United States gubernatorial elections, 2001

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United States gubernatorial elections, 2001
United States
← 2000 November 6, 2001 2002 →

3 governorships
2 states; 1 territory
  Majority party Minority party
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 29 governorships 19 governorships
Seats before 29 19
Seats after 27 21
Seat change Decrease2 Increase2

2001 Gubernatorial election map.svg
  Democratic pickups

United States gubernatorial elections were held on November 6, 2001 in two states and one territory, as well as other statewide offices and members of state legislatures.

Election results[edit]

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
New Jersey Donald DiFrancesco Republican Retired, Democratic victory Jim McGreevey (Democratic) 56.4%
Bret Schundler (Republican) 41.7%
Bill Schluter (Independent) 1.1%
Jerry Coleman (Green) 0.3%
Mark Edgerton (Libertarian) 0.2%
Northern Mariana Islands[1] Pedro Tenorio Republican Retired, Republican victory Juan Babauta (Republican) 44.61%
Benigno Fitial (Covenant) 25.45%
Jesse Borja (Democratic) 18.18%
Froilan Tenorio (Reform) 11.75%
Virginia Jim Gilmore Republican Term-Limited, Democratic victory Mark Warner (Democratic) 52.2%
Mark Earley (Republican) 47%
Bill Redpath (Libertarian) 0.8%