2020 Governor Election Forecasts

These maps reflect the ratings of a number of quantitative and qualitative forecasters, as well as some consensus projections. Click or tap any of the thumbnails for an interactive version that you can use to create and share your own 2020 Governor forecast.

2020 Governor Elections: Consensus Forecast

A consensus outlook for the 2020 elections for governor based on the current ratings of Sabato's Crystal Ball, The Cook Political Report, and Inside Elections. For purposes of this map, only states rated safe by all three of these forecasters are shown in the darkest shade.

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October 23: North Carolina moves from Leans to Likely Democratic.

Crystal Ball 2020 Governor Ratings

The current 2020 governor race ratings from Sabato's Crystal Ball. Use this as a starting point to create and share your own 2020 gubernatorial forecast.

October 8: Vermont moves from Likely to Safe Republican.

Cook Political Report Governor Ratings

The current 2020 governor race ratings from The Cook Political Report. Use this as a starting point to create and share your own 2020 gubernatorial forecast.

October 23: New Hampshire moves from Likely to Safe Republican; North Carolina from Leans to Likely Democratic.

Inside Elections Governor Ratings

The latest 2020 governor race ratings from Inside Elections. Use this as a starting point to create and share your own 2020 gubernatorial forecast.

October 16: Missouri moves from Likely to Leans Republican.

Politico 2020 Governor Forecast

The current 2020 governor forecast from Politico. Use this as a starting point to create and share your own forecast for the 11 gubernatorial elections in 2020.

October 12: No changes

U.S. News Governor Ratings by Louis Jacobson

The current 2020 gubernatorial race analysis and forecast from Louis Jacobson for U.S. News & World Report. Jacobson is a senior correspondent with PolitiFact and senior author of the Almanac of American Politics 2020.

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October 14: Indiana moves from Safe to Likely Republican, New Hampshire Leans to Likely Republican, Vermont Likely to Safe Republican, Washington Likely to Safe Democratic.