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Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and House Seats
up for Election on 4 November 2008
(one candidate running for office)

This table is updated after each state completes its nominating process. Currently, 56 jurisdictions have completed their nominating processes: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Marianas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.


Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats...
Open (incumbent not running for re-election)
No incumbent running
Uncontested (one candidate running)
Multiple incumbents running
Only One Major Party Canddidate


 
Alabama
House CD 1
Republican - Congressman Josiah Robins "Jo" Bonner
House CD 6
Republican - Congressman Spencer T. Bachus
House CD 7
Democratic - Congressman Artur Genestre Davis
Arkansas
House CD 1
Democratic - Congressman Marion Berry
California
House CD 18
Democratic - Congressman Dennis A. Cardoza
House CD 19
Republican - Congressman George P. Radanovich
House CD 22
Republican - Congressman Kevin McCarthy
House CD 28
Democratic - Congressman Howard L. Berman
House CD 30
Democratic - Congressman Henry A. Waxman
House CD 31
Democratic - Congressman Xavier Becerra
House CD 32
Democratic - Congressman Hilda L. Solis
Florida
House CD 3
Democratic - Congressman Corrine Brown
House CD 17
Democratic - Congressman Kendrick B. Meek
Georgia
House CD 4
Democratic - Congressman Henry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr.
House CD 5
Democratic - Congressman John Lewis
Illinois
House CD 17
Democratic - Congressman Philip G. "Phil" Hare
Louisiana
House CD 3
Democratic - Congressman "Charlie" Melancon, Jr.
House CD 5
Republican - Congressman Rodney Alexander
Massachusetts
House CD 2
Democratic - Congressman Richard E. Neal
House CD 3
Democratic - Congressman James P. "Jim" McGovern
House CD 5
Democratic - Congressman Nicola S. "Niki" Tsongas
House CD 8
Democratic - Congressman Michael E. Capuano
House CD 9
Democratic - Congressman Stephen F. Lynch
House CD 10
Democratic - Congressman William D. "Bill" Delahunt
New York
House CD 6
Democratic - Congressman Gregory Weldon Meeks
Ohio
House CD 11 Special
Democratic - Warrensville Heights Mayor Marcia L. Fudge
Texas
House CD 14
Republican - Congressman Ronald E. "Ron" Paul
Virginia
House CD 3
Democratic - Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott
House CD 9
Democratic - Congressman Frederick C. "Rick" Boucher
West Virginia
House CD 1
Democratic - Congressman Alan Bowlby Mollohan
 
 
Tally
OfficeTotal
CongressmanRepublican6
Democratic24
Totals30
 
 

'Uncontested Races'- for purposes of this listing- are deemed to be those election contests in which there is only one candidate for a given office, a candidate who faces no Major Party candidate and no bona fide Minor Party and/or Independent opposition: the term 'bona fide' denoting candidacies which do not- in the opinion of TheGreenPapers.com- appear to be otherwise frivolous or moribund; write-in candidacies may or may not be included in our listing of candidates at this site's discretion and the listing of a given race as 'Uncontested' may simply reflect the lack of any confirmable information regarding write-in candidacies that might otherwise exist. Due to the nature of ballot access laws and rules in a given jurisdiction and/or the manner in which non-Major Party candidates might find themselves listed on a given ballot, it is possible that a race herein listed below as 'Uncontested' may, in fact, not be: therefore, although 'The Green Papers' has made every reasonable effort to determine if the sole candidate noted re: any election contest this site herein lists as being uncontested is, indeed, the only candidate running for that office, such information should not be taken as necessarily being definitive; nevertheless, those election contests which appear on this listing are those which the Staff of TheGreenPapers.com has deemed to be most accurately described as being uncontested in the General Election.

 
 

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.

 
 


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