Same Sex Issue Plays Role In 2010 Gubernatorial Race
Mary Fallin declares victory in the 2010 gubernatorial race
Commitment 2010: Gubernatorial Candidate Alex Sink
Dave Heineman's Victory Speech
Election Watch 2010: Governor's Races
United States gubernatorial elections were held on November 2, 2010 in 37 states and two territories. As in most midterm elections, the party controlling the White House lost ground. Democrats did take five governorships from the Republicans, and Republicans took 11 governorships from the Democrats. An independent won one governorship previously held by a Republican. A Republican won one governorship previously held by an independent. Republicans held a majority of governorships for the first time since before the 2006 elections. One state, Louisiana, had no election for governor, but did feature a special election for lieutenant governor.