State Primary Election Date

Republican Gubernatorial Nominee

Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee Independent/Third Party Gubernatorial Candidate  State Legislative Seats on Ballot
Alabama June 5  Gov. Kay Ivey Walt Maddox   All 35 Senate and 105 House 
Alaska  August 21 Mike Dunleavy Mark Begich Gov. Bill Walker 10 of 20 Senate; All 40 House 
Arizona  August 28 Gov. Doug Ducey  David Garcia    All 30 Senate and 60 House
Arkansas  May 22 Gov. Asa Hutchinson  Jared Henderson   18 of 35 Senate; All 100 House 
California June 5  John Cox Gavin Newsom   20 of 40 Senate; All 80 Assembly 
Colorado  June 26 Walker Stapleton Jared Polis   17 of 35 Senate; All 65 House 
Connecticut August 14  Bob Stefanowski  Ned Lamont   All 36 Senate and 151 House 
Delaware July 10  No gubernatorial election in 2018 10 of 21 Senate; All 41 House 
Florida  August 28 Ron DeSantis Andrew Gillum   20 of 40 Senate; All 120 House 
Georgia May 22  Brian Kemp Stacey Abrams   All 56 Senate and 180 House 
Hawaii  August 11 Andria Tupola Gov. David Ige   12 of 25 Senate; All 51 House 
Idaho May 15  Brad Little Paulette Jordan    All 35 Senate and 70 House
Illinois March 20 Gov. Bruce Rauner J.B. Pritzker   39 of 59 Senate; All 118 House 
Indiana May 8 No gubernatorial election in 2018 25 of 50 Senate; All 100 House 
Iowa June 5  Gov. Kim Reynolds Fred Hubbell   25 of 50 Senate; All 100 House 
Kansas  August 7 Kris Kobach Laura Kelly Greg Orman No Senate; All 125 House 
Kentucky  May 22 No gubernatorial election in 2018 19 of 38 Senate; All 100 House 
Louisiana None No gubernatorial or state legislative elections in 2018  
Maine  June 12 Shawn Moody Janet Mills   All 35 Senate and 151 House 
Maryland June 26  Gov. Larry Hogan Ben Jealous    All 47 Senate and 141 House
Massachusetts  September 4 Gov. Charlie Baker Jay Gonzalez    All 40 Senate and 160 House
Michigan  August 7  Bill Schuette Gretchen Whitmer   All 38 Senate and 110 House 
Minnesota August 14  Jeff Johnson  Tim Walz   No Senate; All 134 House  
Mississippi June 5 No gubernatorial or state legislative elections in 2018  
Missouri August 7  No gubernatorial election in 2018 17 of 34 Senate; All 163 House 
Montana June 5  No gubernatorial election in 2018 25 of 50 Senate; All 100 House 
Nebraska  May 15 Gov. Pete Ricketts Bob Krist   24 of 49 Senate (House N/A) 
Nevada  June 12 Adam Laxalt  Steve Sisolak    11 of 21 Senate; All 42 Assembly
New Hampshire  September 11 Gov. Chris Sununu Molly Kelly   All 24 Senate and 400 House 
New Jersey June 5 No gubernatorial or state legislative elections in 2018  
New Mexico  June 5 Steve Pearce Michelle Lujan Grisham   No Senate; All 70 House 
New York  September 13  Marcus Molinaro Gov. Andrew Cuomo    All 63 Senate and 150 Assembly
North Carolina May 8 No gubernatorial election in 2018 All 50 Senate and 120 House
North Dakota  June 12 No gubernatorial election in 2018 24 of 47 Senate; 48 of 94 House 
Ohio May 8  Mike Dewine Richard Cordray    17 of 33 Senate; All 99 House 
Oklahoma  June 26 Kevin Stitt Drew Edmonson    24 of 48 Senate; All 101 House
Oregon May 15 Knute Buehler Gov. Kate Brown    16 of 30 Senate; All 60 House
Pennsylvania May 15  Scott Wagner Gov. Tom Wolf   25 of 50 Senate; All 203 House  
Rhode Island September 12  Allan Fung  Gov. Gina Raimondo   All 38 Senate and 75 House 
South Carolina June 12 / June 26 (Runoff) Gov. Henry McMaster James Smith   No Senate; All 124 House 
South Dakota June 5 Kristi Noem Billie Sutton   All 35 Senate and 70 House 
Tennessee  August 2 Bill Lee Karl Dean    17 of 33 Senate; All 99 House
Texas March 6 / May 22 (Runoff)  Gov. Greg Abbott Lupe Valdez   15 of 31 Senate; All 150 House  
Utah  June 26 No gubernatorial election in 2018 14 of 29 Senate; All 75 House 
Vermont August 14  Gov. Phil Scott Christine Hallquist    All 30 Senate and 150 House
Virginia June 12 No gubernatorial or state legislative elections in 2018  
Washington August 7  No gubernatorial election in 2018 24 of 49 Senate; All 98 House
West Virginia May 8  No gubernatorial election in 2018 17 of 33 Senate; All 100 House 
Wisconsin  August 14 Gov. Scott Walker Tony Evers   17 of 33 Senate; All 99 Assembly 
Wyoming August 21  Mark Gordon Mary Throne    15 of 30 Senate; All 60 House