The Green Papers: Virgin Islands 2009 General Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2009. Find 2010 elections here.
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Governor:0 
Senators:0 
2002-2010 Representatives:0(0.00% of 435)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000): 
Capital:Charlotte Amalie (island of St. Thomas)
 

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Virgin Islands State and Local Government


If no Gubernatorial or Delegate to the United States House of Representative candidate receives a majority of the General Election vote, the top two vote getters procced to a runoff held 14 days after the General election. (Revised Organic Act of 1954, Sec., 11 re: Gov.-Lt Gov. 1422; P.L. 92-271 re: Delegate to House of Representatives 1712)

 
           

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive full 4-year terms. Territorial Governor

  Democratic Governor John P. deJongh, Jr.
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2008, 2010

{map} Democratic Territorial Delegate Donna M. Christensen
First elected: 1996; re-elected 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

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 (affiliates): 2 incumbents
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


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  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
2009 Primaries and Runoffs for Statewide offices/Congress
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  Change in Representation in U.S. House by REGION and Subregion between 2000 and 2002  
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