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Oregon: 2006 Elections
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Oregon

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

This page was edited by: Daylin Byak, Eugene

State Politics At-A-Glance


Population (2000 Census): 3,421,399
Electoral Votes: 7

:bluebox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 51%, Bush (R) 48%
:bluebox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 47%, Bush (R) 47%, Nader (I) 5%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 47%, Dole (R) 39%, Perot (I) 9%

:bluebox: Governor: Ted Kulongoski (D) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Senior US Senator: Ron Wyden (D) Elected: 1996, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: Gordon Smith (R) Elected: 1996, 2002 (Next Election: 2008)
:bluebox: US House (5 seats): D-4, R-1
:bluebox: State Senate (30 seats): D-18, R-12
:redbox: State House (60 seats): D-27, R-33

Election Information


Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: April 27, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: May 16, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 18, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Oregon Secretary of State
Election Division
141 State Capitol
Salem, Oregon 97310
Phone: (503) 986-1518
Fax: (503) 373-7414
http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/elechp.htm

State Democratic Party
Democratic Party of Oregon
232 NE 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 224-8200
Fax: (503) 224-5335
Email: info@dpo.org
http://www.dpo.org

State Republican Party
Oregon Republican Party
PO Box 789
Salem, Oregon 97308-0789
Phone: (503) 587-9233
Email: info@orgop.org
http://www.orgop.org

Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

Ted Kulongoski (D) Incumbent
Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.tedforgov.com

Ron Saxton (R)
Former Portland School Board Member & Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.votesaxton.com

Mary Starrett (C)
Retired TV News Anchor & Pro-Life Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.marystarrettforgovernor.com

Richard Morley (L)
Retired Accountant
Campaign Website: ?

Joe Keating (Pacific Green)
Environmental Activist & Retired Businessman
Campaign Website: http://www.keatingforgovernor.org

US Senate Race 2006


No US Senate Race in 2006

Other Statewide Races 2006


Superintendant of Public Instruction

Susan Castillo (D) Incumbent
Superintendant of Public Instruction - Re-elected May 16, 2006
Campaign Website: http://www.susancastillo2006.com

State Labor Commissioner

Dan Gardner (D) Incumbent
Labor Commissioner - Re-elected May 16, 2006
Campaign Website: ?

US House of Representatives Races 2006


US House Districts: 5

Key Races: 05 Darlene Hooley (D) (incumbent) v. Mike Erickson (R).

Candidates, by Congressional District

OR-01
David Wu (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.wuforcongress.com
Derrick Kitts (R), Campaign Website: http://www.derrickkitts.com

OR-02
Carol Voisin (D), Campaign Website: http://www.voisinforcongress.com
Greg Walden (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.waldenforcongress.com

OR-03
Earl Blumenauer (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.earlblumenauer.com
Bruce Broussard (R), Campaign Website: http://www.brucebroussard.org

OR-04
Peter DeFazio (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.defazioforcongress.org
Jim Feldkamp (R), Campaign Website: http://www.jimfeldkamp.com

OR-05
Darlene Hooley (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.hooley.org
Mike Erickson (R), Campaign Website: http://www.ericksonforcongress.org
Paul Aranas (Pacific Green), Campaign Website: http://www.votearanas.org

State Senate Races 2006


State Senate Districts: 30

Seats at stake in 2006: 15, Districts 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 24, 26

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006


State House Districts: 60

Seats at stake in 2006: 60

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums


:graybox: Measure #39
   Prohibits public body from condemning private real property if intends to convey
   to private party.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #40
   Amends Constitution: Requires Oregon Supreme Court judges and Court of Appeals judges
   to be elected by district.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #41
   Allows income tax deduction equal to federal exemptions deduction to substitute
   for state exemption credit.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #42
   Prohibits insurance companies from using credit score or "credit worthiness"
   in calculating rates or premiums.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #43
   Requires 48-hour notice to unemancipated minor's parent before providing abortion;
   authorizes lawsuits, physician discipline.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #44
   Allows any Oregon resident without prescription drug coverage to participate in Oregon
   Prescription Drug Program.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #45
   Amends Constitution: Limits state legislators: six years as representative,
   eight years as senator, fourteen years in legislature.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #46
   Amends Constitution: Allows laws regulating election contributions, expenditures
   adopted by initiative or 3/4 of both legislative houses.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #47
   Revises campaign finance laws: limits or prohibits contributions and expenditures;
   adds disclosure, new reporting requirements.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Measure #48
   Amends Constitution: Limits biennial percentage increase in state spending
   to percentage increase in state population, plus inflation.
   Full Text (pdf)

Links


Blogs
Democratic Underground Oregon Forum
LeftyBlogs.com Oregon
Blog for Oregon
BlueOregon
Loaded Orygun
My Very Brain
News4Neighbors
OlsonOnline
Onward Oregon Blog
Ridenbaugh Press

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau Oregon Quick Facts

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