2020 Elections State-by-State

Delaware

Primary Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. John Carney
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. John Carney became governor in January 2017.

Indiana

Democratic CandidateDr. Woody Myers
Republican Candidate: Gov. Eric Holcomb

Primary Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Eric Holcomb
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Eric Holcomb became governor in January 2017.

Missouri

Democratic Candidate: Nicole Galloway
Republican Candidate: Gov. Mike Parson

Primary Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Mike Parson
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Mike Parson became governor in June 2018.

Montana

Democratic Candidate: Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney
Republican Candidate: Greg Gianforte

Primary Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Steve Bullock
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2

Incumbent is not Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Steve Bullock became governor in January 2013.

New Hampshire

Democratic Candidate: Dan Feltes
Republican Candidate: Gov. Chris Sununu

Primary Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Chris Sununu
Length of Regular Terms: 2 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: none

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Chris Sununu became governor in January 2017.

North Carolina

Democratic Candidate: Gov. Roy Cooper
Republican Candidate: Lt. Gov. Dan Forest

Primary Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Roy Cooper
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Roy Cooper became governor in January 2017.

North Dakota

Democratic Candidate: Dr. Shelley Lenz
Republican Candidate: Gov. Doug Burgum

Primary Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Doug Burgum
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: none

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Doug Burgum became governor in December 2016.

Utah

Democratic Candidate: Chris Peterson
Republican Candidate: Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox

Primary Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Gary Herbert
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: none

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Gary Herbert became governor in August 2009.

Vermont

Democratic Candidate: Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman
Republican Candidate: Gov. Phil Scott

Primary Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Phil Scott
Length of Regular Terms: 2 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: none

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Phil Scott became governor in January 2017.

Washington

Democratic Candidate: Gov. Jay Inslee
Republican Candidate: Loren Culp

Primary Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Jay Inslee
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: none

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Jay Inslee became governor in January 2013.

West Virginia

Democratic Candidate: Ben Salango
Republican Candidate: Gov. Jim Justice

Primary Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Jim Justice
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Jim Justice became governor in January 2017.

2020 US Territory Elections

American Samoa

Primary Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2

Incumbent is not Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga became governor in January 2013.

Puerto Rico

PNP Candidate: Pedro Pierluisi
PDP Candidate: Carlos Delgado Altieri

Primary Date: Saturday, August 16, 2020

Incumbent: Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced
Length of Regular Terms: 4 years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: none

Incumbent is Eligible to Seek Reelection
Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced became governor in August 2019.