2018 Guamanian general election

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The Guamanian general election for 2018 was held in Guam on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Voters in Guam will chose their Governor, their non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives, attorney general, public auditor, as well as all fifteen members of the territorial legislature. The election coincides with the United States mid-term elections.

Governor of Guam[edit]

Guamanian gubernatorial election, 2018

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  Leon Guerrero-Tenorio 2018 (cropped).jpg Raymond S. Tenorio.jpg
Nominee Lou Leon Guerrero Ray Tenorio Frank Aguon Jr.
(Write-in)
Party Democratic Republican Democratic
Running mate Josh Tenorio Tony Ada Alicia Limtiaco
Popular vote 18,081 9,419 8,161
Percentage 50.7% 26.4% 22.9%

Governor before election

Eddie Baza Calvo
Republican

Elected Governor

Lourdes Aflague Leon Guerrero
Democratic

Incumbent Republican Governor Eddie Baza Calvo is barred from re-election, after his win in 2014, since Guam does not allow governors more than 2 consecutive terms. Five candidates have officially declared their bids to be the next Governor of Guam:

Primary Elections[edit]

A primary election was held to determine each party's gubernatorial candidates.

Democratic primary results[edit]

Four gubernatorial tickets faced off in the Democratic primaries. The Democratic ticket of Leon Guerrero/Tenorio received the highest number of votes and will move on to challenge the Republican Tenorio/Ada ticket in November.

Democratic Primary Results for Governor of Guam
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lourdes Leon Guerrero and Josh Tenorio 8,267 32.14
Democratic Frank Aguon and Alicia Limtiaco 7,995 31.12
Democratic Carl Gutierrez and Fred Bordallo 5,609 21.94
Democratic Dennis Rodriguez Jr. and Dave Cruz 3,761 14.71

Republican primary results[edit]

The Tenorio/Ada ticket was unopposed for the Republican primaries and will move on to the general election

Republican Primary Results for Governor of Guam
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ray Tenorio and Tony Ada 3,158 97.98

General Election Results[edit]

General Election Results for Governor of Guam
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lourdes Leon Guerrero and Josh Tenorio 18,081 50.70%
Republican Ray Tenorio and Tony Ada 9,419 26.41%
Democratic Frank Aguon and Alicia Limtiaco (write-in) 8,161 22.88%

United States House of Representatives[edit]

United States House of Representatives of Guam

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Nominee Michael San Nicolas Doris Flores-Brooks
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 19,053 15,263
Percentage 54.90 43.98

Delegate before election

Madeleine Bordallo
Democratic

Elected Delegate

Michael San Nicolas
Democratic

Guam's At-large congressional district

Democratic candidate Michael San Nicolas attained nearly 55% of the total votes against Republican challenger Doris Flores Brookes, who attained 43.98%. San Nicolas will be Guam's 5th delegate to the United States House of Representatives.

Primary Elections[edit]

Democratic primary results[edit]

Incumbent delegate Madeleine Bordallo and senator Michael San Nicolas will face off in the Democratic primaries.

Democratic Primary Results for Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael San Nicolas 12,456 51.48
Democratic Madeleine Bordallo 11,635 48.08

Republican primary results[edit]

One Republican has declared their bid for Guam's delegate seat in the United States House of Representatives. Former public auditor Doris Flores-Brooks recently resigned from her post to run for Guam's congressional seat[4].

Republican Primary Results for Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doris Flores Brooks 2,817 99.12

General Election Results[edit]

General Election Results for Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael San Nicolas 19,053 54.90
Republican Doris Flores Brooks 15,263 43.98

Attorney General[edit]

Incumbent Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson will not run for re-election as Guam's elected attorney general[5]. Three candidates are vying for the non-partisan position: former Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Gary Gumataotao, first elected attorney general Douglas Moylan, and attorney Leevin Camacho. The top two will move on from the blanket primary to the general election

Primary results[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Leevin Camacho (I) 14,284 48.35
Douglas Moylan (R) 7,915 26.79
Gary Gumataotao (D) 7,260 24.57
Write-in 86 0.29
Total 29,545 100.00
Source: [1]

General Election Results[edit]

General Election Results for Attorney General of Guam
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Leevin Camacho
Republican Douglas Moylan

Public Auditor[edit]

Guam's first elected non-partisan public auditor Doris Flores Brookes was elected to her fourth term in 2016. Flores Brookes recently resigned from her post to run for Guam's delegate seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Three candidate have declared their bid in the special election to be Guam's next public auditor: professor Doreen Crisostomo, incumbent speaker Benjamin Cruz, and acting public auditor Yukari Hechanova. Hachanova withdrew prior to the election, though her name remained on the ballot.[6][7] Incumbent speaker Benjamin Cruz was elected as Guam's next public auditor after a special election was held coinciding with the August 25 primaries.[8]

Special election results[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Benjamin Cruz (D) 14,046 47.57
Doreen Crisostomo (I) 9,130 30.92
Yukari Hechanova (R) 6,303 21.35
Invalid/blank votes 48 0.16
Total 29,527 100.00
Source: [2]

Legislature of Guam[edit]

Guamanian legislative election, 2018

← 2016 Tuesday, November 6, 2018 2020 →

All 15 seats of the Legislature of Guam
 
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat At-large district At-large district

Incumbent Speaker

Benjamin Cruz
Democratic



All fifteen seats in the Legislature of Guam are up for election. Democrats, under Speaker Benjamin Cruz, currently control nine seats in the Legislature, while Republicans hold six seats.[9] Six incumbent seats are up for grabs with two senators seeking the gubernatorial seat, one seeking the delegate to the United States House of Representatives seat, and three senators not seeking re-election to the 35th Guam Legislature[10].

Primary Elections[edit]

Democratic primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[edit]

General Election Results[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tenorio-Ada gubernatorial team to make it official Thursday". guampdn.com. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  2. ^ "Aguon and Limtiaco launch gubernatorial campaign". guampdn.com. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  3. ^ "Lou Leon Guerrero to run for governor in 2018". guampdn.com. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2018/05/30/public-auditor-resigning-announces-bid-congress/654439002/
  5. ^ https://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2018/05/21/guam-attorney-general-elizabeth-barrett-anderson-wont-seek-reelection/627726002/
  6. ^ Crisostomo, Cruz to face off for public auditor
  7. ^ Candidates for 2018 Primary Election and Special Election
  8. ^ https://www.postguam.com/news/local/cruz-wins-resounding-voter-support-for-public-auditor/article_3e32ec3c-a8e2-11e8-84d0-6f7932742ff4.html
  9. ^ "34th Guam Legislature - Senators". www.guamlegislature.com. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  10. ^ http://www.kuam.com/story/37628679/2018/03/Thursday/big-changes-could-be-coming-for-the-guam-legislature

External links[edit]

Official Attorney General campaign websites