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Parents > United States > South Carolina > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 10, 2007 - 08:00am
Term End January 12, 2011 - 08:00am
Turnout 27.22% Total Population
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifiedSteve Boudreaux May 27, 2010 12:38pm
Data Sources[Link]
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameMark Sanford Votes585,422 (52.85%)
Term01/15/2003 - 01/10/2007 Margin64,282 (+5.80%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameNikki Haley Votes690,525 (51.37%)
Term01/12/2011 - 01/14/2015 Margin59,991 (+4.46%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 13, 2006 SC Governor - R Primary
Mark Sanford
R 246,447
Jun 13, 2006 SC Governor - D Primary
Thomas "Tommy" Moore
D 136,552
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/28/2004 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mark Sanford 3 4 24 21
Leaning Call: Mark Sanford (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Mark Sanford (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

06/14/2006 11/05/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Mark Sanford St. Sen. Thomas "Tommy" Moore (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes601,868 (55.12%) 489,076 (44.79%) 1,008 (0.09%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -112,792 (-10.33%) -600,860 (-55.03%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2004 00/00/2004 --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (10 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg56.21%-- 36.86%-- 0.00%--  
Polimetrix 
10/27/06-11/05/06
56.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
11/02/06-11/04/06
57.00% 1.0 40.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Clemson U "Palmetto Poll"/ David Sparks & Associates 
10/17/06-10/25/06
58.00% -- 31.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/20/06-10/20/06
57.00% 6.0 34.00% 4.0 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/14/06-10/16/06
56.00% 6.0 41.00% 5.0 0.00% --
Survey USA 
09/26/06-09/28/06
50.00% 4.0 46.00% 5.0 0.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 27, 2006 05:00pm News Sanford leading by wide margin in Palmetto Poll  Article SC Moose 
Jul 17, 2006 06:00pm Announcement Knotts Says No In SC  Article RP 
Jul 14, 2006 01:00pm News Senator Knotts wrapping up petition drive in bid for governor (SC)  Article SC-Conservative 
Jul 10, 2006 10:00am News Knotts circulating petitions: ‘I’m running’ (SC)  Article Thomas Walker 
Feb 17, 2006 01:30pm Analysis South Carolina Governor: Sanford (R) Has Double Digit Lead  Article SC Moose 

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