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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
Photo  
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  
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 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (24 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg35.50%-- 23.78%-- 17.40%-- 11.13%-- -0.79%-- 0.00%--  
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
I McCord 2014
D Andy
D DFWDem
D Ex-New Jerseyan
D Ben Barnes [L]
D PaGuy
D Brandonius Maximus
D Tony Sanchez
LBT Smart
FL Silver Dime
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
R Moving to Miami
 

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INFORMATION LINKS

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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