State of Play
- 8 Southern governorships are up this year; 4 of those races are competitive
- Races are competitive in Georgia, Florida, Oklahoma and Tennessee, where two-term Republican governors are retiring this year.
- Incumbent Republicans are favored in the other four states: Alabama, Arkansas, South Carolina and Texas.
- 3 of the 4 competitive seats are leaning to the GOP; Georgia is a toss-up.
Kemp (R) vs. Abrams (D) Open Seat
DeSantis (R) vs. Gillum (D) Open Seat
Stitt (R) vs. Edmundson (D) Open Seat
Lee (R) vs. Dean (D) Open Seat