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

   
    Independent     Mark Johnston - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Chad "Chig" Martin

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

   
    Independent     Len Clark - apparently not a candidate
    Independent     Noah Dyer - apparently not a candidate
26 July 2017: Switched from Democrat to Independent.
    Independent     Chip Howard - apparently not a candidate

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
    No Party Preference; (American Solidarity; Independent)     Desmond Silveira - lost primary

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Independent     Larry E. Odom

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

   
    Independent; (Constitution)     William J. "Bill" Kelly - apparently not a candidate
for Lieutenant Governor: Kane County School Board Member Chad Koppie
  Candidate Independent     Dock Walls
for Lieutenant Governor: Jim Tobin

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
for Lieutenant Governor: John Doll

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
    Independent     Ethan Alcorn - apparently not a candidate
    Independent     Kenneth Capron - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Independent     Alan Caron
  Candidate Independent     state Treasurer  Teresea M. "Terry" Hayes
    Independent     former state Senator John Jenkins - apparently not a candidate
    Independent     Karmo Sanders - apparently not a candidate

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Independent     Christopher Michael Roybal

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

   
  Candidate Independent; (Democratic)     former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner
Serve America Movement

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Independent     Collin Hill

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

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

   
    Independent     Marcus Baker - apparently not a candidate
10 April 2018: Not Qualified.
  Candidate Independent     Mark "Coonrippy" Brown
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Sherry L. Clark
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Justin Cornett
    Independent     Christopher Dunbar - apparently not a candidate
10 April 2018: Not Qualified.
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Gabriel Fancher
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Sean Bruce Fleming
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     William Andrew "Andrew" Helmstetter
    Independent     Chris A. Hodge - apparently not a candidate
6 April 2018: Insufficient signatures.
    Independent     Ashley B. Hughes - apparently not a candidate
10 April 2018: Not Qualified.
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Cory King
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Matthew Koch
    Independent     Daniel Lewis - apparently not a candidate
10 April 2018: Not Qualified.
  Candidate Independent     Tommy Ray McAnally
  Candidate Independent     Jessie D. McDonald
  Candidate Independent     Toney Randall Mitchell
  Candidate Independent     Yvonne Neubert
    Independent     Kenna Porter - apparently not a candidate
11 April 2018: Not Qualified
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Alfred Shawn Rapoza
    Independent     Carlos T. Rawls - apparently not a candidate
10 April 2018: Not Qualified.
  Candidate Independent     Chad Riden
  Candidate Independent     Robert Sawyers, Sr.
  Candidate Independent     Heather Scott
    Independent     David Sexton - apparently not a candidate
10 April 2018: Not Qualified.
  Candidate Independent     George Blackwell Smith, IV
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Jeremy Allen Stephenson
    Independent     Ryan Alexander Stuart - apparently not a candidate
10 April 2018: Not Qualified.
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Tracy C. Yaste Tisdale
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Mike Toews
  Candidate Independent     Rick Tyler
Also running for House CD 3.
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Vinnie Vineyard
    Independent     Jaron D. Weidner - apparently not a candidate
10 April 2018: Not Qualified.
  Candidate Independent     Patrick Whitlock
  Candidate Independent     Joe B. Wilmoth
  Candidate Independent     Mark Wright

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 Ray Wooten

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

   
  Candidate Independent; (Marijuana)     Cris Ericson

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

   
    Independent     Jefferson Carpenter - apparently not a candidate
    Independent     Jay Ralph Hoeft - apparently not a candidate
    Independent     Todd Michael McWilliams - apparently not a candidate
Independent, Resistance
    Independent     Travis D. Swenby - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Independent     former Antigo Town Councilor Maggie Turnbull

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
  Reform
  Wisconsin Green
Other Third Parties
  American
  American Constitution
  American Solidarity
  Conservative
  Grassroots
  Independence
  Independent American
  Independent Party of Connecticut
  Independent Party of Oregon
  Legal Marijuana Now
  Marijuana
  Peace And Freedom
  Unity
  Women's Equality
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  No Political Party
  Nonpartisan
  Nonparty
  Other
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
  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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