- Alabama state elections, 2006
November 7, 2006, Alabamahad elections for seven constitutional officers, a public service commissioner, all state senators, all state representatives, the supreme court and appeals courts, the state board of education, probate judges in all counties, three Constitutional amendments, and various municipal elections. The state held a primary on June 6, which included referendums on constitutional amendments, and held primary run-offs on July 18.
The major candidates in this race were
Lucy Baxley, the sitting Lieutenant Governor, and Don Siegelman, former governor of Alabama from 1999- 2003. Three other minor candidates each polled less than 1% of the vote.
Secretary of State
*Nancy Worley - incumbent
*Ed Packard - employee of Elections Division of the Secretary of State's office
*Wes Allen -
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*S. Samantha Shaw - Montgomery County GOP Chair
*Tripp Skipper - former legislative staffer,
*Chess Bedsole - Birmingham businessman and attorney; former U.S. Senate Counsel
*Perry Hooper - former state representative (Montgomery)
*John Amari - former state senator, 1998 lieutenant governor candidate
*Jack Hornady - former Service Commission employee
*Charlotte Kirkland Williams - teacher, director of Southeast Alabama Education Outreach Center
*Ethel Hall - incumbent
*David Byers - incumbent
*Jonathan Putnam - businessman
Associate Justice Place 2
*Tom Woodall - incumbent
*Hank Fowler - former staff attorney for Justice Parker
*John England - Tuscaloosa Circuit Judge
Court of Civil Appeals
Three of the five seats on the Civil Appeals Court are up for reelection to four-year terms.
*Terry Moore - attorney
*Mark Anderson - deputy attorney general
*Jim McFerrin - attorney
Court of Criminal Appeals
*Greg Shaw - incumbent
*Aubrey Ford, Jr. - Macon County District judge
*Claude Patton - attorney
*Jamie Durham - deputy attorney general
*Deborah Bell Paseur - Lauderdale County District judge
Other Judicial Races
Races for various circuit and district courts will be held, as well as circuit clerks, sheriffs and probate judges in all counties.
One amendment was placed on the ballot for consideration in the primary election, and three will be on the ballot in the general election.
Included on the ballot in the 2006 primary election was a statewide constitutional amendment, proposed by Act 2005-35, that defined marriage in Alabama as only between a man and a woman, and precluded the recognition by Alabama of any other type of marriage issued in the United States.
Alabama gubernatorial election, 2006
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