The Green Papers: Off Year Election 2003
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2003 Governor's Chairs
by State

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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California  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
Governor Candidate Republican . Alex-St. James
Los Angeles County. Public Policy Strategist
Governor Candidate Republican Douglas Anderson
Ventura County. Mortgage Broker.
Governor Candidate Republican John W. Beard
Los Angeles County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican Ed Beyer
Orange County. Chief Operations Officer.
Governor Candidate Republican Vip Bhola
Los Angeles County. Attorney/Businessowner.
Governor Candidate Republican Cheryl Bly-Chester
Placer County. Businesswoman/Environmental Engineer
Governor Candidate Republican Todd Carson
Orange County. Real Estate Developer.
Governor Candidate Republican William S. "Bill" Chambers
Placer County. Railroad Switchman/Brakeman.
Governor Candidate Republican D. "Logan Darrow" Clements
Los Angeles County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican Robert A. "Butch" Dole
Santa Clara County. Small Business Owner.
Governor Candidate Republican Gene Forte
Monterey County. Executive Recruiter/Entrepreneur.
Governor Candidate Republican Richard Andrew "Rich" Gosse
Marin County. Educator.
Governor Candidate Republican Jim Hoffmann
San Joaquin County
Governor Candidate Republican S. Issa
Los Angeles County. Engineer.
Governor Candidate Republican Michael Jackson
Los Angeles County. Satellite Project Manager
Governor Candidate Republican Stephen L. Knapp
Santa Clara County. Engineer.
Governor Candidate Republican Gino Martorana
Fresno County. Restaurant Owner.
Governor Candidate Republican Tom McClintock
Ventura County. Republican State Senator.
Governor Candidate Republican Dennis Duggan McMahon
San Francisco County. Banker.
Governor Candidate Republican Mike McNeilly
Los Angeles County. Artist.
Governor Candidate Republican Carl A. Mehr
San Diego County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican Jeffrey L. Mock
Los Angeles County. Business Owner.
Governor Candidate Republican Dorene Musilli
Sonoma County. Parent/Educator/Businesswoman
Governor Candidate Republican Robert C. Newman, II
Riverside County. Psychologist/Farmer
Governor Candidate Republican Gregory J. Pawlik
Los Angeles County. Realtor/Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican Heather Peters
Los Angeles County. Mediator.
Governor Candidate Republican Bryan Quinn
Santa Clara County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican Reva Renee Renz
Orange County. Small Business Owner.
Governor Candidate Republican Daniel W. Richards
San Bernardino County. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican Kevin Richter
San Joaquin County. Information Technology Mananger.
Governor Candidate Republican Jamie Rosemary Safford
Placer County. Business Owner.
Governor Candidate Republican Donald Ronald Sams
Agoura Hills. Businessman/Producer/Writer.
Governor Elected Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger
Los Angeles County. Actor/Businessman.
Governor Withdrawn Republican Bill Simon - withdrew
Los Angeles County. Republican Gubernatorial candidate 2002. Businessman. Mr. Simon withdrew his candidacy on 23 August 2003.
Governor Candidate Republican Randall D. Sprague
Sacramento County. Discrimination Complaint Investigator.
Governor Candidate Republican William Tsangares
Los Angeles County. Businessperson.
Governor Withdrawn Republican Peter V. Ueberroth - withdrew
Withdrew 9 September 2003. Los Angeles County. Former baseball commissioner. Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican James M. Vandeventer, Jr.
Los Angeles County. Salesman/Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican Paul W. Vann
Orange County. Financial Planner.
Governor Candidate Republican Van Vo
Orange County. Radio Producer/Businessman.
Governor Candidate Republican Chuck Walker
Santa Cruz County. Business Intelligence Analyst.
Governor Candidate Republican Jon W. Zellhoefer
Tecopa. Energy Consultant/Entrepreneur.

Indiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2000, 2004. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democrat
Governor Candidate Republican (Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. - pending)
10 June 2003: The former White House budget director filed papers to start raising money for a 2004 gubernatorial run.

Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 1999, 2003. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democrat
Governor Elected Republican Congressman Ernie Fletcher
Lt. Governor: Stephen B. Pence [NOTE: original candidate for Lt.Governor Hunter Bates was found by judicial order of 26 March 2003 to not have met the constitutional residency requirements to serve in this office; Pence was named the replacement candidate running with Congressman Fletcher in the 20 May 2003 Primary]

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 1999, 2003. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
Governor Candidate Republican "Bobby" Jindal
Received 33% of the primary vote on 4 October 2003. Advances to 15 November runoff.

Mississippi  4 year term, Election Cycle: 1999, 2003. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democrat
Governor Elected Republican Haley Barbour
Haley Barbour was the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1993 to 1997
 

 


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