The Green Papers: 2023 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2023 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 2023 are marked as such.

There have been 0 deaths, 0 resignation, and 0 changes of party affiliation in 2023.

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Arizona  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Katie Hobbs
First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

California  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Gavin Newsom
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Colorado  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Jared Polis
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Connecticut  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Edward "Ned" Lamont
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Delaware  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  John Charles Carney, Jr.
Previously served in the U.S. House 2011-2017. First elected to the Governor's Chair: 2016, 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair

Hawaii  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Joshua B. "Josh" Green
First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Illinois  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  J.B. Pritzker
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Kansas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Laura Kelly
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.

Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2019, 2023. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Andy Beshear
First elected: 2019
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2023
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2019, 2023. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards
First elected: 2015; re-elected: 2019
Chair up for regular election: Saturday 14 October 2023
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At Term Limit

Maine  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Janet T. Mills
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.

Maryland  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Wes Moore
First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Massachusetts  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Maura Healey
First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Michigan  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Gretchen Whitmer
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.

Minnesota  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Timothy J. "Tim" Walz
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

New Jersey  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2021, 2025. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Philip "Phil" Murphy
First elected: 2017, re-elected: 2021
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2025
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.

New Mexico  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Michelle Lujan Grisham
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.

New York  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul
Ascended to the Governor's Chair: 24 August 2021 [re: resignation of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic)]. First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

North Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Roy Asberry Cooper, III
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair

Oregon  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Tina Kotek
First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Pennsylvania  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Joshua D. "Josh" Shapiro
First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Rhode Island  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  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]. First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Washington  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Jay R. Inslee
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016, 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Wisconsin  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

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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Other Third Parties
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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.

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.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

"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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