Guam Holds Elections for Non-Voting Delegate and Legislature

Nov. 7, 2014, 2:38 p.m.

The election in Guam for the 15 seats in the Legislature (Liheslaturan Guåhan) and for the non-voting delegate to the United States (US) House of Representatives was held on Tuesday 4 November 2014. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Guam has population of 161,001 with 51,975 registered voters.[i] [ii] Preliminary results for the election to the Legislature of Guam (Liheslaturan Guåhan) have the Democrats winning 9 seats and the Republicans winning 6 seats. For the non-voting delegate to the US House of Representatives, preliminary results show Democratic incumbent Madeleine BORDALLO winning 57.84 percent or 20,550 votes, defeating Republican challenger Margaret METCALFE who won 41.84 percent or 14,866 votes.[iii] Turnout was at 71.44 percent of registered voters.[iv] Final results are expected in the coming weeks.

[i] http://www.electionguide.org/elections/id/2811/

[ii] http://gec.guam.gov/2014/11/05/unofficial-results-of-the-2014-general-election/

[iii] http://gec.guam.gov/2014/11/05/unofficial-results-of-the-2014-general-election/

[iv] http://gec.guam.gov/2014/11/05/unofficial-results-of-the-2014-general-election/

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