GOVERNORS RACES OVERVIEW
Two states will hold elections to choose governors this cycle. Additionally, California voters participated 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||Results||Pre-election Party Control||Post-election Party Control|
|New Jersey||Governor Phil Murphy (D) (Inc.)||11/2/2021||Projected Winner||Democratic||Democratic|
|New Jersey||Jack Ciattarelli (R)||11/2/2021||Democratic|
|Virginia||Former Governor Terry McAuliffe (D)||11/2/2021||Democratic|
|Virginia||Glenn Youngkin (R)||11/2/2021||Projected Winner||Democratic||Republican - FLIP|
*The California gubernatorial recall election featured two questions. As most voters choose "No" on the first question, the second question - which would have determined which candidate would replace Governor Newsom - was negated.