GOVERNORS RACES OVERVIEW
Two states will hold elections to choose governors this cycle. Additionally, California voters will participate in a recall election 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
|State||Candidate||Election Date||Pre-election Party Control||Post-election Party Control|
|California*||Kevin Faulconer (R)||9/14/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|California*||John Cox (R)||9/14/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|California*||Caitlyn Jenner (R)||9/14/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|California*||Larry Elder (R)||9/14/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|California*||Doug Ose (R)||9/14/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|California*||Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R)||9/14/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|New Jersey||Governor Phil Murphy (D) (Inc.)||11/2/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|New Jersey||Jack Ciattarelli (R)||11/2/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|Virginia||Former Governor Terry McAuliffe (D)||11/2/2021||Democratic||TBD|
|Virginia||Glenn Youngkin (R)||11/2/2021||Democratic||TBD|
*The California gubernatorial recall election features 41 candidates. Six Republicans are considered to be in the top candidate tier. While there are nine registered Democrats on the ballot, no prominent Democrats entered the race.