Governors should face re-election in 2020

Right now, in most of the United States, gubernatorial elections aren’t at the same time as presidential elections. Most are in midterm election years; for example, as I write this article in 2018, there are thirty-six gubernatorial elections underway. In 2016, the last presidential election cycle, there were only eleven gubernatorial elections.

A map of the current gubernatorial election schedules as of 2018. The two governors on biennial election schedules (every two years) have to face presidential election turnout; governors