The Green Papers: 2019 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2019 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 2019 are marked as such.

There have been 0 deaths, 0 resignations, and 0 changes of party affiliation in 2019.

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Arkansas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor John Timothy "Tim" Griffin
Previously served in the U.S. Congress: 2011-2015.

Indiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Eddie D. Melton
  Candidate Democratic     former state Health Commissioner Woody Myers
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Eric Joseph Holcomb
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch

Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
    Democratic     state Representative  Rocky Adkins - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Jefferson County School Board of Education Stephanie "Steph" Horne
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Andy Beshear
for Lieutenant Governor: Jacqueline Coleman
    Democratic     former state Auditor Adam H. Edelen - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Gill Holland
    Democratic     Geoffrey M. "Geoff" Young - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Joshua N. "Josh" French
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Ralph A. Alvarado

25 August 2018: Announced he would run for re-election.
    Republican     state Representative  Robert Goforth - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Michael T. "Mike" Hogan
    Republican     Ike Lawrence - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: James Anthony Rose
    Republican     William E. Woods - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Justin B. Miller
  Candidate Libertarian     John Hicks
for Lieutenant Governor: Ann Cormican
  Candidate Write-in; (Socialist Workers Party)     Amy Husk
for Lieutenant Governor: Samir Hazboun

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Ralph Lee Abraham, Jr.
Congressman CD 5.
6 December 2018: Running for Governor in 2019.
  Candidate Democratic     Oscar "Omar" Dantzler
  Candidate Republican     Patrick J. Doguet
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  John Bel Edwards
  Candidate Independent     Gary Landrieu
  Candidate Republican     Patrick "Live Wire" Landry
  Candidate Republican     Manuel Russell Leach
  Candidate Democratic     M. V. "Vinny" Mendoza
  Candidate Republican     "Eddie" Rispone

Mississippi  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
    Democratic     Michael Brown - lost primary
    Democratic     William Bond Compton, Jr. - lost primary
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Jim Hood
1 October 2018: Will run for Governor in 2019.
    Democratic     Robert J. Ray - lost primary
    Democratic     Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith - lost primary
    Democratic     Gregory Wash - lost primary
    Democratic     Velesha P. Williams - lost primary
    Democratic     Albert Wilson - lost primary
    Republican     state Representative  Robert Foster - lost primary
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Tate Reeves
3 January 2019: Running for Governor in 2019.
6 August 2019: Received 49% in the primary. Proceeds to 27 August Runoff.
  Candidate Republican     former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice William "Bill" Waller, Jr.
6 August 2019: Received 33% in the primary. Proceeds to 27 August Runoff.
  Candidate Constitution     Bob Hickingbottom
  Candidate Independent     David R. "Big Dave" Singletary

Missouri  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     Auditor  Nicole Galloway
  Candidate Democratic     James L. "Jim" Shea

Montana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Mike Cooney
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Reilly Neill
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Casey Schreiner
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Tim Fox
24 January 2019: Candidate for Governor in 2020.
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Greg Gianforte
7 June 2019: Filed to run for Governor.
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Albert "Al" Olszewski
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Gary Perry
    Republican     Peter Ziehli - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Libertarian     Ron Vandevender

Nebraska  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Robert J. "Bob" Krist

New Hampshire  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2020. Term Limit: None. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     state Executive Councilor  Andru Volinsky
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Chris Sununu

North Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Daniel J. "Dan" Forest
28 January 2019: Running for Governor in 2020.
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Holly Grange

Utah  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     Zachary Moses
  Candidate Republican     Jeff Burningham
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Spencer J. Cox

Vermont  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     former Vermont Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe

Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Mark R. Herring
7 December 2018: Announced he would run for Attorney General in 2021.

Washington  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
  Candidate Republican     Loren Culp
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Phil Fortunato
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Jay R. Inslee
22 August 2019: Running for re-election after withdrawing as a Presidential contender.

West Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     Jody Murphy
    Democratic     Cecil Teddy Silva - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Democratic     Stephen Noble Smith
  Candidate Democratic     Edwin "Ed" Vanover
    Republican     Paul Chapman - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Shelby Fitzhugh
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Mike Folk
  Candidate Republican     Rebecca Henderson
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Jim Justice
7 January 2019: Announced that he would run for re-election.
  Candidate Republican     Chuck Sheedy
  Candidate Republican     former state Commerce Secretary H. Wood "Woody" Thrasher
  Candidate Constitution     Larry Dwayne Trent
  Candidate Libertarian     Erika Klie Kolenich
  Candidate Independent     Dave Sartin
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Quintin Gerard Caldwell

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
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Major Third Parties
  Constitution
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Socialist Workers Party
Independents
  Independent
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
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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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