2023 United States elections
2021          2022          2023          2024          2025
Off-year elections
Election dayNovember 7
Gubernatorial elections
Seats contested3
Net seat change0
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     Democratic incumbent      Term-limited or retiring Democrat
     Republican incumbent

The 2023 United States elections will be held, in large part, on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. The off-year election includes gubernatorial and state legislative elections in a few states, as well as numerous citizen initiatives, mayoral races, and a variety of other local offices on the ballot.

State elections


Main article: 2023 United States gubernatorial elections

Three states will hold gubernatorial elections in 2023:


Main article: 2023 United States state legislative elections

Legislative elections will be held for both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature, the Mississippi Legislature, the New Jersey Legislature, and the Virginia General Assembly. Kentucky, which holds gubernatorial elections in off-years, holds state legislative elections concurrent with presidential and midterm elections.

Local elections

Mayoral elections

A number of major U.S. cities will hold mayoral elections in 2023.

Eligible incumbents

Ineligible or retiring incumbents

Undetermined incumbents

The following cities will hold elections that will determine incumbents for the 2023 elections.

Other municipal elections


  1. ^ Schreiner, Bruce (April 16, 2021). "Kentucky governor looks beyond virus to post-pandemic world". ABC News. Retrieved April 27, 2021.