The Green Papers: 2018 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2018 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 2018 are marked as such.

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Alabama  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor Kay Ivey
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
Ascended to the chair 10 April 2017 following the resignation of Governor Robert J. Bentley (Republican).
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Republican 1,022,457 59.46% Governor Kay Ivey
  Candidate Democratic 694,495 40.39% Tuscaloosa Mayor  Walt Maddox
  Candidate Scattering 2,637 0.15% Write-In
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic)     Christopher A. Countryman
Lost 5 June 2018 Democratic Party. Now running as a write-in.
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Chad "Chig" Martin
 10 April 2017: Governor Robert J. Bentley (Republican), who was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, resigned amid a sex scandal. Following his resignation, Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey (Republican) was sworn in as Governor.
10 April 2017: Governor Robert J. Bentley was booked at the Montgomery County jail on misdemeanor charges involving campaign finance violations.
Total 1,719,589 100.00%  

Alaska  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Independent

Chair up for regular election Independent Governor  Bill Walker
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated - 19 October 2018: "Effective today I am suspending my campaign ... it has become clear we cannot win a three-way race."
  Elected Republican 145,631 51.44% former state Senator  Mike J. Dunleavy
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Kevin G. Meyer
12 September 2017: state Senator Mike J. Dunleavy suspended campaign due to health issues.
22 December 2017: Resumes campaign.
  Candidate Democratic 125,739 44.41% former U.S. Senator Mark Begich
for Lieutenant Governor: Debra L. Call
  Candidate Petition 5,757 2.03% Governor  Bill Walker
for Lieutenant Governor: Byron I. Mallott

16 October 2018: Byron Mallott resigned after making "inappropriate comments". He remains on the ballot but will not accept the position if elected. Alaska Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie "Val" Nurr'araaluk Davidson has been sworn as the new Lieutenant Governor and is Governor Walker's new running mate.
19 October 2018: "Effective today I am suspending my campaign ... it has become clear we cannot win a three-way race." Endorsed Mark Begich (Democratic).
  Candidate Libertarian 5,402 1.91% William S. "Billy" Toien
for Lieutenant Governor: Carolyn C. "Care" Clift
  Candidate Scattering 605 0.21% Write-in Votes
  Candidate Write-in; (No Affiliation)     Zain Momin
for Lieutenant Governor: Razahusein Momin
 Governor Bill Walker was previously affiliated with the Republican Party.
Total 283,134 100.00%  

Arizona  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: The Governor can not serve for more than 8 years
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Doug Ducey
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Republican 1,330,863 56.00% Governor  Doug Ducey
  Candidate Democratic 994,341 41.84% David R. Garcia
  Candidate Green 50,962 2.14% Angel Torres
  Candidate Write-in; (None) 177 0.01% Patrick Masoya
  Candidate Write-in; (None) 66 0.00% Christian R. Komor
  Candidate Write-in; (Green) 13 0.00% Cary D. Dolego
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican Takeover) 12 0.00% Arthur Ray "RT" Arvizu
  Candidate Write-in; (Humanitarian) 7 0.00% James "Marvelman" Gibson, II
Total 2,376,441 100.00%  

Arkansas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Asa Hutchinson
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2014.
Previously served in the U.S. Congress: 3 January 1997 - 6 August 2001
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Republican 582,406 65.33% Governor  Asa Hutchinson
  Candidate Democratic 283,218 31.77% Jared K. Henderson
  Candidate Libertarian 25,885 2.90% Mark West
Total 891,509 100.00%  

California  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor  Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.
First elected: 2010 (Governor Brown served 2 terms as Governor-- from 1975 through 1983); re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic 7,721,410 61.95% Lieutenant Governor  Gavin Newsom
On General Election ballot
11 February 2015: Announced his candidacy for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Republican 4,742,825 38.05% John H. Cox
On General Election ballot
Total 12,464,235 100.00%  

Colorado  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor John W. Hickenlooper
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic 1,348,888 53.42% Congressman  Jared Polis
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Representative Dianne Primavera
Congressional District 2.
11 June 2017: Candidate for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Republican 1,080,801 42.80% Treasurer  Walker Stapleton
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Lang Sias (R)
  Candidate Libertarian 69,519 2.75% Scott Helker
for Lieutenant Governor: Michelle Poague
  Candidate Unity 25,854 1.02% William "Bill" Hammons
for Lieutenant Governor: Eric Bodenstab
Total 2,525,062 100.00%  

Connecticut  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor  Dannel P. "Dan" Malloy
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Open Chair - 13 April 2017: Will not run for re-election in 2018.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 694,510 49.37% former Greenwich Selectman Edward "Ned" Lamont
for Lieutenant Governor: former Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz
  Candidate Republican; Independent Party of Connecticut 650,138 46.21% Robert "Bob" Stefanowski
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Joseph "Joe" Markley
  Candidate Griebel Frank for CT 54,741 3.89% Richard "Oz" Griebel
for Lieutenant Governor: Monte Frank
  Candidate Libertarian 6,086 0.43% Rodney "Rod" Hanscomb
for Lieutenant Governor: Jeffrey "Jeff" Thibeault
  Candidate Write-in 1,254 0.09% Mark Stewart Greenstein
for Lieutenant Governor: John Demitrus
  Candidate Write-in 74 0.01% Lee Whitnum
for Lieutenant Governor: Jacey Wyatt
Total 1,406,803 100.00%  

Delaware  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  John Charles Carney, Jr.
Previously served in the U.S. House 2011-2017. First elected to the Governor's Chair: 2016.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Florida  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Richard L. "Rick" Scott
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - Running for the U.S. Senate Class 1 office in 2018.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 4,076,186 49.59% former Congressman Ronald D. "Ron" DeSantis
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Jeanette Nunez
Congressman CD 6.
5 January 2018: Candidate for Governor in 2018.
10 September 2018: Resigned from Congress.
  Candidate Democratic 4,043,723 49.19% Tallahassee Mayor Andrew D. Gillum
for Lieutenant Governor: Chris King
  Candidate Reform 47,140 0.57% Darcy G. Richardson
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Senator Nancy Argenziano
  Candidate No Party Affiliation 24,310 0.30% Kyle Chaderwick "KC" Gibson
for Lieutenant Governor: Ellen Marie Wilds
  Candidate No Party Affiliation 14,630 0.18% Ryan Christopher Foley
for Lieutenant Governor: John Tutton Jr.
  Candidate No Party Affiliation; (Green) 14,505 0.18% Bruce Stanley
for Lieutenant Governor: Ryan McJury
  Candidate Write-in 61 0.00% Harold "Hal" Johnson
for Lieutenant Governor: Tim Hayes
  Candidate Write-in 6 0.00% Piotr Blass
for Lieutenant Governor: Paul Harju
 The current Governor Richard L. "Rick" Scott (Republican) will remain Governor until 8 January 2019 only then be sworn as a U.S. Senator (missing the first days of the U.S. Senate which convenes on 3 January). Newly elected Governor Ronald D. "Ron" DeSantis (Republican) will be sworn as Governor on 8 January.
Total 8,220,561 100.00%  

Georgia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor John Nathan "Nathan" Deal
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 1,978,408 50.22% Secretary of State Brian Porter Kemp
Proceeds to and won the Runoff, 24 July 2018
31 March 2017: Running for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Democratic 1,923,685 48.83% former state Representative  Stacey Abrams
  Candidate Libertarian 37,235 0.95% Ted Metz
  Candidate Write-in 24 0.00% Rod Mack
  Candidate Write-in 24 0.00% Bobby Williams
  Candidate Write-in 21 0.00% Bobby Waldrep
  Candidate Write-in 12 0.00% David C. Byrne
Total 3,939,409 100.00%  

Hawaii  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  David Yutaka Ige
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Democratic 244,934 61.44% Governor  David Yutaka Ige
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Joshua B. "Josh" Green
  Candidate Republican 131,719 33.04% state Representative  Andria P.L. Tupola
for Lieutenant Governor: Marissa Dipasupil Kerns
  Candidate Green 10,123 2.54% James R. "Jim" Brewer, Jr.
for Lieutenant Governor: Renee B. Ing
  Candidate Scattering 7,165 1.80% Blank Votes
  Candidate Nonpartisan 4,067 1.02% Terrence K. Teruya
for Lieutenant Governor: Paul F. Robotti
  Candidate Scattering 649 0.16% Over Votes
Total 398,657 100.00%  

Idaho  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter
First elected: 2006; re-elected: 2010, 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Open Chair - 14 October 2014: "Won't run for a fourth term" in 2018.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 361,661 59.77% Lieutenant Governor  Brad Little
29 June 2016: Candidate for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Democratic 231,081 38.19% former state Representative  Paulette E. Jordan
  Candidate Libertarian 6,551 1.08% Bev "Angel" Boeck
  Candidate Constitution 5,787 0.96% Walter L.. Bayes
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 51 0.01% Lisa Marie
Total 605,131 100.00%  

Illinois  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Bruce Rauner
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Elected Democratic 2,479,746 54.53% J.B. Pritzker
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Juliana Stratton
  Candidate Republican 1,765,751 38.83% Governor  Bruce Rauner
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti
  Candidate Conservative 192,527 4.23% state Senator  William Sam "Sam" McCann
for Lieutenant Governor: Aaron Merreighn
  Candidate Libertarian 109,518 2.41% Grayson "Kash" Jackson
for Lieutenant Governor: Sanj Mohip
a.k.a. Benjamin Adam Winderweedle
  Candidate Write-in 32 0.00% Nancy Foster
  Candidate Write-in 20 0.00% Kevin D. Ryan
  Candidate Write-in 16 0.00% Jo 753
  Candidate Write-in 15 0.00% Michael W. Scruggs
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 13 0.00% Gregg Moore
  Candidate Write-in 12 0.00% Robert F. "Bob" Canfield
  Candidate Write-in 4 0.00% Thomas Kuna-Jacob
  Candidate Write-in 3 0.00% David Tholin
  Candidate Write-in; (Socialist Workers Party)     Dan Fein
for Lieutenant Governor: Laura Anderson
  Candidate Write-in 0 0.00% Mary Arline Vann-Metcalf
Total 4,547,657 100.00%  

Indiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Eric Joseph Holcomb
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Iowa  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Kimberly K. "Kim" Reynolds
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
Ascended to the Governor's Chair: 24 May 2017 [re: Governor Terry E. Branstad (Republican) resignation to become Ambassador to China].
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Elected Republican 667,275 50.26% Governor  Kimberly K. "Kim" Reynolds
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg
  Candidate Democratic 630,986 47.53% Fred Hubbell
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Rita R. Hart
  Candidate Libertarian 21,426 1.61% Jake Porter
for Lieutenant Governor: Lynne Gentry
  Candidate Clear Water Party of Iowa 7,463 0.56% Gary Siegwarth
for Lieutenant Governor: Natalia Blaskovich
  Candidate Scattering 488 0.04% Write-in
  

Governor Terry E. Branstad (Republican) resigned on 24 May 2017. The Governor was nominated on 7 December 2016 by President-elect Trump to be Ambassador to China, accepted the nomination on 13 December 2016, and on 23 May 2017 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, 82-13. Governor Branstad served as Governor from 1983 to 1999 and 2011 to 2017, 22 years in all and was last elected in 2014.

Total 1,327,638 100.00%  

Kansas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Lost
Republican Governor  Jeff Colyer
Ascended to the Governor's Chair 31 January 2018 [re: Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback's (Republican) confirmation on 24 January 2018 as Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration].
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Lost Primary / No Longer Running
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic 506,727 48.01% state Senator  Laura Kelly
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Lynn Rogers
  Candidate Republican 453,645 42.98% Secretary of State  Kris W. Kobach
for Lieutenant Governor: Wink Hartman
7 August 2018 Primary: Received 40.62%.
  Candidate Independent 68,590 6.50% Greg Orman
for Lieutenant Governor: John Doll
  Candidate Libertarian 20,020 1.90% Jeff Caldwell
for Lieutenant Governor: Mary Gerlt
  Candidate Independent 6,584 0.62% Richard "Rick" Kloos
for Lieutenant Governor: Nathaniel Kloos
  
Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican), who was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, resigned on 31 January 2018 to become Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration.
27 July 2017: Nominated for Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration.
24 January 2018: Confirmed as Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration by the U.S. Senate 50-49.
31 January 2018: Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican) resigns and Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer (Republican) ascends to the Governor's Chair.
Total 1,055,566 100.00%  

Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin
First elected: 2015
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2019
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative Rocky Adkins
for Lieutenant Governor: Jefferson County School Board of Education Steph Horne
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Andy Beshear
for Lieutenant Governor: Jacqueline Coleman
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin
25 August 2018: Announced he would run for re-election.

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  John Bel Edwards
First elected: 2015
Chair up for regular election: Saturday 12 October 2019
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Ralph Lee Abraham, Jr.
Congressman CD 5.
6 December 2018: Running for Governor in 2019.
  Candidate Republican     Eddie Rispone

Maine  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Paul R. LePage
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic 320,962 49.68% state Attorney General  Janet T. Mills
  Candidate Republican 272,311 42.15% University of Maine System Trustee Shawn H. Moody
  Candidate Independent 37,268 5.77% state Treasurer  Teresea M. "Terry" Hayes
  Candidate Scattering 15,346 2.38% Blank
  Candidate Scattering 126 0.02% Others
  Candidate Independent     Alan Caron
29 October 2018: Withdrew endorsing Attorney General Janet T. Mills (Democratic). He remains on the ballot but votes cast for him are counted as blanks.
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Kenneth A. Capron
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     former state Senator John T. Jenkins
  Candidate Write-in; (Not readily classifiable)     Malon A. Tracy
Reform Maine's Future
  Candidate Write-in; (Unenrolled)     J. Martin Vachon
12 June 2018: Ran as a write-in in the the Democratic Primary.
Total 646,013 100.00%  

Maryland  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Lawrence J. "Larry" Hogan, Jr.
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Republican 1,275,644 55.35% Governor  Lawrence J. "Larry" Hogan, Jr.
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford
  Candidate Democratic 1,002,639 43.51% Ben Jealous
for Lieutenant Governor: Susan Turnbull
  Candidate Libertarian 13,241 0.57% Shawn Quinn
for Lieutenant Governor: Christina Smith
  Candidate Green 11,175 0.48% Ian Schlakman
for Lieutenant Governor: Annie Chambers
  Candidate Scattering 1,813 0.08% Other Write-Ins
 22 June 2015: Governor Hogan announced that he has advanced and aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Total 2,304,512 100.00%  

Massachusetts  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Charles D. "Charlie" Baker, Jr.
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Elected Republican 1,781,341 64.71% Governor  Charles D. "Charlie" Baker, Jr.
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Karyn E. Polito
  Candidate Democratic 885,770 32.18% former Secretary of Finance Jay M. Gonzalez
for Lieutenant Governor: Quentin Palfrey
  Candidate Scattering 78,050 2.84% Blanks
  Candidate Scattering 7,504 0.27% All Others
Total 2,752,665 100.00%  

Michigan  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Richard D. "Rick" Snyder
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic 2,266,193 53.31% forner state Senator Gretchen Whitmer
for Lieutenant Governor: Garlin D. Gilchrist, II
  Candidate Republican 1,859,534 43.75% Attorney General  William D. "Bill" Schuette
for Lieutenant Governor: Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons
12 September 2017: Announced he is running for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Libertarian 56,606 1.33% William H. "Bill" Gelineau
for Lieutenant Governor: Angelique Chaiser Thomas
  Candidate U.S. Taxpayers 29,219 0.69% Todd M. Schleiger
for Lieutenant Governor: Earl P. Lackie
  Candidate Green 28,799 0.68% Jennifer V. Kurland
for Lieutenant Governor: Charin H. Davenport
  Candidate Natural Law 10,202 0.24% Keith Butkovich
for Lieutenant Governor: Raymond Warner
  Candidate Write-in 11 0.00% Francis L. Rowley
  Candidate Write-in 8 0.00% Evan Space
  Candidate Write-in 4 0.00% Lance Herman
  Candidate Write-in 3 0.00% William Cobbs
  Candidate Write-in 2 0.00% Robin Lee Sanders
  Candidate Write-in 1 0.00% Patrick O'Neal Burney
  Candidate Write-in 1 0.00% Henry Joseph Lester
  Candidate Write-in 1 0.00% Clyde Lynch
  Candidate Write-in 1 0.00% Chaneika Ranell Penny
  Candidate Write-in 0 0.00% Angelo Scott Brown
  Candidate Write-in 0 0.00% Raymond A. Hall
  Candidate Write-in 0 0.00% Larry James Hutchinson, Jr.
  Candidate Write-in 0 0.00% John Arthur Williams
Total 4,250,585 100.00%  

Minnesota  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor Mark Dayton
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Open Chair - 21 November 2016: Retiring at the end of his term.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic-Farmer Labor 1,393,096 53.84% Congressman  Timothy J. "Tim" Walz
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Peggy Flanagan
CD 1.
27 March 2017: Candidate for Governor
  Candidate Republican 1,097,705 42.43% Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson
for Lieutenant Governor: Donna Bergstrom
  Candidate Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis 68,667 2.65% Thomas Christopher "Chris" Wright
for Lieutenant Governor: Judith Schwartzbacker
Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
  Candidate Libertarian 26,735 1.03% Josh Welter
for Lieutenant Governor: Mary O'Connor
  Candidate Scattering 1,084 0.04% WRITE-IN
  Candidate Write-in; (Socialist Workers Party)     Jacquie Henderson
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican)     Jeffrey Wharton
7 May 2018: "I may have officially left the race but I will be submitting as a write in candidate ...."
Total 2,587,287 100.00%  

Mississippi  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Phil Bryant
First elected: 2011; re-elected: 2015.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2019
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Jim Hood
1 October 2018: Will run for Governor in 2019.
  Candidate Democratic     Velesha Williams
  Candidate Republican     Petal Mayor  Hal Marx

Missouri  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Michael L. "Mike" Parson
Ascended to the Governor's chair: 1 June 2018 [re: resignation of Governor Eric Greitens (Republican)]
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     James L. "Jim" Shea
 29 May 2018: While the state legislature was considering impeachment proceedings, Governor Eric Greitens (Republican), who was first elected in 2016, announced his resignation effective Friday 1 June 2018 at 5pm local time.
1 June 2018: Lieutenant Governor Michael L. "Mike" Parson (Republican) ascends to the Governor's chair. He will serve the remainding 2 1/2 years of Governor Eric Greitens' term.

Montana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Steve Bullock
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
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: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  J. Peter "Pete" Ricketts
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Republican 411,812 59.00% Governor  J. Peter "Pete" Ricketts
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley
  Candidate Democratic 286,169 41.00% state Senator  Bob Krist
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Lynne M. Walz
12 September 2017: Bob Krist announced he would change his registration from Republican to Independent.
13 September 2017: Bob Krist announced he want to form a "Unity Ticket".
17 July 2017: Bob Krist is planning to run as a 3rd Party candidate but has not stated which party. The "Unity", "Unification", and "Centrist" parties have been mentioned. [Running as an independent candidate requires more petition signatures to be placed on the ballot than a third party candidate. -Ed]
27 December 2017: Bob Krist will attempt to create the United Nebraska Party.
13 February 2018: Bob Krist announced he will run as a Democrat.
Total 697,981 100.00%  

Nevada  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor Brian E. Sandoval
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic 480,007 49.39% Clark County Commissioner  Stephen F. "Steve" Sisolak
  Candidate Republican 440,320 45.31% Attorney General  Adam Paul Laxalt
  Candidate None of these candidates 18,865 1.94% None of these candidates
  Candidate No Political Party 13,891 1.43% Ryan Bundy
  Candidate Independent American 10,076 1.04% Russell J. Best
  Candidate Libertarian 8,640 0.89% Jared Lord
Total 971,799 100.00%  

New Hampshire  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2018. Term Limit: None. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Chris Sununu
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Elected Republican 302,764 52.78% Governor  Chris Sununu
  Candidate Democratic 262,359 45.74% former state Senator Molly Kelly
  Candidate Libertarian 8,197 1.43% Jilletta Jarvis
  Candidate Scattering 282 0.05% Scatter
Total 573,602 100.00%  

New Jersey  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Philip "Phil" Murphy
First elected: 2017
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

New Mexico  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Susana Martinez
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic 398,368 57.20% Congressman  Michelle Lujan Grisham
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Howie C. Morales
13 December 2016: Announced run for Governor in 2016. Congressman CD 1.
  Candidate Republican 298,091 42.80% Congressman Stevan E. "Steve" Pearce
for Lieutenant Governor: Michelle Garcia Holmes
10 July 2017: Candidate for Governor in 2018. Congressman CD 2.
Total 696,459 100.00%  

New York  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Andrew M. Cuomo
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Women's Equality; Working Families 3,353,495 57.90% Governor  Andrew M. Cuomo
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul
  Candidate Republican; Reform; Conservative 2,089,228 36.07% Dutchess County Executive  Marcus J. "Marc" Molinaro
for Lieutenant Governor: former Rye City Council Member Julie Killian
4 January 2018: "... I will not be a Republican candidate for governor ...."
2 March 2018: Re-entered.
  Candidate Green 95,716 1.65% Howie Hawkins
for Lieutenant Governor: Jia Lee
  Candidate Libertarian 90,816 1.57% Larry Sharpe
for Lieutenant Governor: Andrew C. Hollister
  Candidate Scattering 90,558 1.56% Blank
  Candidate Serve America Movement; (Democratic) 51,367 0.89% former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner
for Lieutenant Governor: Pelham Mayor Michael J. Volpe
  Candidate Scattering 14,208 0.25% Void
  Candidate Scattering 6,617 0.11% Write-in
Total 5,792,005 100.00%  

North Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Roy Asberry Cooper
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

North Dakota  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Doug Burgum
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020

Ohio  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  John Richard Kasich
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 2,231,917 50.39% Attorney General  Michael "Mike" DeWine
for Lieutenant Governor: Secretary of State Jon A. Husted
26 May 2016: Running for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Democratic 2,067,847 46.68% former First Director of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard "Rich" Cordray
for Lieutenant Governor: former Congresssman Betty Sutton
  Candidate Libertarian 79,985 1.81% Travis M. Irvine
for Lieutenant Governor: J. Todd Grayson
  Candidate Green 49,475 1.12% Constance Gadell-Newton
for Lieutenant Governor: Brett R. Joseph
  Candidate Write-in 185 0.00% Renea Turner
for Lieutenant Governor: Keith Colton
  Candidate Write-in 132 0.00% Richard Duncan
for Lieutenant Governor: Dennis A. Arino
  Candidate Write-in 41 0.00% Rebecca L. Ayres
for Lieutenant Governor: Anthony Durgans
Total 4,429,582 100.00%  

Oklahoma  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor Mary C. Fallin
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 644,579 54.33% Kevin Stitt
Proceeds to and won the 28 August 2018 Runoff
  Candidate Democratic 500,973 42.23% former state Attorney General Drew Edmondson
  Candidate Libertarian 40,833 3.44% Chris Powell
Proceeds to and won the 28 August 2018 Runoff
Total 1,186,385 100.00%  

Oregon  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Kate Brown
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
Ascended to the Governor's chair 18 February 2015 re: resignation of John A. Kitzhaber (Democratic); first elected in a Special Election: 2016.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 934,498 50.05% Governor  Kate Brown
  Candidate Republican 814,988 43.65% state Representative  Knute Buehler
  Candidate Independent Party of Oregon 53,392 2.86% former McKenzie School Board Member Patrick E. Starnes
30 October 2018: Asked voters to vote for Governor Kate Brown (Democratic).
  Candidate Libertarian 28,927 1.55% Nicholas J. "Nick" Chen
  Candidate Constitution 21,145 1.13% Aaron D. Auer
  Candidate Progressive 11,013 0.59% Christopher K. "Chris" Henry
  Candidate Scattering 3,034 0.16% Misc.
Total 1,866,997 100.00%  

Pennsylvania  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Thomas W. "Tom" Wolf
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Democratic 2,895,662 57.77% Governor  Thomas W. "Tom" Wolf
for Lieutenant Governor: Braddock Mayor John K. Fetterman
  Candidate Republican 2,039,899 40.70% former state Senator Scott R. Wagner
for Lieutenant Governor: Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Bartos
  Candidate Libertarian 49,229 0.98% Ken V. Krawchuk
for Lieutenant Governor: former Canon-McMillan School Board Member Kathleen "Kathy" Smith
  Candidate Green 27,792 0.55% Paul Glover
for Lieutenant Governor: Jocolyn Bowser-Bostick
 24 February 2016: Governor Thomas W. "Tom" Wolf Announced that he has prostate cancer which was detected early and is treatable.
Total 5,012,582 100.00%  

Rhode Island  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Gina Marie Raimondo
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Democratic 198,122 52.64% Governor  Gina Marie Raimondo
  Candidate Republican 139,932 37.18% Cranston Mayor  Allan W. Fung
  Candidate Independent 16,532 4.39% former state Representative Joseph A. "Joe" Trillo
2016 Honorary Rhode Island campaign chair for Donald Trump
  Candidate Moderate 10,155 2.70% William H. "Bill" Gilbert
  Candidate Independent 6,223 1.65% Luis-Daniel Muñoz
  Candidate Compassion 4,191 1.11% Anne Armstrong
4 October 2018: Arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver.
  Candidate Scattering 1,246 0.33% WRITE-IN
Total 376,401 100.00%  

South Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Henry D. McMaster
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
24 January 2017: Ascended to the Governor's Chair following the resignation of Governor Nikki Randhawa Haley (Republican) who became United Nations Ambassador.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Republican 921,342 53.96% Governor  Henry D. McMaster
for Lieutenant Governor: Pamela Evette

Proceeds to Runoff, 26 June 2018
  Candidate Democratic 784,182 45.92% state Representative  James E. Smith, Jr.
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Mandy Powers Norrell
  Candidate Scattering 2,045 0.12% Write-In
  

23 November 2016: President-elect Trump nominates Governor Nikki Randhawa Haley (Republican) for the position of United Nations Ambassador.
24 January 2017: Governor Nikki Randhawa Haley (Republican), who was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, was confirmed as United Nations Ambassador by the U.S. Senate, 96-4. He resigned as Governor shortly after and Lieutenant Governor Henry D. McMaster (Republican) ascended to the Governor's chair.

Total 1,707,569 100.00%  

South Dakota  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Dennis M. Daugaard
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 172,912 50.97% Congressman  Kristi Lynn Noem
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Larry Rhoden
14 November 2016: Congressman Kristi Lynn Noem announces her candidacy for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Democratic 161,454 47.60% state Senator  Billie H. Sutton
for Lieutenant Governor: Michelle Lavallee
  Candidate Libertarian 4,848 1.43% Kurt Evans
for Lieutenant Governor: Richard Shelatz
Total 339,214 100.00%  

Tennessee  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor William "Bill" Haslam
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 1,336,106 59.56% Bill Lee
  Candidate Democratic 864,863 38.55% former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 5,198 0.23% Sherry L. Clark
  Candidate Independent 4,687 0.21% Mark Wright
  Candidate Independent 3,631 0.16% Patrick Whitlock
  Candidate Independent; (Green) 3,070 0.14% Yvonne Neubert
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 2,969 0.13% Heather Scott
  Candidate Independent 2,841 0.13% Mark "Coonrippy" Brown
  Candidate Independent 2,444 0.11% Joe B. Wilmoth
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 1,550 0.07% George Blackwell Smith, IV
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 1,502 0.07% Cory King
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 1,396 0.06% Tracy C. Yaste Tisdale
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 1,217 0.05% Justin Cornett
  Candidate Independent 1,096 0.05% Chad Riden
  Candidate Independent 1,059 0.05% Robert Sawyers, Sr.
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 1,012 0.05% Vinnie Vineyard
  Candidate Independent 981 0.04% Rick Tyler
Also running for House CD 3.
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 869 0.04% Gabriel Fancher
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 814 0.04% Sean Bruce Fleming
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 800 0.04% Alfred Shawn Rapoza
  Candidate Independent 755 0.03% Jessie D. McDonald
  Candidate Independent 739 0.03% Toney Randall Mitchell
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 726 0.03% Mike Toews
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 652 0.03% Matthew Koch
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 613 0.03% Jeremy Allen Stephenson
  Candidate Independent 609 0.03% Tommy Ray McAnally
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 588 0.03% Jaron D. Weidner
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 496 0.02% William Andrew "Andrew" Helmstetter
  Candidate Write-in 11 0.00% Eddie Murphy
Total 2,243,294 100.00%  

Texas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Greg Abbott
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
Previously served as Attorney General: first elected 2002; re-elected: 2006, 2010; First elected as Governor: 2014.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Elected Republican 4,656,196 55.81% Governor  Greg Abbott
  Candidate Democratic 3,546,615 42.51% former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez
Proceeds to and won the 22 May 2018 Runoff
  Candidate Libertarian 140,632 1.69% former Lago Vista City Councilman Mark Jay Tippetts
Total 8,343,443 100.00%  

Utah  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Gary R. Herbert
As Lieutenant Governor, succeeded to the Governorship upon the resignation of Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. (Republican), effective 11 August 2009. First elected in a special election: 2010; re-elected: 2012, 2016.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Chair

Vermont  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Phil Scott
• Re-elected Tuesday 6 November 2018
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Elected Republican 151,261 54.37% Governor  Phil Scott
  Candidate Democratic 110,335 39.66% Christine Hallquist
  Candidate Scattering 4,038 1.45% Blank Votes
  Candidate Independent 3,266 1.17% Trevor Barlow
  Candidate Independent 2,287 0.82% Charles "Chuck" Laramie
  Candidate Independent; (Marijuana) 2,129 0.77% Cris Ericson
  Candidate Earth Rights 1,855 0.67% Stephen Marx
  Candidate Liberty Union 1,839 0.66% Emily "Em" Peyton
  Candidate Scattering 1,115 0.40% Total Write-ins
  Candidate Scattering 105 0.04% Overvotes
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic)     state Senator  John Rodgers
 If no candidate receives 50% of the vote in the November General Election, the state Legislature chooses the next Governor.
Total 278,230 100.00%  

Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Ralph S. Northam
First elected: 2017
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Washington  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Jay R. Inslee
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020

West Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Jim Justice
First elected: 2016 (as a Democrat)
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
3 August 2017: Announced he was changing his affiliation from Democratic to Republican: "... tomorrow I will be changing my registration to Republican."
  Candidate Democratic     Stephen Noble Smith

Wisconsin  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Scott Walker
First elected: 2010; retained in a recall election: 5 June 2012; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Elected Democratic 1,324,307 49.54% Public Instruction Superintendent  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Assemblyman Mandela Barnes
  Candidate Republican 1,295,080 48.44% Governor  Scott Walker
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch
  Candidate Libertarian 20,225 0.76% Phillip "Phil" Anderson
for Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Baird
  Candidate Independent 18,884 0.71% former Antigo Town Councilor Maggie Turnbull
for Lieutenant Governor: William Stephen "Wil" Losch
  Candidate Independent; (Wisconsin Green) 11,087 0.41% Michael J. White
for Lieutenant Governor: Tiffany Anderson
  Candidate Independent; (The Wisconsin Party) 2,745 0.10% Arnie Enz
  Candidate Scattering 966 0.04% SCATTERING
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican) 4 0.00% Ryan Cason
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic) 3 0.00% (No Candidate)
for Lieutenant Governor: William Henry Davis. III
  Candidate Write-in; (Constitution) 2 0.00% Mark S. Grimek
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 2 0.00% Richard Michael Turtenwald
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic) 1 0.00% Paul Boucher
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 1 0.00% Ralph "Robbie" Hoffman
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic) 1 0.00% (No Candidate)
for Lieutenant Governor: Corban Gehler
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic) 0 0.00% Jared William Landry
Total 2,673,308 100.00%  

Wyoming  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period. The Wyoming Supreme Court determined on 4 May 2004 that term limits require an amendment to the state constitution rather than, as they were, imposed by a 1992 ballot initiative. At the time, the ruling was not applied to statewide offices. Reference: CATHCART v. MEYER, 2004 WY 49, 88 P.3d 1050, Case Number: 04-32, 04-33, 04-34, Decided: 05/04/2004
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor Matt Mead
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Open Chair - 7 February 2017: Will not run for re-election in 2018.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 136,412 66.45% Treasurer  Mark Gordon
  Candidate Democratic 55,965 27.26% former state Representative Mary A. Throne
  Candidate Constitution 6,751 3.29% Rex "T-Rex" Rammell
  Candidate Libertarian 3,010 1.47% Lawrence Gerard Struempf
  Candidate Scattering 1,966 0.96% Under Votes
  Candidate Scattering 1,100 0.54% Write-Ins
  Candidate Scattering 71 0.03% Over Votes
Total 205,275 100.00%  

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
  Reform
  Wisconsin Green
Other Third Parties
  Clear Water Party of Iowa
  Compassion
  Conservative
  Earth Rights
  Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
  Griebel Frank for CT
  Humanitarian
  Independence
  Independent American
  Independent Party of Connecticut
  Independent Party of Oregon
  Liberty Union
  Marijuana
  Moderate
  Natural Law
  Progressive
  Republican Takeover
  Serve America Movement
  Socialist Workers Party
  U.S. Taxpayers
  Unity
  Women's Equality
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Affiliation
  No Party Affiliation
  No Political Party
  None
  Nonpartisan
  Petition
  The Wisconsin Party
  Unenrolled
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  None of these candidates
  Not readily classifiable
  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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