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United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2006

 

United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2006

The Maine Congressional elections of 2006 were held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006. The terms of both Representatives to the United States House of Representatives expired on January 3, 2007, and therefore were put up for contest. The winning candidates served a two-year term from January 3, 2007, to January 3, 2009. The primary elections were held on Tuesday, June 13, 2006.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • District 1 2
  • District 2 3
  • References 4
  • See also 5

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2006[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 350,721 65.44% 2
Republican 163,165 30.45% 0
Independents 22,029 4.11% 0
Totals 535,915 100.00% 2

District 1

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Tom Allen has been in office since 1997. He defeated Republican challenger Darlene Curley and independent Dexter Kamilewicz in the general election. Neither Allen nor Curley were challenged in their respective primaries.

Maine's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Allen (inc.) 170,949 60.84%
Republican Darlene J. Curley 88,009 31.32%
Independent Dexter J. Kamilewicz 22,029 7.84%
Totals 280,987 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 2

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Michael Michaud has served in Congress since 2003. Michaud defeated Republican Laurence D'Amboise in the general election. Neither Michaud nor D'Amboise were challenged in their respective primaries.

Maine's 2nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Michaud (inc.) 179,772 70.52%
Republican Laurence D'Amboise 75,156 29.48%
Totals 254,928 100.00%
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2006/2006Stat.htm#19

See also

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