Guamanian gubernatorial election, 2010
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The Guam gubernatorial election of 2010 was held on November 2, 2010. Republican Governor Felix P. Camacho was term-limited in 2010 and ineligible to run for re-election. In January 2009, the website D.C.'s Political Report predicted that the Republican Party would retain the governorship. Republican Eddie Calvo won the election.
The Democratic and Republican primary elections were held on September 4, 2010.
- Senator Eddie B. Calvo, officially announced team candidacy on July 16, 2009.
Defeated in primary
- Former Governor Carl Gutierrez Previously served as Governor for two terms from January 2, 1995 until January 6, 2003.
- Attorney Mike Phillips
- Amanda L.G. Santos - Mother of the late politician and Chamorro activist Senator Angel Santos. Withdrew to run for a Senate seat in the Legislature of Guam.
- Dr. Vince Akimoto – Santos' announced running mate before their ticket withdrew from the gubernatorial race.
- Robert A. Underwood – former Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives and current President of the University of Guam.
Primary election results
|Democratic||Carl T.C. Gutierrez and Frank B. Aguon||8,140||100|
|Republican||Eddie B. Calvo and Ray Tenorio||9,221||58.78|
|Republican||Michael W. Cruz and James Espaldon||6,458||41.17|
General election results
|Republican||Eddie B. Calvo and Ray Tenorio||20,066||50.61|
|Democratic||Carl T. C. Gutierrez and Frank B. Aguon||19,579||49.39|
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