Virginia U.S. Senate election, 2006

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Sen. George Allen (R)

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  • Senator: George Allen
  • State: VA
  • Age in '06: 54
  • Prognosis: Likely GOP (11/04)


Important Dates

  • Major Party Filing Deadline: April 14, 2006
  • Independent/Third Party Filing Deadline: June 13, 2006
  • Primary: June 13, 2006


Challengers


Results

  • Webb won 50-49%

Previous Elections


Virginia presidential election results

  • 2004: Bush 54% / Kerry 45%
  • 2000: Bush 52% / Gore 45%


Narrative

Allen's "macaca" insult, made laughingly, to a 20 yr. old Webb campaign intern of Indian descent gives the Webb campaign a spark and doesn't forebode well for Allen's presidential aspirations which have been permanently tainted with the word "macaca".


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