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Parents > United States > Maryland > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 07, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 17, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 19, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 56.90% Registered 33.76% Total Population
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision February 03, 2007 12:20am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameRobert L. "Bob" Ehrlich, Jr. Votes879,592 (51.55%)
Term01/15/2003 - 01/17/2007 Margin66,170 (+3.88%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2010
NameMartin J. O'Malley Votes1,044,961 (56.24%)
Term01/19/2011 - 01/21/2015 Margin268,642 (+14.46%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 2006 MD Governor - D Primary Martin J. O'Malley
Sep 12, 2006 MD Governor - R Primary Robert L. "Bob" Ehrlich, Jr.
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KEY RACE? 9.5713996887 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/15/2003 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Martin J. O'Malley 36 16 --2
Robert L. "Bob" Ehrlich, Jr. 11 2 ----
Leaning Call: Martin J. O'Malley (83.52%)
Weighted Call: Martin J. O'Malley (89.83%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/10/2006 11/05/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Mayor Martin J. O'Malley (I) Gov. Robert L. "Bob" Ehrlich, Jr. Ed Boyd, Jr. Christopher A. Driscoll (W) Others (W) John J. Simmins (W) Charles U. Smith
PartyDemocratic Republican Green MD Populist Independent Constitution Democratic
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Certified Votes942,279 (52.69%) 825,464 (46.16%) 15,551 (0.87%) 3,481 (0.20%) 1,206 (0.07%) 258 (0.01%) 61 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -116,815 (-6.53%) -926,728 (-51.82%) -938,798 (-52.50%) -941,073 (-52.62%) -942,021 (-52.68%) -942,218 (-52.69%)
Predict Avg.50.22% 48.91% 0.42% 0.17% 0.08% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 10/27 $373,410.00 10/27 $2,024,631.50 10/27 $949.74 $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (25 from 10 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg48.55%-- 45.23%-- 0.20%-- 0.19%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 47.69%--
Survey USA 
11/03/06-11/05/06
50.00% 2.0 47.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Polimetrix 
10/27/06-11/05/06
50.00% -- 48.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
11/01/06-11/03/06
45.00% 2.0 45.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/31/06-11/02/06
48.00% 1.0 47.00% 4.0 0.00% 3.0 0.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/31/06-10/31/06
49.00% 1.0 48.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Potomac, Inc. 
10/28/06-10/30/06
47.00% 3.0 46.00% 2.0 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D DylanSH99
D Andy
D Brandonius Maximus
Un Larry Giammo [L]
  Hagerstown Herald-Mail
R TurnerforCongress
  Washington Times
  Washington Post
I TX_Progressive
G-R TONY
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Ralph Jaffe  
PartyDemocratic  
Website  
Certified Votes16 (0.00%)  
Margin-942,263 (-52.69%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (25 from 10 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.69%--  
Survey USA 
11/03/06-11/05/06
0.00% --
Polimetrix 
10/27/06-11/05/06
0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
11/01/06-11/03/06
0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/31/06-11/02/06
0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/31/06-10/31/06
0.00% --
Potomac, Inc. 
10/28/06-10/30/06
0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 13, 2006 06:30am Analysis Inflexibility, not ideology, led to Ehrlich loss, critics say  Article MD Indy 
Oct 11, 2006 08:00am Endorsement Ehrlich Picks Up Business Endorsement; O'Malley Rolls Out Ad on Crime  Article CBlock941 
Aug 04, 2006 07:00am News [MD] Issues raised on ad by first lady  Article MD Indy 
Jan 13, 2006 10:00am News Maryland Governor: Ehrlich Moves Past O'Malley, Duncan  Article J.R. 
Nov 06, 2005 10:00am Poll An early edge for [Md Gov] Ehrlich's rivals  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 24, 2005 11:00pm Poll Democrat[ic] support plunges for [MD Gov] Ehrlich  Article ArmyDem 

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