2016 50-star-flag-big 2018
United States gubernatorial elections, 2017
2 governorships
November 7, 2017
First party Second party
Mikepenceportrait 220px-Martha Coakley crop
Leader Mike Pence Martha Coakley
Party Republican Democratic
Seats before 33 14 + 1 (15)
Seats won - -
Seats after 33 14 + 1 (15)

The U.S. 2017 gubernatorial elections were held on November 7, 2017 in 2 states which both featured term limited incumbents.

For the first time since 2011, neither party made net gains. Although both parties lost their held seat in each state.


Winning candidate in boldEdit

Incumbent State Party Results Candidates
Terry McAuliffe Virginia Democratic Incumbent term limited, Republican gain

Rob Wittman (Republican)
Ralph Northam (Democratic)                Rob Sarvis (Libertarian)

Chris Christie New Jersey Republican Incumbent term limited, Democratic gain

Steven Fulop (Democratic)             Kim Guadagno (Republican