1993 United States gubernatorial elections

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United States gubernatorial elections, 1993

← 1992 November 2, 1993 1994 →

3 governorships
2 states; 1 territory
  Majority party Minority party
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 30 governorships 18 governorships
Seats before 31[1] 17
Seats after 29 19
Seat change Decrease2 Increase2
Popular vote 1,943,558 2,281,443
Percentage 46.01% 53.99%

1993 Gubernatorial election map.svg
  Republican pickups

United States gubernatorial elections were held on November 2, 1993 in two states and one territory, as well as other statewide offices and members of state legislatures. Both seats were originally held by Democrats, but they switched parties following the elections.

Election results[edit]

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing candidates
New Jersey Jim Florio Democratic Defeated, 48.29% Christine Todd Whitman (Republican) 49.33%
Virginia Douglas Wilder Democratic Term-limited, Republican victory George Allen (Republican) 58.29%
Mary Sue Terry (Democratic) 40.91%