The Green Papers: Off Year Election 2003
 
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This is a list of the current Governors' seats, the incumbents occupying them, and the candidacy status of said incumbents. Chairs up for election in the year 2003 are marked as such.

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Governor Links


California  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
Governor Candidate Independent Brooke Adams
Orange County. Business Executive
Governor Candidate Independent . Angelyne
Los Angeles County. Entertainer.
Governor Candidate Independent Mohammad Arif
Los Angeles County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Independent Badi Badiozammani
San Diego County. Entrepreneur/Author/Executive.
Governor Candidate Independent Joel Britton
Los Angeles County. Retired Meat Packer.
Governor Candidate Independent John Christopher Burton
Los Angeles County. Civil Rights Lawyer
Governor Candidate Independent Michael Cheli
Sonoma County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Independent Gary Coleman
Alameda County. Former child actor.
Governor Candidate Independent Mary "Mary Carey" Cook
Los Angeles County. Adult Film Actress.
Governor Withdrawn Independent Scott Winfield Davis - withdrew
Santa Clara County. Business Owner. Withdrew 20 August 2003. Mr. Davis is suspect in a 1996 Atlanta, Georgia homicide. Reference: KNBC Los Angeles News Item.
Governor Candidate Independent Ronald J. Friedman
Los Angeles County. Physician.
Governor Candidate Independent Leo Gallagher
Los Angeles County. Comedian.
Governor Candidate Independent Jack Loyd Grisham
Orange County. Musician/Laborer
Governor Candidate Independent Sara Ann Hanlon
Los Angeles County. Businesswoman.
Governor Candidate Independent C. Stephen Henderson
Monterey County. Teacher.
Governor Withdrawn Independent Arianna Huffington - withdrew
Los Angeles County. Author/Columnist/Mother. Withdrew 30 September 2003. Mrs. Huffington has urged her supporters to vote against the recall. Reference: KNBC TV Los Angeles.
Governor Candidate Independent Trek Thunder Kelly
Los Angeles County. Business Executive/Artist.
Governor Candidate Independent Jerome "Jerry" Kunzman
Contra Costa County. Chief Executive Officer
Governor Candidate Independent Todd Richard Lewis
Los Angeles County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Independent Mike P. McCarthy
San Luis Obispo County. Used Car Dealer.
Governor Candidate Independent Robert "Bob" McClain
Alameda County. Civil Engineer
Governor Candidate Independent Darryl L. Mobley
Contra Costa County. Businessman/Entrepreneur.
Governor Candidate Independent Leonard Padilla
Sacramento County. Law School President.
Governor Candidate Independent Jeff Rainforth
Sacramento County. Marketing Coordinator.
Governor Candidate Independent Kurt E. Rightmyer
Los Angeles County. Middleweight Sumo Wrestler.
Governor Candidate Independent Sharon Rushford
Santa Clara County. Businesswoman.
Governor Candidate Independent George B. Schwartzman
San Diego County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Independent Richard J. Simmons
Los Angeles County. Attorney/Businessperson.
Governor Candidate Independent B. E. Smith
Trinity County. Lecturer.
Governor Candidate Independent Patricia G. Tilley
Sacramento County. Attorney.
Governor Candidate Independent Brian Tracy
San Diego County. Businessman/Consultant.
Governor Candidate Independent Nathan Whitecloud Walton
San Diego County. Student.
 

 


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