2021 Gubernatorial Elections

GOVERNORS RACES OVERVIEW 

Two states will hold elections to choose governors this cycle. 

 

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@stateside.com 

Last Updated: 5/11/2021 at 9:25AM

State Candidate Primary Date / Party Convention Date Pre-election Party Control Post-election Party Control
Virginia Glenn Youngkin (R) 5/8/2021 Democratic TBD
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) (Inc.) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
New Jersey Roger Bacon (D) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
New Jersey Lisa McCormick (D) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
New Jersey Jack Ciattarelli (R) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
New Jersey Brian Levine (R) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
New Jersey Hirsh Singh (R) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
New Jersey Phil Rizzo (R) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
Virginia Former Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
Virginia State Senator Jennifer McClellan (D) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
Virginia Jennifer Carroll Foy (D) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
Virginia State Delegate Lee Carter (D) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD
Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax (D) 6/8/2021 Democratic TBD