2006 Minnesota State Auditor election

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Minnesota State Auditor election, 2006

← 2002 November 7, 2006 2010 →
  Rebecca Otto.jpg Patricia Anderson.png
Nominee Rebecca Otto Patricia Anderson
Party DFL Republican
Popular vote 1,094,440 866,041
Percentage 51.92% 41.08%

Minnesota State Auditor election, 2006 results by county.svg
County Results

Otto:      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%
Anderson:      40–50%      50–60%



State Auditor before election

Patricia Anderson
Republican

Elected State Auditor

Rebecca Otto
DFL

The 2006 Minnesota State Auditor election was held on November 7, 2006. Incumbent Republican Patricia Anderson was defeated by former State Representative Rebecca Otto of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL). Independence Party of Minnesota candidate Lucy Gerold finished third.

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes
# %
Rebecca Otto Democratic–Farmer–Labor 1,094,440 51.92
Patricia Anderson Republican 866,041 41.08
Lucy Gerold Independence 97,076 4.61
Dave Berger Green 49,131 2.33
Write-in 1,316 0.06
Total 2,108,004 100.00
Valid votes 2,108,004 95.05
Blank votes 109,814 4.95
Turnout[1] 2,217,818 60.47
Eligible voters[1] 3,667,707

Source: Minnesota Secretary of State[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minnesota election statistics 1950-2012 (PDF)". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved June 26, 2013.
  2. ^ "Statewide Results for Auditor". Minnesota Secretary of State. Archived from the original on October 28, 2014. Retrieved June 24, 2013.