2020 Gubernatorial Elections

GOVERNORS RACES OVERVIEW

Eleven (11) states will hold regularly scheduled elections November 3 to choose governors. 

 

Disclaimer: The information contained in the table below is subject to revision and will be updated throughout the election cycle.

For additional information please contact Meghan Holihan at msh@statside.com 

State Candidate Primary Date Filing Deadline Pre-election Party Control Post-election Party Control
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper (D) (Inc.) 3/3/2020 12/20/2019 Democratic
North Carolina Ernest Reeves (D) 3/3/2020 12/20/2019 Democratic
North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest (R) 3/3/2020 12/20/2019 Democratic
North Carolina State Rep. Holly Grange (R) 3/3/2020 12/20/2019 Democratic
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R) (Inc.) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Shelby Jean Fitzhugh (R) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Michael Folk (R) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Brooke Lunsford (R) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Woody Thrasher (R) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Charles Sheedy, Sr. (R) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Doug Six (R) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia State Sen. Ron Stollings (D) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Douglas Hughes (D) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Jody Murphy (D) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Ben Salango (D) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
West Virginia Stephen Smith (D) 5/12/2020 1/25/2020 Republican
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb (R) (Inc.) 5/5/2020 2/7/2020 Republican
Indiana Woodrow (Woody) Myers (D) 5/5/2020 2/7/2020 Republican
Utah 6/30/2020 3/19/2020 Republican
Montana 6/2/2020 3/9/2020 Democratic
Missouri 8/4/2020 3/31/2020 Republican
North Dakota 6/9/2020 4/6/2020 Republican
Washington 8/4/2020 5/15/2020 Democratic
Vermont 8/11/2020 5/28/2020 Republican
New Hampshire 9/8/2020 6/12/2020 Republican
Delaware 9/15/2020 7/14/2020 Democratic