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

   
  Candidate Libertarian     William S. "Billy" Toien
for Lieutenant Governor: Shirley A. Rainbolt

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     former Nogales Mayor Marco López
  Candidate Republican     Arizona Board of Regents Member  Karrin Taylor Robson
  Candidate Republican     state Treasurer  Kimberly Yee

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 Democratic     Anthony Bland
  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.

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

   
  Candidate No Party Preference     Angelyne
  Candidate Democratic     David Asem
  Candidate Republican     Karen Blake
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican)     Charles Boggus
  Candidate No Party Preference     Jerry Brandt
  Candidate Republican     Edward Buraye
  Candidate No Party Preference     Carla Canada
  Candidate Democratic     Tom Cares
  Candidate Republican     Michael Grover "Grover" Coltharp
  Candidate No Party Preference     Mary "Mary Carey" Cook
former adult entertainment actress.
  Candidate Republican     John Cox
  Candidate Republican     Brian Domingo
  Candidate Democratic     Anthony Fanara
  Candidate Republican     former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer
Exploratory
  Candidate No Party Preference     Chaz Flemmings
  Candidate Republican     Wayne Frazier
  Candidate Republican     Rhonda Furin
  Candidate Republican     Samuel Gallucci
  Candidate Republican     Jason Gateus
  Candidate Democratic     Steven Green
  Candidate No Party Preference     Adam Hadjinian
  Candidate No Party Preference     Adriel Hampton
  Candidate No Party Preference     James G. Hanink
  Candidate No Party Preference     Sean Harrison
  Candidate Republican     Tim Herode
  Candidate Libertarian     Riverside County Supervisor  Jeff Hewitt
  Candidate Democratic     Luis Huang
  Candidate Republican     Justin Hubbard
  Candidate American Independent     Raymond Jenkins
  Candidate Republican     Caitlyn Jenner
  Candidate Democratic     Paul Kangas
  Candidate Republican     Chauncey "Slim" Killens
  Candidate No Party Preference     Paul Kurdian
  Candidate Republican     Jenny Rae Le Roux
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     Michael Loebs
California National Party
  Candidate Republican     Joseph Patrick Luciano
  Candidate Republican     Diego Martinez
  Candidate Green     Barbara McVeigh
  Candidate Republican     Daniel Mercuri
  Candidate No Party Preference     Jemiss Nazar
  Candidate Republican     Robert Newman, II
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Doug Ose
First elected to Congress: 1998, re-elected: 2000, 2002. Did not run for re-election 2004. Unsuccessful candidate 2014.
  Candidate Democratic     Kevin Paffrath
  Candidate Democratic     Chamath Palihapitiya
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  Candidate Democratic     Ronald Palmieri
  Candidate No Party Preference     Adam Papagan
  Candidate Democratic     Armando "Mando" Perez-Serrato
  Candidate No Party Preference     Charles Reyburn
  Candidate No Party Preference     Hilaire Fuji Shioura
  Candidate Republican     Laura Smith
  Candidate Republican     Sarah Stephens
  Candidate No Party Preference     Joe Symmon
  Candidate Republican     Anthony Trimino
  Candidate No Party Preference     Dakota K. Vaughn
  Candidate Democratic     Joel Ventresca
  Candidate Democratic     Errol Webber
  Candidate Libertarian     Nickolas Wildstar
  Candidate Republican     Major Williams

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Laurie Clark
  Candidate Republican     Commerce City Mayor  Benjamin Huseman
  Candidate Republican     former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Peter J. Carr

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

   
  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     Richard Paul Dembinsky
  Candidate Democratic     David Nelson Freeman
  Candidate Democratic     Jonathan Karns
  Candidate Democratic     Amaro Lionheart
  Candidate Democratic     Alexander "Alex" "Lundy" Lundmark
  Candidate Democratic     Timothy Lemont Mosley
  Candidate Republican     John Joseph Mercadante
  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

   
  Candidate Republican     Jonathan Garcia
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Vernon Jones
  Candidate Republican     Kandiss Taylor
  Candidate Libertarian     Shane Hazel

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Marissa Kerns
  Candidate Republican     Honolulu City Council Member  Andria P. L. Tupola

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Jeff Cotton
  Candidate Republican     Edward R. "Ed" Humphreys
  Candidate Republican     Lisa Marie
  Candidate Republican     Cody Usabel

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

   
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Darren Bailey
  Candidate Republican     Gary Rabine
  Candidate Republican     Christopher J. Roper
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Paul Schimpf

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Eric Doden

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Katie Geltz

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Laura Kelly
  Candidate Republican     former 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]. Lost the primary for re-election: 2018.
  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

   
  Candidate Republican     Brian Bush

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 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

   
  Candidate Democratic     former Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III
  Candidate Democratic     Jon Baron
  Candidate Democratic     Comptroller  Peter Franchot
  Candidate Democratic     Ashwani Jain
  Candidate Democratic     former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr.
  Candidate Democratic     Mike Rosenbaum
  Candidate Democratic     Ed Tinus
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Robin Ficker
  Candidate Republican     state Commerce Secretary  Kelly M. Schulz

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Danielle Allen
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Ben Downing
  Candidate Democratic     Scott M. Khourie
  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

   
  Candidate Republican     Austin Chenge
  Candidate Republican     Garrett Soldano

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

   
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Scott Jensen
  Candidate Republican     Lexington Mayor  Mike Murphy
  Candidate Independent     James McCaskel

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Mike Kehoe

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
  Candidate Republican     Michael Connely
  Candidate Republican     Charles W. Herbster
  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

   
  Candidate Republican     Eddie Hamilton
  Candidate Republican     North Las Vegas Mayor  John Jay Lee
  Candidate Republican     Fred Simon

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.
  Candidate Republican     former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli
  Candidate Republican     former Somerset Count Commissioner Brian D. Levine
  Candidate Republican     Phil Rizzo
  Candidate Republican     Hirsch V. Singh
  Candidate Green     Madelyn Hoffman
  Candidate Libertarian     Gregg Mele
for Lieutenant Governor: Eveline Brownstein
  Candidate Socialist Workers Party     Joanne Kuniansky
for Lieutenant Governor: Candace Wagner

Petition requirements: 800 valid signatures due in June 2021.
  Candidate Independent     Justin Maldonado
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     David Winkler
New Jersey Patriot Party

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Sandoval County Commissioner  Jay C. Block

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Andrew M. Cuomo
  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

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Dayton Mayor  Nan Whaley
  Candidate Democratic     Ted Williams
  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

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

   
  Candidate Republican     William C. "Bud" Pierce
  Candidate Republican     Sandy Mayor  Stan Pulliam
  Candidate Republican     Paul Romero, Jr.

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

   
  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     Montgomery County Commissioner  Joseph C. "Joe" Gale
  Candidate Republican     former Corry Mayor Jason Monn
  Candidate Libertarian     Joe Soloski

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Luis Daniel Muñoz

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     former Member of Congress  Joseph Kendrick "Joe" Cunningham
First elected: 2018; unsuccessful candidate for re-election: 2020.
  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 Democratic     Michael Cooper
  Candidate Democratic     Deirdre Gilbert
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Greg Abbott
  Candidate Republican     Rusk City Councilmember Martin Holsome
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Don Huffines
  Candidate Republican     Chad Prather
  Candidate Libertarian     Dan "Taxation is Theft" Behrman
  Candidate Independent     Patrick Scott Wynne

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     former state Delegate Jennifer D. Carroll Foy
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Lee J. Carter
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Justin E. Fairfax
  Candidate Democratic     former Governor Terry R. McAuliffe
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Jennifer L. "Jenn" McClellan
    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.
  Candidate Constitution     Timothy "TC Country" Phipps
  Candidate Independent     Princess Blanding
Liberation Party
  Candidate Independent     Brad Froman

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Rex Rammell

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