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.

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Kay Ivey
Ascended to the chair 10 April 2017 following the resigation of Governor Robert J. Bentley (Republican).
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Tuscaloosa Mayor  Walt Maddox
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Kay Ivey
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic)     Christopher A. Countryman
Lost 5 June 2018 Democratic Party. Now running as a write-in.
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Chad "Chig" Martin
 10 April 2017: Governor Robert J. Bentley (Republican), who was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, resigned amid a sex scandal. Following his resignation, Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey (Republican) was sworn in as Governor.
10 April 2017: Governor Robert J. Bentley was booked at the Montgomery County jail on misdemeanor charges involving campaign finance violations.

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Doug Ducey
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     David R. Garcia
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Doug Ducey
  Candidate Green     Angel Torres
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican Takeover)     Arthur Ray "RT" Arvizu
  Candidate Write-in; (Green)     Cary D. Dolego
  Candidate Write-in; (Humanitarian)     James "Marvelman" Gibson, II
  Candidate Write-in; (None)     Christian R. Komor
  Candidate Write-in; (None)     Patrick Masoya

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Asa Hutchinson
First elected: 2014.
Previously served in the U.S. Congress: 3 January 1997 - 6 August 2001
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Jared K. Henderson
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Asa Hutchinson
  Candidate Libertarian     Mark West

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Richard L. "Rick" Scott
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     Tallahassee Mayor  Andrew D. Gillum
for Lieutenant Governor: Chris King
  Candidate Republican     former Congressman Ronald D. "Ron" DeSantis
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Jeanette Nunez
Congressman CD 6.
5 January 2018: Candidate for Governor in 2018.
10 September 2018: Resigned from Congress.
  Candidate Reform     Darcy G. Richardson
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Senator Nancy Argenziano
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Ryan Christopher Foley
for Lieutenant Governor: John Tutton Jr.
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Kyle Chaderwick "KC" Gibson
for Lieutenant Governor: Ellen Marie Wilds
  Candidate No Party Affiliation; (Green)     Bruce Stanley
for Lieutenant Governor: Ryan McJury
  Candidate Write-in     Piotr Blass
for Lieutenant Governor: Paul Harju
  Candidate Write-in     Harold "Hal" Johnson
for Lieutenant Governor: Tim Hayes

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor John Nathan "Nathan" Deal
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative  Stacey Abrams
  Candidate Republican     Secretary of State  Brian Porter Kemp
Proceeds to and won the Runoff, 24 July 2018
31 March 2017: Running for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Libertarian     Ted Metz
  Candidate Write-in     David C. Byrne
  Candidate Write-in     Rod Mack
  Candidate Write-in     Bobby Waldrep
  Candidate Write-in     Bobby Williams

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter
First elected: 2006; re-elected: 2010, 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Open Chair - 14 October 2014: "Won't run for a fourth term" in 2018.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative  Paulette E. Jordan
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Brad Little
29 June 2016: Candidate for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Constitution     Walter L.. Bayes
  Candidate Libertarian     Bev "Angel" Boeck

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Bruce Rauner
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     J.B. Pritzker
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Juliana Stratton
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Bruce Rauner
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti
  Candidate Libertarian     Grayson "Kash" Jackson
for Lieutenant Governor: Sanj Mohip
a.k.a. Benjamin Adam Winderweedle
  Candidate Conservative     state Senator  William Sam "Sam" McCann
for Lieutenant Governor: Aaron Merreighn
  Candidate Write-in     Jo 753
  Candidate Write-in     Bob Canfield
  Candidate Write-in; (Socialist Workers Party)     Dan Fein
for Lieutenant Governor: Laura Anderson
  Candidate Write-in     Nancy Foster
  Candidate Write-in     Thomas Kuna-Jacob
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Gregg Moore
  Candidate Write-in     Kevin D. Ryan
  Candidate Write-in     Michael W. Scruggs
  Candidate Write-in     David Tholin

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Kimberly K. "Kim" Reynolds
Ascended to the Governor's Chair: 24 May 2017 [re: Governor Terry E. Branstad (Republican) resignation to become Ambassador to China].
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Fred Hubbell
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Rita R. Hart
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Kimberly K. "Kim" Reynolds
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg
  Candidate Libertarian     Jake Porter
for Lieutenant Governor: Lynne Gentry
  Candidate Clear Water Party of Iowa     Gary Siegwarth
for Lieutenant Governor: Natalia Blaskovich
  

Governor Terry E. Branstad (Republican) resigned on 24 May 2017. The Governor was nominated on 7 December 2016 by President-elect Trump to be Ambassador to China, accepted the nomination on 13 December 2016, and on 23 May 2017 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, 82-13. Governor Branstad served as Governor from 1983 to 1999 and 2011 to 2017, 22 years in all and was last elected in 2014.


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

Chair up for regular election
Lost
Republican Governor  Jeff Colyer
Ascended to the Governor's Chair 31 January 2018 [re: Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback's (Republican) confirmation on 24 January 2018 as Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration].
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Lost Primary / No Longer Running
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Laura Kelly
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Lynn Rogers
  Candidate Republican     Secretary of State  Kris W. Kobach
for Lieutenant Governor: Wink Hartman
7 August 2018 Primary: Received 40.62%.
  Candidate Libertarian     Jeff Caldwell
for Lieutenant Governor: Mary Gerlt
  Candidate Independent     Richard "Rick" Kloos
for Lieutenant Governor: Nathaniel Kloos
  Candidate Independent     Greg Orman
for Lieutenant Governor: John Doll
  
Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican), who was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, resigned on 31 January 2018 to become Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration.
27 July 2017: Nominated for Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration.
24 January 2018: Confirmed as Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration by the U.S. Senate 50-49.
31 January 2018: Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican) resigns and Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer (Republican) ascends to the Governor's Chair.

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Paul R. LePage
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     state Attorney General  Janet T. Mills
  Candidate Republican     University of Maine System Trustee  Shawn H. Moody
  Candidate Independent     Alan Caron
  Candidate Independent     state Treasurer  Teresea M. "Terry" Hayes
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Kenneth A. Capron
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     former state Senator John T. Jenkins
  Candidate Write-in; (Not readily classifiable)     Malon A. Tracy
Reform Maine's Future
  Candidate Write-in; (Unenrolled)     J. Martin Vachon
12 June 2018: Ran as a write-in in the the Democratic Primary.

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Lawrence J. "Larry" Hogan, Jr.
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Ben Jealous
for Lieutenant Governor: Susan Turnbull
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Lawrence J. "Larry" Hogan, Jr.
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford
  Candidate Green     Ian Schlakman
for Lieutenant Governor: Annie Chambers
  Candidate Libertarian     Shawn Quinn
for Lieutenant Governor: Christina Smith
 22 June 2015: Governor Hogan announced that he has advanced and aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Charles D. "Charlie" Baker, Jr.
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     former Secretary of Finance Jay M. Gonzalez
for Lieutenant Governor: Quentin Palfrey
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Charles D. "Charlie" Baker, Jr.
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Karyn E. Polito

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Richard D. "Rick" Snyder
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     forner state Senator Gretchen Whitmer
for Lieutenant Governor: Garlin D. Gilchrist, II
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  William D. "Bill" Schuette
for Lieutenant Governor: Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons
12 September 2017: Announced he is running for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Green     Jennifer V. Kurland
for Lieutenant Governor: Charin H. Davenport
  Candidate Libertarian     William H. "Bill" Gelineau
for Lieutenant Governor: Angelique Chaiser Thomas
  Candidate Natural Law     Keith Butkovich
for Lieutenant Governor: Raymond Warner
  Candidate U.S. Taxpayers     Todd M. Schleiger
for Lieutenant Governor: Earl P. Lackie

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  J. Peter "Pete" Ricketts
First elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Bob Krist
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Lynne M. Walz
12 September 2017: Announced he would change his registration from Republican to Independent.
13 September 2017: Announced he want to form a "Unity Ticket".
17 July 2017: Planning to run as a 3rd Party candidate but has not stated which party. The "Unity", "Unification", and "Centrist" parties have been mentioned. [Running as an independent candidate requires more petition signatures to be placed on the ballot than a third party candidate. -Ed]
27 December 2017: Will attempt to create the United Nebraska Party.
13 February 2018: Announced he will run as a Democrat.
  Candidate Republican     Governor  J. Peter "Pete" Ricketts
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor Brian E. Sandoval
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     Clark County Commissioner  Stephen F. "Steve" Sisolak
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Adam Paul Laxalt
  Candidate Libertarian     Jared Lord
  Candidate Independent American     Russell J. Best
  Candidate No Political Party     Ryan Bundy
  Candidate None of these candidates     None of these candidates

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Chris Sununu
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Molly Kelly
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Chris Sununu
  Candidate Libertarian     Jilletta Jarvis

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Susana Martinez
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Michelle Lujan Grisham
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Howie C. Morales
13 December 2016: Announced run for Governor in 2016. Congressman CD 1.
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Stevan E. "Steve" Pearce
for Lieutenant Governor: Michelle Garcia Holmes
10 July 2017: Candidate for Governor in 2018. Congressman CD 2.

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  John Richard Kasich
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     former First Director of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard "Rich" Cordray
for Lieutenant Governor: former Congresssman Betty Sutton
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Michael "Mike" DeWine
for Lieutenant Governor: Secretary of State Jon A. Husted
26 May 2016: Running for Governor in 2018.
  Candidate Green     Constance Gadell-Newton
for Lieutenant Governor: Brett R. Joseph
  Candidate Libertarian     Travis M. Irvine
for Lieutenant Governor: J. Todd Grayson
  Candidate Write-in     Rebecca Ayres
for Lieutenant Governor: Anthony Durgans
  Candidate Write-in     Richard Duncan
for Lieutenant Governor: Dennis A. Arino
  Candidate Write-in     Renea Turner
for Lieutenant Governor: Keith Colton

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Mary C. Fallin
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     former state Attorney General Drew Edmondson
  Candidate Republican     Kevin Stitt
Proceeds to and won the 28 August 2018 Runoff
  Candidate Libertarian     Chris Powell
Proceeds to and won the 28 August 2018 Runoff

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Henry D. McMaster
24 January 2017: Ascended to the Governor's Chair following the resignation of Governor Nikki Randhawa Haley (Republican) who became United Nations Ambassador.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  James E. Smith, Jr.
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Mandy Powers Norrell
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Henry D. McMaster
for Lieutenant Governor: Pamela Evette

Proceeds to Runoff, 26 June 2018
  

23 November 2016: President-elect Trump nominates Governor Nikki Randhawa Haley (Republican) for the position of United Nations Ambassador.
24 January 2017: Governor Nikki Randhawa Haley (Republican), who was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, was confirmed as United Nations Ambassador by the U.S. Senate, 96-4. He resigned as Governor shortly after and Lieutenant Governor Henry D. McMaster (Republican) ascended to the Governor's chair.


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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Dennis M. Daugaard
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Billie H. Sutton
for Lieutenant Governor: Michelle Lavallee
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Kristi Lynn Noem
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Larry Rhoden
14 November 2016: Congressman Kristi Lynn Noem announces his candidacy for Governor in 2018.
  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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor William "Bill" Haslam
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean
  Candidate Republican     Bill Lee
  Candidate Independent     Mark "Coonrippy" Brown
  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     Tommy Ray McAnally
  Candidate Independent     Jessie D. McDonald
  Candidate Independent     Toney Randall Mitchell
  Candidate Independent     Yvonne Neubert
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Alfred Shawn Rapoza
  Candidate Independent     Chad Riden
  Candidate Independent     Robert Sawyers, Sr.
  Candidate Independent     Heather Scott
  Candidate Independent     George Blackwell Smith, IV
  Candidate Independent; (Libertarian)     Jeremy Allen Stephenson
  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
  Candidate Independent     Jaron D. Weidner
  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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Greg Abbott
Previously served as Attorney General: first elected 2002; re-elected: 2006, 2010; First elected as Governor: 2014.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez
Proceeds to and won the 22 May 2018 Runoff
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Greg Abbott
  Candidate Libertarian     former Lago Vista City Councilman Mark Jay Tippetts

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Phil Scott
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Christine Hallquist
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Phil Scott
  Candidate Earth Rights     Stephen Marx
  Candidate Liberty Union     Emily "Em" Peyton
  Candidate Independent     Trevor Barlow
  Candidate Independent; (Marijuana)     Cris Ericson
  Candidate Independent     Charles "Chuck" Laramie
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic)     state Senator  John Rodgers
 If no candidate receives 50% of the vote in the November General Election, the state Legislature chooses the next Governor.

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Scott Walker
First elected: 2010; retained in a recall election: 5 June 2012; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Public Instruction Superintendent  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Assemblyman Mandela Barnes
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Scott Walker
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch
  Candidate Libertarian     Phillip "Phil" Anderson
for Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Baird
  Candidate Wisconsin Green     Michael J. White
for Lieutenant Governor: Tiffany Anderson
  Candidate Independent     former Antigo Town Councilor Maggie Turnbull
for Lieutenant Governor: William Stephen "Wil" Losch
  Candidate The Wisconsin Party     Arnie Enz
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Ralph "Robbie" Hoffman

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor Matt Mead
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Open Chair - 7 February 2017: Will not run for re-election in 2018.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Mary A. Throne
  Candidate Republican     Treasurer  Mark Gordon
  Candidate Constitution     Rex "T-Rex" Rammell
  Candidate Libertarian     Lawrence Gerard Struempf

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 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
  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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