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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     William S. "Billy" Toien
for Lieutenant Governor: Carolyn C. "Care" Clift

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

   
    Write-in; (Libertarian)     Barry Hess - apparently not a candidate

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Mark West

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Scott Helker
for Lieutenant Governor: Michelle Poague

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Rodney "Rod" Hanscomb
for Lieutenant Governor: Jeffrey "Jeff" Thibeault
    Libertarian     Mark Stewart - apparently not a candidate

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Ted Metz

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Bev "Angel" Boeck

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

   
    Libertarian     . . - apparently not a candidate
for Lieutenant Governor: David Earl Williams, III
  Candidate Libertarian     Grayson "Kash" Jackson
for Lieutenant Governor: Sanj Mohip

a.k.a. Benjamin Adam Winderweedle
    Libertarian     Matthew C. Scaro - apparently not a candidate
    Libertarian     Jon Stewart - apparently not a candidate

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Jake Porter
for Lieutenant Governor: Lynne Gentry

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Jeff Caldwell
for Lieutenant Governor: Mary Gerlt
    Libertarian     Thomas Padgett - apparently not a candidate
    Libertarian     Ethan Randleas - apparently not a candidate

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) **
    Libertarian     Gilbert Doughty - apparently not a candidate
    Libertarian     Richard Light - apparently not a candidate

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Shawn Quinn
for Lieutenant Governor: Christina Smith

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     William H. "Bill" Gelineau
for Lieutenant Governor: Angelique Chaiser Thomas
    Libertarian     John J. Tatar - lost primary

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Josh Welter
for Lieutenant Governor: Mary O'Connor

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Jared Lord

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

   
    Libertarian     Bedford Board Member Aaron Day - lost primary
11 September 2018: Primary is too close to call.
  Candidate Libertarian     Jilletta Jarvis
11 September 2018: Primary is too close to call.

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
    Write-in; (Libertarian)     Bob Walsh - apparently not a candidate
14 July 2018: Insufficient votes in the primary, 186 out of a necessary 230, to appear on the General Election ballot.

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Larry Sharpe
for Lieutenant Governor: Andrew Hollister

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Travis Irvine
for Lieutenant Governor: Todd Grayson

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Chris Powell
Proceeds to and won the 28 August 2018 Runoff

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Nicholas J. "Nick" Chen

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Ken V. Krawchuk
for Lieutenant Governor: former Canon-McMillan School Board Member Kathleen "Kathy" Smith

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian     Kurt Evans
for Lieutenant Governor: Richard Shelatz

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)     Sherry L. Clark
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Justin Cornett
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Gabriel Fancher
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Sean Bruce Fleming
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     William Andrew "Andrew" Helmstetter
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Cory King
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Matthew Koch
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Alfred Shawn Rapoza
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Jeremy Allen Stephenson
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Tracy C. Yaste Tisdale
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Mike Toews
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Vinnie Vineyard

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     former Lago Vista City Councilman Mark Jay Tippetts

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Phillip "Phil" Anderson
for Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Baird

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
  American
  Clear Water Party of Iowa
  Conservative
  Earth Rights
  Grassroots
  Humanitarian
  Independence
  Independent American
  Independent Party of Connecticut
  Independent Party of Oregon
  Independent-Compassion
  Liberty Union
  Marijuana
  Moderate
  Natural Law
  Progressive
  Rent is 2 Damn High
  Republican Takeover
  Serve America Movement
  Socialist Workers Party
  U.S. Taxpayers
  Unity
  Women's Equality
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Political Party
  None
  Nonpartisan
  Other
  The Wisconsin Party
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise 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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