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(CNN) -- Along with the battle for control of Congress, the 2006 midterm election also features some odd connections and quirky tidbits of trivia. Check out a few of the lesser-known facts from the November 7 races.
Luckily The Donald doesn't vote in Pennsylvania
Fired by Donald Trump in "Apprentice: Season 2," Raj Peter Bhakta is running as a Republican for Congress against Rep. Allyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania's 13th district.
Incumbent governors who have appeared on 'The Dating Game'
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm
Foreign-born governors who can't become president
Schwarzenegger (born in Austria) and Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (born in Canada)
Foreign-born governors who become president in a fictional movie after Article II, Section I of the Constitution is amended
Schwarzenegger in the movie "Demolition Man;" (Sandra Bullock's character explains this fact to Sylvester Stallone's John Spartan in the film.)
Texas gubernatorial candidate endorsed by both Willie Nelson and Jesse Ventura
Singer and humorist Kinky Friedman (running as Independent)
U.S. Senate candidates who have boxed Oliver North
Jim Webb, a Democrat running in Virginia, boxed North in 1967 when they were both at the Naval Academy. North won in a decision.
Hoosier grudge match
Rep. Mike Sodrel, a Republican, and former Rep. Baron Hill, a Democrat, are facing off against each other again in Indiana's 9th District. This is the third consecutive campaign cycle that the two have run against each other for the same seat. The score so far: Hill 1, Sodrel 1.
House candidates who will start work immediately
The winners of vacant House seats in Florida's 16th, New Jersey's 13th and Texas' 22nd districts will be sworn into office shortly after Election Day in November, rather than being sworn in in January. These candidates are elected to serve not only in the next Congress, but also to fill the vacancy in the current Congress.
Are you ready for some football?
Former senators and House members running again