2016 United States House of Representatives election in Guam

The 2016 United States House of Representatives election in Guam was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, to elect the non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from Guam's at-large congressional district. The election coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices, including the larger 2016 Guamanian general election, the 2016 United States House of Representatives elections, and the 2016 United States general elections.

United States House of Representatives of Guam

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  Madeleine Bordallo official portrait.jpg Guam Governor Felix Camacho.jpg
Nominee Madeleine Bordallo Felix Perez Camacho
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 18,345 15,617
Percentage 53.7% 45.7%

Delegate before election

Madeleine Bordallo
Democratic

Elected Delegate

Madeleine Bordallo
Democratic

Guam's At-large congressional district

The non-voting delegate is elected for a two-year term. Incumbent Democratic Delegate Madeleine Bordallo, who has represented the district since 2003, is seeking re-election for an 8th term.[1] She announced her re-election campaign on January 24, 2016, at the Plaza de Espana in Hagåtña.[1] She is being challenged by Republican Felix Perez Camacho, who served as the Governor of Guam from 2003 to 2011. The primary elections were held on Saturday, August 27, 2016.[2][3]

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Madeleine Bordallo (incumbent) 8,061 62.8
Democratic Tony Babauta 4,715 36.7
Democratic Write-ins 58 0.5
Total votes 12,834 100.0

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Felix Perez Camacho 4,651 60.2
Republican Margaret Metcalfe 3,042 39.4
Republican Write-ins 34 0.4
Total votes 7,727 100.0

General electionEdit

PollingEdit

An election poll conducted by the University of Guam in September 2016 showed incumbent Delegate Madeleine Bordallo leading with 56%, while Republican Felix Camacho placed second with 44%.[7]

ResultsEdit

The general election was held on November 8, 2016.

2016 Guam Delegate general election results[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Madeleine Bordallo (incumbent) 18,345 53.69% -4.17%
Republican Felix Perez Camacho 15,617 45.71% +3.83%
N/A Write-ins 206 0.60% +0.28%
Total votes '34,168' '100.0%' N/A
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Madeleine Bordallo to announce candidacy for eighth term today". Asbury Park Press. 2016-01-24. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  2. ^ a b c "2016 Guam Primary Election Official Results". Guam Election Commission. 2016-09-13. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  3. ^ "Complete preliminary results from the Primary Election". Pacific Daily News. 2016-10-14. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  4. ^ "Tony Babauta Announces Candidacy For Guam Delegate". Pacific Islands Report. 2016-05-19. Archived from the original on 2016-11-07. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  5. ^ "Former Guam Governor To Run For U.S. House". Pacific Islands Report (Guam Daily Post). 2016-04-27. Archived from the original on 2016-11-07. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  6. ^ "Metcalfe announces second congressional run". Guam Daily Post. 2016-04-07. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  7. ^ Mora, Kyla (2016-09-07). "UOG poll shows Bordallo leading Camacho in delegate race". Pacific Daily News. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  8. ^ https://gec.guam.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2016-ge-unofficial-summary-group1.htm