2018 Gubernatorial Races

State Incumbent Incumbent Election Results 2014/2016 Date of Democratic Primary Date of Republican Primary Dem Nominee GOP Nominee Independent Latest Polling 
Alabama Kay Ivey (R)  2014:
R. Bentley (R): 63.6%
P. Griffith (D): 36.4%
*Ivey was Lieutenant Governor until Bentley resigned
6/5/18 6/5/18 Walter Maddox Kay Ivey Clink here
Alaska Bill Walker (I) 2014:
B. Walker (i): 48.1%
S. Parnell (R): 46.4%
8/21/18 8/21/18 Mark Begich Mike Dunleavy Bill Walker Click here
Arizona Doug Ducey (R)  2014:
D. Ducey (R): 53.5%
F. Duval (D): 41.6%
8/28/18 8/28/18 David Garcia Doug Ducey Click here
Arkansas Asa Hutchinson (R)  2014:
A. Hutchinson (R): 55.4%
M. Ross (D): 41.5%
5/22/18 5/22/18 Jared Henderson Asa Hutchinson Click here
California Jerry Brown (D) 2014:
J. Brown (D): 59.45%
N. Kashkari (R): 40.6%
6/5/18 6/5/18 Gavin Newsom John Cox Click here
Colorado John Hickenlooper (D) 2014:
J. Hickenlooper (D): 49.1%
B. Beauprez (R): 46.2%
6/26/18 6/26/18 Jared Polis Walker Stapleton Click here
Connecticut Dannel Malloy (D) 2014:
D. Malloy (D): 50.7 %
T. Foley (R): 48.2%
8/14/18 8/14/18 Ned Lamont Bob Stefanowski Click here
Florida Rick Scott (R) 2014:
R. Scott (R): 48.2%
C. Crist (D) : 47.1%
8/28/18 8/28/18 Andrew Gillum Ron DeSantis Click here
Georgia Nathan Deal (R)  2014:
N. Deal (R): 52.8%
J. Carter (D): 44.8%
5/22/18 5/22/18 Stacey Abrams Brian Kemp Click here
Hawaii David Ige (D) 2014:
D. Ige (D): 49.5%
D. Aiona (R): 37.1%
M. Hannemann (O): 11.7%
8/11/18 8/11/18 David Ige Andria Tupola Click here
Idaho C.L. “Butch” Otter (R)  2014:
B. Otter (R): 53.5%
A. Balukoff (D): 38.6%
5/15/18 5/15/18 Paulette Jordan Brad Little Click here
Illinois Bruce Rauner (R) 2014:
B. Rauner (R): 50.8%
P. Quinn (D): 45.9%
3/20/18 3/20/18 JB Pritzker Bruce Rauner Click here
Iowa Kim Reynolds (R)    2014:
T. Branstad (R): 59.1%
J. Hatch (D): 37.3%
*Reynolds was Lieutenant Governor until Branstad became the US Ambassador to China
6/5/18 6/5/18 Fred Hubbell Kim Reynolds Click here
Kansas Jeff Colyer (R)  2014:
S. Brownback (R): 50.0%
P. Davis (D): 46.1%
8/7/18 8/7/18 Laura Kelly Kris Kobach Click here
Maine Paul LePage (R)  2014:
P. LePage (R): 48.2%
M. Michaud (D): 43.3%
6/12/18 6/12/18 Janet Mills Shawn Moody Click here
Maryland Larry Hogan (R)  2014:
L. Hogan (R): 51.6%
A. Brown (D): 46.9%
6/26/18 6/26/18 Ben Jealous Larry Hogan Click here
Massachusetts Charlie Baker (R)  2014:
C. Baker (R): 48.5%
M. Coakley (D): 46.6%
9/4/18 9/4/18 Jay Gonzalez Charlie Baker Click here
Michigan Rick Snyder (R)  2014:
R. Snyder (R): 51.0%
M. Schauer (D): 46.8%
8/7/18 8/7/18 Gretchen Whitmer Bill Schuette Click here
Minnesota Mark Dayton (D) 2014:
M. Dayton (D): 50.1%
J. Johnson (R): 44.5%
8/14/18 8/14/18 Tim Walz Jeff Johnson Click here
Nebraska Pete Ricketts (R)  2014:
P. Ricketts (R): 57.6%
C. Hassebrook (D): 38.9%
5/15/18 5/15/18 Bob Krist Pete Ricketts Click here
Nevada Brian Sandoval (R)  2014:
B. Sandoval (R): 70.6%
R. Goodman (D): 23.9%
6/12/18 6/12/18 Steve Sisolak Adam Laxalt Click here
New Hampshire Chris Sununu (R)  2016:
C. Sununu (R):49.0%
C. Van Ostern (D): 46.7%
9/11/18 9/11/18 Steve Marchand Chris Sununu Click here
New Mexico Susana Martinez (R) 2014:
S. Martinez (R): 57.3%
G. King (D): 42.7%
6/5/18 6/5/18 Michelle Lujan Grisham Steve Pearce Click here
New York Andrew Cuomo (D) 2014:
A. Cuomo (D): 54.0%
R. Astorino (R): 40.6%
9/13/18 9/13/18 Andrew Cuomo Marcus Molinaro Click here
Ohio John Kasich (R) 2014:
J. Kasich (R): 63.8%
E. Fitzgerald (D): 32.9%
5/8/18 5/8/18 Richard Cordray Mike DeWine Click here
Oklahoma Mary Fallin (R)  2014:
M. Fallin (R): 55.8%
J. Dorman (D): 41.0%
6/26/18 6/26/18 Drew Edmondson Kevin Stitt Click here
Oregon Kate Brown (D) 2016 Special Election:
K. Brown (D):50.5%
B. Pierce (R): 43.8%
5/15/18 5/15/18 Kate Brown Knute Buehler Click here
Pennsylvania Tom Wolf (D) 2014:
T. Wolf (D): 54.9%
T. Corbett (R): 45.1%
5/15/18 5/15/18 Tom Wolf Scott Wagner Click here
Rhode Island Gina Raimondo (D) 2014:
G. Raimondo (D): 40.8%
A. Fung (R): 36.3%
B. Healey (O): 21.4% (Deceased)
9/12/18 9/12/18 Gina Raimondo Allan Fung Click here
South Carolina Henry McMaster (R)  2014:
N. Haley (R): 56.0 %
V. Sheheen (D): 41.4%
*McMaster was Lieutenant Governor until Haley became UN Ambassador
6/12/18 6/12/18 James Smith Henry McMaster Click here
South Dakota Dennis Daugaard (R)  2014:
D. Daugaard (R): 70.5%
S. Wismer (D): 25.4%
6/5/18 6/5/18 Billie Sutton Kristi Noem Click here
Tennessee Bill Haslam (R)  2014:
B. Haslam (R): 70.3%
C. Brown (D): 22.8%
8/2/18 8/2/18 Karl Dean Bill Lee Click here
Texas Greg Abbott (R)  2014:
G. Abbot ( R): 59.3%
W. Davis (D): 38.9%
3/6/18 3/6/18 Lupe Valdez Greg Abbott Click here
Vermont Phil Scott (R) 2016:
P. Scott (R): 52.9%
S. Minter(D): 44.2%
8/14/18 8/14/18 Christina Hallquist Phil Scott Click here
Wisconsin Scott Walker (R)  2014:
S. Walker (R): 52.3%
M. Burke (D): 46.6%
8/14/18 8/14/18 Tony Evers Scott Walker Click here
Wyoming Matthew Mead (R)  2014:
M. Mead (R): 62.5%
P. Gosar (D): 28.9%
8/21/18 8/21/18 Mary Throne Mark Gordon Click here
Italics = Indicate incumbents eligible to seek reelection 

Red = Republican

Blue =  Democrat

A third candidate is only included if she/he receives over 5 percent.