The Green Papers: 2007 Off Year Election

Copyright All-up chart of Governors by election 'cycle'

Governors, in all states except New Hampshire and Vermont, serve 4 year terms.
The Governors of New Hampshire and Vermont serve 2 year terms.

Regular Gubernatorial elections are held the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November in all states except Louisiana. Louisiana will hold a non-partisan primary on Saturday 20 October 2007 and, if no candidate receives 50% of the vote, a Saturday 17 November 2007 runoff.

Off Year Election
[next regular election:
Tuesday 6 November 2007]
[next regular election:
Tuesday 4 November 2008]
Off Year Election
[next regular election:
Tuesday 3 November 2009]
[most recent election:
Tuesday 2 November 2010]
Kentucky: Fletcher (R)Delaware: Minner (D)New Jersey: Corzine (D)Alabama: Riley (R)
Louisiana: Blanco (D) (next election Saturday 20 October 2007)Indiana: Daniels (R)Virginia: Kaine (D)Alaska: Palin (R)
Mississippi: Barbour (R)Missouri: Blunt (R) Arizona: Napolitano (D)
 Montana: Schweitzer (D) Arkansas: Beebe (D)
 New Hampshire: Lynch (D) California: Schwarzenegger (R)
 North Carolina: Easley (D) Colorado: Ritter (D)
 North Dakota: Hoeven (R) Connecticut: Rell (R)
 Utah: Huntsman (R) Florida: Crist (R)
 Vermont: Douglas (R) Georgia: Perdue (R)
 Washington: Gregoire (D) Hawaii: Lingle (R)
 West Virginia: Manchin (D) Idaho: Otter (R)
   Illinois: Blagojevich (D)
   Iowa: Culver (D)
   Kansas: Sebelius (D)
   Maine: Baldacci (D)
   Maryland: O'Malley (D)
   Massachusetts: Patrick (D)
   Michigan: Granholm (D)
   Minnesota: Pawlenty (R)
   Nebraska: Heineman (R)
   Nevada: Gibbons (R)
   New Mexico: Richardson (D)
   New York: Spitzer (D)
   Ohio: Strickland (D)
   Oklahoma: Henry (D)
   Oregon: Kulongoski (D)
   Pennsylvania: Rendell (D)
   Rhode Island: Carcieri (R)
   South Carolina: Sanford (R)
   South Dakota: Rounds (R)
   Tennessee: Bredesen (D)
   Texas: Perry (R)
   Wisconsin: Doyle (D)
   Wyoming: Freudenthal (D)
6 November 2007
1 Democratic (D)
2 Republican (R)
4 November 2008
6 Democratic (D)
5 Republican (R)
3 November 2009
2 Democratic (D)
2 November 2010
19 Democratic (D)
15 Republican (R)
Grand Total
28 Democratic (D)
22 Republican (R)

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  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
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  Governors     Senate     House  
  Senators by 'Class'  
  Governors by election 'cycle'  
  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance  
  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
  2007 Partisan Composition by State  
  Political Parties  
  Senate Electoral Classes  
  Statewide Political Party Strength