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June 6, 2006

Special Election

Special Elections to fill the vacancies created by the resignations of Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham (CD-50) and State Senator John Campbell (SD-35).

Cunningham resigned from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion, conspiracy to commit bribery, mail fraud and wire fraud. Campbell resigned from the State Senate after being elected to Congress.

Brian P. Bilbray Republican 49.6% Win
Francine Busby Democratic 45% Loss
William D. Griffith Independent 3.8% Loss
Paul H. King Libertarian 1.6% Loss
Larry Caballero Democratic 32.4% Loss
Tom Harman Republican 67.6% Win

Primary Election

Superintendent of Public Instruction
Daniel Bunting Nonpartisan 8.5% Loss
Sarah L. Knopp Nonpartisan 17.3% Loss
Diane A. Lenning Nonpartisan 14.3% Loss
Grant M. McMicken Nonpartisan 7.9% Loss
Jack O'Connell Nonpartisan 52% Win