2019 Candidates and Term Info

Kentucky

Incumbent: Governor Matt Bevin (R)
Length of Regular Terms: Four years
Maximum Consecutive Terms Allowed by Constitution: Two

Incumbent Governor Eligible to Seek Reelection
Governor Bevin became governor in December 2015.

Primary Date: May 21, 2019
Democrat Candidate(s): Rocky Adkins, Andy Beshear, Adam Edelen, Geoff Young
Republican Candidate(s): Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence, William Woods

Louisiana

Incumbent: Governor John Bel Edwards (D)
Length of Regular Terms: Four years
Maximum Consecutive Terms Allowed by Constitution: Two

Incumbent Governor Eligible to Seek Reelection
Governor Edwards became governor in January 2016.

Primary Date: October 12, 2019
Democrat Candidate(s): Gov. John Bel Edwards
Republican Candidate(s): Ralph Abraham, Eddie Rispone

Mississippi

Incumbent: Governor Phil Bryant (R)
Length of Regular Terms: Four years
Maximum Consecutive Terms Allowed by Constitution: Two

Incumbent Governor is Term Limited
Governor Bryant became governor in January 2012 and was reelected to a second term in 2015.

Primary Date: August 6, 2019
Democrat Candidate(s): Michael Brown, William Bond Compton, Jim Hood, Robert Ray, Robert Shuler Smith, Gregory Wash, Phillip West, Velesha Williams, Albert Wilson
Republican Candidate(s): Robert Foster, Tate Reeves, Bill Waller

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