2021 United States elections

The 2021 United States elections will be held, in large part, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. This off-year election includes the regular gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia. State legislative elections will also be held in New Jersey and the Virginia House of Delegates (the lower house of the Virginia General Assembly). Numerous citizen initiatives, mayoral races, and a variety of other local elections will also occur. Special elections to the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate may take place if vacancies arise.

2021 United States elections
2020          2021           2022
Off-year elections
Election dayNovember 2
Gubernatorial elections
Seats contested2
Net seat change0

State electionsEdit


Two states will hold gubernatorial elections in 2021:


Legislative elections will be held for both houses of the New Jersey Legislature and the lower house of the Virginia General Assembly.

Mayoral electionsEdit

Mayoral elections in some major U.S. Cities.


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