Gubernatorial Candidates, Alabama-Kentucky

 

Here's a list of candidates running for governor this year in Alabama through Kentucky.

Alabama

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Don Siegelman (D) 2-24-46 Georgetown Law Incumbent Governor since 1988 Married, two children Click here
Bob Riley(R) 10-3-1944 University of Alabama Congressman since 1996 Married, four children Click here

Alaska

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Sen. Frank Murkowski (R) B.A. Seattle University Elected to U.S. Senate in 1980 Married, 6 children Click here
Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer (D) 2-1-47 University of Wisconsin Former Jeneau Mayor, Lt. Gov. 1994 Married 2 children Click here

Arizona

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Matt Salmon (R) Master's Brigham Young University Congressman until 1997 Married, 4 children Click here
Janet Napolitano (D) University of Virginia Law School State Attorney General 1998 Click here

Arkansas

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Jimmie Lou Fisher (D) 12-31-1941 J.F.K. School of Government Harvard University State Treasurer first in 1980 Single Click here
Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) 8-24-1955 Ouachita Batist University Lt. Governor Governor since 1996 first elected 1998 Married, 3 children Click here

California

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Governor Gray Davis (D) 12-26-1942 Columbia University Law School Governor elected 1998 Married Click here
Bill Simon(R) Businessman Married, 4 children Click here

Colorado

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Governor Bill Owens (R) 10-22-1950 Master's in Public Affairs Lyndon B. Johnson School at University of Texas Elected Governor 1999 served in private sector before Married, 3 children Click here
Rollie Heath (D) University of Wisconsin Law School U.S. Army Ret. Lt. Col.; co-founder Ponderosa Industries Married,3 children Click here

Connecticut

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Governor John G. Rowland (R) Elected Gov in 1995, re-elected in 1998 Married, 5 children Click here
Bill Curry (D)

Delaware

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
NO ELECTION- Governor Ruth Ann Minner (D)

Florida

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Governor Jeb Bush (R) 2-11-1953 B.A. University of Texas Governor elected 1998 Married Click here
Bill McBride (D) University of Florida Law School Attorney Married, 2 children Click here

Georgia

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Governor Roy Barnes (D) 3-11-1948 University of Georgia First elected Governor in 1998 Married, 3 children Click here
Sonny Perdue (R) 12-20-1946 University of Georgia Doctor of Vetirnary Medicine State Senator for past 11 years Married 4 children Click here

Hawaii

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Mazie Hirano (D) Lt. Governor
Linda Lingle (R) California State University State GOP chair mayor of Maui county (1991-1998)

Idaho

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Governor Dirk Kempthorne (R) 10-29-1951 University of Idaho U.S. Senate 1993; Governor since 1998 Married, 2 children Click here
Jerry Brady (D) University of California Law School Newspaper publisher and former assistant director of the Peace Corps

Illinois

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Jim Ryan (R) 2-24-1946 Chicago-Kent College of Law 2nd term Attorney General Married, 6 children Click here
Rod Blagojevich (D) Pepperdine Law School Congressman Married, one child Click here

Indiana

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Governor Frank O'Bannon (D)

Iowa

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Governor Tom Vilsack (D) 12-13-1950 Albany Law School Elected 1998, first Democratic Governor since 1966, former state senator and mayor Married, 2 sons
Doug Gross (R)

Kansas

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
Tim Shallenburger (R) State Treasurer,ex-State House Speaker, banker Click here
Kathleen Sebelius (D) State Insurance Commissioner, ex-State Representative Click here

Kentucky

Name Date of Birth Education Background Family Website
NO ELECTION- Governor Paul E. Patton (D)
 
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