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United States Governors – 1997

The table shows the complete list of United States Governors in 1997.

The table also shows the party affiliation of each governor, when they were first elected and when their next election is due.

Governors of the United States 1997
Republican=32, Democrat=17, Independent=1
State Governor Party First Elected Election Due
Alabama James Jr., Fob Republican
1994
1998
Alaska Knowles, Tony Democrat
1994
1998
Arizona Hull, Jane Republican
1991
1998
Arkansas Huckabee, Mike Republican
1996
1998
California Wilson, Pete Republican
1990
1998
Colorado Romer, Roy Democrat
1986
1998
Connecticut Rowland, John G. Republican
1994
1998
Delaware Carper, Thomas R. Democrat
1993
1996
Florida Chiles, Lawton Democrat
1990
1998
cannot run
Georgia Miller, Zell Democrat
1994
1998
cannot run
Hawaii Cavetano, Benjamon J. Democrat
1994
1998
Idaho Batt, Phillip E. Republican
1994
1998
Illinois Edgar, Jim Republican
1990
1998
Indiana Bayh, Evan Democrat
1989
1996
Iowa Branstad, Terry E. Republican
1982
1998
Kansas Graves, Bill Republican
1994
1998
Kentucky Patton, Paul E. Democrat
1995
1999
Louisiana Foster, Mike Republican
1995
1999
Maine King Jr., Angus S. Independent
1994
1998
Maryland Glendening, Parris N. Democrat
1994
1998
Massachusetts Weld, William F. Republican
1990
1998
Michigan Engler, John Republican
1990
1998
Minnesota Carlson, Arne H. Republican
1990
1998
Mississippi Fordice, Kirk Republican
1991
1999
Missouri Carnahan, Mel Democrat
1992
1996
Montana Racicot, Marc Republican
1992
1996
Nebraska Nelson, E. Benjamin Democrat
1990
1998
cannot run
Nevada Miller, Bob Democrat
1989
1998
cannot run
New Hampshire Merrill, Stephen Republican
1992
1996
2 year terms
New Mexico Johnson, Gary E. Republican
1994
1998
New Jersey Whitman, Christine Todd Republican
1993
1997
New York Pataki, George E. Republican
1994
1998
North Carolina Hunt Jr., James B. Democrat
1992
1996
North Dakota Schafer, Edward T. Republican
1992
1996
Ohio Voinovich, George V. Republican
1990
1998
cannot run
Oklahoma Keating, Frank Republican
1994
1998
Oregon Kitzhaber, John A. Democrat
1994
1998
Pennsylvania Ridge, Tom Republican
1994
1998
Rhode Island Almond, Lincoln Republican
1994
1998
South Carolina Beasley, David M. Republican
1994
1998
South Dakota Janklow, William J. Republican
1994
1998
Tennessee Sundquist, Don Republican
1994
1998
Texas Bush, George W. Republican
1994
1998
Utah Leavitt, Michael O. Republican
1992
1996
Vermont Dean M.D., Howard Democrat
1992
1996
2-year terms
Virginia Gilmore, Jim Republican
1997
2001
Washington Lowry, Michael Democrat
1992
1996
West Virginia Caperton, Gaston Democrat
1988
1996
Wisconsin Thompson, Tommy G. Republican
1986
1998
Wyoming Geringer, Jim Republican
1994
1998

 

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