2010 GOVERNORS RACE RATINGS
September 2, 2010
Governor Lineup: 26 Democrats, 24 Republicans, 0 Independents
Governors with names in parentheses are retiring.
The chart below provides a spectrum that analyzes the vulnerability (the chances of the seat switching parties) of the Governor races up this cycle.
Solid: These races are not considered competitive and are not likely to become closely contested.
Likely: These seats are not considered competitive at this point but have the potential to become engaged.
Lean: These are considered competitive races but one party has an advantage.
Toss Up: These are the most competitive races; either party has a good chance of winning.
DEMOCRATS | 19 HELD SEATS
|SOLID D (3)
|LIKELY D (1)
|LEAN D (2)
|TOSS UP (7)
|LEAN R (3)
|LIKELY R (1)
|SOLID R (2)
REPUBLICANS | 18 HELD SEATS
|SOLID D (0)||LIKELY D (0)||LEAN D (1)
|TOSS UP (9)
|LEAN R (1)
|LIKELY R (4)
|SOLID R (3)
* = potential retirement