In 2016, gubernatorial elections were held in 12 states and two territories.  There were six incumbent governors eligible to run for re-election and eight incumbent governors who are term-limited or did not seek re-election.

Please click on each state in the map below to access information on candidates and state term limits provided by NGA and a link to each state’s elections website.

GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS IN THE STATES AND TERRITORIES--2016

Washington Oregon Montana North Dakota Utah Missouri Indiana North Carolina West Virginia Delaware New Hampshire Vermont American Samoa Puerto Rico