2022 Rhode Island gubernatorial election

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Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Governor

Dan McKee
Democratic



The 2022 Rhode Island gubernatorial election will take place on November 8, 2022, to elect the governor of Rhode Island. Incumbent Democratic Governor Dan McKee became Rhode Island's governor on March 2, 2021, when term-limited Gina Raimondo resigned following her confirmation as United States secretary of commerce. McKee is running for a full-term.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Democratic candidates[b]
[12][13][14][15]

Withdrew

Potential

Declined

Endorsements

Matt Brown
State legislators
Dan McKee
Luis Daniel Muñoz
Local Officeholders
  • David Alden Sears, member of the Cranston School Committee[27]
Organizations

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[c]
Margin
of error
Matt
Brown
Helena
Foulkes
Nellie
Gorbea
Seth
Magaziner
Dan
McKee
Luis Daniel
Muñoz
Other Undecided
Lake Research Partners (D)[A] April 11–14, 2022 600 (LV) ± 4.0% 10% 7% 30% 24% 1% 3% 26%
Lake Research Partners (D)[A] November 7–10, 2021 500 (LV) ± 4.4% 6% 4% 24% 16% 26% 20%

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Publicly expressed interest

Potential

Declined

Third parties and Independents

Candidates

Independent

Declared

Moderate Party

Publicly expressed interest

Libertarian Party

Declared

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[54] Solid D March 4, 2022
Inside Elections[55] Solid D March 4, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[56] Likely D January 26, 2022
Politico[57] Likely D April 1, 2022
RCP[58] Likely D January 10, 2022

Note

  1. ^ McKee became governor in 2021 when his predecessor, Gina Raimondo, resigned to become U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Prior to that, he was the Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island.
  2. ^ The images in this gallery are in the public domain or are otherwise free to use. This gallery should not be construed as a list of major or noteworthy candidates. If a candidate is not included in this gallery, it is only because there are no high-quality, copyright-free photographs of them available on the Internet.
  3. ^ Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear
Partisan clients
  1. ^ a b This poll was sponsored by Gorbea's campaign

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