The Green Papers: 2022 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2022 Governor's Chairs
by State

This is a list of the current Governors' chairs, the incumbents occupying them, and the candidacy status of said incumbents. Chairs up for election in the year 2022 are marked as such.

There have been 0 deaths, 1 resignation, and 0 changes of party affiliation in 2022.

  • New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic) resigned on 24 August 2021.
  • New York Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul (Democratic) ascended to the Governor's Chair upon Governor's Cuomo's resignation on 24 August 2021.

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated
 19 September 2019: Governor Kay Ivey announced that she will be undergoing outpatient radiation for a malignant spot on her lung.

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Edward "Ned" Lamont
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Brad Little
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  J.B. Pritzker
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Timothy J. "Tim" Walz
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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
Renominated
 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.

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  William "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.
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election 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
Renominated

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

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Phil Scott
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2018, 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 If no candidate receives 50% of the vote in the November General Election, the state Legislature chooses the next Governor.

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

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated

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
  Democratic
  Democratic-Farmer Labor
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Constitution
  Green
  Green Independent
  Libertarian
  Pacific Green
Other Third Parties
  Actual Justice
  Alaskan Independence
  America's Independent
  American Constitution
  American Solidarity
  Americans Coming Together Party
  Approval Voting
  Conservative
  Freedom
  Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
  Independence
  Independence-Alliance
  Independent American
  Independent Greens
  Independent Party of Connecticut
  Keystone
  Labor
  Legal Marijuana Now
  Peace And Freedom
  Progressive
  Socialist Workers Party
  U.S. Taxpayers
  Unite NY
  Unity
  Working Families
Independents
  Decline to State
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  No Political Party
  Non Affiliated
  Nonpartisan
  Not affiliated with a recognized
  Unaffiliated
  Undeclared
  Working Class
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  None of these candidates
  Not readily classifiable
  Write-in
 

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


 


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