The Green Papers
Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats
at the time of the 2021 General Election


Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats...
Open (incumbent not running for re-election)
No incumbent running
Uncontested (one candidate running)
Multiple incumbents running


 
IncumbentPartyOfficeReason for not seeking re-election
Arizona
Governor  Doug DuceyRepublicanGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit. At Term Limit
Arkansas
Governor  Asa HutchinsonRepublicanGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit. At Term Limit
Delaware
Governor  John Charles Carney, Jr.DemocraticGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
Hawaii
Governor David Yutaka IgeDemocraticGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
Indiana
Governor  Eric Joseph HolcombRepublicanGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
Louisiana
Governor  John Bel EdwardsDemocraticGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit. At Term Limit
Congressman  Cedric L. RichmondDemocraticHouse CD 2Vacant Office. 7 January 2021: Member of Congress Cedric L. Richmond submitted his resignation effective 15 January 2021.
Congressman Luke Joshua LetlowRepublicanHouse CD 5Vacant Office. 29 December 2020: Member of Congress-elect Luke Letlow passes alway from complications of COVID-19.
Maryland
Governor  Lawrence J. "Larry" Hogan, Jr.RepublicanGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
Missouri
Governor  Michael L. "Mike" ParsonRepublicanGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
Montana
Governor  Greg GianforteRepublicanGovernorOpen Chair
Nebraska
Governor  J. Peter "Pete" RickettsRepublicanGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit. At Term Limit
New York
Congressman 3 November 2020 General Election: former Member of Congress Claudia Tenney (Republican, Conservative) leads Member of Congress Anthony J. Brindisi (Democratic, Independence, Working Families) by 0.004%, 12 votes. Litigation is pending.
3 January 2021: No one is seated as the 117th Congress convenes.
 House CD 22Vacant Office. 3 November 2020 General Election: former Member of Congress Claudia Tenney (Republican, Conservative) leads Member of Congress Anthony J. Brindisi (Democratic, Independence, Working Families) by 0.004%, 12 votes. Litigation is pending.
3 January 2021: No one is seated as the 117th Congress convenes.
North Carolina
Senator  Richard Mauze BurrRepublicanSenate Class 3Open Seat. circa 20 July 2016: Senator Richard Mauze Burr announces this will be his last run for re-election.
Governor  Roy Asberry Cooper, IIIDemocraticGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
Oregon
Governor  Kate BrownDemocraticGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
Pennsylvania
Senator  Patrick Joseph "Pat" ToomeyRepublicanSenate Class 3Open Seat. 6 October 2020: "I will not be running for reelection in 2022 and ... will not be running for governor ... I will serve out the remainder of my term."
Governor  Thomas W. "Tom" WolfDemocraticGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
Rhode Island
Governor  Gina Marie RaimondoDemocraticGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit. At Term Limit.
7 January 2021: President-elect Joe Biden nominated Governor Gina Raimondo to be his Secretary of Commerce.
Virginia
Governor Ralph S. NorthamDemocraticGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit.
Nominations-- Democrats TBD. Republicans will nominate by Convention.
West Virginia
Governor  James C. "Jim" JusticeRepublicanGovernorOpen Chair. Term Limit
 
 
Tally
OfficeReason for Open Chair or Seat
Term LimitVacantVoluntaryTotal
GovernorRepublican7018
Democratic8008
CongressmanDemocratic0101
Republican0101
 0101
SenatorRepublican0022
Totals153321
 
 

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.

 


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