State of Alaska - Division of Elections
|2006 Alaska Congressional and Statewide Primary Results
Primary Filing Deadline: 6/1/06, Primary: 8/22/06, Independent Filing Deadline: 6/1/06, General Election 11/7/06,
Last Updated: August 25, 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: Democrat, Campaign & Elections' Odds: 1:1, Chris Cillizza: 10th Most Likely Governorship to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: No Clear Favorite, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss Up, Chuck Todd: 7th Most Vulnerable Governor, Tim Saler: Weak Democratic Advantage,
|ex-Gov. '04 Senate nominee Tony Knowles (D) 74.3%,
St. Rep. Eric Croft (D) 24.3%, '02 candidate Bruce J. Lemke (D) 1.4%,
|ex-Wasilla Mayor Sarah Palin (R) 50.8%,
ex-St. Sen. John E. Binkley (R) 29.9%, Frank H. Murkowski (R) 18.8%, carpenter / minister Gerald L. "Jerry" Heikes (R) 0.3%, mechanical engineer Merica Hlatcu (R) 0.2%,
|ex-GOP St. Rep. Andrew Halcro (I),|
|David M. Massie (G),|
|Walter M. "Walt" Dixon (C),|
|'02 nominee / bush pilot Donald R. "Don" Wright (Ind) 48.6%,|
Eddie Burke (Ind) 35.0%, '02 Lt. Gov. nominee / paralegal Daniel DeNardo (Ind) 16.5%,
|'02 nominee dirigible builder William S. "Billy" Toien (L), |
|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) 62.4%,
, St. Sen. Donald C. "Donny" Olson (D) 20.0%, Betty Rollins (D) 12.4%, Kay L. Rollison (D) 5.2%,
|ex-St. Rep. Sean R. Parnell (R) 57.4%,
'98 nominee ex-St. Sen. Jerry Ward (R) 42.6%,
|Ex-Soldotna Mayor Ken Lancaster (I),|
|Pete Ekstrom (C),|
|ex-GOP candidate / businessman Troy L. Maulden (Ind), realtor Doug Welton (Ind),|
|Robert D. Mirabal (L),|
|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, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Republican,
|'02 Green Party Gov. nominee Diane E. Benson (D) 47.6%,
Republican Moderate Party member / '98 Gov. nominee Ray Metcalfe (D) 41.4%, website publisher Todd "Ben Frank" Hyde (D) 5.8%, perennial candidate / attorney / ex-St. Sen. Frank J. Vondersaar (D) 5.2%,
|Donald E. "Don" Young (R),
||medical aide Eva L. Ince (G),|
|Alexander Crawford (L) 82.2%,|
Sol L. Gerstenfeld (L) 17.8%,
|retiree William W. "Bill" Ratigan (I),|
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 Alaska Political Parties: