The Green Papers: 2007 Off Year Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2007 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 2007 are marked as such.

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Gubernatorial Links

           

Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2003, 2007. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Elected Democratic 619,654 58.71% former Lieutenant Governor Steven L. "Steve" Beshear
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Daniel Mongiardo
  Candidate Republican 435,857 41.29% Governor Ernie Fletcher
3 June 2006: Governor Fletcher announced that his 2007 running mate is Finance Cabinet Secretary Robbie Rudolph.
    Democratic     Gatewood Galbraith - lost primary
for Lt. Governor: Mark Wireman
    Democratic     former Lieutenant Governor Stephen L. "Steve" Henry - lost primary
for Lt. Governor: Renee True
    Democratic     Otis "Bullman" Hensley, Jr. - lost primary
for Lt. Governor: Richard Robbins
    Democratic     William Bruce Lunsford - lost primary
for Lt. Governor: Attorney General Gregory Damron "Greg" Stumbo
    Democratic     Treasurer Jonathan Miller - lost primary
for Lt. Governor: Jefferson County Attorney Irv Maze.
Announced 15 December 2006. Withdrew 7 May 2007 endorsing Democratic Lieutenant Governor Steve Beshear. Mr. Miller's name remained on the ballot.
    Democratic     Jody Richards - lost primary
for Lt. Governor: former Secretary of State John Y. Brown
    Republican     Billy Harper - lost primary
for Lt. Governor: Dick Wilson
    Republican     former Congressman Anne Meagher Northup - lost primary
for Lt. Governor: Jeff Hoover
Total 1,055,511 100.00%  

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2003, 2007. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic
  Elected Republican 699,672 53.91% Congressman Piyush "Bobby" Jindal
Congressman CD 1.
    Democratic 226,364 17.44% state Senator Walter J. Boasso - lost primary
Elected to the State Senate as a Republican. Switched affiliation to the Democratic Party 26 April 2007.
    Other-party nominee; (Republican) 186,800 14.39% John Georges - lost primary
    Democratic 161,425 12.44% Public Service Commissioner Foster L. Campbell - lost primary
    Democratic 5,843 0.45% Mary Volentine Smith - lost primary
    Other-party nominee 4,782 0.37% Belinda Alexandrenko - lost primary
"Hope for America Party". Formerly of the Reform Party.
    Other-party nominee 3,369 0.26% Anthony "Tony G" Gentile - lost primary
    Libertarian 2,639 0.20% T. Lee Horne, III - lost primary
    No Party Affiliation 2,319 0.18% Sheldon Forest - lost primary
    Democratic 2,076 0.16% M. V. "Vinny" Mendoza - lost primary
    Democratic 1,661 0.13% Hardy Parkerson - lost primary
    Other-party nominee 993 0.08% Arthur D. "Jim" Nichols - lost primary
    No Party Affiliation     Vincent Mark Castillo - apparently not a candidate
19 September 2007: State District Judge Kay Bates ordered that having been convicted of a felony (two counts of attempted extortion) in Jefferson Parish, Vincent Mark Castillo of St. Rose is removed from the ballot. The Louisiana Constitution prohibits felons from seeking office.
Total 1,297,943 100.00%  

Mississippi  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2003, 2007. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican
  Elected Republican 415,512 58.07% Governor Haley Barbour
  Candidate Democratic 300,078 41.93% John Arthur Eaves, Jr.
    Democratic     William Bond Compton, Jr. - lost primary
    Democratic     former state Representative Elmer L. "Louis" Fondren - lost primary
    Democratic     Fred T. Smith - lost primary
    Republican     Frederick L. Jones - lost primary
Total 715,590 100.00%  

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.

Major Parties
  Democratic
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Libertarian
Independents
  No Party Affiliation
  Other-party nominee
 

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.


 


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