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 2019 there are 27 Republicans and 23 Democrats holding the office of governor in the states. There are 4 Democrats and 1 Republican (one is also a member of the New Progressive Party) as governor of United States Territories and Mayor of the District of Columbia.

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, where 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 Next Election Past
Alabama Kay Ivey 2014.jpg Kay Ivey Republican April 10, 2017 2022 List
Alaska Senator Mike Dunleavy.jpg Mike Dunleavy Republican December 3, 2018 2022 List
Arizona Doug Ducey by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg Doug Ducey Republican January 5, 2015 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
Arkansas AsaHutchinson.JPG Asa Hutchinson Republican January 13, 2015 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
California Gavin Newsom official photo (cropped 2).jpg Gavin Newsom Democratic January 7, 2019 2022 List
Colorado Jared Polis official photo (cropped).jpg Jared Polis Democratic January 8, 2019 2022 List
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut, official portrait (cropped).jpg Ned Lamont Democratic January 9, 2019 2022 List
Delaware John C. Carney Jr. official portrait 112th Congress.jpg John Carney Democratic January 17, 2017 2020 List
Florida Ron DeSantis, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Ron DeSantis Republican January 8, 2019 2022 List
Georgia David Perdue and Brian Kemp (cropped).jpg Brian Kemp Republican January 14, 2019 2022 List
Hawaii Governor David Ige.jpg David Ige Democratic December 1, 2014 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
Idaho Brad Little - 7-1-09 (16140613632) (cropped).jpg Brad Little Republican January 6, 2019 2022 List
Illinois J.B. Pritzker Chicago Hack Night 53 (cropped).png J. B. Pritzker Democratic January 14, 2019 2022 List
Indiana Lt Gov Holcomb (2).jpg Eric Holcomb Republican January 9, 2017 2020 List
Iowa Kim Reynolds by Gage Skidmore (cropped).jpg Kim Reynolds Republican May 24, 2017 2022 List
Kansas Kansas State Sen. Laura Kelly.png Laura Kelly Democratic January 14, 2019 2022 List
Kentucky Matt-Bevin-AARP.gif Matt Bevin Republican December 8, 2015 2019 List
Louisiana John Bel Edwards 2015.jpg John Bel Edwards Democratic January 11, 2016 2019 List
Maine Janet Mills Maine AG 2013.jpg Janet T. Mills Democratic January 2, 2019 2022 List
Maryland Larry-Hogan.JPG Larry Hogan Republican January 21, 2015 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
Massachusetts Charlie Baker cropped.jpg Charlie Baker Republican January 8, 2015 2022 List
Michigan Gretchen Whitmer Portrait.jpg Gretchen Whitmer Democratic January 1, 2019 2022 List
Minnesota Tim Walz official photo.jpg Tim Walz Democratic January 7, 2019 2022 List
Mississippi Phil Bryant crop.jpg Phil Bryant Republican January 10, 2012 2019

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
Missouri Mike Parson.jpg Mike Parson Republican June 1, 2018 2020 List
Montana Steve Bullock 2011.jpg Steve Bullock Democratic January 7, 2013 2020

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
Nebraska Ricketts, Pete 2013-11-04a.JPG Pete Ricketts Republican January 8, 2015 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
Nevada Steve Sisolak (cropped) (cropped)1.jpg Steve Sisolak Democratic January 7, 2019 2022 List
New Hampshire Christopher T Sununu.jpg Chris Sununu Republican January 5, 2017 2020 List
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.jpg Phil Murphy Democrat January 16, 2018 2021 List
New Mexico Michelle Lujan Grisham official photo.jpg Michelle Lujan Grisham Democratic January 1, 2019 2022 List
New York Andrew Cuomo by Pat Arnow cropped.jpeg Andrew Cuomo Democratic January 1, 2011 2022 List
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.jpg Roy Cooper Democratic January 1, 2017 2020 List
North Dakota Doug Burgum.jpg Doug Burgum Republican December 15, 2016 2020 List
Ohio RMD-Official-Headshot.jpg Mike DeWine Republican January 14, 2019 2022 List
Oklahoma Kevin Stitt 2A (cropped).jpg Kevin Stitt Republican January 14, 2019 2022 List
Oregon Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown, cropped.jpg Kate Brown Democratic February 18, 2015 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Pennsylvania TomWolfYuengling.jpg Tom Wolf Democratic January 20, 2015 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
Rhode Island Gina Raimondo.png Gina Raimondo Democratic January 6, 2015 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
South Carolina Henry McMaster official photo.jpg Henry McMaster Republican January 24, 2017 2022 List
South Dakota Kristi L. Noem 113th Congress.jpg Kristi Noem Republican January 5, 2019 2022 List
Tennessee Bill Lee Republican January 19, 2019 2022 List
Texas Greg Abbott by Gage Skidmore.jpg Greg Abbott Republican January 20, 2015 2022 List
Utah 2013-05-23 Gary R Herbert.JPG Gary Herbert Republican August 11, 2009 2020 (retiring) List
Vermont Phil Scott.jpg Phillip Scott Republican January 5, 2017 2020 List
Virginia Ralph Northam 2013.jpg Ralph Northam Democratic January 13, 2018 2021 (in-eligible to run due to term limits) List
Washington Jay Inslee, Official Portrait, c112th Congress.jpg Jay Inslee Democratic January 16, 2013 2020 List
West Virginia Jim Justice.jpg Jim Justice Republican January 16, 2017 2020 List
Wisconsin Tony Evers (cropped).jpg Tony Evers Democratic January 7, 2019 2022 List
Wyoming Mark Gordon Headshot.jpg Mark Gordon Republican January 7, 2019 2022 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 Lolo Letalu Matalasi Moliga Independent January 3, 2013 2020

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
District of Columbia* Muriel-bowser.jpg Muriel Bowser Democratic January 2, 2015 2022 List
Guam Lou Leon Guerrero in 2018.jpeg Lou Leon Guerrero Democratic January 7, 2019 2022 List
Northern Mariana Islands Ralph Torres.jpg Ralph Torres Republican December 28, 2015 2022 List
Puerto Rico MrRicky.jpg Ricky Rosselló New Progressive
Democratic
January 2, 2017 2020 List
United States Virgin Islands Albert Bryan Democratic January 7, 2019 2022 List

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

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