One of the most closely watched tribes in the nation was unresolved early in the morning. In Georgia, Republican Secretary of State, Bryan Kamber, held a small lead over Stacey Abrams, who was trying to become the first African-American woman elected governor in any state. Facing supporters early on Wednesday, he said he wanted all the votes to be counted and suggested that the campaign could go into a run-off.
In Kansas, Kobach is known for his tough opinions on immigration and voting rights and his candidacy was considered problematic by both the leaders of national and state parties who worried they were too extreme to win general elections. Nevertheless, he was a close ally of Mr. Trump and the president approved him in the days before the unprecedented last summer in the summer.
"Today, Kansans has voted for the change," said Kelly as she declared a victory in Topeka. "Change not only to the direction of our state but to a change in the tone of our state."
In addition to Mrs Whitmer, another prominent democratic moderate, Gina Raymond, stayed at the head of her commander in Rhode Island, defeating her Democratic challenger, Allan Fung. Voters in New Mexico are elected the first governor of the democratic Latin state, spokesman Michelle Lujan Grisham, a frequent critic of Mr Trump's immigration policies. He voted against the spokesman Steve Pearce, a member of the Democratic House of Freedom. Democrats have not kept the state in New Mexico since 2002.
The Democrats also occupied several governments in many states where they were particularly favored – Andrew Cuomo in New York, Tom Wolf in Pennsylvania and Tim Walz in Minnesota.
The Republicans held positions in solid red states, such as Texas, Tennessee, Arkansas, Arizona, Nebraska, South Carolina and Wyoming. Three moderate G.O.P. the governors, Charlie Baker in Massachusetts, Larry Hogan in Maryland, and Mr. Scott in Vermont also held their positions.