www.hughesforcongress.net

GA-03
Mike McGraw (D), Campaign Website: http://www.mikemcgrawforcongress.com
Lynn Westmoreland (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.lynnwestmoreland.org

GA-04
Hank Johnson (D), Campaign Website: http://www.hankjohnsonforcongress.com
Catherine Davis (R), Campaign Website: http://www.catherinedavis.org
Loren Collins (Write-in), Campaign Website: http://voteloren.com

GA-05
John Lewis (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.johnlewisforcongress.com
Elanor Garcia (Write-in), Campaign Website: ?

GA-06
Steve Sinton (D), Campaign Website: http://www.stevesinton.com
Thomas E. Price (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.tomprice.com

GA-07
Allan Burns (D), Campaign Website: http://www.allanburns.com
John Linder (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.johnlinder.com

GA-08
Jim Marshall (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.friendsofjimmarshall.com
Mac Collins (R), Campaign Website: http://www.ibackmac.org

GA-09
John Bradbury (D), Campaign Website: http://www.bradburyforcongress.com
Nathan Deal (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?

GA-10
Terry Holley (D), Campaign Website: http://www.terryholley.us
Charlie W. Norwood (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.norwoodforcongress.com

GA-11
Patrick Pillion (D), Campaign Website: http://www.patrickpillion.com
Phil Gingrey (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.gingrey.com

GA-12
John Barrow (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.barrowforcongress.com
Max Burns (R), Campaign Website: http://www.burnsforcongress.com

GA-13
David Scott (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.davidscottforcongress.com
Deborah Travis Honeycutt (R), Campaign Website: http://www.honeycuttforcongress.com

State Senate Races 2006


State Senate Districts: 56

Seats at stake in 2006: 56

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006


State House Districts: 180

Seats at stake in 2006: 180

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums


Summary of Proposed Constitutional Amendments and State-wide Referendum Questions (pdf)

:graybox: Constitutional Amendment 1 - To restrict the use of eminent domain.
   Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to prohibit the use of eminent domain
   by certain nonelected authorities and to prohibit the contested use of eminent domain
   except for public use as defined by general law?
   Full Text

:graybox: Constitutional Amendment 2 - To protect the traditions of fishing and hunting.
   Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the tradition of fishing
   and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall
   be managed by law and regulation for the public good?
   Full Text

:graybox: Constitutional Amendment 3 - To authorize the General Assembly to dedicated revenue
   from special motor vehicle license plates.
   Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to authorize the General Assembly to
   provide for special motor vehicle license plates and dedicate the revenue from such plates
   for stated purposes, including dedications for the ultimate use of agencies, funds, or
   nonprofit corporations where it is found that there will be a benefit to the state?
   Full Text

:graybox: Referendum Question A - To expand the ad valorem tax excemption for farm equipment.
   Shall the Act be approved which expands the ad valorem tax exemption for agricultural
   products and equipment to include certain additional farm equipment held under a lease
   purchase agreement?
   Full Text

:graybox: Referendum Question B - To expand the ad valorem exemption for veterans organizations.
   Shall the Act be approved which expands the ad valorem tax exemption for veterans
   organizations to include certain additional nonprofit veterans organizations which
   refurbish and operate historic military aircraft for educational purposes?
   Full Text

:graybox: Referendum Question C - To expand the ad valorem tax exmption for property
   of charitable institutions.
   Shall the Act be approved which grants an exemption from ad valorem taxation on property
   owned by a charitable institution which generates income when that income is used
   exclusively fro the operation of such charitable institution?
   Full Text

:graybox: Referendum Question D - To provide a homestead exemption to certain residents
   who are senior citizens with respect to state ad valorem taxes.
   Shall the Act be approved which provides a homestead exemption for senior citizens in an
   amount equal to the actual levy for state ad valorem tax purposes on the homestead?
   Full Text

:graybox: Referendum Question E - To provide a homestead exemption for the surviving spouse
   of a peace officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty.
   Shall the Act be approved which provides a homestead exemption for the full value of the
   homestead with respect to all ad valorem taxes for the unremarried surviving spouse of a
   peace officer or firefighter who was killed in the line of duty?
   Full Text

:graybox: Referendum Question F - Homestead exemption for a surviving spouse.
   Shall the Act be approved which provides that, with respect to base year assessed value
   homestead exemptions, the surviving spouse of a deceased spouse who has been granted such
   a homestead exemption shall receive that exemption at the same base year valuation that
   applied to the deceased spouse so long as that surviving spouse continues to occupy the
   home as a residence and homestead?
   Full Text

Links


Blogs
Democratic Underground Georgia Forum
LeftyBlogs.com Georgia
Blog for Democracy
Forsyth County Democrats - Seeing Red Through Blue Eyes
Georgia Politics Unfiltered
Georgia Women Vote
Opportunity for Georgia
Radical Georgia Moderate
Simianbrain

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau Georgia Quick Facts

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