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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.
  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

Chair up for regular election 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 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

Chair up for regular election
Open
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     Secretary of State  Katie Hobbs
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Aaron Lieberman
  Candidate Democratic     former Nogales Mayor Marco López
  Candidate Democratic     Steven "Paco" Noon, Jr.
  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
  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     Valerie Kerby Lockey
  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

Chair up for regular election
Open
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.

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.
  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 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

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.
  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

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
  Candidate Democratic     Melissa Sue Robinson
  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 Unaffiliated     Robert Dempsay
  Candidate Unaffiliated     John Dionne

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

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
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.
  

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

Chair up for regular election 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.

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
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     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

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

Chair up for regular election 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

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.
  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

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

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.
  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

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.
  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

Chair up for regular election 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

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
  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

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
 If no candidate receives 50% of the vote in the November General Election, the state Legislature chooses the next Governor.

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

Chair up for regular election 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

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