2017 | 2018 Gubernatorial Elections Map

38 Governor Seats to be contested

Virginia and New Jersey will have elections for governor in 2017; both incumbents are termed-out. 2018 will see 36 more races. While most visitors to our site focus on Congress, these gubernatorial races have national implications with the next Census coming in 2020. In most states, the legislature redraws congressional districts, while the governor has veto power.

Republicans currently hold 34 governorships, tying a historic high previously set nearly a century ago. Use the gubernatorial election map and content below to create your 2017-18 forecast. Pro forecasts courtesy of Sabato's Crystal Ball.

Democrats
15
27
Republicans
5*
3
2
5
8
1
6
6
8
7*
* No 2017-2018 election
MA
RI
CT
NJ
DE
MD
 
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Governor Elections Thru 2018
2017: 2 Elections, Currently 1(R), 1(D)
2018: 36 Elections, Currently 26(R), 9(D), 1(I)
Current 15 34 1
Pro 15 27 8
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