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  TX Governor
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Texas > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 09:00pm
Term Start January 16, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 18, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 21.10% Total Population
ContributorDFWDem
Last ModifiedRP May 17, 2010 03:45pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameRick Perry Votes2,632,591 (57.81%)
Term01/21/2003 - 01/16/2007 Margin812,793 (+17.85%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameRick Perry Votes2,737,481 (54.97%)
Term01/18/2011 - 01/20/2015 Margin631,086 (+12.67%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 07, 2006 TX Governor - D Primary Chris Bell
Mar 07, 2006 TX Governor - R Primary Rick Perry
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KEY RACE? 8.2856998444 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/19/2003 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Rick Perry 9 25 30 11
Chris Bell ----1 --
Leaning Call: Rick Perry (98.47%)
Weighted Call: Rick Perry (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
02/06/2006 10/27/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Rick Perry Rep. Chris Bell Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn Kinky Friedman James Werner (W) James "Patriot" Dillon  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Independent Libertarian Independent  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes1,716,792 (39.03%) 1,310,337 (29.79%) 796,851 (18.11%) 547,674 (12.45%) 26,749 (0.61%) 713 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -406,455 (-9.24%) -919,941 (-20.91%) -1,169,118 (-26.58%) -1,690,043 (-38.42%) -1,716,079 (-39.01%)  
Predict Avg.37.12% 26.75% 17.00% 11.00% 0.33% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (24 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg36.31%-- 24.67%-- 16.87%-- 10.89%-- -0.12%-- 0.06%--  
Zogby Interactive 
10/23/06-10/27/06
36.70% 0.8 28.50% 2.3 15.00% 2.0 14.40% 1.2 2.10% 1.8 0.00% --
Zogby International 
10/23/06-10/25/06
38.00% -- 22.00% -- 21.00% -- 11.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/23/06-10/23/06
36.00% 2.0 25.00% 6.0 22.00% 1.0 12.00% 6.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/21/06-10/23/06
36.00% 1.0 26.00% 3.0 19.00% 4.0 16.00% 7.0 1.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Zogby Interactive 
10/10/06-10/16/06
37.50% 6.8 26.20% 0.9 13.00% 1.9 13.20% 9.2 3.90% 1.3 0.00% --
Opinion Analysts 
10/11/06-10/15/06
34.00% -- 18.00% -- 18.00% -- 8.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
R ConservativeWin
D Lena Guerrero [L]
R PAVictory06
D PA-FL Dem
D Andy
D DFWDem
D Ex-New Jerseyan
D Ben Barnes [L]
D PaGuy
D Brandon
D Tony Sanchez
LBT Smart
LBT Silver Dime
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
R Moving to Miami
 

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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
00/00/2006 Kinky Friedman TVAd Feel Good eng Kinky Friedman Campaign Ad: The Good Shephered  00:00:32 Incurious Mongrul 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 01, 2007 03:00pm News Community Colleges Bestow Dunce Cap on Perry  Article Chronicler 
Nov 06, 2006 12:00pm News Perry Believes Non-Christians Doomed  Article Hail to the Rookies 
Oct 27, 2006 02:00pm News Bell collects money to keep ads running  Article Eric 
Oct 25, 2006 01:00am News Big guns to stump for Perry and Bell  Article Eric 
Oct 25, 2006 12:00am Blog Entry [TX] Amazing rumor: Bell within 5?  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 21, 2006 10:55am News Bell accepts Kerry's helping hand  Article Eric 

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