… More than four-fifths of all Americans live in states holding gubernatorial elections over the next two years. Two states, New Jersey and Virginia, will elect governors in 2017, and 36 other states will hold their elections next year.
That includes nine of the 10 most populous states: The sole exception is North Carolina, the ninth-most populous state, which held the nation’s most contentious and competitive gubernatorial contest in 2016. CONT.
Kyle Kondik, Sabato’s Crystal Ball