The Green Papers: 2020 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2020 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 2020 are marked as such.

There have been 0 deaths, 0 resignations, and 0 changes of party affiliation in 2020.

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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

   
  Elected Democratic 292,903 59.46% Governor  John Charles Carney, Jr.
Total 492,635 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Richard P. Dembinsky
  Candidate Democratic     Amaro Lionheart

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

   
  Candidate Democratic 968,094 32.05% former state Health Commissioner Woodrow "Woody" Myers
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Representative Linda C. Lawson
Total 3,020,388 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Comptroller  Peter Franchot
  Candidate Democratic     Ed Tinus

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

   
  Candidate Democratic 1,225,771 40.69% Auditor  Nicole Galloway
Total 3,012,287 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic 250,860 41.56% Lieutenant Governor  Mike Cooney
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Casey Schreiner
Total 603,608 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Robert J. "Bob" Krist

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

   
  Candidate Democratic 264,639 33.36% state Senator  Dan Feltes
Total 793,260 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Philip "Phil" Murphy
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver

1 October 2020: Announced re-election bid.

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Andrew M. Cuomo

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

   
  Elected Democratic 2,834,790 51.52% Governor  Roy Asberry Cooper, III
Total 5,502,777 100.00%  

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic 442,754 30.35% Chris Peterson
for Lieutenant Governor: Karina Brown
Total 1,458,878 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Democratic; Progressive 99,214 26.74% Lieutenant Governor  David Zuckerman
Won the 11 August 2020 Progressive party primary as a write-in candidate. Ballot label is Progressive/Democratic.
Total 370,968 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Jennifer D. Carroll Foy
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Justin E. Fairfax
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Mark R. Herring
7 December 2018: Announced he would run for Attorney General in 2021.
  Candidate Democratic     former Governor Terry McAuliffe
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Jennifer L. "Jenn" McClellan

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

   
  Elected Democratic 2,294,243 56.56% Governor  Jay R. Inslee
22 August 2019: Running for re-election after withdrawing as a Presidential contender.
Total 4,056,454 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Democratic 237,024 30.83% Kanawha County Commissioner  Carlos Benjamin "Ben" Salango
Total 768,804 100.00%  

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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Major Third Parties
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  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Independent American
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  Mountain
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Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Scattering
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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.


 


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