Schedule and Texts of 2012 State of the State Speeches

By: - January 2, 2012 12:00 am

 Dates and full texts of 2012 state of the state speeches

State Full 
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) Full text  Feb. 7 
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell (R) Full text Jan. 18 
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R)

Full text
Jan. 9 
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe (D)   no address 
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) Full text Jan. 18 
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) Full text Jan. 12 
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) Full text Feb. 8 
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) Full text Jan. 19 
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) Full text
Jan. 10
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) Full text Jan. 10 
Hawaii Gov. Neal Abercrombie (D) Full text
Jan. 23 
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter (R) Full text Jan. 9  
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) Full text Feb. 1 
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) Full text
Jan. 10 
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) Full text Jan. 10 
Kansas Sam Brownback (R) Full text  Jan. 11 
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) Full text
Jan. 4 
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R)   no address 
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) Full text Jan. 24 
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) Full text
Feb. 1 
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) Full text  Jan. 23 
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) Full text
Jan. 18 
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) Full text   Feb. 15 
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) Full text Jan. 24
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) Full text
Jan. 17 
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D)   no address 
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) Full text Jan. 12 
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R)   no address 
New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch (D) Full text
Jan. 31 
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) Full text
Jan. 17
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) Full text  Jan. 17
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) Full text
Jan. 4 
North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue (D)   no address 
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R)   no address 
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) Full text Feb. 7
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) Full text Feb. 6 
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) Full text Jan. 13 
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) Full text  Feb. 7
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) Full text Jan. 31
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) Full text Jan. 18 
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) Full text Jan. 11 
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) Full text Jan. 30
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R)    no address
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) Full text Jan. 25 
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) Full text
Jan. 5 
Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell (R) Full text  Jan. 11 
Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire (D) Full text Jan. 10 
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) Full text Jan. 11 
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) Full text Jan. 25 
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead (R) Full text 
Feb. 13 
Compiled by staff

Additional resources:

  • Daily news coverage of state of the state speeches 
  • Stateline‘s calendar of 2012 state legislative sessions
  • Stateline‘s archive of state of the state speeches back to 2000

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