|The Green Papers: 2007 Off Year Election|
2007 Governor's Chairs
|Louisiana 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2003, 2007. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms|
|Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic|
|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.
|Republican||699,672||53.91%||Congressman Piyush "Bobby" Jindal
Congressman CD 1.
Elected to the State Senate as a Republican. Switched affiliation to the Democratic Party 26 April 2007.
"Hope for America Party". Formerly of the Reform Party.
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.
|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 Third Parties|
| No Party Affiliation|
| Other-party nominee|
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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