United States Gubernatorial Elections, 2017
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2016 ← November 7, 2017 2018

2 Governorships
Scott Walker 2010
Jay Inslee Speech (8724201105)
Leader Scott Walker Jay Inslee
Party Republican Democratic
Leader's Seat Wisconsin Washington
Seats Before 33 16
Seats After 32 17
Net Gain Decrease1 Increase1

The United States Gubernatorial Elections, 2017 took place on November 7, 2017. The Republicans lost New Jersey yet failed to take Virginia, thus turning a net loss of 1 Governor.


     Democratic gain      Democratic hold      Republican gain      Republican hold

Winning Candidate in bold

State Incumbent Party Result Candidates
New Jersey Chris Christie Republican Incumbent term-limited
Democratic gain
Phil Murphy (Democratic)
Kim Guadagno (Republican)
Virginia Terry McAuliffe Democratic Incumbent term-limited
Democratic Hold
Ralph Northam (Democratic)
Ed Gillespie (Republican)