2006 Gubernatorial Election Statistics
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States with the Smallest Margin of Victory
StateTotal Vote D R I G %Margin Margin Democratic Republican Independent Green Other
1 MN2,202,9372134 0.96% 21,108 45.73% 46.69% 6.43% 0.49% 0.65%
2 RI387,4022100 2.01% 7,804 48.93% 50.95% 0.00% 0.00% 0.12%
3 NV582,1582105 4.01% 23,319 43.92% 47.93% 0.00% 1.16% 6.99%
4 MD1,788,3161203 6.53% 116,815 52.69% 46.16% 0.00% 0.87% 0.28%
5 FL4,829,2702100 7.07% 341,556 45.11% 52.18% 0.00% 0.00% 2.72%
6 AK237,3222136 7.36% 17,459 40.97% 48.33% 9.46% 0.25% 0.99%
7 WI2,161,7001203 7.39% 159,688 52.70% 45.31% 0.00% 1.88% 0.11%
8 ME550,8701234 7.90% 43,502 38.11% 30.21% 21.55% 9.56% 0.56%
9 OR1,379,4751204 7.98% 110,038 50.73% 42.75% 0.00% 1.45% 5.07%
10 ID450,8322100 8.56% 38,592 44.11% 52.67% 0.00% 0.00% 3.23%


States with the Largest Margin of Victory
StateTotal Vote D R I G %Margin Margin Democratic Republican Independent Green Other
1 NE593,3572140 48.94% 290,392 24.46% 73.40% 0.64% 0.00% 1.51%
2 NH403,6801200 48.18% 194,473 74.01% 25.83% 0.00% 0.00% 0.16%
3 NY4,437,2201203 40.84% 1,812,374 69.56% 28.72% 0.00% 0.95% 0.77%
4 WY193,8921200 39.93% 77,416 69.89% 29.97% 0.00% 0.00% 0.14%
5 TN1,818,5491206 38.86% 706,638 68.60% 29.74% 0.00% 0.15% 1.51%
6 NM559,1701200 37.63% 210,442 68.82% 31.18% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
7 OK926,4621200 33.01% 305,808 66.50% 33.50% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
8 CT1,123,4662103 27.76% 311,828 35.45% 63.20% 0.00% 0.85% 0.50%
9 HI344,3152103 27.18% 93,596 35.35% 62.53% 0.00% 1.58% 0.54%
10 AZ1,533,6451200 27.14% 416,302 62.58% 35.44% 0.00% 0.00% 1.97%


States with Highest Percent of Vote
DemocraticRepublicanIndependent
New Hampshire74.01%Nebraska73.40%Maine21.55%
Wyoming69.89%Connecticut63.20%Texas18.13%
New York69.56%Hawaii62.53%Alaska9.46%
New Mexico68.82%South Dakota61.69%Massachusetts6.97%
Tennessee68.60%Georgia57.94%Minnesota6.43%
GreenState1Libertarian
Illinois10.36%Texas12.43%Georgia3.84%
Maine9.56%Nevada3.56%Arizona1.97%
California2.37%Maine0.56%Ohio1.78%
Massachusetts1.95%Tennessee0.41%Idaho1.61%
Wisconsin1.88%New York0.30%Colorado1.50%


States with Lowest Percent of Vote
DemocraticRepublicanIndependent
Nebraska24.46%New Hampshire25.83%Wyoming0.00%
Texas29.79%New York28.72%Wisconsin0.00%
Hawaii35.35%Tennessee29.74%Tennessee0.00%
Connecticut35.45%Wyoming29.97%South Dakota0.00%
South Dakota36.13%Maine30.21%South Carolina0.00%


States with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
California1,837,114New York2,540,565
Georgia314,060Ohio1,589,182
Alabama195,380Colorado671,420
Connecticut186,854Tennessee656,157
Nebraska92,391Massachusetts556,649


States with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Hawaii22.64%New Hampshire68.58%
California21.84%New York56.75%
Alabama15.65%Colorado45.79%
Connecticut15.54%Ohio43.34%
Georgia14.57%Nevada42.23%


States with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
California1,205,386Florida-271,311
Ohio793,762Texas-154,911
Michigan623,691New York-141,858
Pennsylvania514,088Alabama-116,652
Wisconsin386,351Oklahoma-109,158


States with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Arizona25.08%Oklahoma-10.54%
Ohio24.58%Hawaii-9.89%
Nebraska23.36%New Hampshire-8.87%
Wisconsin21.76%Alabama-8.53%
Michigan19.63%Florida-5.32%


State Ranks
Rank DemocraticRepublicanIndependentGreen
1201600
2162000
30078
40028


County Ranks
Rank DemocraticRepublicanIndependentGreen
19841,15960
21,0419821120
3938312464
4310171285


Congressional District Ranks
Rank DemocraticRepublicanIndependentGreen
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20000
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40000


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote
DemocraticRepublicanIndependent
Philadelphia, PA89.39%Grant, NE91.67%Falls, TX41.19%
Bronx, NY88.78%Rock, NE89.95%Cooke, TX38.90%
New York, NY87.79%Banner, NE88.18%Martin, TX34.81%
Taos, NM86.70%Thomas, NE87.65%Mitchell, TX34.55%
McKinley, NM86.05%Garfield, NE87.47%Nolan, TX33.78%
GreenState1Libertarian
Jackson, IL25.05%Bandera, TX28.18%Clarke, GA6.42%
Winnebago, IL23.73%Callahan, TX27.28%Lumpkin, GA5.87%
Boone, IL22.30%McMullen, TX25.29%Cherokee, GA5.69%
Ogle, IL21.51%Brewster, TX22.92%Oconee, GA5.60%
DeKalb, IL18.27%Armstrong, TX22.11%Dawson, GA5.54%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote
DemocraticRepublicanIndependent
Roberts, TX3.91%New York, NY9.65%Weston, WY0.00%
Grant, NE6.48%Bronx, NY9.74%Washakie, WY0.00%
Ochiltree, TX6.65%Philadelphia, PA10.61%Uinta, WY0.00%
Glasscock, TX8.13%Kings, NY12.01%Teton, WY0.00%
Rock, NE8.62%Taos, NM13.30%Sweetwater, WY0.00%


Counties with Highest Number of Votes
DemocraticRepublicanIndependent
Los Angeles, CA967,149Los Angeles, CA907,919Harris, TX86,890
Cook, IL854,133San Diego, CA509,059Dallas, TX57,581
Maricopa, AZ538,383Orange, CA507,413Bexar, TX57,150
Wayne, MI459,558Cook, IL345,528Tarrant, TX56,084
Philadelphia, PA383,339Maricopa, AZ332,570Hennepin, MN37,021
GreenState1Libertarian
Cook, IL109,121Harris, TX80,808Los Angeles, CA28,429
Los Angeles, CA37,029Dallas, TX41,330Maricopa, AZ16,888
DuPage, IL26,330Tarrant, TX36,770Orange, CA15,328
Lake, IL20,617Bexar, TX35,596Fulton, GA9,700
Winnebago, IL18,539Travis, TX30,519Cobb, GA9,504


Counties with Lowest Number of Votes
DemocraticRepublicanIndependent
Loving, TX9King, TX38Weston, WY0
Roberts, TX12Loving, TX45Washakie, WY0
King, TX12Kenedy, TX68Uinta, WY0
Grant, NE21Foard, TX87Teton, WY0
Arthur, NE21Kent, TX105Sweetwater, WY0


Counties with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Los Angeles, CA299,184Nassau, NY244,805
San Diego, CA200,304Maricopa, AZ230,660
Orange, CA176,022Suffolk, NY225,467
Santa Clara, CA122,632Queens, NY195,639
Riverside, CA98,564New York, NY194,720
Sacramento, CA76,891Franklin, OH166,869
Contra Costa, CA76,475Westchester, NY160,393
San Bernardino, CA72,056Kings, NY158,869
Honolulu, HI60,259Clark, NV149,203
Alameda, CA58,756Cuyahoga, OH145,364


Counties with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Webb, TX54.28%Clinton, NY91.54%
Rock, NE49.36%Belknap, NH89.04%
Hudspeth, TX48.65%Franklin, NY84.14%
Zapata, TX48.08%Coos, NH83.17%
Jim Hogg, TX44.97%St. Lawrence, NY80.64%
Buffalo, SD44.32%Essex, NY80.27%
Culberson, TX44.14%Jefferson, NY80.06%
Quitman, GA43.78%Carroll, NH78.82%
Willacy, TX41.73%Meigs, OH76.02%
Todd, SD41.66%Strafford, NH75.41%


Counties with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Los Angeles, CA266,107Miami-Dade, FL-97,509
Maricopa, AZ183,103Kings, NY-63,918
San Diego, CA116,094Cook, IL-62,574
Franklin, OH96,256Harris, TX-58,729
Orange, CA87,619Pinellas, FL-42,706
Riverside, CA82,345Queens, NY-39,904
Wayne, MI75,467Dallas, TX-39,472
Cuyahoga, OH75,148Jefferson, AL-36,058
Oakland, MI74,717Broward, FL-31,529
Santa Clara, CA71,262Honolulu, HI-31,138


Counties with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Delaware, OH65.24%Webb, TX-53.13%
Crittenden, AR59.51%Brooks, TX-51.32%
Clermont, OH53.18%Zapata, TX-50.94%
Buffalo, NE51.32%Willacy, TX-43.89%
Pickaway, OH51.14%Jim Hogg, TX-41.82%
Pinal, AZ50.60%Maverick, TX-38.16%
Knox, OH45.99%Lamb, TX-36.10%
Sarpy, NE44.99%Ward, TX-34.88%
Hardeman, TX43.81%Zavala, TX-33.77%
Loving, TX42.86%Hidalgo, TX-33.44%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote and Win
DemocraticRepublicanIndependent
Swisher, TX31.31%Waller, TX29.50%Goliad, TX28.27%
Haskell, TX33.03%Trinity, TX30.22%Wilson, TX31.60%
Lincoln, ME33.04%Brewster, TX30.71%Wharton, TX31.90%
Androscoggin, ME33.31%Milam, TX30.76%Nolan, TX33.78%
Bastrop, TX33.38%Atascosa, TX31.26%Cooke, TX38.90%


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote and Lose
DemocraticRepublicanIndependent
Catron, NM49.83%Clearfield, PA49.79%Martin, TX34.81%
Sullivan, PA49.78%Columbia, PA49.45%Mitchell, TX34.55%
Montgomery, AL49.67%Clay, KS49.41%Ward, TX32.76%
Marinette, WI49.35%Northumberland, PA49.38%Throckmorton, TX31.30%
Huron, MI49.24%McPherson, KS49.27%Colorado, TX31.04%




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