List of current United States governors

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Governors by party affiliation
  Democratic
  Republican
  Popular Democratic
  Independent

The following is a list of incumbent governors of the states and territories of the United States as well as the mayoralty of the District of Columbia. Among the states, there are 31 Republicans, 18 Democrats, and 1 independent that hold the office of governor. Additionally, Alejandro García Padilla is registered with the Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico. The Mayor of the District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, is a Democrat.

State governors[edit]

The current term ends in January of the given year for every state except for Alaska, Hawaii, and Kentucky, where the term ends in December of that year's election. The notation (term limits) after the year indicates that the current governor ineligible to seek re-election in that year; the notation (retiring) indicates that the current governor has announced their intention not to seek re-election at the end of the term or to run for another office.

  Democratic (18)   Republican (31)   Independent (1)

State Image Governor Party Prior public experience Took office Term ends Past
Seal of the Governor of Alabama.svg
Robert Bentley.jpg
Bentley, Robert J.Robert J. Bentley
  Republican Alabama House January 17, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Alaska-StateSeal.svg
Bill Walker.jpg
Walker, BillBill Walker
  Independent Mayor of Valdez, Valdez City Council December 1, 2014 2018 List
Arizona-StateSeal.svg
Doug Ducey by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Ducey, DougDoug Ducey
  Republican Treasurer January 5, 2015 2019 List
Seal of Arkansas.svg
AsaHutchinson.JPG
Hutchinson, AsaAsa Hutchinson
  Republican Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Border & Transportation Security,
Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. House, U.S. Attorney
January 13, 2015 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of California.png
Edmund G Brown Jr.jpg
Brown, JerryJerry Brown
  Democratic 34th Governor (1975–83), Attorney General, Mayor of Oakland,
Secretary of State
January 3, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Colorado.svg
John W. Hickenlooper World Economic Forum 2013 (cropped).jpg
Hickenlooper, JohnJohn Hickenlooper
  Democratic Mayor of Denver January 11, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of the Governor of Connecticut.svg
DannelMalloy.jpg
Malloy, DannelDannel Malloy
  Democratic Mayor of Stamford January 5, 2011 2019 List
Seal of Jack Markell, Governor of Delaware.svg
Jack Markell.jpg
Markell, JackJack Markell
  Democratic Treasurer January 20, 2009 2017 (term limits) List
Seal of Florida.svg
Rick Scott (cropped).jpg
Scott, RickRick Scott
  Republican No prior public experience January 4, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Georgia.svg
Nathan Deal, official 110th Congress photo.jpg
Deal, NathanNathan Deal
  Republican U.S. House, Georgia Senate January 10, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of the State of Hawaii.svg
Governor David Ige.jpg
Ige, DavidDavid Ige
  Democratic Hawaii Senate, Hawaii House December 1, 2014 2018 List
Seal of Idaho.svg
Butchotter.jpg
Otter, ButchButch Otter
  Republican U.S. House, Lieutenant Governor, Idaho House January 1, 2007 2019 (retiring) List
Seal of Illinois.svg
Bruce Rauner 2016 cropped.jpg
Rauner, BruceBruce Rauner
  Republican No prior public experience January 12, 2015 2019 List
Indiana-StateSeal.svg
Mike Pence, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg
Pence, MikeMike Pence
  Republican U.S. House January 14, 2013 2017 (retiring) List
Iowa-StateSeal.svg
Terry Branstad by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Branstad, TerryTerry Branstad
  Republican 39th Governor (1983–99), Lieutenant Governor, Iowa House January 14, 2011 2019 List
Seal of Kansas.svg
Sam Brownback official portrait 3.jpg
Brownback, SamSam Brownback
  Republican U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Kansas Secretary of Agriculture January 10, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Kentucky.svg
Matt Bevin by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Bevin, MattMatt Bevin
  Republican No prior public experience December 8, 2015 2019 List
Seal of Louisiana 2010.png
John Bel Edwards
Edwards, John BelJohn Bel Edwards
  Democratic Minority Leader of the Louisiana House of Representatives January 11, 2016 2020 List
Seal of the Governor of Maine.svg
Paul LePage crop.jpg
LePage, PaulPaul LePage
  Republican Mayor of Waterville January 5, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Maryland (reverse).svg
Larry-Hogan.JPG
Hogan, LarryLarry Hogan
  Republican Maryland Secretary of Appointments January 21, 2015 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Massachusetts.svg
Charlie Baker official portrait.jpg
Baker, CharlieCharlie Baker
  Republican Swampscott Selectman, Massachusetts Secretary of Administration and Finance,
Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services
January 8, 2015 2019 List
Seal of Michigan Governor.svg
Rick Snyder in 2013.jpg
Snyder, RickRick Snyder
  Republican No prior public experience January 1, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Minnesota-alt.png
Mark Dayton official photo.jpg
Dayton, MarkMark Dayton
  Democratic-Farmer-Labor U.S. Senate, Auditor January 3, 2011 2019 (retiring) List
Seal of Mississippi 2014.svg
Governor Phil Bryant.jpg
Bryant, PhilPhil Bryant
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Auditor, Mississippi House January 10, 2012 2020 (term limits) List
Seal of Missouri.svg
Jay Nixon 2016.jpg
Nixon, JayJay Nixon
  Democratic Attorney General, Missouri Senate January 12, 2009 2017 (term limits) List
Montana-StateSeal.svg
Photo of Montana Governor-elect Steve Bullock.jpg
Bullock, SteveSteve Bullock
  Democratic Attorney General January 7, 2013 2017 List
Seal of Nebraska.svg
Ricketts, Pete 2013-11-04a.JPG
Ricketts, PetePete Ricketts
  Republican No prior public experience January 8, 2015 2019 List
Nevada-StateSeal.svg
Brian Sandoval 2010.jpg
Sandoval, BrianBrian Sandoval
  Republican U.S. District Court Judge, Attorney General, Nevada Assembly January 3, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of New Hampshire.svg
Maggie Hassan.jpg
Hassan, MaggieMaggie Hassan
  Democratic New Hampshire Senate January 3, 2013 2017 (retiring) List
Seal of New Jersey.svg
Chrisgov.jpg
Christie, ChrisChris Christie
  Republican United States Attorney, Morris County Freeholder January 19, 2010 2018 (term limits) List
Great seal of the state of New Mexico.png
Governor NewMexico.jpg
Martinez, SusanaSusana Martinez
  Republican District Attorney of Doña Ana County January 1, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of New York.svg
Andrew Cuomo by Pat Arnow cropped.jpeg
Cuomo, AndrewAndrew Cuomo
  Democratic Attorney General, U.S. Secretary of HUD January 1, 2011 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of North Carolina.svg
Governor McCrory cropped.jpg
McCrory, PatPat McCrory
  Republican Mayor of Charlotte January 5, 2013 2017 List
NorthDakota-StateSeal.svg
Jack Dalrymple crop.jpg
Dalrymple, JackJack Dalrymple
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, North Dakota House December 7, 2010 2016 (retiring) List
Seal of the Governor of Ohio.svg
Governor John Kasich.jpg
Kasich, JohnJohn Kasich
  Republican U.S. House, Ohio Senate January 10, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Oklahoma.svg
Mary Fallin.jpg
Fallin, MaryMary Fallin
  Republican U.S. House, Lieutenant Governor, Oklahoma House January 10, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Oregon.svg
Kate Brown in September 2015.jpg
Brown, KateKate Brown
  Democratic Secretary of State, Oregon Senate, Oregon House February 18, 2015 2017 List
Seal of the Governor of Pennsylvania.svg
Governor Tom Wolf official portrait 2015.jpg
Wolf, TomTom Wolf
  Democratic Pennsylvania Secretary of Revenue January 20, 2015 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Rhode Island.svg
Gina Raimondo.png
Raimondo, GinaGina Raimondo
  Democratic General Treasurer January 6, 2015 2019 List
Seal of South Carolina.svg
Official Photo of SC Governor Nikki Haley.jpg
Haley, NikkiNikki Haley
  Republican South Carolina House January 12, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
SouthDakota-StateSeal.svg
Photo of Gov. Dennis Daugaard.jpg
Daugaard, DennisDennis Daugaard
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, South Dakota Senate January 8, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Tennessee.svg
Governor Bill Haslam crop.jpg
Haslam, BillBill Haslam
  Republican Mayor of Knoxville January 15, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of the Governor of Texas.svg
Greg Abbott by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Abbott, GregGreg Abbott
  Republican Attorney General, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court January 20, 2015 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Utah.svg
2013-05-23 Gary R Herbert.JPG
Herbert, GaryGary Herbert
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Utah County Commissioner August 11, 2009 2017 List
Seal of Vermont (B&W).svg
Peter Shumlin 2012.jpg
Shumlin, PeterPeter Shumlin
  Democratic Vermont Senate, Vermont House January 6, 2011 2017 (retiring) List
Seal of Virginia.svg
Virginia Governor Democrats Terry McAuliffe 095 Cropped.jpg
McAuliffe, TerryTerry McAuliffe
  Democratic Chair of the Democratic National Committee January 11, 2014 2018 (term limits) List
Seal of Washington.svg
Jay Inslee Official Photo.jpg
Inslee, JayJay Inslee
  Democratic U.S. House, Washington House January 16, 2013 2017 List
Seal of the Governor of West Virginia.jpg
Earl Ray Tomblin 2.jpg
Tomblin, Earl RayEarl Ray Tomblin
  Democratic Lieutenant Governor,
Acting Governor (2010–11),
West Virginia Senate, West Virginia House
November 13, 2011 2017 (term limits) List
Seal of Wisconsin.svg
Governor Scott Walker.jpg
Walker, ScottScott Walker
  Republican Executive of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Assembly January 3, 2011 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Wyoming.svg
Matt Mead.jpg
Mead, MattMatt Mead
  Republican United States Attorney January 3, 2011 2019 (term limits) List

Territorial governors and the mayoralty of the District of Columbia[edit]

The following hold the gubernatorial offices in the territories and the mayoralty of the District of Columbia:

  Democratic (2)   Republican (2)   Popular Democratic (1)   Independent (1)

Territory Picture Current Executive Party Prior experience Took Office Term ends Past
Seal of American Samoa.svg
Lolo Moliga by James Kneubuhl.jpg Moliga, Lolo MatalasiLolo Matalasi Moliga   Democratic American Samoa Senate, American Samoa House of Representatives January 3, 2013 2017 List
Seal of Washington, D.C.svg
Muriel Bowser.jpg Bowser, MurielMuriel Bowser   Democratic Council of the District of Columbia January 2, 2015 2019 List
Coat of arms of Guam.svg
Governor Eddie Calvo.jpg Calvo, EddieEddie Calvo   Republican Legislature of Guam January 3, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of the Northern Mariana Islands.svg
Ralph Torres.jpg Torres, RalphRalph Torres   Republican Lieutenant Governor, Northern Mariana Islands Legislature December 29, 2015 2019 List
Great Seal of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.svg
Alejandro Garcia Padilla -cropped.jpg García Padilla, AlejandroAlejandro García Padilla   Popular Democratic Puerto Rico Senate January 2, 2013 2017 List
Seal of the United States Virgin Islands.svg
Kenneth Ezra Mapp.png Mapp, KennethKenneth Mapp   Independent Lieutenant Governor, Legislature of the Virgin Islands January 5, 2015 2019 List

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