Political party strength in Guam

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The following table indicates the party of elected officials in Guam, an unincorporated territory of the United States:

The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:

For years in which a presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's nominees won the island's presidential straw poll.

Table[edit]

The parties are as follows:       Democratic (D),       Independent (I),       Nonpartisan (NP),       Popular (P),       Republican (R), and       Territorial (T).

Year Executive offices Territorial Legislature U.S. House Presidential straw poll
Governor Lieutenant Governor Attorney General
1951 nonexistent position nonexistent position appointed position nonexistent position no such contest[2]
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969 Carlos Camacho (R)
1970
1971 Kurt Moylan (R)
1972
1973 Antonio Borja Won Pat (D)
1974
1975 Ricardo Bordallo (D) Rudolph Sablan (D)
1976
1977
1978
1979 Paul McDonald Calvo (R) Joseph Franklin Ada (R)
1980
1981
1982
1983 Ricardo Bordallo (D) Edward Diego Reyes (D)
1984 Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush (R) Green tickY
1985 Vincente T. Blaz (R)
1986
1987 Joseph F. Ada (R) Frank Blas (R)
1988 George H. W. Bush and Dan Quayle (R) Green tickY
1989
1990
1991
1992 Bill Clinton and Al Gore (D) Green tickY
1993 Robert A. Underwood (D)
1994
1995 Carl T.C. Gutierrez (D) Madeleine Bordallo (D)
1996
1997
1998
1999 10R, 5D
2000 George W. Bush and Dick Cheney (R) Green tickY
2001 8R, 7D
2002
2003 Felix Perez Camacho (R) Kaleo Moylan (R) Douglas Moylan (R) 9D, 6R Madeleine Bordallo (D)
2004
2005 9R, 6D
2006
2007 Michael Cruz (R) Alicia Limtiaco (I) 8R, 7D
7R, 7D
2008 Barack Obama and Joe Biden (D) Green tickY
8D, 7R
2009 10D, 5R
2010 John Weisenberger (I) 9D, 6R[3]
2011 Eddie Calvo (R) Ray Tenorio (R) Leonardo Rapadas (I)
2012
2013
Year Governor Lieutenant Governor Attorney General Territorial Legislature U.S. House Presidential straw poll

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The position was established in 1950 as a statutory position filled by gubernatorial appointment. Action by the United States Congress and the government of Guam changed subjected the office to popular election beginning in 2002.
  2. ^ Presidential straw poll first conducted in 1984.
  3. ^ Republican Tony Ada won a special election in March 2010 following the resignation of Democrat Matt Rector.

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