Alaska gubernatorial election, 2006

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Gubernatorial candidates

  • Frank Murkowski (R)* - Incumbent, lost primary (gw) (cw)
  • Sarah Palin (R) - Ex-Wasilla Mayor and '02 Lt. Governor Candidate. (cw)
  • Tony Knowles (D) - former Governor, former Anchorage Mayor, Vietnam War Veteran. (cw)
  • Andrew Halcro (I) - former State Representative, Marketing Executive and Ex-Republican. (cw)

2006 General election results

*Sarah Palin (R)       99,619 	49%
*Tony Knowles (D)      83,640 	41%
*Andrew Halcro (I)     19,683 	10%

Important dates

  • Primary: August 22, 2006

External Links

  • Volz, Matt. Knowles to run for governor Anchorage Daily News, May 29, 2006.
  • New poll shows Sarah Palin with large lead over Binkley, Murkowski getting clobbered Alaska Report, August 9, 2006.
  • Voz, Matt. Knowles builds war chest for November election Kodiak Daily Mirror, August 11, 2006.
  • Voz, Matt. Murkowski goes into attack mode as primary draws near Kodiak Daily Mirror, August 17, 2006.
  • Hopkins, Kyle. Republican voters face year's biggest decision -- Murkowski takes humble tone against new heavyweights Palin, Binkley Anchorage Daily News, August 20, 2006.
  • Analyze THIS - Daily Kos diary

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