|The Green Papers: 2018 General Election|
2018 Governor's Chairs
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|Kansas 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms|
|Partisan Composition: 1 Republican|
|Republican||Governor Jeff Colyer
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].
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Lost Primary / No Longer Running
| ||** Open Chair (no incumbent) **|
Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican), who was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, resigned on 31 January 2018 to become Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration.
27 July 2017: Nominated for Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration.
24 January 2018: Confirmed as Ambassador for Religious Freedom in the Trump Administration by the U.S. Senate 50-49.
31 January 2018: Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican) resigns and Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer (Republican) ascends to the Governor's Chair.
|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.|
| Democratic-Farmer Labor|
|Major Third Parties|
| Wisconsin Green|
|Other Third Parties|
| Clear Water Party of Iowa|
| Earth Rights|
| Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis|
| Griebel Frank for CT|
| Independent American|
| Independent Party of Connecticut|
| Independent Party of Oregon|
| Liberty Union|
| Natural Law|
| Republican Takeover|
| Serve America Movement|
| Socialist Workers Party|
| U.S. Taxpayers|
| Women's Equality|
| Working Families|
| No Affiliation|
| No Party Affiliation|
| No Political Party|
| The Wisconsin Party|
|Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable|
| None of these candidates|
| Not readily classifiable|
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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