Are you out there wondering, who is my governor? Even if you’re not, this is the updated list of United States governors and other chief executives of the nation and its territories, as of May 3, 2020. We will update the list as the situations warrant.

Listing of Current United States Governors and Chief Executives

US Governors Map 4-19-2020




United States of America
Pres. Donald Trump (R) since January 20, 2017
Alabama
Gov. Kay Ivey (R) since April 10, 2017
Alaska
Gov. Mike Dunleavy (R) since December 3, 2018
Arizona
Gov. Doug Ducey (R) since January 5, 2015
Arkansas
Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) since January 13, 2015
California
Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) since January 7, 2019
Colorado
Gov. Jared Polis (D) since January 8, 2019
Connecticut
Gov. Ned Lamont (D) since January 9, 2019
Delaware
Gov. John Carney (D) since January 17, 2017
Florida
Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) since January 8, 2019
Georgia
Gov. Brian Kemp (R) since January 14, 2019
Hawaii
Gov. David Ige (D) since December 1, 2014
Idaho
Gov. Brad Little (R) since January 7, 2019
Illinois
Gov. JD Pritzker (D) since January 14, 2019
Indiana
Gov. Eric Holcomb (R) since January 9, 2017
Iowa
Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) since May 24, 2017
Kansas
Gov. Laura Kelly (D) since January 14, 2019
Kentucky
Gov. Andy Beshear (D) since December 10, 2019
Louisiana
Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) since January 11, 2016
Maine
Gov. Janet Mills (D) since January 2, 2019
Maryland
Gov. Larry Hogan (R) since January 21, 2015
Massachusetts
Gov. Charlie Baker (R) since January 8, 2015
Michigan
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) since January 1, 2019
Minnesota
Gov. Tim Walz (D) since January 7, 2019
Mississippi
Gov. Tate Reeves (R) since January 14, 2020
Missouri
Gov. Mike Parson (R) since June 1, 2018
Montana
Gov. Steve Bullock (D) since January 7, 2013
Nebraska
Gov. Pete Ricketts (R) since January 8, 2015
Nevada
Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) since January 7, 2019
New Hampshire
Gov. Chris Sununu (R) since January 5, 2017
New Jersey
Gov. Phil Murphy (D) since January 16, 2018
New Mexico
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) since January 1, 2019
New York
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) since January 1, 2011
North Carolina
Gov. Roy Cooper (D) since January 1, 2017
North Dakota
Gov. Doug Burgum (R) since December 15, 2016
Ohio
Gov. Mike DeWine (R) since January 14, 2019
Oklahoma
Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) since January 14, 2019
Oregon
Gov. Kate Brown (D) since February 18, 2015
Pennsylvania
Gov. Tom Wolf (D) since January 20, 2015
Rhode Island
Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) since January 6, 2015
South Carolina
Gov. Henry McMaster (R) since January 24, 2017
South Dakota
Gov. Kristi Noem (R) since January 5, 2019
Tennessee
Gov. Bill Lee (R) since January 19, 2019
Texas
Gov. Greg Abbott (R) since January 20, 2015
Utah
Gov. Gary Herbert (R) since August 11, 2009
Vermont
Gov. Phil Scott (R) since January 5, 2017
Virginia
Gov. Ralph Northam (D) since January 13, 2018
Washington
Gov. Jay Inslee (D) since January 16, 2013
West Virginia
Gov. Jim Justice (R) since January 16, 2017
Wisconsin
Gov. Tony Evers (D) since January 7, 2019
Wyoming
Gov. Mark Gordon (R) since January 7, 2019
American Samoa
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga (D) since January 3, 2013
District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) since January 2, 2015
Guam
Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero (D) since January 7, 2019
Northern Marianas Islands
Gov. Ralph Torres (R) since December 29, 2015
Puerto Rico
Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced (R-PNP) since August 7, 2019
US Virgin Islands
Gov. Albert Bryan (D) since January 7, 2019

Facts on the Elections of United States Governors

  • All governorships except Vermont and New Hampshire are on four-year terms.
  • Vermont and New Hampshire elect their governors every two years.
  • States/territories electing governors in presidential election years (2020, 2024, etc.): American Samoa, Delaware, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Puerto Rico, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia.
  • States electing governors one year after the presidential election (2021, 2025, etc.): New Jersey, Virginia.
  • States electing governors in midterm election years (2022, 2026, etc.): Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, US Virgin Islands, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
  • States electing governors one year before the presidential election (2023, 2027, etc.): Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi.
  • Washington, DC elects its mayor on four-year terms in midterm election years (2022, 2026, etc.).

Gubernatorial Elections on Electionarium

2018 US Governor Elections
2020 US Governor Elections