United States general elections, 2007


United States general elections, 2007

:"This article is about the November 6, 2007 elections in the United States. For general information on Election Days in the U.S., please see Election Day (United States)."

The United States general elections of 2007, which were held on Tuesday, November 6, were off-year elections in which no members of the Congress were standing for election. However, there were three gubernatorial races, state legislative elections in four states, numerous citizen initiatives, mayoral races in several major cities, and a variety of local offices on the ballot.

Gubernatorial elections

Three states elected governors in 2007, although only two of them voted on November 6, namely Kentucky and Mississippi. Louisiana's election dates do not coincide with that of most states: Louisiana held its open primary on October 20.

Republicans picked up the Louisiana governorship, which Democrats offset with a pickup in Kentucky. Fact|date=November 2007

tate legislative elections

Four states elected state legislators in 2007: Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia. Louisiana's general elections were held on November 17.

Democrats gained majorities in the Virginia Senate and the Mississippi Senate.Fact|date=November 2007

Municipal elections

Numerous cities, counties, school boards, special districts and others elect members in 2007. Of those, some of the most high-profile include mayoral elections in Baltimore, Maryland; Memphis, Tennessee; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas and Houston, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jacksonville, Florida; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; San Francisco, California; and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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