The Green Papers: 2014 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2014 Governor's Chairs
by State

This is a list of the current Governors' chairs, the incumbents occupying them, and the candidacy status of said incumbents. Chairs up for election in the year 2014 are marked as such.

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Arizona  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Term Limit: The Governor can not serve for more than 8 years
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor Janice K. "Jan" Brewer
Succeeded to the office: 21 January 2009 (when Governor Janet Napolitano resigned upon confirmation as Secretary of Homeland Security); first elected: 2010
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.
12 March 2014: Announced she would not seek re-election.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **

Arkansas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor Mike Beebe
First elected: 2006, re-elected: 2010
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **

Delaware  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2012, 2016. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Jack A. Markell
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2012
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair

Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2011, 2015. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Steven L. "Steve" Beshear
First elected: 2007; re-elected: 2011
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2015
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At Term Limit

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2011, 2015. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Piyush "Bobby" Jindal
First elected: 2007; re-elected: 2011
Chair up for regular election: Saturday 24 October 2015
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At Term Limit

Maryland  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley
First elected: 2006; re-elected: 2010
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **

Massachusetts  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor Deval L. Patrick
First elected: 2006; re-elected: 2010
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
Open Chair - March 2012: Announced he is not running for re-election in 2014.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **

Missouri  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2012, 2016. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2012
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.

Nebraska  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor Dave Heineman
Succeeded to the Governor's Chair upon the 21 January 2005 resignation of Governor Mike Johanns; first elected: 2006; re-elected: 2010
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **

New Jersey  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2013, 2017. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Christopher J. "Chris" Christie
First elected: 2009; re-elected: 2013
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2017
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Rhode Island  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor Lincoln Davenport "Linc" Chafee
First elected: 2010 as an Independent. Switched party affiliation to Democratic on 30 May 2013.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Open Chair - 3 September 2013: Announced he will not seek re-election.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **

Texas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor James Richard "Rick" Perry
Lt. Gov. Rick Perry became Governor 21 December 2000 when George W. Bush resigned to take the office of President of the United States. First elected to a full term: 2002, re-elected: 2006, 2010
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
Open Chair - 8 July 2013: Announced that he will not run for re-election.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **

Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2013, 2017. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe
First elected: 2013
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2017
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair

West Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2012, 2016. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin
Ascended to the Governor's chair as acting Governor when Governor Joe Manchin, III resigned to take office as a U.S. Senator: 15 November 2010. First elected in a Special Election: 4 October 2011. Re-elected: 2012
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic
  Democratic-Farmer Labor
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Constitution
  Green
  Libertarian
  Pacific Green
Other Third Parties
  Americans Elect
  Conservative
  Grassroots
  Hawai'i Independent Party
  Independence
  Independent American
  Independent Party of Connecticut
  Independent Party of Oregon
  Iowa
  Liberty Union
  Marijuana
  Moderate
  New Independent Party Iowa
  Peoples
  Progressive
  Sapient
  StopCommonCore
  U.S. Taxpayers
  United Citizens
  United Independent
  Women's Equality
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  Petition
  Petitioning Candidate
  Unaffiliated
  Unenrolled
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  None of these candidates
  Scattering
  Write-in
 

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.


 


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