The Green Papers: Guam 2012 General Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2012. Find 2013 elections here.
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary Election: Saturday 1 September 2012
General Election: Tuesday 6 November 2012
Saturday 1 September 2012 polling hours 7:00a GUST (2100 UTC) to 8:00p GUST (1000 UTC).
Tuesday 6 November 2012 polling hours 7:00a GUST (2100 UTC) to 8:00p GUST (1000 UTC).

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Guam State and Local Government

Guam 2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats, Republicans, Third Parties

The Organic Act of Guam, 48 U. S. C. 1422, provides, inter alia, that [i]f no [slate of] candidates [for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Guam] receive[s] a majority of the votes cast in any election, . . . a runoff election shall be held.

6 November 2012 Sample Ballots from the Guam Election Commission.

6 November 2012 General Election results from the Guam Election Commission.


Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Term Limit: 2 successive 4 year terms. Territorial Governor

  Republican Governor Edward J. Baza "Eddie" Calvo
First elected: 2010
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2012

Seat up for election
Democratic Territorial Delegate Madeleine Z. Bordallo
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2012
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010
Seat up for election: Tuesday 6 November 2012
Renominated - 1 September 2012 Primary
  Elected Democratic 19,765 58.00% Territorial Delegate Madeleine Z. Bordallo
FEC H2GU00033; 26 Nov 12; Tot $251,320; Dsb $489,410
  Candidate Republican 12,995 38.14% Frank Flores Blas, Jr.
FEC H2GU00066; 26 Nov 12; Tot $142,404; Dsb $140,359
  Candidate Scattering 851 2.50% Under Votes
  Candidate Scattering 246 0.72% WRITE-IN
  Candidate Scattering 218 0.64% Over Votes
Total 34,075 100.00%  

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 (affiliates): 1 incumbent, 1 candidate
  Republican: 1 incumbent, 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Scattering: 3 candidates
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.


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.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


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