The Green Papers: 2024 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2024 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 2024 are marked as such.

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Indiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Eric Joseph Holcomb
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 - At term limit.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     former state Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer G. McCormick
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Representative Terry Goodin
Ms. McCormick was formerly a Republican.
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Michael K. "Mike" Braun
for Lieutenant Governor: Micah Beckwith
    Republican     former Indiana Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers - lost primary
    Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Suzanne Crouch - lost primary
    Republican     Eric Doden - lost primary
    Republican     former Attorney General Curtis T. Hill, Jr. - lost primary
First elected: 2016, did not receive his party's nomination in 2020.
    Republican     Jamie Reitenour - lost primary
    Libertarian     Rhonda Greene - apparently not a candidate
for Lieutenant Governor: Tommy Brown, III
  Candidate Libertarian     Donald Rainwater
for Lieutenant Governor: Tonya Hudson
  Candidate Independent     Paige Miller
for Lieutenant Governor: Jamie Reitenour
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Christopher Ryan Stried

Missouri  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 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor Michael L. "Mike" Parson
Ascended to the Governor's chair: 1 June 2018 [re: resignation of Governor Eric Greitens (Republican)]. First 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
  Candidate Democratic     Sheryl Gladney
  Candidate Democratic     Mike Hamra
  Candidate Democratic     Hollis L. Laster
  Candidate Democratic     Eric Morrison
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Crystal Quade
  Candidate Republican     Secretary of State  John R. "Jay" Ashcroft
6 April 2023: Candidate for Governor in 2024.
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  William C. "Bill" Eigel
  Candidate Republican     Darren L. Grant
  Candidate Republican     Jeremy Gundel
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Mike Kehoe
  Candidate Republican     Darrell Leon McClanahan, III
17 June 2024: The Missouri Republican Party has filed an appeal.
17 May 2024: Missouri Cole Circuit Court trial court ruled against the Missouri Republican Party's attempt to remove Darrell McClanahan from the primary ballot. Ref: Missoouri Republican Party v Secretary of State, Cole Circuit Court, 24AC- CC02151. The party lost. Media article.
  Candidate Republican     Robert James Olson
  Candidate Republican     Amber Thomsen
  Candidate Republican     Chris Wright
  Candidate Libertarian     Bill Slantz

Montana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Greg Gianforte
First elected: 2020
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     Ryan Busse
for Lieutenant Governor: Raph Graybill
    Democratic     Jim Hunt - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Jerry Driscoll
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Greg Gianforte
for Lieutenant Governor: Kristen Juras
    Republican     state Representative  Tanner J. Smith - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: state Public Service Commissioner Randy Pinocci
  Candidate Libertarian     Kaiser Leib
for Lieutenant Governor: Matt Campbell

New Hampshire  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2024. Term Limit: None. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Chris Sununu
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2018, 2020, 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Chair - 19 July 2023: "I have decided not to run for another term as Governor in 2024...."
  Candidate Democratic     Manchester Mayor  Joyce Craig
  Candidate Democratic     Jon Kiper
  Candidate Democratic     Executive Councilor  Cinde Warmington
  Candidate Republican     former U.S. Senator  Kelly Ayotte
First elected: 2010; unsuccessful candidate for re-election: 2016.
  Candidate Republican     Shaun Fife
  Candidate Republican     Robert McClory
  Candidate Republican     Richard McMenamon, II
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Chuck Morse
  Candidate Republican     Frank Staples

North Dakota  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: North Dakota passed an initiative in November 2022 to amend the state's Constitution to add Gubernatorial term limits of 2 4 year terms. Applies to individuals elected after 1 January 2023
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Doug Burgum
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Open Chair - 7 June 2023: Announced he is running for President in 2024.
4 December 2023: Ended his 2024 Presidential campaign.
22 January 2024: "... it was a very difficult decision for us, a heart felt decision, to not seek a third term."
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic-Nonpartisan League     state Senator  Merrill Piepkorn
for Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Hart
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Kelly M. Armstrong
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Michelle Strinden
    Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Tammy J. Miller - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: state Commerce Commissioner Josh Teigen
  Candidate Independent     Michael Coachman

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Spencer J. Cox
Previously served as Lieutenant Governor 2013-2020; First elected: 2020
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated - 17 March 2023: "I promised two terms if the people will have me. So that will be it for me."
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Brian Smith King
for Lieutenant Governor: Rebekah Cummings
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Spencer J. Cox
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Deidre M. Henderson
    Republican     state Representative  Phil Lyman - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Natalie Clawson

3 May 2024: State 3rd District Court Judge Matthew Bates rules that Layne Bangerter is not eligible to run for Lieutenant Governor in the 25 June Republican primary due to the 5 year residency requirement.
6 May 2024: Natalie Clawson named as the replacement running mate.
  Candidate Libertarian     J. Robert Latham
for Lieutenant Governor: Barry Evan Short
  Candidate Independent American     Tommy Williams
for Lieutenant Governor: Archie A. Williams, III
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Tom Tomeny
for Lieutenant Governor: William Lansing Taylor
  Candidate Write-in     Charlie Tautuaa
for Lieutenant Governor: Sylvia Miera Fisk

Vermont  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2024. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Phil Scott
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2018, 2020, 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
  Candidate Democratic     former Middlebury Town Selectboard Member Esther Charlestin
  Candidate Democratic     formor Underhill Selectman Peter K. Duval
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Phil Scott
  Candidate Peace And Justice     June Goodband
  Candidate Progressive     Marielle Blais
  Candidate Independent     Eli "Poa" Mutino
 If no candidate receives 50% of the vote in the November General Election, the state Legislature chooses the next Governor.

West Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  James Conley "Jim" Justice, II
First elected: 2016 (as a Democrat); changed party affiliation to Republican: 3 August 2017; re-elected: 2020 (as a Republican)
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 - 27 April 2023: Candidate for the U.S. Senate Class 1 Seat in 2024.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     Huntington Mayor  Stephen Taylor "Steve" Williams
    Republican     former state Delegate  Arch Alfred Moore "Moore" Capito - lost primary
Son of Senator Shelley Moore Capito (Republican), grandson of the late Governor Arch Moore (Republican), cousin of state Treasurer Riley McGowan Moore (Republican).
    Republican     Kevin Douglas "KC" Christian - lost primary
    Republican     Christopher Douglas "Chris" Miller - lost primary
Son of Member of Congress Carol Devine Miller.
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Patrick James Morrisey
4 April 2023: Announced candidacy for Governor.
    Republican     David Mitchell "Mitch" Roberts - lost primary
    Republican     Secretary of State  Andrew McCoy "Mac" Warner - lost primary
11 January 2023: Candidate for Governor in 2024.
  Candidate Constitution     former state Delegate S. Marshall Wilson
  Candidate Libertarian     Erika Kolenich
  Candidate Mountain     Chase G. Linko-Looper
  Candidate Independent     Quintin Gerard Caldwell
  Candidate Independent     Fred Vance
  Candidate Independent     Rashida Yost

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-Nonpartisan League
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Constitution
  Green
  Libertarian
  Peace And Justice
Other Third Parties
  Independence
  Independent American
  Mountain
  Progressive
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Preference
  Nonpartisan
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Write-in
 

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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