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Crystal Ball 2018 Governor Ratings

Final Ratings: November 5, 2018
The final 2018 governor race ratings from Sabato's Crystal Ball. Use this as a starting point to create and share your own forecast for this year's 36 gubernatorial elections.
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Map Updated: Nov. 6, 2018 at 00:57 UTC (Nov. 5, 7:57 PM EST)

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Governor Elections

Current 16 33 1
Pro 18 22 0 10
Forecast

Pro: 2018 Consensus Forecast
Forecast: Totals on interactive map

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State Incumbent Party Since Term Pro Rating
AK Bill Walker
2014 1st
AZ Doug Ducey
2015 1st
CO John Hickenlooper
2011 2nd
CT Dannel Malloy
2011 2nd
FL Rick Scott
2011 2nd
GA Nathan Deal
2011 2nd
IA Kim Reynolds
2017 1st
IL Bruce Rauner
2015 1st
KS Jeff Colyer
2018 1st
MD Larry Hogan
2015 1st
ME Paul LePage
2011 2nd
MI Rick Snyder
2011 2nd
MN Mark Dayton
2011 2nd
NH Chris Sununu
2017 1st
NM Susana Martinez
2011 2nd
NV Brian Sandoval
2011 2nd
OH John Kasich
2011 2nd
OK Mary Fallin
2011 2nd
OR Kate Brown
2015 1st
PA Tom Wolf
2015 1st
RI Gina Raimondo
2015 1st
SC Henry McMaster
2017 1st
SD Dennis Daugaard
2011 2nd
TN Bill Haslam
2011 2nd
WI Scott Walker
2011 2nd
The following races are rated as safe for the incumbent party.
AL Kay Ivey
2017 1st
AR Asa Hutchinson
2015 1st
CA Jerry Brown
2011 2nd
DE John Carney
2017 1st
HI David Ige
2014 1st
ID Butch Otter
2007 3rd
IN Eric Holcomb
2017 1st
KY Matt Bevin
2015 1st
LA John Bel Edwards
2016 1st
MA Charlie Baker
2015 1st
MO Mike Parson
2018 1st
MS Phil Bryant
2012 2nd
MT Steve Bullock
2013 2nd
NC Roy Cooper
2017 1st
ND Doug Burgum
2016 1st
NE Pete Ricketts
2015 1st
NJ Phil Murphy
2018 1st
NY Andrew Cuomo
2011 2nd
TX Greg Abbott
2015 1st
UT Gary Herbert
2009 3rd
VA Ralph Northam
2018 1st
VT Phil Scott
2017 1st
WA Jay Inslee
2013 2nd
WV Jim Justice
2017 1st
WY Matt Mead
2011 2nd