Gubernatorial Elections: 36 in ‘22

In 2022, 36 states accounting for nearly 80 percent of America’s total population will elect their next governor.

That is a big deal!

Every day, governors make decisions that impact workers’ rights, health care, workplace safety, and so much more. Unlike presidential elections, voters elect their next governor by a popular vote, which means every vote counts equally.

We are going to take an in-depth look at the 2022 gubernatorial elections, including why they matter to workers, and what our union is doing to elect state executives who will be committed to strengthening and protecting union rights and ensuring safe workplaces in the industries we represent.

States electing a Governor in 2022 appear in Gold.