The Green Papers: 2019 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2019 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 2019 are marked as such.

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

  Republican Governor Kay Ivey
Ascended to the chair 10 April 2017 following the resignation of Governor Robert J. Bentley (Republican). First elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
19 September 2019: Announced that she will be undergoing outpatient radiation for a malignant spot on her lung.

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

  Republican Governor Mike J. Dunleavy
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Arizona  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: The Governor can not serve for more than 8 years
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Doug Ducey
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 - At Term Limit

Arkansas  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Previously served in the U.S. Congress: 3 January 1997 - 6 August 2001
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 - At Term Limit
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor John Timothy "Tim" Griffin
Previously served in the U.S. Congress: 2011-2015.

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

  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 Democratic     Adriel Hampton

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

  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.
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Peter J. Carr

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

  Democratic Governor Edward "Ned" Lamont
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Delaware  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. 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.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     David Lamar Williams, Jr.

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

  Republican Governor Ronald D. "Ron" DeSantis
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  Republican Governor Brian Porter Kemp
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  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

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

  Republican Governor Brad Little
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

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

  Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzker
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Indiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 3-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Eric Joseph Holcomb
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator Eddie D. Melton
  Candidate Democratic     former state Health Commissioner Woody Myers
  Candidate Democratic     Josh Owens
  Candidate Republican     Governor Eric Joseph Holcomb
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch
  Candidate Republican     Brian Roth

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

  Republican Governor Kimberly K. "Kim" Reynolds
Ascended to the Governor's Chair: 24 May 2017 [re: Governor Terry E. Branstad (Republican) resignation to become Ambassador to China]; first elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

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

  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.

Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin
First elected: 2015
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2019
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
  Elected Democratic 709,577 49.19% Attorney General Andy Beshear
for Lieutenant Governor: Jacqueline Coleman
  Candidate Republican 704,388 48.83% Governor Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Ralph A. Alvarado

25 August 2018: Announced he would run for re-election.
5 November 2019: Governor Bevin states he will not concede.
6 November 2019: This result is being challenged. There will be a recanvass on 14 November.
14 November 2019: Conceded.
  Candidate Libertarian 28,425 1.97% John Hicks
for Lieutenant Governor: Ann Cormican
  Candidate Write-in; (Socialist Workers Party)     Amy Husk
for Lieutenant Governor: Samir Hazboun
  Candidate Write-in     Blackii Effing Whyte
for Lieutenant Governor: Douglas G. Estridge
Total 1,442,390 100.00%  

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards
• Re-elected Saturday 16 November 2019
First elected: 2015
Chair up for regular election: Saturday 16 November 2019
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Elected Democratic 774,498 51.33% Governor John Bel Edwards
Recieved 47% in the 12 October General Election. Proceeds to 16 November 2019 Runoff
  Candidate Republican 734,286 48.67% "Eddie" Rispone
Recieved 27% in the 12 October General Election. Proceeds to 16 November 2019 Runoff
Total 1,508,784 100.00%  

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

  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.

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

  Republican Governor Lawrence J. "Larry" Hogan, Jr.
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
 22 June 2015: Governor Hogan announced that he has advanced and aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
16 November 2015: Governor Hogan announced that he was 100% cancer free and in complete remission.

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

  Republican Governor Charles D. "Charlie" Baker, Jr.
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

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

  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.

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

  Democratic Governor Timothy J. "Tim" Walz
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Mississippi  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2015, 2019. 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 Phil Bryant
First elected: 2011; re-elected: 2015.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2019
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.
  Elected Republican 449,655 52.13% Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves
3 January 2019: Running for Governor in 2019.
6 August 2019: Received 49% in the primary. Proceeds to 27 August Runoff.
27 August 2019: Won the run-off with 54%.
  Candidate Democratic 402,131 46.62% Attorney General Jim Hood
1 October 2018: Will run for Governor in 2019.
  Candidate Independent 8,245 0.96% David R. "Big Dave" Singletary
  Candidate Constitution 2,517 0.29% Bob Hickingbottom
Total 862,548 100.00%  

Missouri  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Michael L. "Mike" Parson
Ascended to the Governor's chair: 1 June 2018 [re: resignation of Governor Eric Greitens (Republican)]
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     La'Ondril Brown
  Candidate Democratic     Auditor Nicole Galloway
  Candidate Democratic     James L. "Jim" Shea
  Candidate Republican     state Representative Jim Neely
  Candidate Republican     Governor Michael L. "Mike" Parson
 29 May 2018: While the state legislature was considering impeachment proceedings, Governor Eric Greitens (Republican), who was first elected in 2016, announced his resignation effective Friday 1 June 2018 at 5pm local time.
1 June 2018: Lieutenant Governor Michael L. "Mike" Parson (Republican) ascends to the Governor's chair. He will serve the remainding 2 1/2 years of Governor Eric Greitens' term.

Montana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Steve Bullock
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit.
14 May 2019: "I'm Steve Bullock and I'm running for President."
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Reilly Neill
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative Casey Schreiner
  Candidate Democratic     Whitney Williams
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General Tim Fox
24 January 2019: Candidate for Governor in 2020.
  Candidate Republican     Congressman Greg Gianforte
7 June 2019: Filed to run for Governor.
  Candidate Republican     state Senator Albert "Al" Olszewski
for Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Kenneth Bogner
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Gary Perry
    Republican     Peter Ziehli - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Libertarian     Ron Vandevender
for Lieutenant Governor: Roger Roots

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

  Republican Governor J. Peter "Pete" Ricketts
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 - At Term Limit
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Robert J. "Bob" Krist

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

  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.

New Hampshire  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2020. Term Limit: None. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Chris Sununu
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator Dan Feltes
  Candidate Democratic     state Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky
  Candidate Democratic     Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky
  Candidate Republican     Rich "Nobody" Paul
  Candidate Republican     Governor Chris Sununu

New Jersey  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Philip "Phil" Murphy
First elected: 2017
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  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.

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

  Democratic Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014, 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

North Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Roy Asberry Cooper
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. "Dan" Forest
28 January 2019: Running for Governor in 2020.
  Candidate Republican     state Representative Holly Grange

North Dakota  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Doug Burgum
First elected: 2016
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
  Candidate Republican     Governor Doug Burgum
  Candidate Republican     Michael Coachman

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

  Republican Governor Michael "Mike" DeWine
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  Republican Governor Kevin Stitt
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  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, 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  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
 24 February 2016: Governor Thomas W. "Tom" Wolf Announced that he has prostate cancer which was detected early and is treatable.

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

  Democratic Governor Gina Marie Raimondo
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 - At Term Limit

South Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Henry D. McMaster
24 January 2017: Ascended to the Governor's Chair following the resignation of Governor Nikki Randhawa Haley (Republican) who became United Nations Ambassador; first elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

South Dakota  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Kristi Lynn Noem
First elected: 2018.
Previously served in the U.S. House 2011-2019.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  Republican Governor Bill Lee
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  Republican Governor Greg Abbott
Previously served as Attorney General: first elected 2002; re-elected: 2006, 2010; First elected as Governor: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Utah  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Gary Richard Herbert
As Lieutenant Governor, succeeded to the Governorship upon the resignation of Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. (Republican), effective 11 August 2009. First elected in a special election: 2010; re-elected: 2012, 2016.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Chair - Retiring at the end of this term.
  Candidate Democratic     Zachary Moses
  Candidate Republican     Jeff Burningham
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox
  Candidate Republican     former Governor and U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.
Former Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. (Republican), who was first elected to the Governor's Chair in 2004 and re-elected in 2008, was nominated in May 2009 by President Barack Obama as Ambassador to China. The Governor resigned his Chair on 11 August 2009.
  Candidate Republican     Salt Lake County Council Member Aimee Winder Newton

Vermont  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Phil Scott
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
  Candidate Democratic     former Vermont Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe
  Candidate Republican     John Klar
 If no candidate receives 50% of the vote in the November General Election, the state Legislature chooses the next Governor.

Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Ralph S. Northam
First elected: 2017
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General Mark R. Herring
7 December 2018: Announced he would run for Attorney General in 2021.

Washington  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor Jay R. Inslee
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
  Candidate Republican     Loren Culp
  Candidate Republican     state Senator Phil Fortunato
  Candidate Republican     former Bothell Mayor Joshua Freed
  Candidate Democratic     Governor Jay R. Inslee
22 August 2019: Running for re-election after withdrawing as a Presidential contender.

West Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Jim Justice
First elected: 2016 (as a Democrat)
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
3 August 2017: Announced he was changing his affiliation from Democratic to Republican: "... tomorrow I will be changing my registration to Republican."
  Candidate Democratic     Jody Murphy
  Candidate Democratic     Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango
    Democratic     Cecil Teddy Silva - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Democratic     Stephen Noble Smith
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator Ron D. Stollings
  Candidate Democratic     Edwin "Ed" Vanover
    Republican     Paul Chapman - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Shelby Fitzhugh
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Mike Folk
  Candidate Republican     Rebecca Henderson
  Candidate Republican     Governor Jim Justice
7 January 2019: Announced that he would run for re-election.
  Candidate Republican     Charles R. "Chuck" Sheedy, Sr.
  Candidate Republican     George Six
  Candidate Republican     former state Commerce Secretary H. Wood "Woody" Thrasher
  Candidate Constitution     Larry Dwayne Trent
  Candidate Libertarian     Erika Klie Kolenich
  Candidate Independent     Dave Sartin
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Quintin Gerard Caldwell

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

  Democratic Governor Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Wyoming  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period. The Wyoming Supreme Court determined on 4 May 2004 that term limits require an amendment to the state constitution rather than, as they were, imposed by a 1992 ballot initiative. At the time, the ruling was not applied to statewide offices. Reference: CATHCART v. MEYER, 2004 WY 49, 88 P.3d 1050, Case Number: 04-32, 04-33, 04-34, Decided: 05/04/2004
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor Mark Gordon
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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Major Third Parties
  Constitution
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Other Third Parties
  Socialist Workers Party
Independents
  Independent
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
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Notes

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