The Green Papers: General Election 2005
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2005 Governor's Chairs
by State

This is a list of the current Governors' chairs, the incumbents occupying them, and the candidacy status of said incumbents. Chairs up for election in the year 2005 are marked as such.

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Alabama  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidate: former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore; Governor Bob Riley

Florida  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidates: Attorney General Charlie Crist; Chief Financial Officer Tom Gallagher; Lieutenant Governor Toni Jennings (?)

Idaho  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidates: Congressman C.L. "Butch" Otter (Congressman CD 1)

Iowa  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidate: Congressman Jim Nussle (CD 1); Bob Vander Plaats

Michigan  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidates: Nancy Cassis; Dick DeVos; Jack Hoogendyk

Nebraska  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidates: Governor Dave Heineman; Congressman Tom Osborne (CD 3)

Nevada  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidates: Congressman Jim Gibbons (CD2)

New Jersey  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2001, 2005. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Republican 948,372 43.64% Douglas R. Forrester
Total 2,173,172 100.00%  

New York  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidate: William F. Weld (former Governor of Massachusetts)

Ohio  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidates: State Auditor Betty Montgomery

Oklahoma  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic
  Candidate Republican     (pending)
Possible candidates: Congressman Ernest Istook (CD 5)

Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2001, 2005. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Republican 912,327 45.99% former Attorney General Jerry W. Kilgore
Total 1,983,778 100.00%  

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

  Democratic
  Democratic-Farmer Labor
  Green
  Independence
  Independent
  Libertarian
  No Party Affiliation
  Republican
  Scattering
  Socialist Workers Party
 

 


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