Political party strength in the United States Virgin Islands

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The following table indicates the party of elected officials in the United States insular area of the United States Virgin Islands:

The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:

The parties are as follows:       Democratic (D),       Independent (I),       Independent Citizens Movement (IC), and       Republican (R).

For a particular year, the noted partisan composition is that which either took office during that year or which maintained the office throughout the entire year. Only changes made outside of regularly scheduled elections are noted as affecting the partisan composition during a particular year. Shading is determined by the final result of any mid-cycle changes in partisan affiliation.

Year Executive offices Territorial Legislature U.S. House
Governor Lieutenant Governor
1917 Edwin Taylor Pollock no such office no such office
James Harrison Oliver
1918
1919 Joseph Wallace Oman
1920
1921
Sumner Ely Wetmore Kittelle
1922
Henry Hughes Hough
1923
Philip Williams
1924
1925
Martin Edwin Trench
1926
1927
Waldo A. Evans
1928
1929
1930
1931
Paul Martin Pearson
1932
1933
1934
1935
Robert Herrick[1]
Lawrence William Cramer
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940
Robert Morss Lovett[1]
1941
Charles Harwood
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946 William H. Hastie
1947
1948
1949
Morris Fidanque de Castro
1950
1951
1952
1953
1954
Archibald A. Alexander
1955
Charles K. Claunch[1]
Walter A. Gordon
1956
1957
1958
John David Merwin
1959
1960
1961
Ralph Moses Paiewonsky
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
Cyril E. King[1]
Melvin H. Evans (R) David Earle Maas (R)
1970
1971
1972
1973 vacant[2] Ron de Lugo (D)
1974 Athniel C. Ottley (D)
1975 Cyril E. King (IC) Juan Francisco Luis (IC)
1976
1977
1978 Henry A. Millin (D)
1979 Juan Francisco Luis (IC) Melvin H. Evans (R)
1980
1981 Ron de Lugo (D)
1982
1983 Julio Brady (D)
1984
1985
1986
1987 Alexander A. Farrelly (D) Derek M. Hodge (D)
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995 Roy L. Schneider (D) Kenneth Mapp (D) Victor O. Frazer (IC/I)
1996
1997 Donna Christian-Christensen (D)
1998
1999 Charles Wesley Turnbull (D) Gerard Luz James II (D)
2000
2001
2002
2003 Vargrave Richards (D)
2004
2005
2006
2007 John de Jongh (D) Gregory Francis (D) 9D, 4IC, 2I
2008
2009 10D, 3I, 2IC
2010
2011
2012
2013 9D, 5I, 1IC
Year Governor Lieutenant Governor Territorial Legislature U.S. House
Executive offices

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Acting governor.
  2. ^ Senate President Claude Molloy served as acting lieutenant governor.

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