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  MN Governor
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Minnesota > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 02, 2007 - 11:00am
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 44.78% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH May 25, 2009 02:17pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameTim Pawlenty Votes999,473 (44.37%)
Term01/06/2003 - 01/02/2007 Margin178,205 (+7.91%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Won11/02/2010
NameMark Dayton Votes919,232 (43.63%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2015 Margin8,770 (+0.42%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 11, 2006 MN Governor - IP Straw Poll Peter Hutchinson
Mar 11, 2006 MN Governor - DFL Straw Poll Mike Hatch
Jun 10, 2006 MN Governor - DFL Convention Mike Hatch
Sep 12, 2006 MN Governor - DFL Primary Mike Hatch
Sep 12, 2006 MN Governor - R Primary Tim Pawlenty
Sep 12, 2006 MN Governor - IP Primary Peter Hutchinson
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KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/14/2003 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Tim Pawlenty 17 10 3 1
Mike Hatch 34 2 ----
Leaning Call: Tim Pawlenty (56.82%)
Weighted Call: Mike Hatch (67.54%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
07/21/2006 11/06/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Tim Pawlenty Attorney General Mike Hatch Peter Hutchinson Ken Pentel Walt E. Brown Leslie Davis (W) Others
PartyRepublican Democratic-Farmer-Labor MN Independence Green Quit Raising Taxes American Independent
Website [Website] [Website]
Certified Votes1,028,568 (46.69%) 1,007,460 (45.73%) 141,735 (6.43%) 10,800 (0.49%) 9,649 (0.44%) 3,776 (0.17%) 944 (0.04%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -21,108 (-0.96%) -886,833 (-40.26%) -1,017,768 (-46.20%) -1,018,919 (-46.25%) -1,024,792 (-46.52%) -1,027,624 (-46.65%)
Predict Avg.45.00% 46.75% 5.75% 1.00% 0.07% 0.10% 0.07%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (19 from 9 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.34%-- 41.92%-- 6.73%-- 2.25%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.49%--
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
11/05/06-11/06/06
41.00% 1.0 44.00% 2.0 7.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Polimetrix 
10/27/06-11/05/06
45.00% -- 49.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
11/04/06-11/05/06
40.00% -- 42.00% 3.0 8.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
11/03/06-11/05/06
45.00% 1.0 45.00% -- 8.00% 1.0 0.00% 1.0 0.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
10/31/06-11/03/06
40.00% 3.0 45.00% 1.0 7.00% -- 0.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% 4.0
Internal Candidate Poll 
10/30/06-10/30/06
42.00% -- 48.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
MNI Tom Horner [L]
LBT Silver Dime
R TurnerforCongress
D Andy
  Star Tribune, The (Minneapolis - St. Paul)
J Dr. Cynic
D Eric
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
I TX_Socialist
Laf-W Craverguy
  Pioneer Press
G-R TONY
MFL The Oncoming Storm
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) David W. Hinkley (W) Nelson Gonzalez (W) Murphy Wentworth  
PartyIndependent Independent Independent  
Website  
Certified Votes2 (0.00%) 2 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin-1,028,566 (-46.69%) -1,028,566 (-46.69%) -1,028,567 (-46.69%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (19 from 9 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.49%-- 0.49%-- 0.49%--  
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
11/05/06-11/06/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Polimetrix 
10/27/06-11/05/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
11/04/06-11/05/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
11/03/06-11/05/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Princeton Survey Research Associates 
10/31/06-11/03/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Internal Candidate Poll 
10/30/06-10/30/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 03, 2006 12:00pm News Report: Hatch Called Reporter 'Republican Whore'  Article Eric 
Aug 13, 2006 04:00pm Perspective Candidate's education view shaped as superintendent  Article The Oncoming Storm 
Aug 11, 2006 04:00pm Election Guide Hutchinson wants "outcomes"-based government  Article The Oncoming Storm 
Aug 07, 2006 06:00pm Poll Minnesota Governor: Pawlenty on the Rebound  Article Imperator 
Aug 07, 2006 11:00am News (Mike) Hatch saves now to spend it later  Article Eric 
Aug 03, 2006 02:00pm Election Guide [MN Gov.] Debate offers election preview  Article The Oncoming Storm 

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