2017 State of Party Control

The RGA had a very successful 2016 election year, picking up the Missouri, New Hampshire and Vermont governorships, electing new GOP Governors in Indiana and North Dakota, and re-electing Governor Gary Herbert in Utah. Republicans now hold 34 governorships – an all-time high – compared to Democrats only holding 15 governorships.

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2017/2018 Gubernatorial Elections Map

There are 2 gubernatorial elections in 2017, and both are open seats: New Jersey and Virginia. In 2018, there are 36 gubernatorial elections, including nearly 20 open seats.

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The Republican Governors Association helps elect Republicans to governorships throughout the nation and provides them with the resources to help them govern effectively.

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