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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 16, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 18, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 50.06% Registered 33.35% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedScott³ November 25, 2011 09:09pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2002
NameEd Rendell Votes1,913,235 (53.41%)
Term01/21/2003 - 01/16/2007 Margin323,827 (+9.04%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameTom Corbett Votes2,172,763 (54.49%)
Term01/18/2011 - 01/20/2015 Margin357,975 (+8.98%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 26, 2006 PA Governor - Green Party Nomination
Marakay J. Rogers
G 1
May 16, 2006 PA Governor - R Primary
Lynn Swann
R 583,658
May 16, 2006 PA Governor - D Primary
Ed Rendell
D 654,985
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/08/2004 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Ed Rendell 7 15 22 22
Lynn Swann 5 2 1 --
Leaning Call: Ed Rendell (94.09%)
Weighted Call: Ed Rendell (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

12/13/2005 11/02/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Ed Rendell Lynn Swann Unidentified Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
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Certified Votes2,470,517 (60.31%) 1,622,135 (39.60%) 3,425 (0.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -848,382 (-20.71%) -2,467,092 (-60.23%)  
Predict Avg.54.50% 44.33% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2005 00/00/2005 --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (39 from 11 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg57.46%-- 35.17%-- 0.00%--  
Mason-Dixon 
10/31/06-11/02/06
56.00% -- 38.00% 3.0 0.00% --
Muhlenberg College 
10/29/06-11/01/06
60.00% 4.0 35.00% -- 0.00% --
Strategic Vision (R) 
10/28/06-10/30/06
58.00% 1.0 37.00% -- 0.00% --
Franklin & Marshall College 
10/25/06-10/29/06
58.00% -- 33.00% -- 0.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
10/23/06-10/29/06
58.00% 3.0 35.00% 4.0 0.00% --
Zogby Interactive 
10/23/06-10/27/06
55.20% 3.8 42.00% 2.4 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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DROPPED OUT - NO VOTES
Marakay J. Rogers (G)
Aug 01, 2006 - Sep 01, 2006
Hagan Smith (CST)
Aug 01, 2006
Russell H. "Russ" Diamond (I)
Apr 13, 2006 - Jul 29, 2006

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 30, 2006 12:00am Endorsement 13 GOP Mayors to Back Rendell Re-election Bid  Article COSDem 
Aug 16, 2006 12:00pm News Ex-football star's political drive stalls  Article CBlock941 
Aug 14, 2006 11:00pm Endorsement Rendell wins early endorsement from state's Teamsters  Article Scott³ 
Aug 11, 2006 04:40am News [PA] Green Party candidates for governor, lieutenant gov., to withdraw  Article Scott³ 
Aug 10, 2006 02:25pm Announcement Swann Unveils Book in Pa. Campaign Fight  Article RP 
Aug 01, 2006 10:00pm Poll New Rasmussen Report Poll: Rendell 50% Swann 40%. ALSO: Casey 50% Santorum 39%  Article Scott³ 

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