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.

There have been 0 deaths, 0 resignations, and 0 changes of party affiliation in 2018.

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Mark Johnston
    Independent     Chad "Chig" Martin - apparently not a candidate

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Governor  Bill Walker
for Lieutenant Governor: Byron I. Mallott

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Len Clark
  Candidate Independent     Noah Dyer
Had switched from Democrat to Independent on 26 July 2017
  Candidate Independent     Chip Howard

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Kathleen Cunningham
  Candidate Independent     Richard Osada
  Candidate Independent     Korey Paul Starkey
  Candidate Independent     Michael Wilbourn
  Candidate Independent     Matthew Wood

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Richard "Oz" Griebel

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Adam Phillips
  Candidate Independent     Michael Richardson
  Candidate Independent     John Thomas Wiechec

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

   
  Candidate Independent     William J. "Bill" Kelly
for Lieutenant Governor: Brian Leggero

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

   
    Independent     Brent Roske - apparently not a candidate

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

   
  Candidate Independent     JoeLarry Hunter
  Candidate Independent     Richard "Rick" Kloos
for Lieutenant Governor: Nathaniel Kloos
  Candidate Independent     Greg Orman

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Ethan Alcorn
  Candidate Independent     Kenneth Capron
  Candidate Independent     Alan Caron
  Candidate Independent     state Treasurer  Teresea M. "Terry" Hayes
  Candidate Independent     former state Senator John Jenkins
  Candidate Independent     Karmo Sanders

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Christopher Michael Roybal

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

   
  Candidate Independent     former state Representative Joseph A. "Joe" Trillo
2016 Honorary Rhode Island campaign chair for Donald Trump

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

   
    Independent     Byron Bradford - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Independent     Yvette Gbalazeh
    Independent     Thor Harris - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Independent     Danny Harrison
  Candidate Independent     Khurshid Khan
  Candidate Independent     Napoleon Madrid
  Candidate Independent     Edward Nash
  Candidate Independent     Chioma Okoro
  Candidate Independent     Tony Teal
  Candidate Independent     Daniel Wooten

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

   
  Candidate Independent     Jefferson Carpenter
  Candidate Independent     Jay Ralph Hoeft
  Candidate Independent     Ralph "Robbie" Hoffman
  Candidate Independent     Travis D. Swenby

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
Other Third Parties
  American Constitution
  Independence
  Marijuana
  Peace And Freedom
  Socialist Party USA
  Unity
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
 

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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