Arizona: The general election for this open seat between Republican state Treasurer Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal, the former chairman of the state’s Board of Regents and a former senior staffer in the Clinton White House, is just about a month old. While DuVal was unopposed for the Democratic nod, Republicans held a protracted six-way primary on August 26. Ducey won the nomination...
Governors: Recent Updates
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper had a rough summer. He entered the summer in reasonably good shape in his bid for a second term, but a series of missteps have left him looking very vulnerable heading into the final six weeks of the campaign. It doesn’t help the Governor that Republicans nominated a mainstream candidate in former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez as opposed to former U.S. Rep. Tom...
Massachusetts: Attorney General Martha Coakley won the September 9 Democratic primary with 42 percent of the vote to 36 percent for state Treasurer Steve Grossman and 21 percent for Donald Berwick, the former administrator of the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services. Coakley faces former Harvard Pilgrim CEO Charlie Baker in the general election. Baker was the party’s nominee in 2010 and...
Kansas isn’t the only state that has seen some interesting candidate musical chairs this week. The deck has also gotten reshuffled in the Alaska Governor’s race. Sealaska director Byron Mallot won the August 19 Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Sean Parnell. Bill Walker, an attorney, is running as an independent. Democrats have argued that Parnell is vulnerable, but would...
Arizona: The general election for this open seat has been a long time in coming. Republicans held a protracted six-way primary on August 26. State Treasurer and Cold Stone Creamery founder Doug Ducey won the nomination with 36 percent of the vote, followed by Mesa Mayor Scott Smith with 22 percent, and former GoDaddy.com executive Christine Jones with 16 percent. Ducey...
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A listing of candidates and race ratings in all current Governor races. Updated weekly and printable for on-the-run reference.Updated 08:00 AM, Sep 26
The Cook Political Report's latest ratings for all competitive and potentially competitive Governors seats.Updated 08:00 AM, Sep 26
General Election Polls
A selection of public opinion polling in Governors general election contests across the nation.Updated 08:00 AM, Sep 26
Primary Trial Heats
A selection of public opinion polling in Governors primary election contests across the nation.Updated 08:00 AM, Sep 12
2014 Battleground Chart
2014 Governors Races: Romney Performance vs. Obama PerformanceNovember 12, 2012
2012 Governors General Election Polls with Final Results
A collection of polling data from the 2012 cycle, with final general election results included.
The Cook Political Report Governor Scatterplot for Republican and Democratic held states by win percentage and PVI.
Two-Cycle Governors Races (by 2012 Obama vs. Romney performance)
A breakdown of all 50 gubernatorial contests across two election cycles, arranged by 2012 presidential performance.
Two-Cycle Governors Races (by Incumbent Win Percentage)
A breakdown of all 50 gubernatorial contests across two election cycles, arranged by incumbent win percentage.
Governors: 2013/2014 55% and Under Charts
The chart below displays governors up for reelection who won their states with less than 55% of the vote in the last gubernatorial election.