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|29th Governor of the United States Virgin Islands|
January 5, 2015 – January 7, 2019
|Preceded by||John de Jongh|
|Succeeded by||Albert Bryan|
|7th Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands|
January 2, 1995 – January 4, 1999
|Preceded by||Derek Hodge|
|Succeeded by||Gerard Luz James|
November 2, 1955 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Political party||Republican (Before 2001)
|Alma mater||New York City College of Technology
University of the Virgin Islands
Kenneth E. Mapp (born November 2, 1955) is an American politician. He was the 29th Governor of the United States Virgin Islands from 2015 to 2019. He is a registered Republican, but ran as an independent.
A former three term Virgin Islands Senator, Mapp served as the Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands from 1995 until 1999. Mapp was an independent candidate for Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the 2010 gubernatorial election, but was defeated by John de Jongh.
He ran in the 2014 gubernatorial election for Governor of the United States Virgin Islands, defeating Donna Christian-Christensen, the longtime Delegate to Congress in a run-off.
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