Table 4.1

The Governors: 2022

FIPS State or other
Name and party Length of
regular term
in years
Date of first
Present terms
Number of
Term limits Joint election of
governor and
governor (a)
Official who
Birthdate Birthplace
01AlabamaKay Ivey (R)44/2017 (c)1/20231 (c)2-4NoLG10/15/1944AL
02AlaskaMike Dunleavy (R)412/201812/2022. . .2-4YesLG5/5/1961PA
04ArizonaDoug Ducey (R)41/20151/202312-4(b)SS4/9/1964OH
05ArkansasAsa Hutchinson (R)41/20151/202312ANoLG12/3/1950AR
06CaliforniaGavin Newsom (D)41/20191/2023. . .2ANoLG10/10/1967CA
08ColoradoJared Polis (D)41/20191/2023. . .2-4YesLG5/12/1975CO
09ConnecticutNed Lamont (D)41/20191/2023. . .. . .YesLG1/3/1954DC
10DelawareJohn Carney (D)41/20171/202512ANoLG5/20/1956DE
12FloridaRon DeSantis (R)41/20191/2023. . .2-4YesLG9/14/1978FL
13GeorgiaBrian Kemp (R)41/20191/2023. . .2-4NoLG11/2/1963GA
15HawaiiDavid Ige (D)412/201412/202212-4YesLG6/26/1938NY
16IdahoBrad Little (R)41/20191/2023. . .. . .NoLG2/15/1954ID
17IllinoisJ.B. Pritzker (D)41/20191/2023. . .. . .YesLG1/19/1965CA
18IndianaEric Holcomb (R)41/20171/202512-12YesLG5/2/1968IN
19IowaKim Reynolds (R)45/2017 (d)1/20231 (d). . .YesLG8/4/1959IA
20KansasLaura Kelly (D)41/20191/2023. . .2-4YesLG1/24/1950NY
21KentuckyAndy Beshear (D)412/201912/2023. . .2-4YesLG11/29/1977KY
22LouisianaJohn Bel Edwards (D)41/20161/202412-4NoLG9/16/1966LA
23MaineJanet Mills (D)41/20191/2023. . .2-4(b)PS12/30/1947ME
24MarylandLarry Hogan (R)41/20151/202312-4YesLG5/25/1956DC
25MassachusettsCharlie Baker (R)41/20151/20231. . .YesLG11/13/1956NY
26MichiganGretchen Whitmer (D)41/20191/2023. . .2AYesLG8/23/1971MI
27MinnesotaTim Walz (DFL)41/20191/2023. . .. . .YesLG4/6/1964NE
28MississippiTate Reeves (R)41/20201/2024. . .2AYesLG6/5/1974MS
29MissouriMike Parson (R)46/2018 (e)1/20251 (e)2ANoLG9/17/1955MO
30MontanaGreg Gianforte (R)41/20211/2025. . .2-16YesLG4/17/1961CA
31NebraskaPete Ricketts (R)41/20151/202312-4YesLG8/19/1964NE
32NevadaSteve Sisolak (D)41/20191/2023. . .2ANoLG12/26/1953WI
33New HampshireChris Sununu (R)21/20171/20232. . .(b)PS11/5/1974NH
34New JerseyPhil Murphy (D)41/20181/202612-4YesLG8/16/1957MA
35New MexicoMichelle Lujan Grisham (D)41/20191/2023. . .2-4YesLG10/24/1959NM
36New YorkKathy Hochul (D)48/2021 (k)1/2023. . .. . .YesLG8/27/1957NY
37North CarolinaRoy Cooper (D)41/20171/202512-4NoLG6/13/1957NC
38North DakotaDoug Burgum (R)412/201612/20241. . .YesLG8/1/1956ND
39OhioMike DeWine (R)41/20191/2023. . .2-4YesLG1/5/1947OH
40OklahomaKevin Stitt (R)41/20191/2023. . .2-ANoLG12/28/1972OK
41OregonKate Brown (D)42/2015 (f)1/20231 (f)2-12(b)SS3/5/1947WA
42PennsylvaniaTom Wolf (D)41/20151/202312-4YesLG11/17/1948PA
44Rhode IslandDan McKee (D)43/2021 (i)1/2023. . .2-4NoLG6/16/1951RI
45South CarolinaHenry McMaster (R)41/2017 (g)1/20231 (g)2-4NoLG5/27/1947SC
46South DakotaKristi Noem (R)41/20191/2023. . .2-4YesLG11/30/1971SD
47TennesseeBill Lee (R)41/20191/2023. . .2-4NoSpS (h)10/9/1959TN
48TexasGreg Abbott (R)41/20151/20231. . .NoLG11/13/1957TX
49UtahSpencer Cox (R)41/20211/2025. . .. . .YesLG7/11/1975UT
50VermontPhil Scott (R)21/20171/20232. . .NoLG8/4/1958VT
51VirginiaGlenn Youngkin (R)41/20221/2026. . .1-4NoLG12/9/1966VA
53WashingtonJay Inslee (D)41/20131/20252. . .NoLG2/9/1951WA
54West VirginiaJim Justice (R)41/20171/202512-4(b)PS (h)4/27/1951WV
55WisconsinTony Evers (D)41/20191/2023. . .. . .YesLG11/5/1951WI
56WyomingMark Gordon (R)41/20191/2023. . .2-16(b)SS3/14/1957NY
60American SamoaLemanu P.S. Mauga (D)41/20211/2025. . .2-4YesLG1/1/1949AS
66GuamLou Leon Guerrero (D)41/20191/2023. . .2-4YesLG11/8/1950Guam
69CNMI*Ralph Deleon Guerrero Torres (R)412/2015 (j)1/20231 (j)2-4YesLG8/6/1979CNMI
72Puerto RicoPedro Pierluisi (PNP)41/20211/2025. . .. . .(b)SS4/26/1959PR
78U.S. Virgin IslandsAlbert Bryan (D)41/20191/2023. . .2-4YesLG2/21/1968USVI


The Council of State Governments, June 2022.


C — Covenant.
D — Democrat.
DFL — Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party.
I — Independent.
PDP — Popular Democratic Party.
PNP — New Progressive Party.
R — Republican.
LG — Lieutenant Governor.
SS — Secretary of State.
PS — President of the Senate.
SpS — Speaker of the Senate.
. . . — Not applicable.
2A — Two terms, absolute.
2-4 — Two terms, re-eligible after four yrs.
2-12— Two terms, eligible for eight out of 12 yrs.
2-16 — Two terms, eligible for eight out of 16 yrs.
1-4 — One term, re-eligible after four years.
N/A — Not available.


(a) The following also choose candidates for governor and lieutenant governor through a joint nomination process: Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Utah, American Samoa, Guam, No. Mariana Islands and U.S. Virgin Islands.
(b) No lieutenant governor.
(c) Lt. Gov. Ivey took office on April 10, 2017, following the resignation of former governor Robert Bentley. She was elected to her first full term in November 2018.
(d) Lt. Gov. Reynolds was sworn in as governor on May 24, 2017 when Gov. Branstad accepted the U.S. Ambassadorship to China. She was elected to her first full term in November 2018.
(e) Lt. Gov. Parson was sworn in as governor in June 2018 after Eric Greitens resigned. He was elected to his first full term in November 2020.
(f) Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown became governor on February 18, 2015, following Gov. John Kitzhaber's resignation. Brown won a November 2016 special gubernatorial election to officially fill the position for the final two years of Gov. Kitzhaber's term. She was elected for a full term in the 2018 general election.
(g) Lt. Gov. McMaster was sworn in on January 24, 2017 after Gov. Nikki Haley resigned to become the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. He was elected to a full term in the November 2018 general election.
(h) Official bears the additional title of " lieutenant governor."
(i) Lt. Gov. Dan McKee was sworn in as governor on March 2, 2021, after Gov. Gina Raimando was confirmed as the new U.S. secretary of commerce.
(j) Torres became governor on Dec. 28, 2015 after Gov. Inos passed away. He was elected to a full term in November 2018.
(k) Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul was sworn in as governor on August 24, 2021 after Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned.