New Hampshire Governor Candidate for 2022 Elections

New Hampshire Governor Candidate for 2022 Elections

In this article, we are going to discuss the New Hampshire Governor Candidate for the 2022 election, including a brief bio about each candidate.

The New Hampshire gubernatorial election will be held on November 8, 2022, to elect the governor of New Hampshire. Because New Hampshire has no term limits for governor, incumbent Republican Chris Sununu is eligible for a fourth two-year term. 

Sununu had “expressed interest” in running for US Senate with incumbent Democrat (and former governor) Maggie Hassan in 2022. However, on November 9, 2021, he declared that he would run for a fourth term mandate as governor.

New Hampshire Governor Candidate for 2022 Elections

New Hampshire Governor Primary Election is on September 13. All the nominee from all the political party is mentioned below. Let’s Start with the Republican Governor Candidate of New Hampshire:

New Hampshire Republican Governor Candidate

There are 6 GOP Governor candidates for the 2022 New Hampshire gubernatorial election. Check them out…

Julian Acciard

Security expert, Iraq War veteran, and former candidate for New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District in 2022. From 2007 to 2011, he served in the United States Marine Corps. 

Julian Acciard
Julian Acciard

Acciard’s professional experience includes working as an area manager for the family-owned coastal region and a DOD contractor who works for the Air National Guard at Pease Base. He operates a casino in San Diego, California. He was affiliated with BlakPAC, Red Renaissance PAC, and Right of Center PAC. Now he is New Hampshire Governor Candidate for upcoming Primary election on September 13th.

Jay Lewis, Laconia resident

Jay Lewis
Jay Lewis

He is running for Governor of New Hampshire on the Republican Party ticket. He will be on the ballot for the Republican primary on September 13, 2022.

Richard McMenamon II

Not much information regarding Jay Lewis and Richard McMenamon is available online.

Thad Riley

New Hampshire Governor Candidate - Thad Riley
Thad Riley

Thaddeus Riley was born in Dayton, Ohio. Riley’s work experience includes ownership of Rockstar Ride, author, entrepreneur, former Brentwood School Board member, and Community Advocate.

Chris Sununu, The Incumbent Governor

Chris Sununu (right-wing) is the Governor of New Hampshire. He took office on January 5, 2017. His current term ends on January 4, 2023. Sununu is seeking re-election as governor of New Hampshire. He is appearing in the Republican primaries on September 13, 2022. 

Chris Sununu
N.H. Gov. Chris Sununu speaks at the annual Hillsborough County NH GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner, Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Before he was elected Governor of New Hampshire, Sununu served three terms on the New Hampshire Executive Committee from 2011 to 2017. Sununu is the son of former Governor John H. and the brother of former Senator John E Sununu.

Chris Sununu was first elected to the New Hampshire State Executive Committee in 2010 and served three terms. Sununu worked as an environmental engineer for 10 years. After leading a group of investors in an acquisition, he became the CEO of Waterville Valley Ski.  

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Karen Testerman, former councilor of Franklin city and candidate

Karen Testerman was born in Colorado. Testerman holds a degree in microbiology from California State University, San Jose.

Karen Testerman
Karen Testerman


Her professional experience includes founding Cornerstone Policy Research and serving as managing director, presidential campaign manager, and K-12 educator. 

Testerman has served as vice president of the Association of School Administrators, vice president of the New Hampshire Republican Women’s Union, and chair of the Merrimack County Republican Committee.

New Hampshire Democratic Governor Candidate

In the list of New Hampshire Governor Candidate for 2022 Elections Only one candidate’s name is on the Ballot for Democratic Party, which is Tom Sherman.

Tom Sherman, 24th District’s State Senator

Tom Sherman
Tom Sherman

Thomas Sherman is an American physician, a politician from Rye, New Hampshire, and a senator for New Hampshire’s 24th district. Senator Sherman is a senior member and former chairman of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and a member and former chairman of the Committee on Elections and Municipal Affairs. 

He is a former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. He represents Rockingham County and has been a leading advocate for implementing the Affordable Care Act at the state level.

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He took office on December 5, 2018. His present term ends on December 7, 2022. 

Sherman (Democrat) is running for governor of New Hampshire. He is on the ballot in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2022. Sherman is a former New Hampshire House Democrat who represented Rockingham 24 from 2012 to 2016.

New Hampshire Libertarian Governor Candidate

For September Governor Primary Election in New Hampshire, There is only one New Hampshire Governor Candidate Karlyn Borysenko form Libertarian Party.

Karlyn Borysenko, Activist, and Author

Karlyn Borysenko
Karlyn Borysenko

Karlyn Borysenko is an organizational psychologist turned vigilante. After earning an MBA and a Ph.D. in psychology and developing her respected businesses helping organizations create great work experiences, Carlin suffered the consequences when she took over the management of her online fabric community. 

I accidentally went viral for a post about being a Democrat for decades who attended Donald Trump’s rally before his #WalkAway campaign tour ahead of the 2020 election.

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