2018 United States gubernatorial elections (Rubio '16)

2018 United States gubernatorial elections

← 2017 November 6, 2018 2019 →

39 governorships
36 states; 3 territories

  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Bill Haslam
(retiring)
Jay Inslee
Party Republican Democratic
Seats before 33 16
Seats after 27 23
Seat change Decrease 6 Increase 7
Seats up 27 9
Seats won 20 16

  Third party
 
Party Independent
Seats before 1
Seats after 0
Seat change Decrease 1
Seats up 1
Seats won 0

Map of the results
     Democratic hold      Democratic gain
     Republican hold      Republican gain
     No election

Results

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Connecticut

2018 Connecticut gubernatorial election
 
← 2014 November 6, 2018 2022 →
Turnout 54.4%

     
Nominee Mark Boughton Ned Lamont
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Erin Stewart Susan Bysiewicz
Popular vote 646,444 605,624
Percentage 49.4% 46.3%

 
County results
Boughton:      50–60%
Lamont:      50–60%

Governor before election

Dan Malloy
Democratic

Elected Governor

Mark Boughton
Republican

The 2018 Connecticut gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 2018, to elect the next governor and lieutenant governor of Connecticut, concurrently with the election of Connecticut'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 state and local elections.

As Connecticut does not have gubernatorial term limits, incumbent Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy was eligible to run for a third term, but declined to do so. Malloy was the second most unpopular governor in the United States, coming second to Republican Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. The general election was between 2006 Democratic Senate nominee and businessman Ned Lamont, and Republican Mayor of Danbury Mark Boughton. Independent candidate and former Republican Oz Griebel has been called a spoiler candidate for Bouhton, earning 3% of the vote.

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Oklahoma

2018 Oklahoma gubernatorial election
 
← 2014 November 6, 2018 2022 →

     
Nominee Drew Edmondson Todd Lamb
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 551,117 520,665
Percentage 50.0% 47.2%

 
County results
Edmondson:      40–50%      40–50%      60–70%
Lamb:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Governor before election

Mary Fallin
Republican

Elected Governor

Drew Edmondson
Democratic

In the 2018 Oklahoma gubernatorial election on November 6, 2018, Drew Edmondson, the Democratic nominee was elected as the next governor of Oklahoma. Incumbent Republican governor Mary Fallin was term-limited and could not seek reelection to a third consecutive term. Primary elections occurred on June 26, 2018, with primary runoff elections having occurred on August 28, 2018.

The Democratic Party nominated former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson. The Republican primary featured ten candidates, resulting in a runoff election between Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb and businessman Kevin Stitt. On August 28, 2018, Lamb won the Republican primary runoff and became the Republican nominee for the office. The Libertarian primary also advanced to a runoff, with Chris Powell, a former chair of the Libertarian Party of Oklahoma, winning the nomination. This was also the first election in which the Libertarian Party has been on the ballot to participate in a gubernatorial election in Oklahoma.

Edmondson defeated Lamb with 50% of the vote, and assumed office on January 14, 2019. He is the first state attorney general to serve as Governor of Oklahoma.

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