The Green Papers: 2022 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2022 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 2022 are marked as such.

There have been 0 deaths, 1 resignation, and 0 changes of party affiliation in 2022.

  • New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic) resigned on 24 August 2021.
  • New York Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul (Democratic) ascended to the Governor's Chair upon Governor's Cuomo's resignation on 24 August 2021.

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Gavin Newsom
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Republican     Ronald A. Anderson
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican)     Charles Boggus
for Lieutenant Governor Roy Foreman (Democratic)
  Candidate Green     Heather Collins
  Candidate Republican     Shawn Collins
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Brian Dahle
  Candidate Democratic     Anthony "Tony" Fanara
  Candidate No Party Preference     Serge Fiankan
  Candidate No Party Preference; (American Solidarity)     James G. Hanink
  Candidate Republican     Ron Jones
  Candidate Republican     Jenny Rae Le Roux
  Candidate Republican     David Lozano
  Candidate Republican     Daniel R. Mercuri
  Candidate Republican     Cristian Raul Morales
  Candidate Republican     Robert C. Newman, II
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Gavin Newsom
  Candidate Democratic     Armando "Mando" Perez-Serrato
  Candidate Green; (Peace And Freedom)     Luis Javier Rodriguez
  Candidate No Party Preference     Woodrow "Woody" Sanders, III
  Candidate No Party Preference     Frederic C. Schultz
  Candidate No Party Preference     Reinette Senum
  Candidate No Party Preference     Michael Shellenberger
  Candidate Republican     Lonnie Sortor
  Candidate Republican     Anthony Trimino
  Candidate Democratic     Joel Ventresca
  Candidate Republican     Major Williams
  Candidate Republican     Leo S. Zacky
  Candidate No Party Preference     Bradley Zink

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Jared Polis
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Jared Polis
  Candidate Republican     University of Colorado Regent  Heidi Ganahl
    Republican     Commerce City Mayor Benjamin Huseman - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez
  Candidate Libertarian     Kevin Ruskusky
for Lieutenant Governor: Michele Poague
  Candidate American Constitution     Danielle Neuschwanger
for Lieutenant Governor: Darryl Gibbs
  Candidate Approval Voting     Bill Stevens
for Lieutenant Governor: Jan Kok
  Candidate Unity     Paul Noel Fiorino
for Lieutenant Governor: Cynthia Sirianni
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Peter J. Carr
    Unaffiliated     Laurie Clark - apparently not a candidate
7 March 2022: Petition Withdrawn

Connecticut  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Edward "Ned" Lamont
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Edward "Ned" Lamont
  Candidate Republican     Timothy "T.J." Elgin
  Candidate Republican     former state Assembly Member Themis Klarides
Also running as a candidate for U.S. Senate Class 3
  Candidate Republican     Susan Regan
  Candidate Republican     Bob Stefanowski
for Lieutenant Governor: Laura Devlin
  Candidate Republican     Robert "Bob" Stefanowski
  Candidate Green     Michelle Louise Bicking
  Candidate Libertarian     Aaron Lewis
  Candidate Independent Party of Connecticut     Ernestine Holloway
  Candidate Independent Party of Connecticut     Robert Hotaling

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor David Yutaka Ige
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
  Candidate Democratic     David L. "Duke" Bourgoin
    Democratic     former state Representative Kirk Caldwell - apparently not a candidate
5 May 2022: "... I'm not sensing the kind of momentum I know I need in the time we have left to continue to be viable."
  Candidate Democratic     Vicky Cayetano
former First Lady
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Joshua B. "Josh" Green
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Kaiali'i "Kai" Kahele
CD 2
  Candidate Democratic     Richard Y. "Rich K" Kim
  Candidate Democratic     Clyde McClain "Mac" Lewman
  Candidate Democratic     John "Jony Makalani" "Johnny Makalani'" Mungo
  Candidate Democratic     Van K. Tanabe
  Candidate Republican     Jay Bitar
  Candidate Republican     Zachary B. Burd
Petitions for U.S. Senator, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, U.S. House CD 1.
  Candidate Republican     Gary Cordery
  Candidate Republican     Wendell A. Elento
  Candidate Republican     Harvey W. Eli
  Candidate Republican; Aloha 'Āina     Keline K. Kahau
  Candidate Republican     Marissa Kerns
  Candidate Republican     Lynn Barry Mariano
  Candidate Republican     Paul Morgan
  Candidate Republican     Moses "Momo" Paskowitz
  Candidate Republican     B.J. Penn
  Candidate Republican     Honolulu City Council Member  Heidi Tsuneyoshi
    Republican     Honolulu City Council Member  Andria P. L. Tupola - apparently not a candidate
5 August 2021: "... I'm going to finish my four-year term as a City Council member."
  Candidate Republican     Walter Woods
  Candidate Libertarian     T.K. Hinshaw
  Candidate Libertarian     Gene S. Tamashiro
  Candidate Aloha 'Āina     Selina T. Blackwell
  Candidate Nonpartisan     Shelby "Pika" Billionaire
  Candidate Nonpartisan     Mihail "Michael" Gilevich
  Candidate Nonpartisan     Lindsey F.P. Kinney
  Candidate Nonpartisan     Caleb Kekoa Nazara
  Candidate Nonpartisan     Robert B. Rowland
  Candidate Nonpartisan     Iris M. Seaton

Illinois  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  J.B. Pritzker
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
  Candidate Democratic     Beverly Miles
for Lieutenant Governor: Karla Shaw
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  J.B. Pritzker
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Darren Bailey
for Lieutenant Governor: Stephanie Trussell
  Candidate Republican     Aurora Mayor  Richard C. Irvin
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Avery Bourne
    Republican     Emily Johnson - apparently not a candidate
for Lieutenant Governor: Brett Mahlen

21 April 2022: Removed.
  Candidate Republican     Gary Rabine
for Lieutenant Governor: Aaron Del Mar
    Republican     Christopher J. "Chris" Roper - apparently not a candidate
for Lieutenant Governor: Alfredo Cisneros
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Paul Schimpf
for Lieutenant Governor: McHenry County Board Member Carolyn Schofield
    Republican     Keisha S. Smith - apparently not a candidate
21 April 2022: Removed
  Candidate Republican     Max Solomon
for Lieutenant Governor: Latasha H. Fields
  Candidate Republican     Jesse William "Sully" Sullivan
for Lieutenant Governor: Kathleen Murphy
  Candidate Libertarian     Scott Schluter
  Candidate Independent     Erich "Mancow" Muller

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Laura Kelly
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Laura Kelly
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor David Toland
    Republican     former Governor Jeff Colyer - apparently not a candidate
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]. Lost the primary for re-election: 2018.
30 August 2021: Withdrew. "While I have always focused on helping others, for the next few weeks I am going to focus on my health ... I was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer ...."
    Republican     Kent Lee McElroy - apparently not a candidate
5 January 2022: Removed from Kansas SoS candidate list.
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Derek Schmidt
First elected Attorney General: 2010; re-elected: 2014, 2018.
  Candidate Libertarian     Seth Cordell
for Lieutenant Governor: Evan Laudick-Gaines

Maine  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Janet T. Mills
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Janet T. Mills
  Candidate Republican     former Governor Paul R. LePage
First elected Governor: 2010; re-elected: 2014. At term limit in 2018.
  Candidate Green Independent     Michael Barden

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Gretchen Whitmer
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Gretchen Whitmer
    Republican     Donna Brandenburg - apparently not a candidate
23 May 2022: Insufficient petition signatures.
    Republican     former Berrien County Commissioner Michael "Mike" Brown - apparently not a candidate
23 May 2022: Insufficient petition signatures.
24 May 2022: Withdrew.
    Republican     Austin Chenge - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     James Craig - apparently not a candidate
23 May 2022: Insufficient petition signatures. Plans to sue.
  Candidate Republican     Tudor M. Dixon
29 April 2022: Petitions challenged.
    Republican     Perry Johnson - apparently not a candidate
23 May 2022: Insufficient petition signatures. Plans to sue.
  Candidate Republican     Ryan D. Kelley
    Republican     Michael Jay Markey, Jr. - apparently not a candidate
23 May 2022: Insufficient petition signatures.
  Candidate Republican     Ralph A. Rebandt, II
  Candidate Republican     Kevin Rinke
  Candidate Republican     Garrett Soldano
  Candidate Green     Kevin Hogan Graves
for Lieutenant Governor: Destiny Clayton

aka Kevin Hogan

Minnesota  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Timothy J. "Tim" Walz
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
  Candidate Democratic-Farmer Labor     Ole Savior
for Lieutenant Governor: Julia M. Parker
  Candidate Democratic-Farmer Labor     Governor  Timothy J. "Tim" Walz
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan
    Republican     state Senator  Michelle R. Benson - apparently not a candidate
29 April 2022: Suspended campaign.
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Paul E. Gazelka
for Lieutenant Governor: former Woodbury Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Scott Jensen
for Lieutenant Governor: Matt Birk

15 May 2022: Received his party's endorsement.
  Candidate Republican     Joyce Lynne Lacey
for Lieutenant Governor: Kent Edwards
    Republican     Mike Marti - apparently not a candidate
13 December 2021: Suspended campaign.
    Republican     Lexington Mayor  Mike Murphy - apparently not a candidate
14 May 2022: Dropped out supporting former state Senator Scott Jensen after losing at the nominating convention.
    Republican     Kendall Qualls - apparently not a candidate
14 May 2022: After losing at the nominating convention-- "...I thank you as we transition back to private life."
  Candidate Republican     Neil Shah
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Rich Stanek
  Candidate Green     James Aaron McCaskel
  Candidate Forward Party     Cory Hepola
  Candidate Legal Marijuana Now     Chris Wright
for Lieutenant Governor: L.C. Lawrence Converse
  Candidate Independent     Hugh McTavish

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Stephen F. "Steve" Sisolak
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     former state Assembly Member Tom Collins
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Stephen F. "Steve" Sisolak
  Candidate Republican     Seven Achilles Evans
  Candidate Republican     Gary "Radar" Evertsen
  Candidate Republican     Joseph "Joey" Gilbert
  Candidate Republican     Eddie Hamilton
  Candidate Republican     Tom Heck
  Candidate Republican     former Senator  Dean Heller
Nevada Secretary of State 1995-2007; first elected to U.S. Congress: 2006, re-elected 2008, 2010; appointed to the U.S. Senate (to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John E. Ensign): 3 May 2011; first elected to the U.S. Senate: 2012; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Senate: 2018.
  Candidate Republican     North Las Vegas Mayor  John Jay Lee
  Candidate Republican     Clark County Sheriff  Joseph "Joe" Lombardo
  Candidate Republican     Stanleigh Harold "Stan" Lusak
  Candidate Republican     Guy Nohra
  Candidate Republican     Edward E. O'Brien
  Candidate Republican     Fred Simon
  Candidate Republican     William "Dock" Walls
  Candidate Republican     Amber Whitley
  Candidate Republican     Barak Zilberberg
  Candidate Libertarian     Brandon Davis
  Candidate Independent American     Ed Bridges
  Candidate No Political Party     Bradley Beck
  Candidate No Political Party     Austin Billings
  Candidate No Political Party     Monique N. Richardson
  Candidate None of these candidates     None of These Candidates

New Mexico  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Michelle Lujan Grisham
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Michelle Lujan Grisham
  Candidate Republican     Sandoval County Commissioner  Jay C. Block
28 February 2022: Received 29% at the State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Rebecca L. Dow
28 February 2022: Received 28% at the State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     Cuba Village Mayor Ethel R. Maharg
28 February 2022: Received less than 16% at the State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     Mark V. Ronchetti
28 February 2022: Received 16% at the State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     Gregory Joseph "Greg" Zanetti
28 February 2022: Received 23% at the State Convention.
  Candidate Libertarian     Karen Evette Bedonie
  Candidate Write-in; (Libertarian)     Ginger G. Grider

New York  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul
Ascended to the Governor's Chair: 24 August 2021 [re: resignation of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic)]
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
    Democratic     Governor Andrew M. Cuomo - apparently not a candidate
10 August 2021: Announced resignation.
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado

12 August 2021: Declared she will run for re-election.
    Democratic     Vladimy D. Joseph - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Agha Muhammad Saleh - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Paul Nichols - apparently not a candidate
for Lieutenant Governor: Sodus Village Mayor/Trustee David Englert
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Thomas R. "Tom" Suozzi
for Lieutenant Governor: former New York City Council Member Diana Reyna

29 November 2021: Candidate for Governor in 2022.
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families     New York City Public Advocate  Jumaane D. Williams
for Lieutenant Governor: Ana Maria Archila
  Candidate Republican     former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino
for Lieutenant Governor: former Yorktown Town Supervisor Michael J. Grace

2 May 2022: Submitted a sufficient number of valid petitions signatures.
    Republican     Lewis County Sheriff  Mike Carpinelli - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Derrick B. Gibson - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Andrew Giuliani
Son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
2 May 2022: Submitted a sufficient number of valid petitions signatures.
    Republican     Skiboky Stora - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican; Unite NY     Harry Wilson
  Candidate Republican; Conservative     Member of Congress  Lee Michael Zeldin
Alison Esposito for Lieutenant Governor.
8 April 2021: Announced his candidacy for Governor.
Member of Congress District 1.
18 September 2021: Announced that he is being treated for early chronic myeloid leukemia and is in remission.
2 March 2022: Only Republican candidate to receive enough votes at the state Convention to qualify for the primary. Other candidates must petition to obtain ballot access.
  Candidate Green     Howie Hawkins
for Lieutenant Governor: Gloria Mattera
  Candidate Libertarian; Forward Party     Larry Sharpe
for Lieutenant Governor: Andrew Hollister
  Candidate Independent     James L. Banzer
for Lieutenant Governor: Stephen Lanier

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 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic) who was first elected in 2010, and re-elected in 2014 and 2018, resigned on 24 August 2021. On 10 August 2021, he announced, "Given the circumstances, the best way I can help now is if I step aside and let government get back to governing. My resignation will be effective in 14 days. The independent investigation has concluded that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and in doing so, violated federal and state law."
Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul (Democratic) will ascend to the Governor's Chair upon Governor's Cuomo's resignation.
24 August 2021: Andrew M. Cuomo resigned.

Oregon  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor Kate Brown
Ascended to the Governor's chair 18 February 2015 re: resignation of John A. Kitzhaber (Democratic); first elected in a Special Election: 2016; re-elected 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
    Democratic     David W. Beem - lost primary
    Democratic     Julian W. Bell - lost primary
    Democratic     Wilson R. Bright - lost primary
    Democratic     George L. Carrillo - lost primary
    Democratic     Michael Cross - lost primary
    Democratic     Ifeanyichukwu Chijioke Diru - lost primary
    Democratic     Haines City Councilor  Peter W. Hall - lost primary
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Tina Kotek
21 January 2022: Resigning from the state Legislature to focus on her campaign.
    Democratic     Keisha Lanell "Coach Kay" Merchant - lost primary
    Democratic     state Treasurer  Tobias Read - lost primary
    Democratic     former McKenzie School Board Member Patrick E. Starnes - lost primary
    Democratic     David W. "Dave" Stauffer - lost primary
    Democratic     John Sweeney - lost primary
    Democratic     Michael Trimble - lost primary
    Democratic     Genevieve H. Wilson - lost primary
    Republican     Raymond Baldwin - lost primary
    Republican     Bridget E. Barton - lost primary
    Republican     Curry County Commissioner  Court Boice - lost primary
    Republican     David A. Burch - lost primary
    Republican     Reed K. Christensen - lost primary
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Christine Drazan
31 January 2022: Resigned from state House of Representatives.
    Republican     Jessica L. Gomez - lost primary
    Republican     Nicholas "Nick" Hess - lost primary
    Republican     Tim L. McCloud - lost primary
    Republican     Baker City Mayor  Kerry McQuisten - lost primary
    Republican     Brandon C. Merritt - lost primary
    Republican     William C. "Bud" Pierce - lost primary
    Republican     John G. Presco - lost primary
    Republican     Sandy Mayor  Stan P. Pulliam - lost primary
    Republican     Amber R. Richardson - lost primary
    Republican     Bill Sizemore - lost primary
    Republican     Stefan G. "Stregoi" Strek - lost primary
    Republican     Marc Thielman - lost primary
    Republican     former state Representative Bob R. Tiernan - lost primary
  Candidate Non Affiliated     former state Senator Betsy Johnson
Democratic state Senator (Scappoose)

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor  Thomas W. "Tom" Wolf
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Joshua D. "Josh" Shapiro
Running mate: state Representative Austin Davis
    Republican     former Member of Congress  Louis "Lou" Barletta - lost primary
First elected to the U.S. House: 2010; re-elected: 2012, 2014, 2016; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate: 2018.
    Republican     state Senator  Jacob "Jake" Doyle Corman, III - lost primary
12 May 2022: Ended his campaign endorsing Lou Barletta (Republican). Remains on the ballot.
    Republican     Montgomery County Commissioner  Joseph Charles "Joe" Gale - lost primary
    Republican     Charles R. "Charlie" Gerow - lost primary
    Republican     former Member of Congress  Melissa A. Hart - lost primary
Withdrew, remains on the ballot.
First elected to Congress: 2000, re-elected: 2002, 2004; unsuccessful candidate for re-election: 2006; unsuccessful candidate for re-election: 2008.
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Douglas V. "Doug" Mastriano
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Carrie Lewis DelRosso
    Republican     William M. "Bill" McSwain - lost primary
    Republican     former Delaware County Council Member David J. "Dave" White - lost primary
    Republican     Nche Zama - lost primary
  Candidate Green     Christina "PK" DiGiulio
for Lieutenant Governor: Cherry Valley Borough Mayor Michael Bagdes-Canning
  Candidate Libertarian     Joe Soloski
for Lieutenant Governor: Tim McMaster
  Candidate Independent     Eddie J. Wenrich

Rhode Island  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Daniel J. "Dan" McKee
2 March 2021: Ascended to the office of Governor [re: Governor Gina Raimondo confirmed as Secretary of Commerce in the Biden Administration]
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     former Secretary of State Matthew A. "Matt" Brown
First elected: 2002. Ran for but withdrew from the Class 1 Senate Seat: 2006.
for Lieutenant Governor: Cynthia Mendes
  Candidate Democratic     Helena Foulkes
  Candidate Democratic     Secretary of State  Nellie M. Gorbea
24 May 2021: Candidate for Governor in 2022
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Daniel J. "Dan" McKee
  Candidate Democratic     Luis Daniel Muñoz
    Republican     David Darlington - apparently not a candidate
circa 23 February 2022: Ending his bid.
  Candidate Republican     Ray Hererra
  Candidate Republican     Cranston Mayor  Kenneth J. "Ken" Hopkins
  Candidate Republican     Ashley Kalus
aka Ashley Weinzweig
  Candidate Republican     Jonathan Riccitelli
  Candidate Libertarian     Joel Hellmann
  Candidate Independent     Paul Rianna, Jr.
  
Governor Gina Marie Raimondo (Democratic), who was first elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018, was nominated on 7 January 2021 to be Secretary of Commerce in Biden Administration. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, 84-15, on 2 March 2021.
2 March 2021: Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. "Dan" McKee ascends to the Governor's Chair and sworn.

Wisconsin  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
  Candidate Democratic     Job "Edd" Hou-Seye
  Candidate Democratic     Yousef Sameer Zahran
  Candidate Republican     Adam John Fischer
  Candidate Republican     James Timothy Kellen
  Candidate Republican     former Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch
  Candidate Republican     Leonard Edward Larson, Jr.
    Republican     state Representative  John Macco - apparently not a candidate
1 December 2021: Announced he would not run for Governor and endorsed former Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch.
  Candidate Republican     Robert Meyer
  Candidate Republican     Tim Michels
  Candidate Republican     Kevin Nicholson
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Timothy Scott Ramthun
  Candidate Republican     John Schiess
Wisconsin resident running in Alaska, Arizona, Kentucky, and Wisconsin.
  Candidate Libertarian     Christopher Ralph Michael
  Candidate Independent     Joan Ellis Beglinger
  Candidate Independent     Levi C. Borntreger
  Candidate Independent     Jess Daniel Hisel
  Candidate Independent     Ryan Patrick Sweeney

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
  Green Independent
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Alaskan Independence
  Aloha 'Āina
  American Constitution
  American Solidarity
  Approval Voting
  Conservative
  Forward Party
  Independence
  Independent American
  Independent Greens
  Independent Party of Connecticut
  Independent Party of Florida
  Labor
  Legal Marijuana Now
  Peace And Freedom
  Unite NY
  Unity
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  No Political Party
  Non Affiliated
  Nonpartisan
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  None of these candidates
  Not readily classifiable
  Write-in
 

Notes

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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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"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


 


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Poll Closing Times (list)
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History
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