|The Green Papers: Virgin Islands 2008 General Election|
Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Saturday 13 September 2008
General Election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Run-off Election (no offices on this site are affected): Tuesday 18 November 2008
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14 October 2008: Synchronized with ELECTION SYSTEM OF THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS.
13 September 2008 Primary returns from an official source.
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.
Lt. Governor: Gregory R. "Greg" Francis
|Delegate to the House of Representatives 2 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2008|
||Democratic||Territorial Delegate Donna M. Christensen
Re-elected Tuesday 4 November 2008
First elected: 1996; re-elected 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
|Polls: Democratic Territorial Delegate Donna M. Christensen|
| ||** Uncontested Race **|
|Democratic||18,237||99.55%||Territorial Delegate Donna M. Christensen
FEC H4VI00054: $233,098
Served as an Independent Delegate 3 January 1995 to 3 January 1997. Unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the 105th Congress.
FEC H2VI00033: Financial report not available
|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.|
| Democratic (affiliates): 2 incumbents, 1 candidate|
|Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable|
| Write-in: 1 candidate|
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 an election authority that the person so listed will actually 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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