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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.
  Candidate Democratic     Christopher A. "Chris" Countryman
  Candidate Republican     former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy Lee George
  Candidate Republican     Governor Kay Ivey
2 June 2021: Announced re-election bid.
  Candidate Republican     Dean Odle
  Candidate Republican     Auditor  Jim "Zig" Zeigler
 19 September 2019: Governor Kay Ivey 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.
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Les Gara
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Mike J. Dunleavy
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Kevin G. Meyer
  Candidate Libertarian     William S. "Billy" Toien
for Lieutenant Governor: Shirley A. Rainbolt
  Candidate Independent     former Alaska Governor Bill Walker
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Labor Commissioner Heidi Drygas

Bill Walker was first elected Governor in 2014 and an unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 2018.

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
  Candidate Democratic     Peggy "Gabby" Betzer
    Democratic     Mykala Cain-Reagan - apparently not a candidate
11 June 2021: Removed from 2022 General Election Statements of Interest.
  Candidate Democratic     Robert Ectman
  Candidate Democratic     Secretary of State  Katie Hobbs
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative  Aaron Lieberman
  Candidate Democratic     former Nogales Mayor Marco López
  Candidate Democratic     Steven "Paco" Noon, Jr.
  Candidate Democratic     Jack Shiles
  Candidate Republican     Ameer El Bey
  Candidate Republican     Kelly Garett
  Candidate Republican     Steve Gaynor
  Candidate Republican     David Hoffman
    Republican     Shane Hudson - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Frank Konarski
  Candidate Republican     Kari Lake
  Candidate Republican     Bryan Masche
  Candidate Republican     Callie Morgan
  Candidate Republican     Scott Neely
  Candidate Republican     George Nicholson
  Candidate Republican     Michael Pavlock, Jr.
  Candidate Republican     Jorge A. Rivas
  Candidate Republican     Arizona Board of Regents Member  Karrin Taylor Robson
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Matthew James "Matt" Salmon
First elected: 1994; served through January 2001; did not run for re-election in 2000; unsuccessful candidate for Arizona Governor: 2002; subsequently elected to Congress: 2012, 2014; did not run for re-election in 2016.
  Candidate Republican     Virgilio "Africa" Saromo
  Candidate Republican     Settimo James "Sam" Savittieri
  Candidate Republican     Julian Tatka
  Candidate Republican     Karrin Taylor Robson
  Candidate Republican     Paola "Z." Tulliani-Zen
  Candidate Republican     Elbridge Walker
    Republican     Wayne Warren - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     state Treasurer  Kimberly Yee
  Candidate Libertarian     Robert "Bob" Baxter, Jr.
  Candidate Libertarian     Barry Hess, II
  Candidate Libertarian     William "Bill" Moritzky
  Candidate Libertarian     Steve Remus
  Candidate Independent Greens     William Pounds, IV
Independent-Green
  Candidate Independent     Mark Franzen, Jr.
  Candidate Independent     Chip Howard
  Candidate Independent     Valerie Kerby Lockey
  Candidate Independent     Elizabeth Wheeler
  Candidate Independent     Alan White
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     Jim "JimBob" Brown
Patriot Party
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     John "Adventure Hat" Elston
Conservative Constitutionalist

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
Previously served in the U.S. Congress: 3 January 1997 - 6 August 2001. First elected to the Governor's chair: 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
Running for Attorney General in 2022.
  Candidate Democratic     Anthony Bland
  Candidate Democratic     Chris Jones
  Candidate Democratic     James "Rus" Russell, III
  Candidate Democratic     Supha Xayprasith-Mays
  Candidate Republican     Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Daughter of former Governor Mike Huckabee
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Leslie Rutledge
  Candidate Libertarian     Ricky Harrington, Jr.
  Candidate Independent     Bill Gates

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.
    Republican     Kevin Abushi - apparently not a candidate
    America's Independent     Joseph "Joe" Amey - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Angelyne - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     David Asem - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Karen Blake - apparently not a candidate
    Write-in; (Republican)     Charles Boggus - apparently not a candidate
for Lieutenant Governor Roy Foreman (Democratic)
    No Party Preference     Jerry Brandt - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Edward Buraye - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Carla Canada - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Tom Cares - apparently not a candidate
    Green     Christopher Carlson - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Michael Grover "Grover" Coltharp - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Mary "Mary Carey" Cook - apparently not a candidate
former adult entertainment actress.
circa 10 July 2021: Withdrew.
    No Party Preference     Mariana Dawson - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Douglas "Doug" Deitch - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Jason Dixon - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Brian Domingo - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Anthony Fanara - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Bryan Farley - apparently not a candidate
    Green     Veronika Fimbres - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Steven Fitzgerald - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Chaz Flemmings - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Libby Floyd - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Wayne H. Frazier - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Michael Gabriel - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Jason Gateus - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Steven Green - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Robert Griffis - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Adam Hadjinian - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Adriel Hampton - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Sean Harrison - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Tim Herode - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Luis Huang - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Justin Hubbard - apparently not a candidate
    American Independent     Raymond Jenkins - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Jimih Jones - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Paul Kangas - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Paul Kurdian - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Torr Leonard - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Joseph Patrick Luciano - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Jeremy Lupoli - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Louis Marinelli - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Christopher Mason - apparently not a candidate
    Green     Barbara McVeigh - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Jemiss Nazar - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Lee Olson - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Chamath Palihapitiya - apparently not a candidate
?
    Democratic     Ronald Palmieri - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     John Pierce - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Patrick Rakus, Jr. - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Charles Reyburn - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Marc Roth - apparently not a candidate
    Green     A. Shantz - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Laura Smith - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Dakota K. Vaughn - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Frank Wade - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Errol Webber - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Major Williams - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     former Menlo Park Mayor Mickie Winkler - apparently not a candidate
    No Party Preference     Ben Zandpour - apparently not a candidate
a.k.a. "DJ Ass Maggots"

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 Republican     Laurie Clark
  Candidate Republican     University of Colorado Regent  Heidi Ganahl
  Candidate Republican     Commerce City Mayor Benjamin Huseman
  Candidate Republican     former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez
  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
  Candidate Republican     former state General Assembly Member Themis Klarides

Delaware  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 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  John Charles Carney, Jr.
Previously served in the U.S. House 2011-2017. First elected to the Governor's Chair: 2016, 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

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.
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Charlie Joseph Crist
Previously served as Governor (Republican): 2007-2011. Ran for, but lost, the contest for the Florida U.S. Senate Class 3 Seat in 2010 as "No Party Affiliation". First elected to the U.S. House (as a Democrat): 2016, re-elected: 2018, 2020.
Member of Congress CD 13
  Candidate Democratic     David Nelson Freeman
  Candidate Democratic     Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services  Nicole "Nikki" Heather Fried
  Candidate Democratic     Ivan Graham
  Candidate Democratic     Jonathan Karns
  Candidate Democratic     Amaro Lionheart
  Candidate Democratic     Alexander "Alex" "Lundy" Lundmark
  Candidate Democratic     Timothy Lemont Mosley
  Candidate Democratic     Robert Lee Willis
  Candidate Republican     John Joseph Mercadante
  Candidate Independent Party of Florida     David Wayne "Gizmo" Wexler
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Richard Paul Dembinsky
30 May 2021: Requested removal.
3 June 2021: Withdrew.
20 July 2021: Re-added.
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Kyle "KC" Gibson
    No Party Affiliation     Mark B. Graham - apparently not a candidate
Withdrew
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Frank J. Hughes, Jr.

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.
  Candidate Republican     Jonathan Garcia
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Vernon Jones
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Brian Porter Kemp
  Candidate Republican     Kandiss Taylor
  Candidate Libertarian     Shane Hazel
  Candidate Independent     Al Bartell

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
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Kirk Caldwell
  Candidate Democratic     Vicky Cayetano
former First Lady
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Joshua B. "Josh" Green
  Candidate Republican     Marissa Kerns
    Republican     Honolulu City Council Member  Andria P. L. Tupola - apparently not a candidate
5 August 2021: "... I'm going to finish my four-year term as a City Council member."

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
  Candidate Democratic     Melissa Sue Robinson
  Candidate Republican     Steve Bradshaw
  Candidate Republican     Ammon Bundy
19 June 2021: Announced
  Candidate Republican     Jeff Cotton
  Candidate Republican     Chris Hammond
  Candidate Republican     Edward R. "Ed" Humphreys
  Candidate Republican     Lisa Marie
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Janice McGeachin
19 May 2021: Announced her candidacy for the Governor's chair in 2022.
  Candidate Republican     Cody Usabel
  Candidate Constitution     Steven Chantyrose Davison
  Candidate Constitution     Marvin "Pro-Life" Richardson
Filed with Secretary of State as Pro-Life.
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Robert Dempsay
  Candidate Unaffiliated     John Dionne

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
  Candidate Democratic     Beverly Miles
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  J.B. Pritzker
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Darren Bailey
  Candidate Republican     Gary Rabine
  Candidate Republican     Christopher J. Roper
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Paul Schimpf
  Candidate Republican     Max Solomon
  Candidate Republican     Jesse William "Sully" Sullivan

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

  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
  Candidate Republican     Eric Doden

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
  Candidate Democratic     Diedre DeJear
  Candidate Democratic     Katie Geltz
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  RasTafari "Ras" Smith

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.
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Laura Kelly
    Republican     former Governor Jeff Colyer - apparently not a candidate
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]. Lost the primary for re-election: 2018.
30 August 2021: Withdrew. "While I have always focused on helping others, for the next few weeks I am going to focus on my health ... I was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer ...."
  Candidate Republican     Kent Lee McElroy
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Derek Schmidt
First elected Attorney General: 2010; re-elected: 2014, 2018.

Kentucky  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2019, 2023. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Andy Beshear
First elected: 2019
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2023
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Republican     Brian Bush
  Candidate Republican     David Cooper
  Candidate Republican     Auditor of Public Accounts  Mike Harmon
  Candidate Republican     Clint Johnson

Louisiana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2019, 2023. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards
First elected: 2015; re-elected: 2019
Chair up for regular election: Saturday 14 October 2023
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At Term Limit

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.
  Candidate Democratic     John Glowa
  Candidate Republican     former Governor Paul R. LePage
First elected Governor: 2010; re-elected: 2014. At term limit in 2018.
  Candidate Green Independent     Michael Barden

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
  Candidate Democratic     former Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III
  Candidate Democratic     Jon Baron
  Candidate Democratic     Comptroller  Peter Franchot
  Candidate Democratic     former state Attorney General Douglas F. "Doug" Gansler
First elected as Attorney General: 2006, re-elected: 2010; lost the Democratic nonmination for Governor: 2014.
  Candidate Democratic     Ashwani Jain
  Candidate Democratic     former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr.
  Candidate Democratic     Wes Moore
  Candidate Democratic     former Montgomery County Councillor Tom Perez
  Candidate Democratic     Mike Rosenbaum
  Candidate Democratic     Ed Tinus
  Candidate Republican     state Delegate  Daniel L. "Dan" Cox
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Robin Ficker
  Candidate Republican     state Commerce Secretary  Kelly M. Schulz
  Candidate Republican     former Lieutant Governor Michael Steele
Elected Lieutenant Governor: 2002; unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate: 2006.
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Kyle Sefcik
for Lieutenant Governor: Katie Lee
  

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
  Candidate Democratic     Danielle Allen
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Sonia Chang-Díaz
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Ben Downing
  Candidate Democratic     Scott M. Khourie
  Candidate Democratic     Orlando Silva
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Geoff Diehl
  Candidate Republican     Darius Mitchell
  Candidate Libertarian     Carlos Perez
  Candidate Write-in     Philip Mitza
Register Republican; was considering running as a Libertarian.

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.
  Candidate Republican     former Berrien County Commissioner Mike Brown
  Candidate Republican     Austin Chenge
  Candidate Republican     James Craig
  Candidate Republican     Tudor Dixon
  Candidate Republican     Ralph A. Rebandt, II
  Candidate Republican     Kevin Rinke
  Candidate Republican     Garrett Soldano

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
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Michelle R. Benson
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Paul E. Gazelka
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Scott Jensen
  Candidate Republican     Mike Marti
  Candidate Republican     Lexington Mayor  Mike Murphy
  Candidate Republican     Neil Shah
  Candidate Independent     James McCaskel

Mississippi  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2019, 2023. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Tate Reeves
First elected: 2019.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2023
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

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

  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 Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Mike Kehoe

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

  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.
Open Chair

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     state Senator  Carol Blood
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Robert J. "Bob" Krist
  Candidate Republican     Michael Connely
  Candidate Republican     Charles W. Herbster
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Brent Lindstrom
  Candidate Republican     University of Nebraska Regent  Jim Pillen
  Candidate Republican     Breland Ridenour
  Candidate Libertarian     Scott Zimmerman

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.
  Candidate Republican     Joey Gilbert
  Candidate Republican     Eddie Hamilton
  Candidate Republican     former Senator  Dean Heller
Nevada Secretary of State 1995-2007; first elected to U.S. Congress: 2006, re-elected 2008, 2010; appointed to the U.S. Senate (to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John E. Ensign): 3 May 2011; first elected to the U.S. Senate: 2012; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Senate: 2018.
  Candidate Republican     North Las Vegas Mayor  John Jay Lee
  Candidate Republican     Clark County Sheriff  Joseph "Joe" Lombardo
  Candidate Republican     Guy Nohra
  Candidate Republican     Fred Simon

New Hampshire  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2022. Term Limit: None. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Chris Sununu
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2018, 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
  Candidate Republican     Franklin City Councilor  Karen Testerman

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
22 February 2020: Governor Phil Murphy stated that he will have surgery to remove a kidney tumor.
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Philip "Phil" Murphy
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver

1 October 2020: Announced re-election bid.
  Candidate Republican     former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Senator Diane Allen
    Republican     former Somerset County Commissioner Brian D. Levine - lost primary
    Republican     Phil Rizzo - lost primary
    Republican     Hirsch V. Singh - lost primary
  Candidate Green     Madelyn R. Hoffman
for Lieutenant Governor: Heather Warburton
  Candidate Libertarian     Gregg C. Mele
for Lieutenant Governor: Eveline Brownstein
    Legalize Marijuana Party     Ed "NJ Weedman" Forchion - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Socialist Workers Party     Joanne Kuniansky
for Lieutenant Governor: Candace Wagner
    Independent     Justin Maldonado - apparently not a candidate
9 June 2021: Does not appear on any list recently provided by recognized election authorities.
    Not readily classifiable     David Winkler - apparently not a candidate
New Jersey Patriot Party

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.
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Michelle Lujan Grisham
  Candidate Republican     Karen Bedonie
  Candidate Republican     Sandoval County Commissioner  Jay C. Block
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Rebecca Dow
  Candidate Republican     Tim Walsh
  Candidate Republican     Greg Zanetti

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

  Democratic Governor  Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul
Ascended to the Governor's Chair: 24 August 2021 [re: resignation of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic)]
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
    Democratic     Governor Andrew M. Cuomo - apparently not a candidate
10 August 2021: Announced resignation.
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul
12 August 2021: Declared she will run for re-election.
  Candidate Republican     former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino
  Candidate Republican     Lewis County Sheriff Mike Carpinelli
  Candidate Republican     Derrick Gibson
  Candidate Republican     Andrew Giuliani
Son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
  Candidate Republican; Conservative     Member of Congress  Lee Michael Zeldin
8 April 2021: Announced his candidacy for Governor.
Member of Congress District 1.
18 September 2021: Announced that he is being treated for early chronic myeloid leukemia and is in remission.
 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic) who was first elected in 2010, and re-elected in 2014 and 2018, resigned on 24 August 2021. On 10 August 2021, he announced, "Given the circumstances, the best way I can help now is if I step aside and let government get back to governing. My resignation will be effective in 14 days. The independent investigation has concluded that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and in doing so, violated federal and state law."
Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul (Democratic) will ascend to the Governor's Chair upon Governor's Cuomo's resignation.
24 August 2021: Andrew M. Cuomo resigned.

North Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

  Democratic Governor  Roy Asberry Cooper, III
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

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

  Republican Governor  Doug Burgum
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

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.
  Candidate Democratic     Cincinnati Mayor  John Cranley
  Candidate Democratic     Dayton Mayor  Nan Whaley
  Candidate Democratic     Ted Williams
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative John Becker
  Candidate Republican     Joe Blystone
for Lieutenant Governor: Joanna Swallen
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Jim Renacci
First elected to Congress: 2010; re-elected: 2012, 2014, 2016. Unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate: 2018.

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.
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Connie Johnson
  Candidate Republican     Mark Sherwood
  Candidate Republican     former state Sentor Ervin Yen
  Candidate Libertarian     Natalie Bruno

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; 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
  Candidate Democratic     Wilson R. Bright
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Tina Kotek
  Candidate Democratic     Yamhill County Commissioner  Casey Kulla
  Candidate Democratic     David Lavinsky
  Candidate Democratic     Keisha Lanell "K.L." "Coach Kay" Merchant
  Candidate Democratic     former McKenzie School Board Member Patrick Starnes
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Trimble
  Candidate Republican     Bridget E. Barton
  Candidate Republican     Jessica Gomez
  Candidate Republican     Baker City Mayor  Kerry McQuisten
  Candidate Republican     William C. "Bud" Pierce
  Candidate Republican     Sandy Mayor  Stan Pulliam
  Candidate Republican     Amber R. Richardson
  Candidate Republican     Paul Romero, Jr.

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
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Lou Barletta
First elected to the U.S. House: 2010; re-elected: 2012, 2014, 2016; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate: 2018.
  Candidate Republican     Guy Ciarrocchi
  Candidate Republican     Montgomery County Commissioner  Joseph C. "Joe" Gale
  Candidate Republican     Charlie Gerow
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Daniel "Dan" Laughlin
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Scott Martin
  Candidate Republican     Bill McSwain
  Candidate Republican     former Corry Mayor Jason Monn
  Candidate Republican     Jason Richey
  Candidate Republican     John Ventre
  Candidate Republican     Nche Zama
  Candidate Libertarian     Joe Soloski
  Candidate Independent     Eddie Wenrich

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

  Democratic Governor  Daniel J. "Dan" McKee
2 March 2021: Ascended to the office of Governor [re: Governor Gina Raimondo confirmed as Secretary of Commerce in the Biden Administration]
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
  Candidate Democratic     Secretary of State  Nellie M. Gorbea
24 May 2021: Candidate for Governor in 202
  Candidate Democratic     General Treasurer  Seth Magaziner
13 September 2021: "Tomorrow, Seth Magaziner will formally announce his candidacy for Rhode Island Governor...."
  Candidate Democratic     Luis Daniel Muñoz
  
Governor Gina Marie Raimondo (Democratic), who was first elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018, was nominated on 7 January 2021 to be Secretary of Commerce in Biden Administration. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, 84-15, on 2 March 2021.
2 March 2021: Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. "Dan" McKee ascends to the Governor's Chair and sworn.

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.
  Candidate Democratic     former Member of Congress  Joseph Kendrick "Joe" Cunningham
First elected: 2018; unsuccessful candidate for re-election: 2020.
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Mia S. McCleod
  Candidate Democratic     Gary Votour
  Candidate Republican     former Fort Lawn Town Council Member Al BellaVance
  Candidate Republican     Peggy Kandies
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Henry D. McMaster

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.
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Lora Hubbel

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.
  Candidate Democratic     Carnita Atwater
  Candidate Democratic     Jason B. Martin
  Candidate Democratic     Casey Nicholson
  Candidate Democratic     Memphis City Council Member  J.B. Smiley, Jr.

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
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Cooper
  Candidate Democratic     Deirdre Gilbert
  Candidate Democratic     Yomi S. Hardison
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Greg Abbott
  Candidate Republican     Larry Baggett
  Candidate Republican     Paul Belew
  Candidate Republican     Danny Harrison
  Candidate Republican     Rusk City Councilmember Martin Holsome
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Don Huffines
  Candidate Republican     Chad Prather
  Candidate Republican     Kurt Schwab
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Allen West
Florida Congressman; unsuccessful candidate for election: 2008; first elected: 2010; unsuccessful candidate for reelection: 2012.
  Candidate Green     Delilah Barrios
  Candidate Libertarian     Dan "Taxation is Theft" Behrman
  Candidate Libertarian     Andrew Jewell
  Candidate Independent     Patrick Scott Wynne

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

  Republican Governor  Spencer J. Cox
Previously served as Lieutenant Governor 2013-2020; First elected: 2020
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Vermont  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2022. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

  Republican Governor  Phil Scott
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2018, 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor Ralph S. Northam
First elected: 2017
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair -
Nominations-- Democrats will nominate by Primary. Republicans will nominate by Convention at remote voting locations on 8 May.
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
    Democratic     former state Delegate Jennifer D. Carroll Foy - lost primary
    Democratic     state Delegate  Lee J. Carter - lost primary
    Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Justin E. Fairfax - lost primary
  Candidate Democratic     former Governor Terry R. McAuliffe
    Democratic     state Senator  Jennifer L. "Jenn" McClellan - lost primary
    Republican     state Senator Amanda F. Chase - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     state Delegate  M. Kirkland "Kirk" Cox - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Paul Davis - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Sergio de la Peña - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Peter Doran - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     former Roanoke City Sheriff Octavia Johnson - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Merle Rutledge, Jr. - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Kurt Santini - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Pete Snyder - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Glenn A. Youngkin
8 May 2021: Nominated by convention.
    Constitution     Timothy "TC Country" Phipps - apparently not a candidate
10 June 2021: Insufficient petition signatures.
  Candidate Libertarian     Princess L. Blanding
    Independent     Frankie Bowers - apparently not a candidate
10 June 2021: Insufficient petition signatures.
    Independent     Brad Froman - apparently not a candidate

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

  Democratic Governor  Jay R. Inslee
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016, 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

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

  Republican Governor  James C. "Jim" Justice
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

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
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
  Candidate Democratic     Yousef Sameer Zahran
  Candidate Republican     Adam John Fischer
  Candidate Republican     James Timothy Kellen
  Candidate Republican     former Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch
  Candidate Republican     Leonard Edward Larson, Jr.
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  John Macco
  Candidate Republican     Jonathan Wichmann
  Candidate Libertarian     Christopher Ralph Michael
  Candidate Independent     Joan Ellis Beglinger
  Candidate Independent     Levi C. Borntreger
  Candidate Independent     Ryan Patrick Sweeney
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     Jess Daniel Hisel
Free Party

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.
  Candidate Republican     Rex Rammell

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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Other Third Parties
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  Socialist Workers Party
Independents
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Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
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