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ELECTION INFORMATION

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Senate Class I

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

11/30/-0001 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/7/2006 6:00 am

Polls Close

11/7/2006 11:00 pm

Term Starts

1/3/2007 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/21/2009 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 5/5/2006, Updated 1/21/2009

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

11/7/2000

Term

2001-2007

Winner

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Party

Democratic

Votes

3,747,310

Percent

55.27%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/6/2012

Term

2013-2019

Winner

Kirsten Gillibrand

Party

Democratic *

Votes

4,822,330

Percent

72.19%


PRIMARIES

4/29/2006

NY US Senate - LBT Convention

Jeff Russell

5/7/2006

NY US Senate - R Convention

John D. Spencer

5/20/2006

NY US Senate - G Convention

Howie Hawkins

6/3/2006

NY US Senate - WFP Convention

Hillary Rodham Clinton

9/12/2006

NY US Senate - R Primary

John D. Spencer

9/12/2006

NY US Senate - D Primary

Hillary Rodham Clinton


NARRATIVE

Clinton also ran on the Independence and Working Families lines. DEM 2,698,931 IDP 160,705 WFP 148,792 Spencer also ran on the Conservative line. REP 1,212,902 CON 179,287 Clinton resigned after having been appointed Secretary of State.


DEBATES

EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

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NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

11/21/2006 12:45 am

News

[NY] Clinton Won Easily, but Bankroll Shows the Toll

11/7/2006 1:00 pm

News

Clinton Is Midterm Campaign’s Biggest Spender, Records Show, at $29.5 Million and Counting

10/23/2006 12:00 pm

General

Opponent denies calling Clinton ugly

8/15/2006 2:20 pm

Advertisement

GOP Hopeful to Run Ad Linking Hillary Clinton to Usama Bin Laden

2/7/2006 10:00 pm

News

Novello: No (New York State) Senate race for me

1/26/2006 9:00 pm

News

Nixon son-in-law will not re-enter Senate race

1/20/2006 12:00 pm

News

Clinton strong for re-election and prez in New York

12/28/2005 9:00 pm

News

Novello for Senate (New York)?

12/23/2005 11:00 am

News

GOP boss: Nixon in-law reconsidering Clinton challenge

12/15/2005 8:00 am

News

Pirro Told To Zip It

12/14/2005 7:30 pm

Poll

Pirro runs better for attorney general, but still trails, Quinnipiac poll finds; Golisano is top choice for governor

12/12/2005 1:35 pm

News

GOP leaders tell Pirro to drop Senate bid

12/11/2005 3:00 pm

News

Pirro Buys Time

12/2/2005 8:00 am

News

Pirro Eyes Exit Amid "Emergency Summit"

12/1/2005 10:00 pm

News

NY GOP chief: Vote on candidates doesn't have to come now

10/24/2005 12:00 pm

Speculative

GOP FOES EYED IN 'PIRRO OUT' RUMOR

10/22/2005 9:40 pm

News

Pirro rips Hil-lywood

10/18/2005 12:00 pm

Amusing

Ms. Pirro Seeks an Unlikely Donor for Campaign Funds: Mrs. Clinton

8/28/2005 5:00 pm

Poll

NY Senator: Hillary 57% Pirro 33%

8/8/2005 2:00 pm

News

Reaction to Pirro announcement

8/8/2005 9:00 am

News

Pirro Will Challenge Clinton

7/20/2005 12:00 pm

Poll

Sen. Clinton Has Big Lead in N.Y. Poll

6/26/2005 12:00 am

News

Clinton Honors Graham at Final Revival

5/27/2005 2:00 pm

News

Poll majority say they'd be likely to vote for Clinton

4/19/2005 1:00 pm

News

Congressman King jokes: Hillary for Pope?

4/18/2005 1:05 pm

News

Clinton raises almost $4 million in first quarter

4/10/2005 12:00 am

News

In Attempt to Oust Clinton, a Strategist's Comeback Bid

3/20/2005 3:00 pm

News

Nothing Here for Hill (Hillary Clinton) to Fear

2/22/2005 12:00 am

News

Clinton's Popularity Up in State, Even Among Republicans

2/8/2005 12:00 am

Poll

Hil, Eliot would beat gov

1/27/2005 12:00 am

Speculative

Hil vs. Pirro in '06?


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton
(Democratic) *
Announced 9/12/2006

3,008,428
67.00%

 

Mayor John D. Spencer
(Republican)
Announced 9/12/2006

1,392,189
31.01%

 

Howie Hawkins
(Green)
Announced 9/12/2006

55,469
1.24%

 

 

Jeff Russell
(Libertarian)
Announced 11/30/2005

20,996
0.47%

 

 

Róger Calero
(Socialist Workers)

6,967
0.16%

 

 

Bill Van Auken
(Socialist Equality)
Announced 1/1/2006

6,004
0.13%

 

Source for election returns: http://www.elections.state.ny.us/NYSBOE/elections/2006/general/2006_ussen.pdf


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