The Green Papers: Oklahoma 2006 Midterm Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 25 July 2006
Runoff - Lt. Gov. (D, R); CD 5 (R): Tuesday 22 August 2006
General Election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Electoral Votes:7(1.30% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:5(1.15% of 435)
2000 Census:3,458,819 (1.23% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):2,531,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):2,233,602
Capital:Oklahoma City
Tuesday 25 July 2006 polling hours 7:00a CDT (1200 UTC) to 7:00p CDT (0000 UTC).
Tuesday 22 August 2006 polling hours 7:00a CDT (1200 UTC) to 7:00p CDT (0000 UTC).
Tuesday 7 November 2006 polling hours 7:00a CST (1300 UTC) to 7:00p CST (0100 UTC).
 

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Oklahoma State and Local Government


OKLAHOMA PRIMARY RUNOFFS

Tuesday 22 August 2006

OKLAHOMA PRIMARY RUNOFFS

OKLAHOMA RUNOFF Returns from an official source

Contested STATEWIDE races:

  • for Lieutenant Governor:
    • Democrats have nominated Jari Askins
    • Republicans have nominated Todd Hiett

Contested U.S. HOUSE races:

  • CD 5:
    • Republicans have nominated Mary Fallin

OKLAHOMA PRIMARY

Tuesday 25 July 2006

OKLAHOMA PRIMARY Returns from an official source

If no candidate receives at least 50% of the vote, a runoff will be held between the top two vote-getters on Tuesday 22 August.

All races involving an Incumbent are in boldface and also marked with an asterisk (*)

Contested STATEWIDE races:

  • Governor:
    • Democrats have renominated Brad Henry*
    • Republicans have nominated Ernest Istook
  • Lieutenant Governor:
    • Democrats: Jari Askins [40%] and Pete Regan [29%] proceed to runoff, Tuesday 22 August
    • Republicans: Todd Hiett [43%] and Scott Pruitt [34%] proceed to runoff, Tuesday 22 August
  • Treasurer:
    • Republicans have nominated Howard Barnett
  • Commissioner of Labor:
    • Democrats have nominated Lloyd Fields
  • Insurance Commissioner:
    • Republicans have nominated Bill Case

Contested U.S. HOUSE races:

  • CD 1:
    • Republicans have renominated John Sullivan*
  • CD 2:
    • Republicans have nominated Patrick Miller
  • CD 3:
    • Democrats have nominated Sue Barton
  • CD 5:
    • Democrats have nominated David Hunter
    • Republicans: Mary Fallin [35%] and Mick Cornett [24%] proceed to runoff, Tuesday 22 August
 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 109th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 Republican Senator James M. Inhofe
First elected to fill out the term in a Special Election: 1994 [held to fill the impending vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator David L. Boren (Democrat): effective, 15 November 1994 but announced before the 1994 Oklahoma state/local Primary in August 1994, allowing for this Special Election to take place; elected to a full term: 1996; re-elected 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Class 3 Republican Senator Tom Coburn
First elected: 2004.
(also served in U.S. House- first elected: 1994; re-elected: 1996, 1998.)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

Chair up for election Democratic Governor Brad Henry
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2002
Chair up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
 Polls: Leans Democratic - Democratic Governor Brad Henry
  Elected Democratic 615,973 66.50% Governor Brad Henry
  Candidate Republican 310,333 33.50% Congressman Ernest Istook
Congressman Congressional District 5
Total 926,306 100.00%  

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election
Open
Republican Lieutenant Governor Mary C. Fallin
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Open Seat - Candidate for U.S. House CD 5 in 2006
 Polls: Democratic Jari Askins
  Elected Democratic 454,119 49.63% Jari Askins
won 22 August 2006 Runoff
  Candidate Republican 439,276 48.01% Todd Hiett
won 22 August 2006 Runoff
  Candidate Independent 21,659 2.37% Elmer Zen "E.Z." Million
Total 915,054 100.00%  

109th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 109th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
4 Republican (3 Renominated, 1 Open);
1 Democratic (1 Renominated)

CD 1
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman John Sullivan
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Elected 8 January 2002 in Special Election for the term to begin 15 February, the effective date of the resignation of Steve Largent (who resigned to run for OK Governor). Representative Sullivan will take oath of office 27 February 2002.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman John Sullivan
  Elected Republican 116,914 63.64% Congressman John Sullivan
FEC: $875,469
  Candidate Democratic 56,721 30.87% Alan Gentges
FEC: $44,519
  Candidate Independent 10,083 5.49% William P. "Bill" Wortman, III
FEC: $6,900
Total 183,718 100.00%  

CD 2
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Seat up for election
Democratic Congressman David Daniel "Dan" Boren
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
 Polls: Democratic Congressman David Daniel "Dan" Boren
  Elected Democratic 122,320 72.74% Congressman David Daniel "Dan" Boren
FEC: $1,314,638
  Candidate Republican 45,852 27.26% Patrick K. Miller
FEC finanical report not available
Total 168,172 100.00%  

CD 3
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Frank D. Lucas
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Frank D. Lucas
  Elected Republican 128,020 67.46% Congressman Frank D. Lucas
FEC: $559,459
  Candidate Democratic 61,739 32.54% Susan Gayle "Sue" Barton
FEC: $37,211
Total 189,759 100.00%  

CD 4
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Tom Cole
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Tom Cole
  Elected Republican 118,246 64.61% Congressman Tom Cole
FEC: $1,020,035
  Candidate Democratic 64,766 35.39% Hal Spake
FEC: $29,344
Total 183,012 100.00%  

CD 5
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Seat up for election
Open
Republican Congressman Ernest Istook
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Open Seat - Candidate for Governor
 Polls: Republican Lieutenant Governor Mary C. Fallin
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 108,914 60.38% Lieutenant Governor Mary C. Fallin
won 22 August 2006 Runoff

FEC: $1,734,537
  Candidate Democratic 67,275 37.30% Paul David "David" Hunter
FEC: $409,692
  Candidate Independent 4,195 2.33% Matthew Horton Woodson
FEC finanical report not available
Total 180,384 100.00%  

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election Democratic Attorney General Edward "Drew" Edmondson
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
  Elected Democratic 566,876 61.04% Attorney General Edward "Drew" Edmondson
  Candidate Republican 361,843 38.96% James Dunn
Total 928,719 100.00%  

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election Democratic Treasurer Scott Meacham
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Appointed by Governor Brad Henry June 2005
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
  Elected Democratic 538,654 59.16% Treasurer Scott Meacham
  Candidate Republican 371,899 40.84% Howard G. Barnett, Jr.
Total 910,553 100.00%  

Auditor and Inspector  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election Democratic Auditor and Inspector Jeff A. McMahan
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
  Elected Democratic 469,236 51.68% Auditor and Inspector Jeff A. McMahan
  Candidate Republican 438,701 48.32% Gary Jones
Total 907,937 100.00%  

Commissioner of Labor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election Republican Labor Commissioner Brenda Reneau
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
  Elected Democratic 456,446 50.15% Lloyd L. Fields
  Candidate Republican 453,720 49.85% Labor Commissioner Brenda Reneau
Total 910,166 100.00%  

Insurance Commissioner  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election Democratic Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Appointed by Governor Brad Henry January 2005
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
  Elected Democratic 474,137 52.03% Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland
  Candidate Republican 437,112 47.97% Bill Case
Total 911,249 100.00%  

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election Democratic Public Instruction Superintendent Sandy Garrett
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1994, 1998, 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
  Elected Democratic 576,206 62.62% Public Instruction Superintendent Sandy Garrett
  Candidate Republican 343,935 37.38% Bill Crozier
Total 920,141 100.00%  

Corporation Commissioner 1  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2010

  Republican Corporation Commissioner Denise A. Bode
Appointed: 1997; first elected: 1998; re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
Candidate for U.S. House CD 5 in 2006

Corporation Commissioner 2  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2000, 2006

Seat up for election Republican Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 1988; re-elected: 1994, 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 25 July 2006 Primary
  Elected Republican 536,262 58.66% Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony
  Candidate Democratic 377,963 41.34% Cody Graves
Total 914,225 100.00%  

Corporation Commissioner 3  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2008

  Republican Corporation Commissioner Jeff Cloud
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 7 incumbents, 14 candidates
  Republican: 11 incumbents, 14 candidates
Independents
  Independent: 3 candidates
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that this candidate is actually on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


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  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
  Contests to Watch and Polling Data  
 
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