The Green Papers: Wyoming 2006 Midterm Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 22 August 2006
General Election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Electoral Votes:3(0.56% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
2002-2010 Representatives:1(0.23% of 435)
2000 Census:495,304 (0.18% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):358,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):220,012
Capital:Cheyenne
Tuesday 22 August 2006 polls close 7:00p MDT (0100 UTC).
Tuesday 7 November 2006 polls close 7:00p MST (0200 UTC).
 

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Wyoming State and Local Government


The vote counts on this page reflect the certified results as of 15 November 2006.


WYOMING PRIMARY

Tuesday 22 August 2006

WYOMING PRIMARY Returns from an official source

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

Contested STATEWIDE races:

  • Governor:
    • Democrats have renominated Dave Freudenthal*
    • Republicans have nominated Raymond B. "Ray" Hunkins
  • Secretary of State:
    • Republicans have nominated Max Maxfield
  • Treasurer:
    • Republicans have nominated Joseph B. "Joe" Meyer
  • Auditor:
    • Republicans have nominated Rita Meyer

Contested U.S. HOUSE races:

  • At Large:
    • Republicans have renominated Barbara L. Cubin*
 
           

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

Class 1
Seat up for election
Republican Senator Craig L. Thomas
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 1994; re-elected 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 22 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Senator Craig L. Thomas
  Elected Republican 135,174 69.99% Senator Craig L. Thomas
FEC: $1,622,792
  Candidate Democratic 57,671 29.86% F. Dale Groutage
FEC: $141,899
  Candidate Scattering 291 0.15% Write-In Votes
Total 193,136 100.00%  

Class 2 Republican Senator Michael B. "Mike" Enzi
First elected: 1996; re-elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period, All Governors

Chair up for election Democratic Governor Dave Freudenthal
• 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 - 22 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Democratic Governor Dave Freudenthal
  Elected Democratic 135,516 69.89% Governor Dave Freudenthal
  Candidate Republican 58,100 29.97% Raymond B. "Ray" Hunkins
  Candidate Scattering 276 0.14% Write-In Votes
Total 193,892 100.00%  

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

At-Large
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Barbara L. Cubin
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 22 August 2006 Primary
 Polls: Leans Republican - Republican Congressman Barbara L. Cubin
  Elected Republican 93,336 48.27% Congressman Barbara L. Cubin
FEC: $1,284,570
  Candidate Democratic 92,324 47.74% Gary S. Trauner
FEC: $985,453
  Candidate Libertarian 7,481 3.87% Thomas R. "Thom" Rankin
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Scattering 228 0.12% Write-In Votes
Total 193,369 100.00%  

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election
Open
Republican Secretary of State Joseph B. "Joe" Meyer
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Open Seat - At term limit. Candidate for State Treasurer in 2006.
  Elected Republican 148,210 81.72% Auditor Max Maxfield
  Candidate Libertarian 32,551 17.95% Dennis Brossman
  Candidate Scattering 598 0.33% Write-In Votes
Total 181,359 100.00%  

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election
Open
Republican Treasurer Cynthia M. Lummis
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Open Seat
  Elected Republican 134,822 72.64% Secretary of State Joseph B. "Joe" Meyer
  Candidate Democratic 50,575 27.25% Ron Redo
  Candidate Scattering 197 0.11% Write-In Votes
Total 185,594 100.00%  

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

Seat up for election
Open
Republican Auditor Max Maxfield
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Open Seat - At term limit. Candidate for Secretary of State in 2006.
  Elected Republican 126,900 68.01% Rita Meyer
  Candidate Democratic 59,534 31.91% Bill Eikenberry
  Candidate Scattering 162 0.09% Write-In Votes
Total 186,596 100.00%  

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

Seat up for election Republican Public Instruction Superintendent Jim McBride
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Appointed: August 2005
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 22 August 2006 Primary
  Elected Republican 108,705 58.46% Public Instruction Superintendent Jim McBride
  Candidate Democratic 76,978 41.40% Michelle L. Hoffman
  Candidate Scattering 276 0.15% Write-In Votes
Total 185,959 100.00%  

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): 1 incumbent, 6 candidates
  Republican: 7 incumbents, 7 candidates
Major Third Parties
  Libertarian: 2 candidates
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Scattering: 7 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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  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
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  2006 Partisan Composition by State  
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