Who Won New York Elections in 2006?
Former Attorney General Eliot Spitzer won the open Governor's seat in New York in 2006. Spitzer easiler defeated Republican challenger John Faso. Hillary Clinton easily won re-election to a second term in the Senate with a victory over John Spencer.
The Democrats also dominated the House of Representive elections in New York in 2006, taking 23 of the 29 seats. Two of those victories were in the 19th and 20th Districts where 70s pop musician John Hall (pictured) and Kirsten Gillibrand defeated Republican incumbents Sue Kelly and John Sweeney.