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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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

   
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  John Timothy "Tim" Griffin
Previously served in the U.S. Congress: 2011-2015.
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Leslie Rutledge

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

   
  Candidate Republican     John Cox

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

   
  Candidate Republican     former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez

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

   
  Candidate Republican 190,312 38.63% Julianne E. Murray
Total 492,635 100.00%  

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

   
  Elected Republican 1,706,727 56.51% Governor  Eric Joseph Holcomb
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch
Total 3,020,388 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Republican     former Governor Paul LePage
First elected Governor: 2010; re-elected: 2014. At term limit in 2018.

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

   
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Robin Ficker

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

   
  Elected Republican 1,720,202 57.11% Governor  Michael L. "Mike" Parson
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) **
  Elected Republican 328,548 54.43% Member of Congress  Greg Gianforte
for Lieutenant Governor: Kristen Juras
7 June 2019: Filed to run for Governor.
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 Republican     Charles W. Herbster

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

   
  Elected Republican 516,609 65.12% Governor  Chris Sununu
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 Republican     former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli
  Candidate Republican     Hirsch Singh

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Lewis County Sheriff  Mike Carpinelli

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

   
  Candidate Republican 2,586,604 47.01% Lieutenant Governor  Daniel James "Dan" Forest
28 January 2019: Running for Governor in 2020.
Total 5,502,777 100.00%  

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

   
  Elected Republican 235,479 65.84% Governor  Doug Burgum
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford
Total 357,659 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  John Becker

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

   
  Candidate Republican     former state Sentor Ervin Yen

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Peggy Kandies
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Henry D. McMaster

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Greg Abbott
  Candidate Republican     Rusk City Councilmember  Martin Holsome
  Candidate Republican     Chad Prather

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 918,754 62.98% Lieutenant Governor  Spencer J. Cox
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Senator Deidre M. Henderson
Total 1,458,878 100.00%  

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

   
  Elected Republican 248,412 66.96% Governor  Phil Scott
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 Republican     state Delegate  M. Kirkland "Kirk" Cox
  Candidate Republican     Merle Rutledge, Jr.
  Candidate Independent; (Republican)     state Senator  Amanda F. Chase

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

   
  Candidate Republican 1,749,066 43.12% Loren Culp
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

   
  Elected Republican 497,944 64.77% Governor  James C. "Jim" Justice
7 January 2019: Announced that he would run for re-election.
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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  Democratic-Nonpartisan League
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Constitution
  Green
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Independent American
  Independent Party Of Delaware
  Mountain
  Progressive
  Truth Matters
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Scattering
  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.


 


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