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Vermont Secretary of State - Elections Division
2006 Vermont Congressional and Statewide Races
Primary Filing Deadline: 7/17/06, Primary: 9/12/06, Independent Filing Deadline: 9/15/06, General Election 11/7/06,
Last Updated: November 11, 2006
Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,
Governor, 58.7% in '04, 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Republican Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, New York Times Ratings: Leaning Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Republican, Chuck Todd: 11th Least Vulnerable Governor,
ex-St. Sen. Scudder Parker (D) 41.1%, James H. "Jim" Douglas (R) 56.3%, marijuana activist Cris Ericson (I) 0.9%,
Jim Hogue (G) 0.7%,
Vermont Localist candidate Benjamin Clarke (I) 0.4%,
website publisher Bob Skold (LU) 0.2%,
Lt. Governor, 56.0% in '04, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican,
St. Sen. Matt Dunne (D) 45.4%, Brian E. Dubie (R) 51.1%, physician Marvin Malek (Pr) 2.1%,
'96 governor nominee / Mary Alice "Mal" Herbert (LU) 1.1%,
Attorney General, 57.9% in '04,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
William H. "Bill" Sorrell (D) 69.3%, '04 nominee / businesmann / constable Dennis Carver (R) 27.0%, Rosemarie Jackowski (LU) 3.5%,
Secretary of State, 99.3% in '04, 4th term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Deborah L. Markowitz (D) 72.6%, Essex Town Clerk Cheryl Moomey (R) 25.3%, '02 & '04 Attorney General nominee Boots Wardinski (LU) 1.9%,
Treasurer, 99.4% in '04, 2nd term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic
Jeb Spaulding (D, R) 94.0%, No Republican V. Murray Ngoima (LU) 5.7%,
Auditor, 52.0% in '04, 1st term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic
town selectman Thomas M. Salmon (D) 44.53%, Randy Brock (R) 44.49%, ex-state party chair Martha Abbott (Pr) 9.4%,
'04 nominee / '02 Treasurer nominee Jerry Levy (LU) 1.6%,
write-in 0.0%,
Senator, 65.5% in '00 as a Republican, Jim Jeffords (I) retiring after 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Independent, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Independent Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Independent, Evans & Novack's Outlook: Likely Independent, New York Times Ratings: Safe Independent, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Independent, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Independent, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Independent, Chuck Todd: 17th most vulnerable Senator, Scott Rasmussen's Balance of Power: Democrat,
No Democrat IDX founder Richard Tarrant (R) 32.3%, U.S. Rep. Bernard "Bernie" Sanders (I) 65.4%,
marijuana activist Cris Ericson (I) 0.6%,
marketing consultant / '04 nominee Craig Hill (G) 0.5%,
'06 Democratic candidate / '04 GOP candidate / engineer Peter D. Moss (I) 0.5%,
'04 & '02 Gov. nominee / '00 Democratic Congressional nominee Peter "Pete" Diamondstone (LU) 0.3%,
At Large Congressional District, 67.4% in '04, 8th term, Bernie Sanders (I) running for Senate, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic, Evans & Novack's Outlook: Likely Democratic, New York Times Ratings: Leaning Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Leans Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Democrat Favored, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democratic,
'90 Gov. nominee / Senate President Pro Tem Peter Welch (D) 53.2%, Maj. Gen. Martha T. Rainville (R) 44.5%, Liberty Union Party founder / peace activist Dennis Morrisseau (I) 0.5%,
'02 Governor candidate photographer Jerry Trudell (I) 0.3%,
Bruce R. Marshall (G) 0.3%,
businessman / zoning board member Keith Stern (I) 0.3%,
retired nurse Jane Newton (LU) 0.2%,
Chris Karr (I) 0.2%,

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,
Roll Call Analysis,
National Journal's Chuck Todd,
Rothenberg Political Report,

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 Vermont Political Parties:
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(I) = independent candidates
(LU) = Liberty Union Party
(Pr) = Progressive Party
(R) = Republican Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates

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