The Green Papers: 2009 General 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 22 October 2011 and, if no candidate receives 50% of the vote, a Saturday 19 November 2011 runoff.

Off Year Election
[next regular election:
Tuesday 3 November 2009]
[next regular election:
Tuesday 2 November 2010]
Off Year Election
[next regular election:
Tuesday 8 November 2011]
[most recent election:
Tuesday 6 November 2012]
New Jersey: Corzine (D)Alabama: Riley (R)Kentucky: Beshear (D)Delaware: Markell (D)
Virginia: Kaine (D)Alaska: Parnell (R)Louisiana: Jindal (R)Indiana: Daniels (R)
 Arizona: Brewer (R)Mississippi: Barbour (R)Missouri: Nixon (D)
 Arkansas: Beebe (D) Montana: Schweitzer (D)
 California: Schwarzenegger (R) North Carolina: Perdue (D)
 Colorado: Ritter (D) North Dakota: Hoeven (R)
 Connecticut: Rell (R) Utah: Herbert (R)
 Florida: Crist (R) Washington: Gregoire (D)
 Georgia: Perdue (R) West Virginia: Manchin (D)
 Hawaii: Lingle (R)  
 Idaho: Otter (R)  
 Illinois: Quinn (D)  
 Iowa: Culver (D)  
 Kansas: Parkinson (D)  
 Maine: Baldacci (D)  
 Maryland: O'Malley (D)  
 Massachusetts: Patrick (D)  
 Michigan: Granholm (D)  
 Minnesota: Pawlenty (R)  
 Nebraska: Heineman (R)  
 Nevada: Gibbons (R)  
 New Hampshire: Lynch (D)  
 New Mexico: Richardson (D)  
 New York: Paterson (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)  
 Vermont: Douglas (R)  
 Wisconsin: Doyle (D)  
 Wyoming: Freudenthal (D)  
3 November 2009
2 Democratic (D)
2 November 2010
19 Democratic (D)
17 Republican (R)
8 November 2011
1 Democratic (D)
2 Republican (R)
6 November 2012
6 Democratic (D)
3 Republican (R)
Grand Total
28 Democratic (D)
22 Republican (R)

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