United States gubernatorial elections, 1977

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United States Gubernatorial elections, 1977
United States
← 1976 November 8, 1977 1978 →

4 governorships
2 states; 2 territories
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 37 governorships 12 governorships
Seats before 37 12
Seats after 37 12
Seat change ±0 ±0

United States gubernatorial elections were held November 8, 1977 in two states and two territories.

Election results[edit]

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
New Jersey[1] Brendan Byrne Democratic Re-elected, 55.71% Ray Bateman (Republican) 41.81%
Francis Flowers (Declare Your Independence) 0.41%
Virginia[2] Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Republican Term-limited, Republican victory John N. Dalton (Republican) 55.90%
Henry Howell (Democratic) 43.27%
Alan Ogden (Independent) 0.81%

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