The Green Papers: Virgin Islands 2017 General Election
 
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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 proceed 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: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive full 4-year terms. Territorial Governor

  Independent Governor Kenneth E. "Ken" Mapp
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2018

  Democratic Territorial Delegate  Stacey E. Plaskett
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     Territorial Delegate  Stacey E. Plaskett
FEC H2VI00082; 30 Jun 17; Tot $69,758; Dsb $52,639
 

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
Independents
  Independent: 1 incumbent
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
 
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.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"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.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  LII - US Code collection - Virgin Islands
Election Authority
  Election System of the Virgin Islands
  Elections System of the Virgin Islands - facebook
  VI Elections System - twitter
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Legislature of the Virgin Islands
  US Code - Virgin Islands Cornell University Law School - Legal Information Institute
  Virgin Islands Code Unannotated LexisNexis
Democratic
  Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands (yahoo groups)
  U.S. Virgin Islands Democratic Party (facebook.com)
Republican
  Republican Party of the Virgin Islands (RNC)
  Republican Party of the Virgin Islands
  The Republican Party of the USVI
  The Republican Party of the Virgin Islands & Virgin Islands Republican Women
  The Republican Party of the Virgin Islands; P.O. Box 1532; St. Thomas, VI 00804; 340-776-0583
  Virgin Island Republicans
  Virgin Islands Republican Party (Facebook)
Third Party
  Independent Citizens Movement of the Virgin Islands
Media & others
  Politics1.com - Virgin Islands
  St. Croix Source
  St. John Source
  St. John Tradewinds
  St. Thomas Source
  The Vanguard - St. Croix
  The Virgin Islands Consortium
  The Virgin Islands Daily News
  Virgin Islands Consortium
  WSTA AM - St. Thomas
  WTJX TV - Virgin Islands Public Television

 


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