The Green Papers: 2012 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.

[next regular election:
Tuesday 6 November 2012]
Off Year Election
[next regular election:
Tuesday 5 November 2013]
[next regular election:
Tuesday 4 November 2014]
Off Year Election
[most recent election:
Tuesday 3 November 2015]
Delaware: Markell (D)New Jersey: Christie (R)Alabama: Bentley (R)Kentucky: Beshear (D)
Indiana: Daniels (R)Virginia: McDonnell (R)Alaska: Parnell (R)Louisiana: Jindal (R) (next election Saturday 24 October 2015)
Missouri: Nixon (D) Arizona: Brewer (R)Mississippi: Bryant (R)
Montana: Schweitzer (D) Arkansas: Beebe (D) 
New Hampshire: Lynch (D) California: Brown (D) 
North Carolina: Perdue (D) Colorado: Hickenlooper (D) 
North Dakota: Dalrymple (R) Connecticut: Malloy (D) 
Utah: Herbert (R) Florida: Scott (R) 
Vermont: Shumlin (D) Georgia: Deal (R) 
Washington: Gregoire (D) Hawaii: Abercrombie (D) 
West Virginia: Tomblin (D) Idaho: Otter (R) 
  Illinois: Quinn (D) 
  Iowa: Branstad (R) 
  Kansas: Brownback (R) 
  Maine: LePage (R) 
  Maryland: O'Malley (D) 
  Massachusetts: Patrick (D) 
  Michigan: Snyder (R) 
  Minnesota: Dayton (D) 
  Nebraska: Heineman (R) 
  Nevada: Sandoval (R) 
  New Hampshire: 2-year term, previous regular election 2012 
  New Mexico: Martinez (R) 
  New York: Cuomo (D) 
  Ohio: Kasich (R) 
  Oklahoma: Fallin (R) 
  Oregon: Kitzhaber (D) 
  Pennsylvania: Corbett (R) 
  Rhode Island: Chafee (I) 
  South Carolina: Haley (R) 
  South Dakota: Daugaard (R) 
  Tennessee: Haslam (R) 
  Texas: Perry (R) 
  Vermont: 2-year term, previous regular election 2012 
  Wisconsin: Walker (R) 
  Wyoming: Mead (R) 
6 November 2012
8 Democratic (D)
3 Republican (R)
5 November 2013
2 Republican (R)
4 November 2014
11 Democratic (D)
1 Independent (I)
22 Republican (R)
3 November 2015
1 Democratic (D)
2 Republican (R)
Grand Total
20 Democratic (D)
1 Independent (I)
29 Republican (R)

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