On November 3, 2009, gubernatorial elections were held in New Jersey and Virginia. Please find the results below. In Northern Mariana Islands the general election was held Saturday, November 7, 2009.

Please click on each state and commonwealth to access each state's election website for specific election data and information.

State/Territory
(Inauguration Date)

Democrat

Republican

Third Party

Winner

New Jersey
(January 19)

Jon Corzine
Incumbent

Christopher Christie

  Christie

Virginia*
(January 16)

Creigh Deeds

Robert McDonnell

  McDonnell

Northern Mariana Islands
(January 11)

 

Heinz Hofschneider

Benígno Fitial
(Convenant)
Incumbent
Fitial

*Virginia Governor Kaine (incumbent) was not eligible to seek reelection


Party Breakdown of Governors

Governors of States (2009)
Democrats: 28
Republicans: 22

Governors of States (2010)
Democrats: 26
Republicans: 24

Governors of Territories/Commonwealths (2010)
Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1