2012 Gubernatorial Primary Election Nationwide Candidates

State
Stage
Party
Office
Election Status
John Gregg
Governor (IN)
(Won)
Democratic
Vi Simpson
Vi Simpson
Lieutenant Governor (IN)
Democratic
Mike Pence
Governor (IN)
(Won)
Republican
Sue Ell...
Sue Ellspermann
Lieutenant Governor (IN)
Republican
Jim Wallace
Governor (IN)
(Campaign Suspended)
Republican
William Campbell
Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
Jim Higgins
Governor (MO)
(Won)
Libertarian
Jay Nixon
Governor (MO)
(Won)
Democratic
Bill Randles
Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Republican
Fred Sauer
Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Republican
Dave Spence
Governor (MO)
(Won)
Republican
Clay Thunderhawk
Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
John Weiler
Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Republican
Judy Baker
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
Mike Carter
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Republican
Matthew Copple
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Won)
Libertarian
Cynthia Davis
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Won)
Constitution
Bill Haas
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
Peter Kinder
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Won)
Republican
Fred Kratky
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
Charles Kullmann
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Republican
Brad Lager
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Republican
Sara Lampe
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
Jackie McGee
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
Susan Montee
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Won)
Democratic
Becky Plattner
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
Dennis Weisenburger
Lieutenant Governor (MO)
(Lost)
Democratic
Steve Bullock
Governor (MT)
(Won)
Democratic
John Walsh
John Walsh
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
Democratic
Bob Fanning
Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Rick Hill
Governor (MT)
(Won)
Republican
Jon Sonju
Jon Sonju
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
Republican
Neil Livingstone
Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Ryan Zinke
Ryan Zinke
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
Republican
Jim Lynch
Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Al Olsz...
Al Olszewski
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
Republican
Heather Margolis
Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Democratic
Steve N...
Steve Nelsen
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
Democratic
Ken Miller
Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Bill Ga...
Bill Gallagher
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
Republican
James O'Hara
Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Scott S...
Scott Swingley
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
Republican
Corey Stapleton
Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Bob Keenan
Bob Keenan
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
Republican
Joel Boniek
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Bill Gallagher
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Bob Keenan
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Steve Nelsen
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Democratic
Al Olszewski
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Jon Sonju
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Won)
Republican
Scott Swingley
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
John Walsh
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Won)
Democratic
Ryan Zinke
Lieutenant Governor (MT)
(Lost)
Republican
Bruce Blackmon
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Democratic
Walter Dalton
Governor (NC)
(Won)
Democratic
Gary Dunn
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Democratic
Bob Etheridge
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Democratic
Bill Faison
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Democratic
James Harney
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Republican
Gardenia Henley
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Democratic
Scott Jones
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Republican
James Mahan
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Republican
Patrick McCrory
Governor (NC)
(Won)
Republican
Charles Moss
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Republican
Paul Wright
Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Republican
Linda Coleman
Lieutenant Governor (NC)
(Won)
Democratic
Dale Folwell
Lieutenant Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Republican
Dan Forest
Lieutenant Governor (NC)
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Tony Gurley
Lieutenant Governor (NC)
(Too Close To Call)
Republican
Eric Mansfield
Lieutenant Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Democratic
Grey Mills
Lieutenant Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Republican
Arthur Rich
Lieutenant Governor (NC)
(Lost)
Republican
Jack Dalrymple
Governor (ND)
(Won)
Republican
Drew Wr...
Drew Wrigley
Lieutenant Governor (ND)
Republican
Roland Riemers
Governor (ND)
(Won)
Independent, Libertarian
Anthony...
Anthony Johns
Lieutenant Governor (ND)
Independent
Ryan Taylor
Governor (ND)
(Won)
Democratic-NPL
Ellen C...
Ellen Chaffee
Lieutenant Governor (ND)
Democratic-NPL
Ellen Chaffee
Lieutenant Governor (ND)
(Won)
Democratic-NPL
Drew Wrigley
Lieutenant Governor (ND)
(Won)
Republican
Jacalyn Cilley
Governor (NH)
(Lost)
Democratic
Bill Kennedy
Governor (NH)
(Lost)
Democratic
Ovide Lamontagne
Governor (NH)
(Won)
Republican
Kevin Smith
Governor (NH)
(Lost)
Republican
Robert Tarr
Governor (NH)
(Lost)
Republican
Maggie Wood Hassan
Governor (NH)
(Won)
Democratic
Peter Cooke
Governor (UT)
(Won)
Democratic
Vincent...
Vincent Rampton
Lieutenant Governor (UT)
Democratic
Gary Herbert
Governor (UT)
(Won)
Republican
Gregory...
Gregory Bell
Lieutenant Governor (UT)
Republican
David Kirkham
Governor (UT)
(Withdrawn)
Republican
Brandon Nay
Governor (UT)
(Lost)
Constitution
Kirk Pearson
Governor (UT)
(Won)
Constitution
Tim Aal...
Tim Aalders
Lieutenant Governor (UT)
Constitution
Morgan Philpot
Governor (UT)
(Withdrawn)
Republican
Lane Ronnow
Governor (UT)
(Withdrawn)
Republican
William Skokos
Governor (UT)
(Withdrawn)
Republican
Kenneth Sumsion
Governor (UT)
(Withdrawn)
Republican
Gregory Bell
Lieutenant Governor (UT)
(Won)
Republican
Vincent Rampton
Lieutenant Governor (UT)
(Won)
Democratic
Martha Abbott
Governor (VT)
(Won)
Progressive
Randolph Brock
Governor (VT)
(Won)
Republican
Peter Shumlin
Governor (VT)
(Won)
Democratic
Cassandra Gekas
Lieutenant Governor (VT)
(Won)
Democratic
Marj Power
Lieutenant Governor (VT)
(Won)
Progressive
Phil Scott
Lieutenant Governor (VT)
(Won)
Republican
Shahram Hadian
Governor (WA)
(Lost)
Republican
Rob Hill
Governor (WA)
(Lost)
Democratic
Jay Inslee
Governor (WA)
(Won)
Democratic
Christian Joubert
Governor (WA)
(Lost)
No Party Preference
Javier Lopez
Governor (WA)
(Lost)
Republican
Rob McKenna
Governor (WA)
(Won)
Republican
Max Sampson
Governor (WA)
(Lost)
Republican
L. Sorgen
Governor (WA)
(Lost)

James White
Governor (WA)
(Lost)

Glenn Anderson
Lieutenant Governor (WA)
(Lost)
Republican
James Deal
Lieutenant Governor (WA)
(Lost)
No Party Preference
Bill Finkbeiner
Lieutenant Governor (WA)
(Won)
Republican
Mark Greene
Lieutenant Governor (WA)
(Lost)

Brad Owen
Lieutenant Governor (WA)
(Won)
Democratic
Dave Sumner
Lieutenant Governor (WA)
(Lost)

Tom Barrett
Governor (WI)
(Won)
Democratic
Kathleen Falk
Governor (WI)
(Lost)
Democratic
Gladys Huber
Governor (WI)
(Lost)
Democratic
Arthur Kohl-Riggs
Governor (WI)
(Lost)
Republican
Douglas La Follette
Governor (WI)
(Lost)
Democratic
Kathleen Vinehout
Governor (WI)
(Lost)
Democratic
Scott Walker
Governor (WI)
(Won)
Republican
Mahlon Mitchell
Lieutenant Governor (WI)
(Won)
Democratic
Ira Robins
Lieutenant Governor (WI)
(Lost)
Democratic
Isaac Weix
Lieutenant Governor (WI)
(Lost)
Democratic
Ralph Clark
Governor (WV)
(Lost)
Republican
William Maloney
Governor (WV)
(Won)
Republican
Arnold Moltis
Governor (WV)
(Lost)
Democratic
Earl Tomblin
Governor (WV)
(Won)
Democratic

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