hat tip to Wikipedia, but, uncertain of this content being repurposed here... what's the value? Is the mission here that this be a place for transparency and not just factual reporting?
The Maine gubernatorial election of 2006 will be held on November 7, 2006, and will be a race for the Governor of Maine. The winning candidate will serve from 2007 to 2011.
Current incumbent, Democrat John Baldacci, is running for re-election. His current approval rating is 41% 
The primary election was held on June 13, 2006. John Baldacci faced only token opposition from Christopher Miller, and won 76% of the primary vote. State Senator Chandler Woodcock was the winner of a three-way race for the Republican nomination with 39% of the vote.
- John Baldacci - Incumbent Governor, Former Congressman (campaign site)
- Chandler E. Woodcock - (former Assistant Senate Minority Leader), Baptist minister, and high school teacher (campaign site)
- Alex Hammer (Independent - Write-In) - Publisher (campaign site)
- David Jones (Independent) - Developer (campaign site)
- Pat LaMarche (Green Party) - Businesswoman, Radio Talk Show Host, '04 VP Nominee & '98 Nominee (campaign site)
- Barbara Merrill (Independent) - State Representative - Author (campaign site)
- John Michael (Independent) Ex-State Rep., Businessman, Ex-Democrat & '02 Candidate
- Phillip Morris Napier (Independent) USAF Veteran & Felons United Founder & '02 Candidate (campaign site)
Former Candidates (Unsuccessful Primary Candidates)Edit
- Christopher Miller - Internet Service Provider & Ex-Solar Home General Contractor
- Dave Emery - former Congressman
- Peter Mills - State Senator, former State Rep., and attorney