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     Gov. Bill Walker 10 of 20 Senate; All 40 House 
Arizona  August 28  Gov. Doug Ducey      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        All 36 Senate and 151 House 
Delaware July 10  No gubernatorial primary in 2018 10 of 21 Senate; All 41 House 
Florida  August 28       20 of 40 Senate; All 120 House 
Georgia May 22   Runoff July 24 Stacey Abrams    All 56 Senate and 180 House 
Hawaii  August 11       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 primary 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       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      All 40 Senate and 160 House
Michigan  August 7       All 38 Senate and 110 House 
Minnesota August 14        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     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 11       All 63 Senate and 150 Assembly
North Carolina May 8 No gubernatorial primary election in 2018 All 50 Senate and 120 House
North Dakota  June 12 No gubernatorial primary 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  August 28 runoff 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 11    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        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      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     17 of 33 Senate; All 99 Assembly 
Wyoming August 21         15 of 30 Senate; All 60 House