Greg Abbott of Texas got a "brief congratulatory call" from the president.
John Hickenlooper held onto his position as governor of Colorado, narrowly edging out Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.
Gov. Pete Shumlin (D) had 46.28 percent with Republican Scott Milne at 45.23 percent.
Democrat David Ige won Hawaii’s gubernatorial election Tuesday.
Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley told supporters shortly after midnight Tuesday that “we probably have lost this race” as his bid to unseat Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) comes down to the wire.
Republican Larry Hogan won an upset over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.
He's is on track to win a second consecutive term with less than 50 percent of the vote.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) narrowly won a second term Tuesday evening.
Gov. Sam Brownback (R) narrowly won reelection in Kansas on Tuesday night.
National Republians want Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) to challenge Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in 2016.