- United States general elections, 2007
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United Statesgeneral elections of 2007, which were held on Tuesday, November 6, were off-year electionsin 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.
Three states elected governors in 2007, although only two of them voted on November 6, namely
Kentuckyand 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 Jerseyand Virginia. Louisiana's general elections were held on November 17.
Democrats gained majorities in the
Virginia Senateand the Mississippi Senate.Fact|date=November 2007
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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