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Pennsylvania state elections, 2006

Pennsylvania's state elections were held November 7, 2006.[1] Necessary primary elections were held on May 16, 2006.[2]


  • Governor 1
  • Lt. Governor 2
  • Senate 3
  • State Senate 4
  • Pennsylvania House of Representatives 5
  • Ballot Question 6
  • References 7


Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lynn Swann
Runningmate:Jim Matthews
1,622,135 39.6%
Democratic Ed Rendell
Runningmate:Catherine Baker Knoll
2,470,517 60.4%

Lt. Governor

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor primary election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William A. Hall, III 89,171 12.3%
Democratic Catherine Baker Knoll 445,873 61.4%
Democratic Valerie McDonald Roberts 141,919 19.6%
Democratic Gene Stilp 48,937 6.7%
Republican Jim Matthews 553,631 100.0%


United States Senate primary election in Pennsylvania, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Casey, Jr. 62,9,271 84.6%
Democratic Chuck Pennacchio 66,364 8.9%
Democratic Alan Sandals 48,113 6.5%
United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick Santorum 1,684,778 41.3%
Democratic Bob Casey, Jr. 2,392,984 58.7%
Democratic gain from Republican

State Senate

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Ballot Question

Persian Gulf Conflict Veteran's Compensation Fund Referendum
Candidate Votes Percentage
Yes 2,074,692 61.2%
No 1,317,051 38.8%


  1. ^ Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information
  2. ^ Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information
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