United States Gubernatorial Elections, 2016 (Gaming with Adam's World)

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US Gubernatorial Elections, 2016
12 Governorships
First party Second party
2013-05-23 Gary R Herbert Kate Brown in September 2015
Leader Gary Herbert Kate Brown
Party Republican Democratic
Leader's seat Utah Oregon
Last election 31 18
Seats won 31 18
Seat change 0 0

The United States gubernatorial elections of 2016 was held on November 8, 2016 in the states of Delaware, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia. The US territories of Puerto Rico and American Samoa also held gubernatorial elections. The last regular gubernatorial elections for nine of the twelve states took place in 2012. The last gubernatorial elections for New Hampshire, Oregon, and Vermont took place in 2014, as Oregon is holding a special election due to the resignation of governor John Kitzhaber, and the governors of New Hampshire and Vermont both serve two-year terms.


     Republican gain      Republican hold      Democratic gain      Democratic 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
Democratic gain
John Gregg (Democratic)
Eric Holocomb (Republican
Missouri Jay Nixon Democratic Incumbent term-limited
Democratic Hold
Chris Koster (Democratic)
Peter Kinder (Republican)
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 re-elected Roy Cooper (Democratic)
Roy Cecil (Libertarian)
North Dakota Jack Dalrymple Republican Incumbent retired
Republican hold
Doug Brugum (Republican)
Marvin Nelson (Democratic)
Oregon Kate Brown Democratic Incumbent re-elected Bud Pierce (Republican)
Utah Gary Herbert Republican Incumbent re-elected Mike Weinholtz
Vermont Peter Shumlin Democratic Incumbent retired
Democratic hold
Matt Dunne (Democratic)
Phil Scott (Republican)
Washington Jay Inslee Democratic Incumbent re-elected Bill Bryant (Republican)
West Virginia Earl Ray Tomblin Democratic Incumbent retired
Democratic hold
Jim Justice (Democratic)
Bill Cole (Republican)

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