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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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 Democratic     Josh Owens

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

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

   
  Candidate Democratic 625,970 46.59% Governor  John Bel Edwards
Proceeds to 16 November 2019 Runoff
    Democratic 10,993 0.82% Oscar "Omar" Dantzler - lost primary
Total 1,343,481 100.00%  

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

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 Democratic     Whitney Williams

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 Senator  Dan Feltes
  Candidate Democratic     state Executive Councilor  Andru Volinsky

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Zachary Moses

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 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
  Candidate Democratic     Kanawha County Commissioner  Ben Salango
    Democratic     Cecil Teddy Silva - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Democratic     Stephen Noble Smith
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Ron D. Stollings
  Candidate Democratic     Edwin "Ed" Vanover

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
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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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