List of current United States governors

Governors by party affiliation
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The following is a list of incumbent governors of the states and territories of the United States as well as the Mayor of the District of Columbia. Among the states, there are 34 Republicans, 15 Democrats, and 1 independent ( Alaska) holding the office of governor. Additionally, there are 2 Republicans ( Guam and Northern Mariana Islands), 1 Democrat ( American Samoa) and 1 independent ( U.S. Virgin Islands) holding offices in the U.S. territories; furthermore Ricky Rosselló ( Puerto Rico) is registered with the New Progressive Party but nationally affiliated as a Democrat. The Mayor of the District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, is a Democrat.

Generally, the governor of a U.S. state is the head of state and head of government or chief executive officer of their respective state.

State governors

The current term ends in January of the given year for every state except for Alaska, Hawaii, North Dakota, 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 is ineligible to seek re-election in that year; the notation "(retiring)" indicates that the current governor has announced his or her intention not to seek re-election at the end of the term nor to run for another office.

   Democratic (15)    Republican (34)    Independent (1)

State Portrait Governor Party Prior public experience Inauguration End of term Past Governors
Seal of the Governor of Alabama.svg
Portrait-Governor-Kay-Ivey (cropped).jpg
Ivey, Kay Kay Ivey
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer April 10, 2017 2019 List
Alaska-StateSeal.svg
Bill Walker.jpg
Walker, Bill Bill Walker
  Independent Mayor of Valdez, Valdez City Council December 1, 2014 2018 List
Arizona-StateSeal.svg
Doug Ducey by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Ducey, Doug Doug Ducey
  Republican Treasurer January 5, 2015 2019 List
Seal of Arkansas.svg
Asa Hutchinson.jpg
Hutchinson, Asa Asa 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 39th Governor of California.png
Edmund G Brown Jr (cropped).jpg
Brown, Jerry Jerry Brown
  Democratic Governor (1975–1983), 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, John John Hickenlooper
  Democratic Mayor of Denver January 11, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of the Governor of Connecticut.svg
Dannel Malloy 2016.jpg
Malloy, Dannel Dannel Malloy
  Democratic Mayor of Stamford January 5, 2011 2019 (retiring) List
Delaware-StateSeal.svg
John C. Carney Jr. official portrait 112th Congress.jpg
Carney, John John Carney
  Democratic U.S. House, Lieutenant Governor of Delaware January 17, 2017 2021 List
Seal of Florida.svg
Rick Scott (cropped).jpg
Scott, Rick Rick 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, Nathan Nathan 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, David David Ige
  Democratic Hawaii Senate, Hawaii House December 1, 2014 2018 List
Seal of Idaho.svg
Butchotter.jpg
Otter, Butch Butch 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, Bruce Bruce Rauner
  Republican No prior public experience January 12, 2015 2019 List
Indiana-StateSeal.svg
Eric Holcomb Grissom.jpg
Holcomb, Eric Eric Holcomb
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Chair of the Indiana Republican Party January 9, 2017 2021 List
Iowa-StateSeal.svg
Kim Reynolds by Gage Skidmore (cropped).jpg
Reynolds, Kim Kim Reynolds
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Iowa Senate May 24, 2017 2019 List
Seal of Kansas.svg
Sam Brownback, CPAC 2015 headshot.jpg
Brownback, Sam Sam 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 2.jpg
Bevin, Matt Matt Bevin
  Republican No prior public experience December 8, 2015 2019 List
Great Seal of the State of Louisiana.svg
John Bel Edwards
Edwards, John Bel John 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 by Gage Skidmore.jpg
LePage, Paul Paul LePage
  Republican Mayor of Waterville January 5, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Maryland (reverse).svg
Larry-Hogan.JPG
Hogan, Larry Larry Hogan
  Republican Maryland Secretary of Appointments January 21, 2015 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Massachusetts.svg
Charlie Baker official portrait (cropped).jpg
Baker, Charlie Charlie 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, Rick Rick Snyder
  Republican No prior public experience January 1, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Minnesota-alt.png
Mark Dayton official photo.jpg
Dayton, Mark Mark Dayton
  Democratic-Farmer-Labor U.S. Senate, Auditor January 3, 2011 2019 (retiring) List
Seal of Mississippi (2014-present).svg
Secretary Perry with Govt Phil Bryant KSS2455 (32743097363) (cropped).jpg
Bryant, Phil Phil Bryant
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Auditor, Mississippi House January 10, 2012 2020 (term limits) List
Seal of Missouri.svg
Eric Greitens.jpg
Greitens, Eric Eric Greitens
  Republican No prior public experience January 9, 2017 2021 List
Montana-StateSeal.svg
Steve Bullock.jpg
Bullock, Steve Steve Bullock
  Democratic Attorney General January 7, 2013 2021 (term limits) List
Seal of Nebraska.svg
Pete Ricketts by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Ricketts, Pete Pete Ricketts
  Republican No prior public experience January 8, 2015 2019 List
Nevada-StateSeal.svg
Brian Sandoval 2010.jpg
Sandoval, Brian Brian Sandoval
  Republican U.S. District Court Judge, Attorney General, Nevada Assembly January 3, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of New Hampshire.svg
Christopher T Sununu.jpg
Sununu, Chris Chris Sununu
  Republican Member of the New Hampshire Executive Council January 5, 2017 2019 List
Seal of New Jersey.svg
Chris Christie 2011 Shankbone.JPG
Christie, Chris Chris Christie
  Republican United States Attorney, Morris County Freeholder January 19, 2010 2018 (term limits) List
NewMexico-StateSeal.svg
Governor NewMexico.jpg
Martinez, Susana Susana 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, Andrew Andrew Cuomo
  Democratic Attorney General, U.S. Secretary of HUD January 1, 2011 2018 [1] List
Seal of the Governor of North Carolina.svg
NC Governor Roy Cooper.jpg
Cooper, Roy Roy Cooper
  Democratic Attorney General, North Carolina Senate, North Carolina House January 1, 2017 2021 List
NorthDakota-StateSeal.svg
Doug Burgum.jpg
Burgum, Doug Doug Burgum
  Republican No prior public experience December 15, 2016 2020 List
Seal of the Governor of Ohio.svg
Governor John Kasich.jpg
Kasich, John John Kasich
  Republican U.S. House, Ohio Senate January 10, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Oklahoma.svg
Governor Mary Fallin May 2015.jpg
Fallin, Mary Mary Fallin
  Republican U.S. House, Lieutenant Governor, Oklahoma House January 10, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Oregon.svg
Kate Brown in 2017.jpg
Brown, Kate Kate Brown
  Democratic Secretary of State, Oregon Senate, Oregon House February 18, 2015 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Pennsylvania.svg
Governor Tom Wolf official portrait 2015 (cropped2).jpg
Wolf, Tom Tom Wolf
  Democratic Pennsylvania Secretary of Revenue January 20, 2015 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Rhode Island.svg
Rhode island governor visits NAVSTA Newport (cropped).jpg
Raimondo, Gina Gina Raimondo
  Democratic General Treasurer January 6, 2015 2019 List
Seal of South Carolina.svg
Henry McMaster 2017.jpg
McMaster, Henry Henry McMaster
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Chair of the South Carolina Republican Party, U.S. Attorney January 24, 2017 2019 List
SouthDakota-StateSeal.svg
Dennis Daugaard Berlin 2017-03-22.jpg
Daugaard, Dennis Dennis Daugaard
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, South Dakota Senate January 8, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
Seal of Tennessee.svg
Governor Bill Haslam crop.jpg
Haslam, Bill Bill 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, Greg Greg Abbott
  Republican Attorney General, Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court January 20, 2015 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Utah.svg
2013-05-23 Gary R Herbert.JPG
Herbert, Gary Gary Herbert
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Utah County Commissioner August 11, 2009 2021 List
Seal of Vermont (B&W).svg
Phil Scott.jpg
Scott, Phil Phil Scott
  Republican Lieutenant Governor, Vermont Senate January 5, 2017 2019 List
Seal of Virginia.svg
McAuliffe crop.jpg
McAuliffe, Terry Terry McAuliffe
  Democratic Chair of the Democratic National Committee January 11, 2014 2018 (term limits) List
Seal of Washington.svg
Jay Inslee official portrait (cropped).jpg
Inslee, Jay Jay Inslee
  Democratic U.S. House, Washington House January 16, 2013 2021 List
Seal of the Governor of West Virginia.svg
Governor Jim Justice 2017.jpg
Justice, Jim Jim Justice
  Republican
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No prior public experience January 16, 2017 2021 List
Seal of Wisconsin.svg
Governor Scott Walker.jpg
Walker, Scott Scott Walker
  Republican Executive of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Assembly January 3, 2011 2019 List
Seal of the Governor of Wyoming.svg
Matt Mead.jpg
Mead, Matt Matt Mead
  Republican United States Attorney January 3, 2011 2019 (term limits) List
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