2020 Gubernatorial Elections Map

11 Governor Seats to be contested

The nation’s governorships are nearly evenly split between the two parties, with 26 Republicans and 24 Democrats in office. 11 states will hold gubernatorial elections in 2020; seven of the incumbents are Republican, four are Democratic. The table below the map lists the current governors of all 50 states, divided up by the year of next election.

The three-part map lets you view the current governors by party, make a forecast for the 2020 gubernatorial elections, and see the 2021 map by party based on those predictions. Once you create your forecast, you can use the buttons below the map to share it on social media.

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Governor Elections

Current 24 26
Pro 23 26 1
Forecast

Pro: 2020 Consensus Forecast
Forecast: Totals on interactive map

Upcoming Elections

2020 2021 2022^ 2023
4 2 16 2
7 0 18 1

^Excludes NH & VT: Next election is 2020 (two-year terms)

State Incumbent Party Since Term Pro Rating
IN Eric Holcomb
2017 1st
MO Mike Parson
2018 1st
MT Steve Bullock
2013 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
NC Roy Cooper
2017 1st
NH Chris Sununu
2017 2nd
VT Phil Scott
2017 2nd
WV Jim Justice
2017 1st
The following races are rated as safe for the incumbent party.
AK Mike Dunleavy
2018 1st
AL Kay Ivey
2017 2nd
AR Asa Hutchinson
2015 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
AZ Doug Ducey
2015 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
CA Gavin Newsom
2019 1st
CO Jared Polis
2019 1st
CT Ned Lamont
2019 1st
DE John Carney
2017 1st
FL Ron DeSantis
2019 1st
GA Brian Kemp
2019 1st
HI David Ige
2014 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
IA Kim Reynolds
2017 2nd
ID Brad Little
2019 1st
IL J.B. Pritzker
2019 1st
KS Laura Kelly
2019 1st
KY Andy Beshear
2019 1st
LA John Bel Edwards
2016 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
MA Charlie Baker
2015 2nd
MD Larry Hogan
2015 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
ME Janet Mills
2019 1st
MI Gretchen Whitmer
2019 1st
MN Tim Walz
2019 1st
MS Tate Reeves (Gov-Elect)
2020 1st
Gov. Phil Bryant (R) leaves office on Jan. 14
ND Doug Burgum
2016 1st
NE Pete Ricketts
2015 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
NJ Phil Murphy
2018 1st
NM Michelle Lujan Grisham
2019 1st
NV Stephen Sisolak
2019 1st
NY Andrew Cuomo
2011 3rd
OH Mike DeWine
2019 1st
OK Kevin Stitt
2019 1st
OR Kate Brown
2015 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
PA Tom Wolf
2015 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
RI Gina Raimondo
2015 2nd
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
SC Henry McMaster
2017 2nd
SD Kristi Noem
2019 1st
TN Bill Lee
2019 1st
TX Greg Abbott
2015 2nd
UT Gary Herbert
2009 3rd
Incumbent not running for re-election in .
VA Ralph Northam
2018 1st
Incumbent cannot run for re-election in due to term limits.
WA Jay Inslee
2013 2nd
WI Tony Evers
2019 1st
WY Mark Gordon
2019 1st