State of Alaska - Division of Elections
|2006 Alaska Congressional and Statewide Races
Primary Filing Deadline: 6/1/06, Primary: 8/22/06, Independent Filing Deadline: 6/1/06, General Election 11/7/06,
Last Updated: December 2, 2006
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,
|Governor, 55.9% in '02, 1st term, Frank H. Murkowski (R) defeated in Primary, Polls,|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Chris Cillizza: 15th Most Likely Governorship to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Lean Republican, New York Times Ratings: Toss Up, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Narrow Advantage Republican, Chuck Todd: 13th Most Vulnerable Governor,
|ex-Gov. '04 Senate nominee Tony Knowles (D) 41%,
||ex-Wasilla Mayor Sarah Palin (R) 48.3%,
||ex-GOP St. Rep. Andrew Halcro (I) 9.5%,|
|'02 nominee / bush pilot Donald R. "Don" Wright (Ind) 0.5%,|
|'02 nominee dirigible builder William S. "Billy" Toien (L) 0.3%, |
|David M. Massie (G) 0.2%,|
|All write in votes 0.2%, Walter M. "Walt" Dixon (C/WI),|
|Lt. Governor - Tied with Gov., 55.9% in '02, 1st term, Loren D. Leman (R) retiring, |
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican,
|St. Rep. Ethan Berkowitz (D) 41.0%,
||ex-St. Rep. Sean R. Parnell (R) 48.3%,
||ex-Assemblywoman Fay Von Gemmingen (I) 9.5%,|
|realtor Doug Welton (Ind) 0.5%,|
|Robert D. Mirabal (L) 0.3%,|
|All write in votes 0.2%, Pete Ekstrom (C),|
|At-Large Congressional District, 71.1% in '04, 17th term, Polls,|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, New York Times Ratings: Safe Republican, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Republican,
|'02 Green Party Gov. nominee Diane E. Benson (D) 40.0%,
||Donald E. "Don" Young (R) 56.6%,
||Alexander Crawford (L) 1.7%,|
|medical aide Eva L. Ince (G) 0.8%,|
|retiree William W. "Bill" Ratigan (I) 0.7%,|
|write-in votes 0.2%,|
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to Alaska Political Parties: