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Elections 2020

Republican Jim Justice

Jim Justice (born April 27, 1951, in Charleston, West Virginia) is the 36th and current governor of West Virginia. He won the Democratic nomination on May 10, 2016, and was the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in the 2016 general election. He won the general election on November 8, 2016. On August 3, 2017, Justice switched to the Republican party.

Current Office

  • Office: Governor of West Virginia
  • Level: State
  • Branch: Executive
  • Tenure: 2017-Current
  • Term Ends: January 18th, 2021
  • Date Assumed: January 16th, 2017
  • Date Elected: November 8th, 2016

Upcoming Race

  • Office: Governor of West Virginia
  • Description: Regular 2020 election
  • Number of Seats Up for Election: 1
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: West Virginia
  • District Type: State
  • Office Level: State
  • Office Branch: Executive

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: May 12th, 2020

General Election: Information

  • Date of Election: November 3rd, 2020
  • Status: Candidacy Declared

Candidacy

  • Birthdate: April 27, 1951
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Republican Party
  • State: West Virginia
  • Office: State
  • District: West Virginia
  • Office Level: State
  • Office Branch: Executive
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Educational Institutions

  • Bachelors Degree: Marshall University
  • Graduate Degree: Marshall University

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