Two states will hold elections this year to choose governors. Both races are open seats as Governor Chris Christie (R) and Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) are term limited.
Governors Races Overview
Enclosed below is an overview of the candidates running in the gubernatorial races.
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|New Jersey (Open Seat)||Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno||Republican||42.5% Defeated|
|New Jersey (Open Seat)||Philip Murphy||Democrat||55.4% WINNER|
|New Jersey (Open Seat)||Gina Genovese||Other (Reduce Property Taxes)||0.6% Defeated|
|New Jersey (Open Seat)||Seth Kaper-Dale||Green||0.5% Defeated|
|New Jersey (Open Seat)||Matthew Riccardi||Other (Constitution Party)||0.3% Defeated|
|New Jersey (Open Seat)||Peter J. Rohrman||Libertarian||0.5%Defeated|
|New Jersey (Open Seat)||Vincent Ross||Other (We The People)||0.2% Defeated|
|Virginia (Open Seat)||Ed Gillespie||Republican||44.96% Defeated|
|Virginia (Open Seat)||Lt. Governor Ralph Northam||Democrat||53.87% WINNER|
|Virginia (Open Seat)||Clifford Hyra||Libertarian||1.12% Defeated|
Disclaimer: The information contained in the table above is subject to revision and will be updated as candidates declare their intention to run and end an exploratory bid, as well as when the filing deadlines pass.