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

           

Arizona  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: The Governor can not serve for more than 8 years
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Janet Napolitano
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Arkansas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Mike Beebe
First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Colorado  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Willliam "Bill" Ritter, Jr.
First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Delaware  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Ruth Ann Minner
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004.
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Illinois  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Rod R. Blagojevich
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Iowa  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Chester "Chet" Culver
First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Kansas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Kathleen Sebelius
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2003, 2007. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for election
Open
Democratic Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
First elected: 2003
Chair up for election: Saturday 20 October 2007
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Open Chair - Governor Blanco announced that she would not seek re-election on 20 March 2007. However, on 26 April 2007, she may consider re-entering.

Maine  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor John Elias Baldacci
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Maryland  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley
First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Massachusetts  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Deval L. Patrick
First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Michigan  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Jennifer M. Granholm
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Montana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Brian Schweitzer
First elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

New Hampshire  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2008. Term Limit: None. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor John Lynch
First elected: 2004; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

New Jersey  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2005, 2009. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Jon S. Corzine
First elected: 2005
Chair up for election: Tuesday 3 November 2009
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Thursday 12 April 2007 - New Jersey Governor Corzine Critically Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash
  • Governor Jon S. Corzine (D-New Jersey) was badly hurt in an accident involving his SUV, at the time being driven by a State Trooper, along the Garden State Parkway near Atlantic City earlier this evening. The Governor was airlifted to a hospital in Camden, NJ where- after surgery- he was listed in critical, but stable, condition with a broken leg and numerous chest injuries.
  • State Senate President Richard Codey (Democrat) has taken over, for the time being, as Acting Governor of the State pending Governor Corzine's recovery; this is Senator Codey's third stint as the State's Acting Governor, the longest such service being in the wake of the resignation of former Governor Jim McGreevey back in 2004.
  • 'The Green Papers' earnestly wishes Governor Corzine a speedy and most healthy recovery from his injuries.

New Mexico  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor William B. "Bill" Richardson
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit. Running for President in 2008.

New York  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Eliot L. Spitzer
First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

North Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Mike Easley
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Ohio  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Ted Strickland
First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Oklahoma  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Brad Henry
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Oregon  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Theodore R. "Ted" Kulongoski
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Pennsylvania  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Edward G. "Ed" Rendell
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Tennessee  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Philip N. "Phil" Bredesen
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2005, 2009. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Timothy M. "Tim" Kaine
First elected: 2005
Chair up for election: Tuesday 3 November 2009
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Washington  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Christine Gregoire
First elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

West Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Joe Manchin, III
First elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Wisconsin  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Jim Doyle
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Wyoming  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Dave Freudenthal
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

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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