4/24/2017 - 2017-2018 Gubernatorial Ratings: 38 states will elect a governor over the next 2 years. Currently: Repubs hold 33 governorships; Dems hold 16 governorships (one Indep Gov. of Alaska). – Races to watch: Toss-Up: FL Open (Scott,R), MI Open (Snyder,R), NV Open (Sandoval,R). Tilt Democratic: Rauner (R-IL); Tilt Republican: OH Open (Kasich,R). (From Nathan Gonzales Inside Elections).