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Vermont: 2006 Elections
Edited on Wed Sep-13-06 12:02 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: Daylin Byak, wtbymark, Eugene

State Politics At-A-Glance

Population (2000 Census): 608,827
Electoral Votes: 3

:bluebox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 59%, Bush (R) 39%, Nader (I) 1%
:bluebox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 51%, Bush (R) 41%, Nader (I) 7%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 53%, Dole (R) 31%, Perot (I) 12%

:redbox: Governor: James Douglas (R) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Senior US Senator: Patrick Leahy (D) Elected: 1974, 1980, 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:graybox: Junior US Senator: James Jeffords (I) Elected: 1988, 1994, 2000 (Next Election: 2006)
:graybox: US House (1 seat): D-0, R-0, I-1
:bluebox: State Senate (30 seats): D-21, R-9
:bluebox: State House (150 seats): D-83, R-60, P-6, I-1

Election Information

Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: September 05, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: September 12, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 30, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Vermont Secretary of State
Elections Division
26 Terrace Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1101
Phone: (802) 828-2304
Fax: (802) 828-5171

State Democratic Party
Vermont Democratic Party
PO Box 1220
Montpelier, VT 05601
Phone: (802) 229-1783
Fax: (802) 229-1784

State Republican Party
Vermont Republican Party
PO Box 70
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: (802) 223-3411
Fax: (802) 229-1864

Governor's Race 2006


Scudder Parker (D)
Former State Democratic Chairman, Former State Senator and Minister
Campaign Website:

Jim Douglas (R) Incumbent
Campaign Website:

Bob Skold (Liberty Union)
Website Publisher
Campaign Website:

Cris Ericson (Marijuana)
Paralegal and Marijuana Legalization Activist
Campaign Website:

US Senate Race 2006 (OPEN SEAT)

Richard Tarrant (R)
Software Company CEO
Campaign Website:

Peter Diamondstone (Liberty Union)
Socialist Activist
Campaign Website:

Cris Ericson (Marijuana)
Paralegal and Marijuana Legalization Activist
Campaign Website:

Steve Moyer (I)
Campaign Website:

Bernie Sanders (I)
Campaign Website:

Other Statewide Races 2006

Lieutenant Governor

Matt Dunne (D)
State Senator and Marketing Executive
Campaign Website:

Brian Dubie (R) Incumbent
Lieutenant Governor
Campaign Website:

Mary Alice "Mal" Herbert (Liberty Union)
Retired Teacher and Socialist Activist
Campaign Website:

Marvin Malek (Progressive)
Campaign Website: ?

Attorney General

Bill Sorrell (D) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website:

Dennis Carver (R)
Campaign Website:

Auditor of Accounts

Tom Salmon (D)
Rockingham Selectman and Accountant
Campaign Website:

Randy Brock (R) Incumbent
Auditor of Accounts
Campaign Website:

Jerry Levy (Liberty Union)
Campaign Website:

Martha Abbott (Progressive)
Party Chairwoman
Campaign Website:

Secretary of State

Deb Markowitz (D) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website: ?

Cheryl Moomey (R)
Essex Town Clerk
Campaign Website: ?

Boots Wardinsky (Liberty Union)
Campaign Website: ?

State Treasurer

Jeb Spaulding (D) Incumbent
State Treasurer
Campaign Website:

US House of Representatives Races 2006

US House Districts: 1

Key Races: At Large OPEN SEAT, This seat is currently held by Rep. Bernie Sanders (I).

Candidates, by Congressional District

VT-At Large
Peter Welch (D), Campaign Website:
Martha Rainville (R), Campaign Website:
Jane Newton (Liberty Union), Campaign Website:
Dennis Morrisseau (I), Campaign Website:
Keith Stern (I), Campaign Website:

State Senate Races 2006

State Senate Districts: 30

Seats at stake in 2006: 30

Key Races: Bennington OPEN SEAT, This seat is currently held by Sen. Mark Shepard (R).

State House Races 2006

State House Districts: 150

Seats at stake in 2006: 150

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums

No Referendum Questions on Ballot


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Demographic Links
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Useful Links

Campaign Underground 2006
Campaign Underground Tips and Tricks

Note: Removed Vermont Senate Race astroturf blog for lack of recent posts. - Eugene
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