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California Insurance Commissioner election, 2006

 

California Insurance Commissioner election, 2006

California Insurance Commissioner election, 2006

November 7, 2006

 
Nominee Steve Poizner Cruz Bustamante
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 4,229,986 3,204,536
Percentage 50.81 38.49

Election results by county

Com. before election

John Garamendi
Democratic

Elected Com.

Steve Poizner
Republican

The 2006 California Insurance Commissioner election occurred on November 7, 2006. The primary elections took place on June 6, 2006. Businessman Steve Poizner, the Republican nominee, defeated Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante, the Democratic nominee, for the office previously held by Democrat John Garamendi, who was term-limited and ran for lieutenant governor.

Primary Results

A bar graph of statewide results in this contest are available at http://primary2006.ss.ca.gov/Returns/ins/00.htm.

Results by county are available here and here.

Democratic

California Insurance Commissioner Democratic primary, 2006
Candidate Votes Percentage
Cruz Bustamante 1,651,858 70.43%
John Kraft 693,662 29.57%
Total votes 2,345,520 100.00%

Others

California Insurance Commissioner primary, 2006 (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Poizner 1,519,054 100.00%
Green Larry Cafiero 30,742 100.00%
American Independent Jay Earl Burden 29,278 100.00%
Libertarian Dale Ogden 16,760 100.00%
Peace and Freedom Tom Condit 3,850 100.00%

Results

California Insurance Commissioner election, 2006[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Poizner 4,229,986 50.81%
Democratic Cruz Bustamante 3,204,536 38.49%
Libertarian Dale Ogden 305,772 3.67%
Green Larry Cafiero 270,218 3.25%
Peace and Freedom Tom Condit 187,618 2.25%
American Independent Jay Earl Burden 127,267 1.53%
Invalid or blank votes 573,662 6.45%
Totals 8,899,059 100.00%
Voter turnout 39.29%
Republican gain from Democratic

Results by county

Results from the Secretary of State of California:[1]

County Poizner Votes Bustamante Votes Ogden Votes Cafiero Votes Condit Votes Burden Votes
Glenn 67.32% 4,919 23.21% 1,696 3.82% 279 1.63% 119 1.74% 127 2.29% 167
Placer 66.29% 78,613 23.91% 28,355 3.84% 4,553 2.65% 3,148 1.97% 2,334 1.34% 1,587
Shasta 65.85% 37,735 23.98% 13,742 3.99% 2,288 2.02% 1,158 1.98% 1,137 2.17% 1,241
Colusa 65.88% 3,047 27.01% 1,249 2.68% 124 1.28% 59 1.51% 70 1.64% 76
Madera 64.67% 19,121 25.78% 7,622 3.24% 959 2.05% 607 2.73% 806 1.53% 453
Tulare 64.64% 43,806 28.12% 19,057 2.56% 1,736 1.57% 1,066 1.69% 1,145 1.42% 961
Kern 64.61% 95,434 27.01% 39,891 3.60% 5,317 1.39% 2,057 1.46% 2,157 1.93% 2,853
Tehama 64.53% 11,425 24.14% 4,275 4.19% 742 2.04% 361 2.21% 392 2.89% 511
Sutter 64.39% 14,963 26.62% 6,186 3.52% 818 1.70% 395 1.64% 380 2.13% 496
El Dorado 64.10% 41,865 24.28% 15,859 4.06% 2,650 3.70% 2,417 2.35% 1,538 1.51% 986
Orange 63.62% 447,911 26.36% 185,561 4.19% 29,487 2.19% 15,384 2.12% 14,896 1.53% 10,789
Modoc 63.54% 2,293 23.72% 856 5.85% 211 2.77% 100 2.22% 80 1.91% 69
Amador 62.84% 9,100 25.30% 3,664 4.11% 595 2.97% 430 2.99% 433 1.80% 260
Kings 61.93% 13,883 30.38% 6,811 3.46% 776 1.20% 268 1.63% 366 1.40% 314
Yuba 61.25% 8,321 26.43% 3,591 4.39% 596 2.74% 372 2.45% 333 2.75% 373
Plumas 60.54% 5,202 27.85% 2,393 4.07% 350 3.37% 290 2.34% 201 1.83% 157
Calaveras 60.41% 10,561 25.75% 4,502 5.46% 954 3.83% 669 2.58% 451 1.97% 344
Riverside 59.62% 223,693 31.42% 117,904 3.33% 12,488 1.94% 7,264 2.09% 7,854 1.60% 5,999
Tuolumne 59.69% 12,251 27.62% 5,668 4.74% 973 3.12% 641 3.11% 638 1.72% 352
Fresno 59.51% 102,290 31.81% 54,678 3.18% 5,461 2.04% 3,501 2.36% 4,054 1.11% 1,907
Mariposa 58.71% 4,372 28.13% 2,095 5.08% 378 3.40% 253 2.95% 220 1.73% 129
Butte 58.63% 39,400 28.26% 18,993 4.29% 2,881 3.99% 2,681 2.65% 1,781 2.18% 1,466
Inyo 57.84% 3,617 29.19% 1,825 4.69% 293 3.60% 225 2.72% 170 1.97% 123
Nevada 57.46% 23,782 29.72% 12,302 4.47% 1,852 5.05% 2,091 1.98% 818 1.31% 542
Lassen 57.06% 4,787 31.53% 2,645 5.33% 447 1.94% 163 1.94% 163 2.21% 185
San Bernardino 56.83% 190,127 33.07% 110,614 3.73% 12,475 1.99% 6,648 2.20% 7,365 2.18% 7,305
Stanislaus 56.78% 57,298 33.64% 33,946 3.35% 3,378 1.76% 1,771 2.88% 2,903 1.59% 1,609
Sierra 56.76% 878 27.47% 425 6.40% 99 4.07% 63 2.97% 46 2.33% 36
San Luis Obispo 56.76% 52,958 32.57% 30,386 3.60% 3,362 3.05% 2,847 2.32% 2,166 1.69% 1,580
San Diego 56.28% 417,746 33.97% 252,140 3.95% 29,354 2.51% 18,667 1.85% 13,745 1.43% 10,594
Ventura 56.16% 119,880 34.10% 72,781 4.10% 8,747 2.51% 5,360 1.81% 3,873 1.32% 2,809
Sacramento 54.53% 189,051 34.03% 117,965 3.21% 11,137 3.54% 12,287 2.99% 10,351 1.70% 5,896
Merced 54.51% 22,358 35.67% 14,629 2.34% 959 2.14% 879 4.09% 1,677 1.25% 514
Siskiyou 54.28% 8,781 33.31% 5,389 4.85% 784 2.57% 416 2.57% 415 2.42% 391
San Joaquin 52.06% 70,429 38.06% 51,497 3.44% 4,651 2.13% 2,882 2.51% 3,397 1.80% 2,440
Trinity 52.00% 2,892 30.49% 1,696 7.35% 409 5.50% 306 2.84% 158 1.82% 101
San Benito 51.04% 7,176 38.42% 5,402 3.61% 508 2.80% 393 2.77% 389 1.36% 191
Santa Clara 50.81% 211,203 39.00% 162,095 3.61% 15,001 3.21% 13,330 2.19% 9,099 1.19% 4,948
Napa 50.83% 20,989 36.81% 15,199 4.23% 1,748 4.54% 1,875 2.19% 905 1.39% 576
Del Norte 50.75% 3,335 37.81% 2,485 4.98% 327 2.78% 183 1.77% 116 1.92% 126
Mono 49.82% 1,806 37.60% 1,363 4.97% 180 3.64% 132 2.70% 98 1.27% 46
Contra Costa 49.74% 144,933 39.83% 116,051 2.59% 7,557 3.73% 10,882 2.61% 7,598 1.50% 4,362
Lake 49.61% 9,452 35.91% 6,842 4.84% 923 4.24% 808 3.12% 595 2.26% 431
Santa Barbara 49.44% 57,791 39.64% 46,336 4.08% 4,773 3.25% 3,802 2.26% 2,640 1.34% 1,561
Monterey 47.27% 40,443 41.34% 35,364 3.79% 3,239 3.55% 3,033 2.47% 2,115 1.59% 1,356
Marin 47.14% 47,497 40.19% 40,497 3.83% 3,860 5.67% 5,714 2.39% 2,410 0.78% 785
Solano 46.85% 46,939 42.31% 42,393 4.02% 4,028 2.62% 2,625 2.22% 2,222 1.98% 1,984
San Mateo 46.90% 91,929 42.69% 83,693 2.86% 5,599 4.11% 8,050 2.34% 4,593 1.10% 2,162
Yolo 45.20% 23,305 42.11% 21,711 4.12% 2,122 5.38% 2,775 2.08% 1,070 1.12% 576
Sonoma 44.88% 75,160 40.25% 67,410 4.36% 7,300 5.77% 9,664 3.25% 5,436 1.49% 2,493
Los Angeles 42.01% 786,131 47.64% 891,354 3.66% 68,543 3.02% 56,563 2.06% 38,601 1.60% 29,893
Humboldt 41.71% 19,411 41.95% 19,523 4.36% 2,031 7.87% 3,663 2.61% 1,217 1.49% 695
Mendocino 40.01% 11,900 42.67% 12,689 5.13% 1,526 7.13% 2,119 3.37% 1,001 1.70% 505
Alpine 39.29% 200 46.37% 236 5.70% 29 3.34% 17 3.54% 18 1.77% 9
Santa Cruz 38.80% 33,445 45.44% 39,168 3.94% 3,394 7.20% 6,208 3.12% 2,690 1.49% 1,287
Imperial 38.35% 8,383 52.74% 11,529 2.96% 646 1.41% 308 2.53% 552 2.03% 443
Alameda 34.19% 132,311 52.29% 202,363 3.21% 12,410 6.15% 23,820 2.81% 10,894 1.35% 5,222
San Francisco 27.94% 61,458 58.16% 127,945 3.39% 7,465 7.46% 16,409 2.15% 4,719 0.91% 2,001

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Secretary of State" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Registration and Participation" (PDF).  

External links

  • VoteCircle.com Non-partisan resources & vote sharing network for Californians
  • Information on the elections from California's Secretary of State
  • Official Homepage of the California Department of Insurance
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