The Green Papers: Off Year Election 2003
Copyright 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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Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 1999, 2003. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democrat

Chair up for election Democrat Governor Paul Patton
First elected: 1995; re-elected; 1999
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2003
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and CANNOT run in the next election for Governor.
Open Chair - at term limit


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