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 Write-in; (Independent)     Chad "Chig" Martin
Total 1,719,589 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  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

   
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 13 0.00% Gregg Moore
Total 4,547,657 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Independent 68,590 6.50% Greg Orman
for Lieutenant Governor: John Doll
  Candidate Independent 6,584 0.62% Richard "Rick" Kloos
for Lieutenant Governor: Nathaniel Kloos
Total 1,055,566 100.00%  

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) **
  Candidate Independent 37,268 5.77% state Treasurer  Teresea M. "Terry" Hayes
  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
Total 646,013 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Independent 16,532 4.39% former state Representative Joseph A. "Joe" Trillo
2016 Honorary Rhode Island campaign chair for Donald Trump
  Candidate Independent 6,223 1.65% Luis-Daniel Muñoz
Total 376,401 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  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
Total 2,243,294 100.00%  

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

   
  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
Total 278,230 100.00%  

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

   
  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 Write-in; (Independent) 2 0.00% Richard Michael Turtenwald
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent) 1 0.00% Ralph "Robbie" Hoffman
Total 2,673,308 100.00%  

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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