2020 Gubernatorial Elections


Eleven (11) states elected governors this cycle.

Click on the candidates below to view profiles we've put together on their campaign platforms, preferred policies, and more.


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 WINNER Opponent Pre-election Party Control Post-election Party Control
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper (D) (Inc.) Lt. Governor Dan Forest (R) Democratic Democratic
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte (R) Lt. Governor Mike Cooney (D) Democratic Republican - FLIP
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb (R) (Inc.) Woodrow (Woody) Myers (D) Republican Republican
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R) (Inc.) Ben Salango (D) Republican Republican
North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum (R) (Inc.) Shelley Lenz (D) Republican Republican
Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox (R) Chris Peterson (D) Republican Republican
Missouri Governor Mike Parson (R) (Inc.) State Auditor Nicole Galloway (D) Republican Republican
Washington Governor Jay Inslee (D) (Inc.) Loren Culp (R) Democratic Democratic
Vermont Governor Phil Scott (R) (Inc.) David Zuckerman (D) Republican Republican
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R) (Inc.) State Senator Dan Feltes (D) Republican Republican
Delaware Governor John Carney (D) (Inc.) Julianne Murray (R) Democratic Democratic