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Governor: 2008 Races

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Jack Markell (D)

Current State Treasurer

William Swain Lee (R)

Former Superior Court Judge


Mitch Daniels (R) Incumbent

Current Governor

Jill Long Thompson (D)

Former U.S. Representative


Andrew W. Finkenstadt (L)

Software Engineer

Kenny Hulshof (R)

Current U.S. Representative

Jeremiah W. Nixon (D)

Current Attorney General

Brian Schweitzer (D) Incumbent

Current Governor
Roy Brown (R) Current State Senator
New Hampshire

John Lynch (D) Incumbent

Current Governor
Joseph D. Kenney (R) Current State Senator
North Carolina

Pat McCrory (R)

Current Mayor of Charlotte, NC
Beverly Perdue (D) Current Lt. Governor
North Dakota

John Hoeven (R) Incumbent

Current Governor
Tim Mathern (D) Current State Senator

Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. (R) Incumbent

Current Governor
Dell Schanze (L) Business Entrepreneur
Bob Springmeyer (D) Management Consultant

Jim Douglas (R) Incumbent

Current Governor
Peter Diamondstone (LU) Attorney
Gaye Symington (D) Current State Representative

Christine Gregoire (D) Incumbent

Current Governor
Dino Rossi (R) Former State Senator
West Virginia

Joe Manchin III (D) Incumbent

Current Governor
Russ Weeks (R) Former State Senator
American Samoa
Togiola T. A. Tulafono (D)  Incumbent Current Governor
Afoa Moega Lutu (NP) Attorney
Utu Abe Malae (NP) Former President of the Development Bank of American Samoa
Puerto Rico

Anibel Acevedo Vilá (PDP) Incumbent

Current Governor
Luis Fortuño (NPP) Current U.S. Representative

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