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

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 Libertarian     Jeff Funicello
  Candidate Libertarian     Merissa Hamilton
  Candidate Libertarian     Barry Hess
  Candidate Libertarian     Kevin McCormick

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

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Zoltan Istvan
Transhumanist
    Libertarian     Patrick Wheat - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Libertarian     Nickolas Wildstar

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Scott Helker
for Lieutenant Governor: Michelle Poague

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Rodney "Rod" Hanscomb
  Candidate Libertarian     Mark Stewart

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     former Lake County School Board Member Randy Wiseman

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

   
    Libertarian     Doug Craig - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Libertarian     Ted Metz

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

   
  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     Marco Battaglia
  Candidate Libertarian     Jake Porter

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Jeff Caldwell
    Libertarian     Thomas Padgett - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Libertarian     Ethan Randleas

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

   
    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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     William H. "Bill" Gelineau
  Candidate Libertarian     John J. Tartar
  Candidate Libertarian     Jeffrey "Jeff" Wood

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

   
  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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Jilletta Jarvis

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

   
    Libertarian     Grady Owens - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Write-in; (Libertarian)     Bob Walsh

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Larry Sharpe

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Travis Irvine
  Candidate Libertarian     Bruce Jaynes

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Rex L. Lawhorn
  Candidate Libertarian     Joseph "Joe Exotic" Maldonado
  Candidate Libertarian     Chris Powell

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     Nick Chen
  Candidate Libertarian     Frank Leroy Lengele
  Candidate Libertarian     Mike Smith

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Ken V. Krawchuk

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     Carl Wayne "CJ" Abernathy, Jr.
  Candidate Libertarian     Steve Novotny

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

   
  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

   
    Libertarian     Kathie Youngblood Glass - apparently not a candidate
    Libertarian     Patrick Crew Smith - apparently not a candidate
Party: Non-Aggression Principle Compliant
  Candidate Libertarian     former Lago Vista City Councilman Mark Jay Tippetts
    Libertarian     Kory D. Watkins - apparently not a candidate

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     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
Other Third Parties
  American
  American Constitution
  American Independent
  American Solidarity
  Conservative
  Independence
  Independent American
  Independent Party of Connecticut
  Independent Party of Oregon
  Marijuana
  Peace And Freedom
  Socialist Party USA
  Unity
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  No Political Party
  Nonparty
  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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