The 2018 Ohio gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 2018, to elect the next governor of Ohio, concurrently with the election of Ohio's Class I U.S. Senate seat, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states, elections to the United States House of Representatives, and various Ohio and local elections. I can—and will—do the job to expand access to affordable health care, job opportunities, and excellent public education to all 159 GA counties", "Thank you, @Common, for helping us lead #SoulsToThePolls today", ". There will be 36 gubernatorial elections in 2018. Together, we can build a brighter, stronger state where working families can thrive. You can listen to a podcast we did with her almost a year ago on Recode Decode", "Yesterday was a great day around so many inspiring women coming together to help make history & change Georgia for the better! Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp won the election, defeating Democratic former State Representative Stacey Abrams by just under 55,000 votes. Republicans picked up the open gubernatorial seat in Alaska, which had previously been held by independent Bill Walker. Results data may not always add up to 100 percent due to rounding. Incumbent DemocraticGovernor Jerry Brownwas ineligible to run for reelection for a third consecutive (and fifth non-consecutive) term due to term limitsfrom the Constitution of California. On November 16, Abrams announced that she was ending her campaign. [52], All results from the office of the Secretary of State of Georgia. This November, join me in electing Brian the 83rd governor of Georgia. ", Russian interference in the 2018 United States elections,, Georgia (U.S. state) gubernatorial elections, 2018 United States gubernatorial elections, Articles with dead external links from September 2019, Articles with permanently dead external links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Clay Tippins, consulting firm executive and retired Navy SEAL, Marc Alan Urbach, journalist, former teacher and write-in candidate for, Mijentes, a digital and grassroots group for Latino and Chicano movement building and organizing, LaDawn Blackett Jones, former state representative, Virgil Fludd, former state representative, A second debate was scheduled for November 4, 2018 (2 days before Election Day), but it was canceled when Kemp pulled out of the schedule in order to attend a rally for President. #gapol #tcot #gafirst", "REP. WES CANTRELL: BRIAN KEMP IS THE TRUSTED CANDIDATE FOR SCHOOL CHOICE ADVOCATES", "REP. SAM TEASLEY: BRIAN KEMP IS A CONSERVATIVE CHAMPION", "MEDIA ADVISORY: KEMP TO ROLL-OUT PLAN TO STOP AND DISMANTLE GANGS WITH COBB DA VIC REYNOLDS", "Georgia Mayors, Council Members Back Kemp for Governor", "National pro-business group endorses Kemp for Georgia governor", "Georgia Log Cabin Congratulates and Endorses Brian Kemp for Governor", ". Now go win against the open border, crime loving opponent that the Democrats have given you. Unifier @staceyabrams speaks powerfully of her faith vs Kemp who embraces unChristian rhetoric of hate and division. Live Results shows all races that have been called. The following races are rated as safe for the incumbent party. This was the second consecutive Illinois gubernatorial election in which the incumbent unsuccessfully … [10] States with divided government (i.e., no trifecta for either major party) declined to 14. Democratsgained seven seats that were held by Republicansheading into the election, unseating incumbents in Illinoisand Wisconsinand picking up open seats in Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, and New Mexico. In selecting articles for inclusion in this section, Ballotpedia has drawn from a variety of sources and viewpoints to identify articles that are representative of broader trends in media coverage. The 2018 California gubernatorial electionwas held on November 6, 2018, to elect the Governor of California. We're getting out the vote for incredible democratic candidates like @staceyabrams and we're not leaving any voter out", "Congratulations to @staceyabrams --I'm excited to work for you and vote for you, and call you my Governor! #BlueWave2018 #TeamAbrams", "Proud to stand with @StaceyAbrams for #GAGov. © 2020 Electoral Ventures LLC. Win! Governor", "I could not be more excited to support @votehunterhill for Governor, @GeoffDuncanGA for Lt. Although Vermont and New Hampshire do not have term limit laws, they are the only states whose governors serve two-year terms rather than four-year terms. Remaining Uncalled Elections as of November 10, Making the Call: Why Media Outlets are Showing Different Electoral Vote Totals, Biden Elected as Pennsylvania Puts Him Across 270 Electoral Votes. Applying this definition to gubernatorial elections, we found that Republicans needed to lose seven seats for 2018 to qualify as a wave election. Notable exceptions with weak governorships include the office of the governor in Texas, though this may be moderated by the state legislature and, in some cases, by other elected executive officials. The nation's only independent governor, Bill Walker of Alaska, suspended his re-election bid on October 19, 2018, after the resignation of his lieutenant governor and running mate Byron Mallott (D). [2] On November 13, 2018, U.S. District Court Judge Leigh Martin May ruled that Gwinnett County violated the Civil Rights Act in its rejection of absentee ballots after U.S. District Court Judge Amy Totenberg ruled the previous day that the votes must be counted and preserved. PRIVACY Incumbent not running for re-election in . (2/2)", "Former rival endorses Brian Kemp for governor", "Kemp endorsed by Dooleys, Clay Tippins rival as runoff enters final days", "Georgia Rep. David Clark To Lead Veterans For Kemp Coalition", "Proud to be endorsed by Commissioner @nancy_jester - who has a record of backing law enforcement and fighting for government transparency. Of the 26 Republican-held seats up for election, 16 were battlegrounds, including 10 of the 13 open seats. 2018 election results illustrate where 2020 governor face-off may be most contested: visualization Phil Scott and David Zuckerman’s 2018 results show … We rallied & energized the troops to canvas around town for @staceyabrams!! Although all governors have some involvement in the process of developing a state budget, the specific level of involvement differs from state to state. I'm in NY working on @AmericanSonPlay for broadway but I have applied for my absentee ballot. if("undefined"==typeof window.datawrapper)window.datawrapper={};window.datawrapper["iJOQA"]={},window.datawrapper["iJOQA"].embedDeltas={"100":444,"200":422,"300":400,"400":400,"500":400,"600":400,"700":400,"800":400,"900":400,"1000":400},window.datawrapper["iJOQA"].iframe=document.getElementById("datawrapper-chart-iJOQA"),window.datawrapper["iJOQA"]["iJOQA"].embedDeltas[Math.min(1e3,Math.max(100*Math.floor(window.datawrapper["iJOQA"].iframe.offsetWidth/100),100))]+"px",window.addEventListener("message",function(a){if("undefined"!=typeof["datawrapper-height"])for(var b in["datawrapper-height"])if("iJOQA"==b)window.datawrapper["iJOQA"]["datawrapper-height"][b]+"px"}); #gapol #gagop #tcot #gafirst", "We had a great #GAGOP rally w/ the Forsyth County Georgia Republican Party. Keep chopping for Brian Kemp! © 2020 Electoral Ventures LLC. According to compensation figures for 2018 compiled by the Council of State Governments in the Book of the States, the highest salary for a governor was $$195,806 in California while the lowest is $70,000 in Maine. In the United States, the title governor refers to the chief executive of each state. This section provides an overview of media coverage of gubernatorial elections across the country. Click here to read the full report. The first of the maps below shows the results of the 2018 gubernatorial elections.