The Green Papers: 2024 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 2024 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 2024 are marked as such.

There have been 0 deaths, 0 resignation, and 0 changes of party affiliation in 2023.

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California  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Toni G. Atkins
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Eleni Kounalakis
24 April 2023: Candidate for Governor in 2024.
  Candidate Democratic     Public Instruction Superintendent  Tony K. Thurmond
23 September 2023: "I didn't come from money, power, or influence. I'm running for Governor to be a voice for those who need one ...."
  Candidate Democratic     former state Controller Betty Yee
First elected as Comptroller: 2014, re-elected: 2018

Delaware  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 Democratic

   
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Bethany Hall-Long
12 September 2023: Candidate for Governor in 2024.
  Candidate Democratic     New Castle County Executive  Matt Meyer
  Candidate Democratic     Collin O'Mara

Georgia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     Justin Laster

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     former state Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer G. McCormick
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Representative Terry Goodin
Ms. McCormick was formerly a Republican.

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 Democratic     Sheryl Gladney
  Candidate Democratic     Mike Hamra
  Candidate Democratic     Hollis L. Laster
  Candidate Democratic     Eric Morrison
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Crystal Quade

Montana  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     Ryan Busse
for Lieutenant Governor: Raph Graybill
    Democratic     Jim Hunt - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Jerry Driscoll

New Hampshire  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2024. Term Limit: None. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     Manchester Mayor  Joyce Craig
  Candidate Democratic     Jon Kiper
  Candidate Democratic     Executive Councilor  Cinde Warmington

New Jersey  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2021, 2025. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
  Candidate Democratic     Newark Mayor  Ras J. Baraka
  Candidate Democratic     Jersey City Mayor  Steven M. Fulop
  Candidate Democratic     Montclair Mayor  Sean M. Spiller
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Steve Sweeney

North Carolina  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
    Democratic     Tryon Mayor Pro Tempore Patrice C. "Chrelle" Booker - lost primary
    Democratic     Gary W. Foxx - lost primary
    Democratic     Michael Rivers "Mike" Morgan - lost primary
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Joshua Harold "Josh" Stein
18 January 2023: Candidate for Governor in 2024.
    Democratic     Marcus Whittman Williams - lost primary

Utah  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Brian Smith King
for Lieutenant Governor: Rebekah Cummings

Vermont  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2024. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     former Middlebury Town Selectboard Member Esther Charlestin
  Candidate Democratic     formor Underhill Selectman Peter K. Duval

Virginia  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2021, 2025. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

   
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Abigail A. Spanberger
13 November 2023: Member of Congress Abigail A. Spanberger (Democratic) will not seek re-election to the U.S. House District 7 in 2024 in order to run for Governor in 2025.

Washington  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: None
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic

   
  Candidate Democratic     Ricky Anthony
  Candidate Democratic     Edward Cale, IV
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Bob Ferguson
2 May 2023: Announced exploratory campaign for Governor.
  Candidate Democratic     Fred Grant
  Candidate Democratic     Cassondra Magdalene Hanson
  Candidate Democratic     Chaytan Inman
  Candidate Democratic     EL'ona Kearney
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Mark Douglas Mullet
  Candidate Democratic     Don L. Rivers

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

   
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Democratic     Huntington Mayor  Stephen Taylor "Steve" Williams

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-Nonpartisan League
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Constitution
  Green
  Libertarian
  Peace And Justice
Other Third Parties
  Independence
  Independent American
  Mountain
  Progressive
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Preference
  Nonpartisan
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise 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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