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United States gubernatorial elections, 2016
12 governorships
November 8, 2016
First party Second party Third party
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Last election 31 governorships 18 governorships 1 governorship
Seats before 31 18 1
Seats after 33 16 1

ResultsEdit

StateEdit

     Republican gain     Republican hold     Democratic gain     Democratic hold     Independent gain     Independent hold

Winning candidate in bold


State Incumbent Party Result Candidates
Delaware Jack Markell Democratic Incumbent term-limited, Democratic hold John Carney (Democratic) Colin Bonini (Republican)
Indiana Mike Pence Republican Incumbent retired, Republican hold Eric Holcomb (Republican) John Gregg (Democratic)
Missouri Jay Nixon Democratic Incumbent term-limited, Republican gain Eric Greitens (Republican) Chris Koster (Democratic)
Montana Steve Bullock Democratic Incumbent  re-elected Greg Gianforte (Republican)
New Hampshire Maggie Hassan Democratic Incumbent retired, Republican gain Chris Sununu (Republican) Colin Van Ostern (Democratic)
North Carolina Pat McCrory Republican Incumbent lost re-election, Democratic gain Roy Cooper (Democratic)
North Dakota Jack Dalrymple Republican Incumbent retired, Republican hold Doug Burgum (Republican) Marvin Nelson (Democratic)
Oregon (special) Kate Brown Democratic Incumbent re-elected Bud Pierce (Republican)
Utah Gary Herbert Republican Incumbent re-elected Mike Weinholtz (Democratic)
Vermont Peter Shumlin Democratic Incumbent retired, Republican gain Phil Scott (Republican) Sue Minter (Democratic)
Washington Jay Inslee Democratic Incumbent re-elected Bill Bryant (Republican)
West Virginia Earl Ray Tomblin Democratic Incumbent term-limited, Democratic hold Jim Justice (Democratic) Bill Cole (Republican)