List of current United States governors

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The following is a list of the current governors of the states and territories of the United States. As of 2014 there are 29 Republicans and 21 Democrats, and 1 Independent holding the office of governor in the states. There are 2 Democrats and 1 Republicans (one is also a member of the Popular Democratic Party) as governor of United States Territories and mayor of Washington, D.C.

State governors[change | change source]

In the table below, Seat Up means the year the governor's term ends. The current term ends in January of the given year for every state except Alaska, Hawaii, and Kentucky. There the term ends in December of the year of election. When the table has (term limits) after the year it means that the current governor cannot seek re-election in that year. If the table has (retiring) it means that the current governor has said they will not seek re-election at the end of the term or to run for another office.

      Democratic       Republican       Independent

State Picture Current Governor Party Took office Seat Up Past
Alabama Robert Bentley.jpg Bentley, RobertRobert Bentley Republican 02011-01-17 January 17 2011 2015 List
Alaska Sean Parnell Elmendorf crop.jpg Parnell, SeanSean Parnell Republican 02009-07-26 July 26 2009 2014 List
Arizona Jan Brewer by Gage Skidmore.jpg Brewer, JanJan Brewer Republican 02009-01-21 January 21 2009 2015 (term limits) List
Arkansas MikeBeebeGovernorCropped.jpg Beebe, MikeMike Beebe Democratic 02007-01-09 January 9 2007 2015 (term limits) List
California Edmund G Brown Jr.jpg Brown, JerryJerry Brown Democratic 02011-01-03 January 3 2011 2015 List
Colorado HickenlooperCropped.JPG Hickenlooper, JohnJohn Hickenlooper Democratic 02011-01-11 January 11 2011 2015 List
Connecticut DannelMalloy.jpg Malloy, DanDan Malloy Democratic 02011-01-05 January 5 2011 2015 List
Delaware Jack Markell.jpg Markell, JackJack Markell Democratic 02009-01-20 January 20 2009 2017 (term limits) List
Florida Rick Scott official portrait.jpg Scott, RickRick Scott Republican 02011-01-04 January 4 2011 2015 List
Georgia Nathan Deal, official 110th Congress photo.jpg Deal, NathanNathan Deal Republican 02011-01-10 January 10 2011 2015 List
Hawaii Neil Abercrombie, 111th Pictorial photo.jpg Abercrombie, NeilNeil Abercrombie Democratic 02010-12-06 December 6 2010 2014 List
Idaho ButchOtterOfficialCongressionalPortrait.jpg Otter, ButchButch Otter Republican 02007-01-01 January 1 2007 2015 List
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.jpg Quinn, PatPat Quinn Democratic 02009-01-29 January 29 2009 2015 List
Indiana Mike Pence, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Pence, MikeMike Pence Republican 02013-01-14 January 14 2013 2017 List
Iowa Terry Branstad by Gage Skidmore.jpg Branstad, TerryTerry Branstad Republican 02011-01-14 January 14 2011 2015 List
Kansas Sam Brownback official portrait 2.jpg Brownback, SamSam Brownback Republican 02011-01-10 January 10 2011 2015 List
Kentucky Steve Beshear by Gage Skidmore.jpg Beshear, SteveSteve Beshear Democratic 02007-12-11 December 11 2007 2015 (term limits) List
Louisiana Bobby Jindal by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg Jindal, BobbyBobby Jindal Republican 02008-01-14 January 14 2008 2016 (term limits) List
Maine PaulLePage.jpg LePage, PaulPaul LePage Republican 02011-01-05 January 5 2011 2015 List
Maryland Martin omalley 2008.jpg O'Malley, MartinMartin O'Malley Democratic 02007-01-17 January 17 2007 2015 (term limits) List
Massachusetts Patrick, DevalDeval Patrick Democratic 02007-01-04 January 4 2007 2015 (retiring) List
Michigan RickSnyder.jpg Snyder, RickRick Snyder Republican 02011-01-01 January 1 2011 2015 List
Minnesota Mark Dayton official photo.jpg Dayton, MarkMark Dayton Democratic 02011-01-03 January 3 2011 2015 List
Mississippi Phil Bryant crop.jpg Bryant, PhilPhil Bryant Republican 02012-01-10 January 10 2012 2016 List
Missouri Jay Nixon canvassing doors.jpg Nixon, JayJay Nixon Democratic 02009-01-12 January 12 2009 2017 (term limits) List
Montana Photo of Montana Governor-elect Steve Bullock.jpg Bullock, SteveSteve Bullock Democratic 02013-01-07 January 7 2013 2017 List
Nebraska Dave Heineman official photo.jpg Heineman, DaveDave Heineman Republican 02005-01-20 January 20 2005 2015 (term limits) List
Nevada Brian Sandoval 2010.jpg Sandoval, BrianBrian Sandoval Republican 02011-01-03 January 3 2011 2015 List
New Hampshire Maggie Wood Hassan.jpg Hassan, MaggieMaggie Hassan Democratic 02013-01-03 January 3 2013 2015 List
New Jersey Chris Christie at townhall.jpg Christie, ChrisChris Christie Republican 02010-01-19 January 19 2010 2018 (term limits) List
New Mexico Governor NewMexico.jpg Martinez, SusanaSusana Martinez Republican 02011-01-01 January 1 2011 2015 List
New York Andrew Cuomo by Pat Arnow cropped.jpeg Cuomo, AndrewAndrew Cuomo Democratic 02011-01-01 January 1 2011 2015 List
North Carolina McCrory, PatrickPatrick McCrory Democratic 02013-01-05 January 5 2013 2017 List
North Dakota Jack Dalrymple crop.jpg Dalrymple, JackJack Dalrymple Republican 02010-12-07 December 7 2010 2012 List
Ohio Governor John Kasich.jpg Kasich, JohnJohn Kasich Republican 02011-01-10 January 10 2011 2015 List
Oklahoma Mary Fallin official 110th Congress photo.jpg Fallin, MaryMary Fallin Republican 02011-01-10 January 10 2011 2015 List
Oregon John Kitzhaber 2010.jpg Kitzhaber, JohnJohn Kitzhaber Democratic 02011-01-10 January 10 2011 2015 List
Pennsylvania TomCorbett-McCainRally2008.jpg Corbett, TomTom Corbett Republican 02011-01-18 January 18 2011 2015 List
Rhode Island Lincoln Chafee official portrait.jpg Chafee, LincolnLincoln Chafee Independent 02011-01-04 January 4 2011 2015 (retiring) List
South Carolina NikkiHaley.jpg Haley, NikkiNikki Haley Republican 02011-01-12 January 12 2011 2015 List
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard (cropped).jpg Daugaard, DennisDennis Daugaard Republican 02011-01-08 January 8 2011 2015 List
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam crop.jpg Haslam, BillBill Haslam Republican 02011-01-15 January 15 2011 2015 List
Texas Rick Perry by Gage Skidmore 4.jpg Perry, RickRick Perry Republican 02000-12-21 December 21 2000 2015 (retiring) List
Utah Gary Herbert crop.jpg Herbert, GaryGary Herbert Republican 02009-08-11 August 11 2009 2017 List
Vermont Peter Shumlin 2010 crop.jpg Shumlin, PeterPeter Shumlin Democratic 02011-01-06 January 6 2011 2015 List
Virginia Virginia Governor Democrats Terry McAuliffe 095 Cropped.jpg McAuliffe, TerryTerry McAuliffe Democratic 02014-01-11 January 11 2014 2018 (term limits) List
Washington Jay Inslee, Official Portrait, c112th Congress.jpg Inslee, JayJay Inslee Democratic 02013-01-16 January 16 2013 2017 List
West Virginia Earl Ray Tomblin 2.jpg Tomblin, Earl RayEarl Ray Tomblin Democratic 02010-11-15 November 15 2010 2017 (term limits) List
Wisconsin Scott Walker 2010.jpg Walker, ScottScott Walker Republican 02011-01-03 January 3 2011 2015 List
Wyoming Matt Mead.jpg Mead, MattMatt Mead Republican 02011-01-03 January 3 2011 2015 List

United States Territories and the District of Columbia[change | change source]

The following are governors and other executives of each of the territories and Washington, D.C.:

Territory Picture Current Executive Party Took Office Seat Up Past
American Samoa Lolo Moliga by James Kneubuhl.jpg Matalasi Moliga, Lolo LetaluLolo Letalu Matalasi Moliga Independent 02013-01-03 January 3 2013 2017 List
District of Columbia* Vincentgray.jpg Gray, VincentVincent Gray Democratic 02011-01-02 January 2 2011 2015 List
Guam Governor Eddie Calvo.jpg Calvo, EddieEddie Calvo Republican 02011-01-03 January 3 2011 2015 List
Northern Mariana Islands Eloy Inos.jpg Inos, EloyEloy Inos Covenant 02013-02-20 February 20 2013 2015 List
Puerto Rico Alejandro Garcia Padilla -cropped.jpg García Padilla, AlejandroAlejandro García Padilla Popular Democratic
Democratic
02013-01-02 January 2 2013 2017 List
United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh - United States Virgin Islands.jpg Jongh, John deJohn de Jongh Democratic 02007-01-01 January 1 2007 2015 (term limits) List

* Executive of D.C. is titled "Mayor".

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