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

   
  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

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 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     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     Settimo James "Sam" Savittieri
  Candidate Republican     Julian Tatka
  Candidate Republican     Karrin Taylor Robson
  Candidate Republican     Paola "Z." Tulliani-Zen
    Republican     Wayne Warren - apparently not a candidate
  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 Republican     Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Daughter of former Governor Mike Huckabee
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Leslie Rutledge

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

   
    Republican     Kevin Abushi - 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)
    Republican     Edward Buraye - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Michael Grover "Grover" Coltharp - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Brian Domingo - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Steven Fitzgerald - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Wayne H. Frazier - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Jason Gateus - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Tim Herode - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Justin Hubbard - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Joseph Patrick Luciano - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Christopher Mason - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     John Pierce - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Patrick Rakus, Jr. - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Laura Smith - apparently not a candidate
    Republican     Major Williams - apparently not a candidate

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

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

   
  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 Republican     John Joseph Mercadante

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     Governor  Brian Porter Kemp
  Candidate Republican     Kandiss Taylor

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     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

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
  Candidate Republican     Max Solomon

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

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

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

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

   
  Candidate Republican     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.

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

   
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Geoff Diehl
  Candidate Republican     Darius Mitchell

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     James Craig
  Candidate Republican     Tudor Dixon
  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

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 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

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

   
  Candidate Republican     Joey Gilbert
  Candidate Republican     Eddie Hamilton
  Candidate Republican     North Las Vegas Mayor  John Jay Lee
  Candidate Republican     Clark County Sheriff  Joseph "Joe" Lombardo
  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

   
  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

   
  Candidate Republican     former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli
    Republican     former Somerset County Commissioner Brian D. Levine - lost primary
    Republican     Phil Rizzo - lost primary
    Republican     Hirsch V. Singh - lost primary

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

   
  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

   
  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 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

   
  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     Jessica Gomez
  Candidate Republican     Baker City Mayor  Kerry McQuisten
  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     Charlie Gerow
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Daniel "Dan" Laughlin
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Scott Martin
  Candidate Republican     former Corry Mayor Jason Monn
  Candidate Republican     Jason Richey
  Candidate Republican     John Ventre
  Candidate Republican     Nche Zama

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

   
  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     former state Representative Lora Hubbel

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

   
  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.

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) **
    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.

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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