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 2018 there are 34 Republicans and 16 Democrats holding the office of governor in the states. There are 2 Democrats, 1 Independent and 2 Republicans (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 Ivey, KayKay Ivey Republican April 10, 2017 2018 List
Alaska Senator Mike Dunleavy.jpg Dunleavy, MikeMike Dunleavy Republican December 3, 2018 2022 List
Arizona Doug Ducey by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg Ducey, DougDoug Ducey Republican January 5, 2015 2018 List
Arkansas AsaHutchinson.JPG Hutchinson, AsaAsa Hutchinson Republican January 13, 2015 2018 List
California Edmund G Brown Jr.jpg Brown, JerryJerry Brown Democratic January 3, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Colorado HickenlooperCropped.JPG Hickenlooper, JohnJohn Hickenlooper Democratic January 11, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Connecticut DannelMalloy.jpg Malloy, DanDan Malloy Democratic January 5, 2011 2018 (retiring) List
Delaware John C. Carney Jr. official portrait 112th Congress.jpg Carney, JohnJohn Carney Democratic January 17, 2017 2020 List
Florida Rick Scott official portrait.jpg Scott, RickRick Scott Republican January 4, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Georgia Nathan Deal, official 110th Congress photo.jpg Deal, NathanNathan Deal Republican January 10, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Hawaii Governor David Ige.jpg Ige, DavidDavid Ige Democratic December 1, 2014 2022

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Idaho ButchOtterOfficialCongressionalPortrait.jpg Otter, ButchButch Otter Republican January 1, 2007 2018 (retiring) List
Illinois Bruce rauner cropped.jpg Rauner, BruceBruce Rauner Republican January 12, 2015 2018 List
Indiana Lt Gov Holcomb (2).jpg Holcomb, EricEric Holcomb Republican January 9, 2017 2020 List
Iowa Kim Reynolds by Gage Skidmore (cropped).jpg Reynolds, KimKim Reynolds Republican May 24, 2017 2018 List
Kansas Jeff Colyer.jpg Colyer, JeffJeff Colyer Republican January 31, 2018 2018 List
Kentucky Matt-Bevin-AARP.gif Bevin, MattMatt Bevin Republican December 8, 2015 2019 List
Louisiana John Bel Edwards 2015.jpg Edwards, John BelJohn Bel Edwards Democratic January 11, 2016 2019 List
Maine PaulLePage.jpg LePage, PaulPaul LePage Republican January 5, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Maryland Larry-Hogan.JPG Hogan, LarryLarry Hogan Republican January 21, 2015 2018 List
Massachusetts Charlie Baker cropped.jpg Baker, CharlieCharlie Baker Republican January 8, 2015 2018 List
Michigan RickSnyder.jpg Snyder, RickRick Snyder Republican January 1, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Minnesota Mark Dayton official photo.jpg Dayton, MarkMark Dayton Democratic January 3, 2011 2018 (retiring) List
Mississippi Phil Bryant crop.jpg Bryant, PhilPhil Bryant Republican January 10, 2012 2019

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Nebraska Ricketts, Pete 2013-11-04a.JPG Ricketts, PetePete Ricketts Republican January 8, 2015 2018 List
Nevada Brian Sandoval 2010.jpg Sandoval, BrianBrian Sandoval Republican January 3, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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New Hampshire Christopher T Sununu.jpg Sununu, ChrisChris Sununu Republican January 5, 2017 2018 List
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.jpg Murphy, PhilPhil Murphy Democrat January 16, 2018 2021 List
New Mexico Governor NewMexico.jpg Martinez, SusanaSusana Martinez Republican January 1, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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New York Andrew Cuomo by Pat Arnow cropped.jpeg Cuomo, AndrewAndrew Cuomo Democratic January 1, 2011 2018 List
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.jpg Cooper, RoyRoy Cooper Democratic January 1, 2017 2020 List
North Dakota Doug Burgum.jpg Burgum, DougDoug Burgum Republican December 15, 2016 2020 List
Ohio Governor John Kasich.jpg Kasich, JohnJohn Kasich Republican January 10, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Oklahoma Mary Fallin official 110th Congress photo.jpg Fallin, MaryMary Fallin Republican January 10, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Oregon Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown, cropped.jpg Brown, KateKate Brown Democratic February 18, 2015 2018 List
Pennsylvania TomWolfYuengling.jpg Wolf, TomTom Wolf Democratic January 20, 2015 2018 List
Rhode Island Gina Raimondo.png Raimondo, GinaGina Raimondo Democratic January 6, 2015 2018 List
South Carolina Henry McMaster official photo.jpg McMaster, HenryHenry McMaster Republican January 24, 2017 2018 List
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard (cropped).jpg Daugaard, DennisDennis Daugaard Republican January 8, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam crop.jpg Haslam, BillBill Haslam Republican January 15, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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Texas Greg Abbott by Gage Skidmore.jpg Abbott, GregGreg Abbott Republican January 20, 2015 2018 List
Utah 2013-05-23 Gary R Herbert.JPG Herbert, GaryGary Herbert Republican August 11, 2009 2020 (retiring) List
Vermont Phil Scott.jpg Scott, PhillipPhillip Scott Republican January 5, 2017 2018 List
Virginia Ralph Northam 2013.jpg Northam, RalphRalph Northam Democratic January 13, 2018 2021 (in-eligible to run due to term limits) List
Washington Jay Inslee, Official Portrait, c112th Congress.jpg Inslee, JayJay Inslee Democratic January 16, 2013 2020 List
West Virginia Jim Justice.jpg Justice, JimJim Justice Republican January 16, 2017 2020 List
Wisconsin Scott Walker 2010.jpg Walker, ScottScott Walker Republican January 3, 2011 2018 List
Wyoming Matt Mead.jpg Mead, MattMatt Mead Republican January 3, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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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 January 3, 2013 2020

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

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District of Columbia* Muriel-bowser.jpg Bowser, MurielMuriel Bowser Democratic January 2, 2015 2018 List
Guam Governor Eddie Calvo.jpg Calvo, EddieEddie Calvo Republican January 3, 2011 2018

(in-eligible to run due to term limits)

List
Northern Mariana Islands Ralph Torres.jpg Ralph Torres Republican December 28, 2015 2018 List
Puerto Rico MrRicky.jpg Rosselló, RickyRicky Rosselló New Progressive
Democratic
January 2, 2017 2020 List
United States Virgin Islands Kenneth Ezra Mapp.png Mapp, KennethKenneth Mapp Independent January 5, 2015 2018 List

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

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