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 2016 there are 31 Republicans and 18 Democrats, and 1 Independent holding the office of governor in the states. There is 1 Democrat, 3 Independent and 1 Republican (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, 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.
United States Territories and the District of Columbia[change | change source]
|Territory||Picture||Current Executive||Party||Took Office||Seat Up||Past|
|American Samoa||Lolo Letalu Matalasi Moliga||Independent||January 3 2013||2017||List|
|District of Columbia*||Muriel Bowser||Democratic||January 2 2015||2019||List|
|Guam||Eddie Calvo||Republican||January 3 2011||2019 (term limits)||List|
|Northern Mariana Islands||Ralph Torres||Republican||December 28 2015||2019||List|
|Puerto Rico||Alejandro García Padilla||Popular Democratic
|January 2 2013||2017||List|
|United States Virgin Islands||Kenneth Mapp||Independent||January 5 2015||2019||List|
* Executive of D.C. is titled "Mayor".