2006 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2006th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 6th year of the 3rd millennium, the 6th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2000s decade.
The 2006 United States elections were held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006 in the middle of Republican President George W. Bush 's second term. Democrats won control of both houses of Congress, which was the first time either party did so since the 1994 elections . In the Senate, Democrats won a net gain of six seats to take a narrow majority in that chamber.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela held presidential elections on 3 December 2006, to choose a president for the six-year term to begin on 10 January 2007. The contest was between incumbent President Hugo Chávez, and Zulia Governor Manuel Rosales of the opposition party UNT.
A presidential election was held in Finland on 15 and 29 January 2006 which resulted in the re-election of Tarja Halonen as President of Finland for a second six-year term. The first round of voting in Finnish presidential elections always takes place on the third Sunday of January, in this case 15 January 2006. As no candidate received more than half of the vote, a second round was held on 29 January between the two highest placed candidates from the first round, Tarja Halonen and Sauli Niinist
Presidential elections were held in Madagascar on 3 December 2006. President Marc Ravalomanana, in office since he prevailed in a dispute over election results in 2002, ran for re-election. On 9 December, Ravalomanana was declared to have won in the first round with about 55 percent of the vote.
President State Took office Left office Party Term Previous office Vice President; 1: George Washington (1732–1799) Virginia: April 30, 1789: March 4, 1797: Independent 1 : Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army (1775–1783) John Adams: 2 : 2: John Adams (1735–1826) Massachusetts: March 4, 1797: until March 4, 1801: Federalist
The term of the incumbent president, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, was due to end on 18 May 2006 (, but eventually already on 15 May). The election was presided over by the President of the Chamber of Deputies Fausto Bertinotti , who proceeded to the public counting of the votes, and by the President of the Senate Franco Marini .
Presidential elections were held in Yemen on 20 September 2006, alongside local elections. Incumbent president Ali Abdullah Saleh of the General People's Congress received 77% of the vote, defeating opposition coalition candidate Faisal Bin Shamlan .
Presidential elections were held in Colombia on 28 May 2006. Álvaro Uribe was re-elected as President and will serve another four-year term, starting on 7 August 2006. Uribe obtained 62.20% of the votes, thus surpassing the 50% needed to avoid a runoff against the second place candidate.
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