North Carolina U.S. House election, 2006

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This article discusses the 2006 elections for House of Representatives from the state of North Carolina. It was updated after the primary election on May 2, 2006.

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NC-01

NC-02

  • Bob Etheridge (D) incumbent. (hw) (cw)
  • Dan Mansell (R)
  • General election results:
         Bob Etheridge (D)  85,128   66%
         Dan Mansell   (R)  43,000   34%

NC-03

         Walter Jones (R)  98,688   69%
         Craig Weber  (D)  44,397   31%

NC-04

  • David Price (D) incumbent. (hw) (cw)
  • Steven Acuff (R)
  • General election results:
         David Price (D)  125,172   65%
         Steve Acuff (R)   67,610   35%
  • External Links:
    • Endorsements for Congress Spring 2006: 4th Congressional District: Democratic primary -- Election Day is May 2 Independent Weekly, April 19, 2006.
    • France, Erin. Rep. Price sees primary challengers Daily Tar Heel, April 27, 2006.
  • see Daily Kos => NC-04

NC-05

         Virginia Foxx (R)  95,560   57%
         Roger Sharpe  (D)  71,584   43%

NC-06

         Howard Coble (R)  107,280   71%
         Rory Blake   (D)   44,172   29%

NC-07

  • Mike McIntyre (D) incumbent. (hw) (cw)
  • Shirley Davis (R)
  • General election results:
         Mike McIntyre (D)  102,940   73%
         Shirley Davis (R)   38,878   27%

NC-08

         Robin Hayes   (R)   60,505   50%
         Larry Kissell (D)   60,056   50%
  • Outlook: This district has a 50.7% Democratic performance, and in 2004, the incumbent only got 55% against an underfunded opponent. In addition, Hayes promised to vote against CAFTA, but then cast the tie-breaking vote in favor - a decision that cost his district over 4000 jobs.
  • External Links:
    • Anderson, Mary. Kissell out to unseat Hayes Coruier-Tribune, November 18, 2005.
    • Morrill, Jim. Trio sets sights on Hayes -- Sudden withdrawal leaves Kissell, Autry or Ortiz to challenge Charlotte.com, April 15, 2006.
  • see Daily Kos => NC-08

NC-09

         Sue Myrick (R)  105,621   67%
         Bill Glass (D)   53,080   33%

NC-10

         Patrick McHenry (R)  93,141   62%
         Richard Carsner (D)  57,287   38%

NC-11

         Heath Shuler   (D)  123,986   54%
         Charles Taylor (R)  106,651   46%
  • Outlook: Shuler is a popular former quaterback, and he has raised more money than Taylor. Taylor has been mired in banking scandals.
  • External Links:
    • Boyle, John. Election 2006: Can Taylor be beaten? -- 11th District race expected to heat up after May primaries Asheville Citizen-Times, April 23, 2006.
    • Boyle, John. Armor brings diverse experience to congressional race Asheville Citizen-Times, April 24, 2006.
    • The Associated Press. Taylor denies link between donations, letter over tribal money The Fayetteville (NC) Observer, April 19, 2006.
  • see Daily Kos => NC-11

NC-12

  • Melvin Watt (D) incumbent. (hw) (cw)
  • Ada Fisher (R) (cw)
  • General election results:
         Mel Watt   (D)  70,796  67%
         Ada Fisher (R)  34,978  33%

NC-13

  • Brad Miller (D) incumbent. (hw) (cw)
  • Vernon Robinson (R) (cw) - former Winston-Salem city councilor and 2004 Congressional candidate.
  • General election results:
         Brad Miller     (D)  96,892   64%
         Vernon Robinson (R)  55,324   36%
  • Comments: During their recent debate, Robinson charged that Miller "wants to import homosexuals" into the state. Safe Democratic.
  • External Links:
    • Candidate For Congressional Seat Launches Controversial Campaign Ad WRAL.com, April 26, 2006.
  • see Daily Kos => NC-13

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