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United States gubernatorial elections, 2018
36 governorships
November 6, 2018
First party Second party Third party
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Last election 33 governorships 16 governorships 1 governorship
Seats before 33 16 1
Seats after 31 18 1

ResultsEdit

StateEdit

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

Winning candidate in bold


State Incumbent Party Result Candidates
Alabama Kay Ivey Republican Incumbent re-elected Walter Maddox (Democratic)
Alaska Bill Walker Independent Incumbent lost re-election, Democratic gain Mark Begich (Democratic) Joe Miller (Republican)
Arizona Doug Ducey Republican Incumbent lost re-election, Democratic gain David Garcia (Democratic)
Arkansas Asa Hutchinson Republican Incumbent re-elected Jared Henderson (Democratic)
California Jerry Brown Democratic Incumbent term-limited, Democratic hold Gavin Newsom (Democratic) John Chiang (Democratic)
Colorado John Hickenlooper Democratic Incumbent term-limited, Democratic hold Jared Polis (Democratic) Cynthia Coffman (Republican)
Connecticut Dan Malloy Democratic Incumbent retired, Republican gain Mark D. Boughton (Republican) Susan Bysiewicz (Democratic)
Florida Rick Scott Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Adam Putnam (Republican) Gwen Graham (Democratic)
Georgia Nathan Deal Republican Incumbent term-limited, Democratic gain Stacey Abrams (Democratic) Casey Cagle (Republican)
Hawaii David Ige Democratic Incumbent lost re-nomination, ran as Independent, lost re-election, Republican gain Andria Tupola (Republican) Colleen Hanabusa (Democratic) David Ige (Independent)
Idaho Butch Otter Republican Incumbent retired, Republican hold Brad Little (Republican) A.J. Balukoff (Democratic)
Illinois Bruce Rauner Republican Incumbent lost re-election, Democratic gain Daniel Biss (Democratc)
Iowa Kim Reynolds Republican Incumbent re-elected Fred Hubbell (Democratic)
Kansas Jeff Colyer Republican Incumbent lost re-election, Independent gain Greg Orman (Independent) Laura Kelly (Democratic)
Maine Paul LePage Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Mike Thibodeau (Republican) Janet Mills (Democratic)
Maryland Larry Hogan Republican Incumbent re-elected Rushern Baker (Democratic)
Massachusetts Charlie Baker Republican Incumbent re-elected Setti Warren (Democratic)
Michigan Rick Snyder Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Bill Schuette (Republican) Gretchen Whitmer (Democratic)
Minnesota Mark Dayton Democratic Incumbent retired, Democratic hold Tim Walz (Democratic) Jeff Johnson (Republican)
Nebraska Pete Ricketts Republican Incumbent re-elected Bob Krist (Democratic)
Nevada Brian Sandoval Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Adam Laxalt (Republican) Steve Sisolak (Democratic)
New Hampshire Chris Sununu Republican Incumbent re-elected Steve Marchand (Democratic)
New Mexico Susana Martinez Republican Incumbent term-limited, Democratic gain Michelle Lujan Grisham (Democratic) Steve Pearce (Republican)
New York Andrew Cuomo Democratic Incumbent re-elected John DeFrancisco (Republican)
Ohio John Kasich Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Mike DeWine (Republican) Richard Cordray (Democratic)
Oklahoma Mary Fallin Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Mick Cornett (Republican) Drew Edmondson (Democratic)
Oregon Kate Brown Democratic Incumbent re-elected Knute Buehler (Republican)
Pennsylvania Tom Wolf Democratic Incumbent re-elected Scott Wagner (Republican)
Rhode Island Gina Raimondo Democratic Incumbent lost re-election, Republican gain Allan Fung (Republican)
South Carolina Henry McMaster Republican Incumbent re-elected Phil Noble 
South Dakota Dennis Daugaard Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Kristi Noem (Republican) Billie Sutton (Democratic)
Tennessee Bill Haslam Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Randy Boyd (Republican) Karl Dean (Democratic)
Texas Greg Abbott Republican Incumbent re-elected Lupe Valdez (Democratic)
Vermont Phil Scott Republican Incumbent re-elected James Ehlers (Democratic)
Wisconsin Scott Walker Republican Incumbent re-elected Tony Evers (Democrat)
Wyoming Matt Mead Republican Incumbent term-limited, Republican hold Mark Gordon (Republican) Mary Throne (Democratic)