The Green Papers: 2021 General Election
 
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Alabama  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     Christopher A. "Chris" Countryman
  Candidate Republican     former Ambassador to Slovenia Lindy Blanchard
3 December 2021: Media reports indicate she will run for Governor.
  Candidate Republican     former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy Lee George
  Candidate Republican     Governor Kay Ivey
2 June 2021: Announced re-election bid.
  Candidate Republican     Tim James
  Candidate Republican     Dean Odle
  Candidate Republican     Auditor  Jim "Zig" Zeigler

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Les Gara
  Candidate Republican     Governor Mike J. Dunleavy
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Christopher Kurka
  Candidate Republican     Bruce Walden
for Lieutenant Governor: Tanya Lange
  Candidate Libertarian     William S. "Billy" Toien
for Lieutenant Governor: Shirley A. Rainbolt
  Candidate Non Affiliated     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

   
  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     Tyson Draper
  Candidate Republican     Ameer El Bey
  Candidate Republican     Kelly Garett
  Candidate Republican     Steve Gaynor
  Candidate Republican     David "Dave" Hoffman
    Republican     Shane Hudson - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Frank Konarski
  Candidate Republican     Kari Lake
  Candidate Republican     Wali Mailatyar
  Candidate Republican     Bryan Masche
  Candidate Republican     Jayson "Jayson" Moncada
  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
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     Alex Sadowski
Birthday Party
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     Christopher "Christ Watts" Watkins
Party: POWER 2 PEOPLE

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     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 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

   
    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

   
  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 Republican     Danielle Neuschwanger
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Peter J. Carr

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Governor Edward "Ned" Lamont
  Candidate Republican     former state General Assembly Member Themis Klarides

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
    Democratic     Richard Paul Dembinsky - apparently not a candidate
17 November 2021: Running for Governor.
23 September 2021: Running for CFO.
20 July 2021: Running for Governor.
3 June 2021: Withdrew from Gubernatorial contest.
30 May 2021: Requested removal from Governor.
24 December 2021: Removed.
  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
29 December 2021: Withdrew
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Annette Taddeo
  Candidate Democratic     Robert Lee Willis
  Candidate Democratic     Randy Zapata
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Ronald D. "Ron" DeSantis
  Candidate Republican     John Joseph Mercadante
  Candidate Independent Party of Florida     David Wayne "Gizmo" Wexler
  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.
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Eugene H. Steele

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Stacey Yvonne Abrams
  Candidate Republican     Jonathan Garcia
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Vernon Jones
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Brian Porter Kemp
  Candidate Republican     former Senator  David Alfred Perdue, Jr.
First elected Senator: 2014; unsuccessful candidate for re-election to the U.S. Senate: 2020.
23 February 2021: "After much prayer and reflection, Bonnie and I have decided that we will not enter the race for the United States Senate in Georgia in 2022."
6 December 2021: Candidate for Governor.
  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

   
  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
  Candidate Republican     B.J. Penn
    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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Paul City Council Member  Robert "Bob" Dempsay
  Candidate Democratic     Melissa Sue Robinson
  Candidate Democratic     Sandpoint Mayor  Shelby Rognstad
  Candidate Republican     Steve Bradshaw
  Candidate Republican     Ammon Bundy
19 June 2021: Announced
  Candidate Republican     Jeff Cotton
    Republican     Chris Hammond - apparently not a candidate
  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 Libertarian     Paul Sand
  Candidate Unaffiliated     John Dionne

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Beverly Miles
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  J.B. Pritzker
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Darren Bailey
for Lieutenant Governor: Stephanie Trussell
  Candidate Republican     Gary Rabine
  Candidate Republican     Christopher J. "Chris" Roper
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Paul Schimpf
  Candidate Republican     Max Solomon
for Lieutenant Governor: Latasha Fields
  Candidate Republican     Jesse William "Sully" Sullivan
  Candidate Libertarian     Scott Schluter

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

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

   
  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

   
  Candidate Republican     Brian Bush
  Candidate Republican     David Cooper
  Candidate Republican     Eric C. Deters
  Candidate Republican     Auditor of Public Accounts  Mike Harmon
  Candidate Republican     Clint Johnson

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 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

   
  Candidate Democratic     former Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III
for Lieutenant Governor: Nancy Navarro
  Candidate Democratic     Jon Baron
  Candidate Democratic     state 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
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Delegate Aruna Miller
  Candidate Democratic     former Montgomery County Councillor Tom Perez
    Democratic     Michael "Mike" Rosenbaum - apparently not a candidate
30 November 2021: "I have concluded that a campaign for governor is not the most effective way forward in achieving the kind of change I believe is necessary for Maryland to thrive. Therefore, I have decided to end my campaign for governor ...."
  Candidate Democratic     Jerome Segal
Founder of the disbanded Bread and Roses Party.
  Candidate Democratic     Ed Tinus
  Candidate Republican     state Delegate  Daniel L. "Dan" Cox
for Lieutenant Governor: Gordana Schifanelli
  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 Republican     Joe Werner
for Lieutenant Governor: Minh "Mike" Luong
  Candidate Liberation     David Lashar
  Candidate Liberation     Christiana Logansmith
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Kyle Sefcik
for Lieutenant Governor: Katie Lee

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Danielle Allen
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Sonia Chang-Díaz
    Democratic     former state Senator Ben Downing - apparently not a candidate
28 December 2021: "... I am formally ending my bid to become the next Governor of Massachusetts."
  Candidate Democratic     Scott M. Khourie
  Candidate Democratic     Orlando Silva
  Candidate Republican     Shiva Ayyadurai
  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

   
  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

   
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Michelle R. Benson
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Paul E. Gazelka
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Scott Jensen
    Republican     Mike Marti - apparently not a candidate
13 December 2021: Suspended campaign.
  Candidate Republican     Lexington Mayor  Mike Murphy
  Candidate Republican     Neil Shah
  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     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 Republican     former state Senator Theresa Thibodeau
  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     City of Las Vegas Council Member  Michele Fiore
  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
  Candidate Republican     Barak Zilberberg

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

   
  Candidate Republican     former Brentwood School Board Member Thad Riley
  Candidate Republican     former 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

   
  Elected Democratic 1,339,471 51.22% Governor  Philip "Phil" Murphy
for Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver

1 October 2020: Announced re-election bid.
  Candidate Republican 1,255,185 48.00% former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Senator Diane Allen
  Candidate Green 8,450 0.32% Madelyn R. Hoffman
for Lieutenant Governor: Heather Warburton
  Candidate Libertarian 7,768 0.30% Gregg C. Mele
for Lieutenant Governor: Eveline Brownstein
  Candidate Socialist Workers Party 4,012 0.15% Joanne Kuniansky
for Lieutenant Governor: Vivian M. Sahner
Total 2,614,886 100.00%  

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

   
  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     Mark Ronchetti
  Candidate Republican     Greg Zanetti
  Candidate Liberation     Tim Walsh

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

   
    Democratic     Governor Andrew M. Cuomo - apparently not a candidate
10 August 2021: Announced resignation.
  Candidate Democratic     New York City Mayor  Bill de Blasio
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul
12 August 2021: Declared she will run for re-election.
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Thomas R. "Tom" Suozzi
29 November 2021: Candidate for Governor in 2022.
  Candidate Democratic     Jumaane Williams
  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.
  Candidate Libertarian     Larry Sharpe

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

   
  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
for Lieutenant Governor: Joe Knopp

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Public Instruction Superintendent  Joy Hofmeister
First elected Public Instruction Superintendent as a Repubican: 2014; re-elected: 2018; affiliated with the Democratic Party: 7 October 2021.
  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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Wilson R. Bright
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Cross
  Candidate Democratic     Haines City Councilor  Peter W. Hall
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Tina Kotek
  Candidate Democratic     Nicholas "Nick" Kristof
  Candidate Democratic     Yamhill County Commissioner  Casey M. Kulla
  Candidate Democratic     David Lavinsky
?
  Candidate Democratic     Keisha Lanell "K.L." "Coach Kay" Merchant
    Democratic     Nicholas J. Pucci - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Democratic     state Treasurer  Tobias Read
  Candidate Democratic     Sergio Retamal
  Candidate Democratic     former McKenzie School Board Member Patrick Starnes
  Candidate Democratic     John Sweeney
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Trimble
  Candidate Republican     Bridget E. Barton
  Candidate Republican     Angelique Bouvier
  Candidate Republican     David Burch
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Christine Drazan
  Candidate Republican     Mark Duncan
  Candidate Republican     John L. Fosdick, III
  Candidate Republican     Jessica Gomez
  Candidate Republican     Nicholas "Nick" Hess
  Candidate Republican     Jim Huggins
    Republican     John Melvin Kohler, Jr. - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Alexander M. Males
  Candidate Republican     Baker City Mayor  Kerry McQuisten
  Candidate Republican     Brandon C. Merritt
  Candidate Republican     William C. "Bud" Pierce
  Candidate Republican     Sandy Mayor  Stan Pulliam
  Candidate Republican     Amber R. Richardson
  Candidate Republican     Paul Romero, Jr.
    Republican     Monte K. Sauer, Jr. - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Stefan G. Strek
  Candidate Republican     Marc Thielman
  Candidate Non Affiliated     former state Senator Betsy Johnson
Democratic state Senator (Scappoose)

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Joshua D. "Josh" Shapiro
  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     state Senator  Jacob "Jake" Doyle Corman, III
  Candidate Republican     Montgomery County Commissioner  Joseph C. "Joe" Gale
  Candidate Republican     Charlie Gerow
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Melissa A. Hart
First elected to Congress: 2000, re-elected: 2002, 2004; unsuccessful candidate for re-election: 2006; unsuccessful candidate for re-election: 2008.
    Republican     state Senator  Daniel "Dan" Laughlin - apparently not a candidate
6 December 2021: "I firmly believe that had I gotten the support that absolutely I would have been an excellent contender ... But try as I might I couldn't raise any money." He endorsed former Delaware County Council Member Dave White.
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Scott Martin
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Doug Mastriano
  Candidate Republican     Bill McSwain
  Candidate Republican     former Corry Mayor Jason Monn
  Candidate Republican     Jason Richey
  Candidate Republican     John Ventre
  Candidate Republican     former Delaware County Council Member Dave White
  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

   
  Candidate Democratic     former Secretary of State Matthew A. "Matt" Brown
First elected: 2002. Ran for but withdrew from the Class 1 Senate Seat: 2006.
for Lieutenant Governor: Cynthia Mendes
  Candidate Democratic     Helena Foulkes
  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
  Candidate Republican     David Darlington
  Candidate Independent     Paul Rianna, Jr.

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 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

   
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Steve Haugaard
  Candidate Independent     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

   
  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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Inocencio "Inno" Barrientez
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Cooper
  Candidate Democratic     Joy E. Diaz
    Democratic     Jack Daniel Foster, Jr. - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Deirdre Gilbert - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     Yomi S. Hardison - apparently not a candidate
    Democratic     R. Star Locke - apparently not a candidate
17 December 2021: Rejected
  Candidate Democratic     former Member of Congress  Beto O'Rourke
First elected as a Democrat: 2012, re-elected: 2014, 2016. Unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate: 2018.
  Candidate Democratic     Rich Wakeland
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Greg Abbott
    Republican     Larry Baggett - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Paul Belew
    Republican     Eric Braden - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Danny Harrison
    Republican     Rusk City Councilmember Martin Holsome - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Kandy Kay Horn
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Don Huffines
  Candidate Republican     Rick Lynn Perry
Note Former Governor.
  Candidate Republican     Chad Prather
    Republican     Kurt Schwab - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Allen B. West
Florida Congressman; unsuccessful candidate for election: 2008; first elected: 2010; unsuccessful candidate for reelection: 2012.
  Candidate Libertarian     Dan "Taxation is Theft" Behrman
  Candidate Libertarian     Andrew Jewell
  Candidate Libertarian     former Lago Vista City Council Member Mark Tippetts
  Candidate Independent     Raul Cortina
  Candidate Independent     Justin Cunneen
  Candidate Independent     Jal Ray Dennis
  Candidate Independent     Jorge Franco
  Candidate Independent     Deidre Gilbert
  Candidate Independent     Reginald Jennings, II
  Candidate Independent     Sean Sharp
  Candidate Independent     Ricardo Turullols-Bonilla
    Independent     Patrick Scott Wynne - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Independent     Demetra Jefferson Wysinger

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Elected Republican 1,663,158 50.58% Glenn A. Youngkin
8 May 2021: Nominated by convention.
  Candidate Democratic 1,599,470 48.64% former Governor Terry R. McAuliffe
  Candidate Liberation 23,107 0.70% Princess L. Blanding
  Candidate Scattering 2,592 0.08% Write-in
Total 3,288,327 100.00%  

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Terri Bradshaw
  Candidate Republican     Chris Miller
Son of Member of Congress Carol Devine Miller

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

   
  Candidate Democratic     Governor  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
  Candidate Democratic     Job "Edd" Hou-Seye
  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.
    Republican     state Representative  John Macco - apparently not a candidate
1 December 2021: Announced he would not run for Governor and endorsed former Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch.
  Candidate Republican     Jonathan Wichmann
  Candidate Libertarian     Christopher Ralph Michael
  Candidate Independent     Joan Ellis Beglinger
  Candidate Independent     Levi C. Borntreger
  Candidate Independent     Jess Daniel Hisel
  Candidate Independent     Ryan Patrick Sweeney

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

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.

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