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United States gubernatorial elections, 1993

United States Gubernatorial elections, 1993

November 2, 1993

Governorships of NJ, NMI, and VA
  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

  Republican pickups

The United States gubernatorial elections of 1993 were held on November 2, 1993. Two states, New Jersey and Virginia, voted to select a governor, as well as other statewide offices and members of state legislatures. Both seats were originally held by Democrats, but switched parties following the elections.

Election results

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
New Jersey James 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%


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