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 5,402 1.91% William S. "Billy" Toien
for Lieutenant Governor: Carolyn C. "Care" Clift
Total 283,134 100.00%  

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 25,885 2.90% Mark West
Total 891,509 100.00%  

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 69,519 2.75% Scott Helker
for Lieutenant Governor: Michelle Poague
Total 2,525,062 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian 6,086 0.43% Rodney "Rod" Hanscomb
for Lieutenant Governor: Jeffrey "Jeff" Thibeault
Total 1,406,803 100.00%  

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 37,235 0.95% Ted Metz
Total 3,939,409 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian 6,551 1.08% Bev "Angel" Boeck
Total 605,131 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian 109,518 2.41% Grayson "Kash" Jackson
for Lieutenant Governor: Sanj Mohip
a.k.a. Benjamin Adam Winderweedle
Total 4,547,657 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian 21,426 1.61% Jake Porter
for Lieutenant Governor: Lynne Gentry
Total 1,327,638 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian 20,020 1.90% Jeff Caldwell
for Lieutenant Governor: Mary Gerlt
Total 1,055,566 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian 13,241 0.57% Shawn Quinn
for Lieutenant Governor: Christina Smith
Total 2,304,512 100.00%  

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 56,606 1.33% William H. "Bill" Gelineau
for Lieutenant Governor: Angelique Chaiser Thomas
Total 4,250,585 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian 26,735 1.03% Josh Welter
for Lieutenant Governor: Mary O'Connor
Total 2,587,287 100.00%  

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 8,640 0.89% Jared Lord
Total 971,799 100.00%  

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 8,197 1.43% Jilletta Jarvis
Total 573,602 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian 90,816 1.57% Larry Sharpe
for Lieutenant Governor: Andrew C. Hollister
Total 5,792,005 100.00%  

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 79,985 1.81% Travis M. Irvine
for Lieutenant Governor: J. Todd Grayson
Total 4,429,582 100.00%  

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 40,833 3.44% Chris Powell
Proceeds to and won the 28 August 2018 Runoff
Total 1,186,385 100.00%  

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 28,927 1.55% Nicholas J. "Nick" Chen
Total 1,866,997 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian 49,229 0.98% Ken V. Krawchuk
for Lieutenant Governor: former Canon-McMillan School Board Member Kathleen "Kathy" Smith
Total 5,012,582 100.00%  

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 4,848 1.43% Kurt Evans
for Lieutenant Governor: Richard Shelatz
Total 339,214 100.00%  

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; (Libertarian) 2,969 0.13% Heather Scott
  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; (Libertarian) 1,012 0.05% Vinnie Vineyard
  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; (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; (Libertarian) 588 0.03% Jaron D. Weidner
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian) 496 0.02% William Andrew "Andrew" Helmstetter
Total 2,243,294 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian 140,632 1.69% former Lago Vista City Councilman Mark Jay Tippetts
Total 8,343,443 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Libertarian 20,225 0.76% Phillip "Phil" Anderson
for Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Baird
Total 2,673,308 100.00%  

Wyoming  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period. The Wyoming Supreme Court determined on 4 May 2004 that term limits require an amendment to the state constitution rather than, as they were, imposed by a 1992 ballot initiative. At the time, the ruling was not applied to statewide offices. Reference: CATHCART v. MEYER, 2004 WY 49, 88 P.3d 1050, Case Number: 04-32, 04-33, 04-34, Decided: 05/04/2004
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Libertarian 3,010 1.47% Lawrence Gerard Struempf
Total 205,275 100.00%  

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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