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This article is about the November 6, 2007 elections in the United States. For general information on Election Days in the U.S., please see Election Day (United States).

The United States general elections of 2007, which were held on Tuesday, November 6, were off-year elections in which no members of the Congress were scheduled for election. However, five members of the United States House of Representatives were elected in special elections. 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.

Gubernatorial elections

Three states elected governors in 2007, although only two of them voted on November 6, namely Kentucky and 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.

State & Territorial legislative elections

Four states - Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia - and one U.S. territory, the Northern Mariana Islands, elected their state or territorial legislators in 2007. Louisiana's elections were held on November 17.

Democrats gained majorities in the Virginia Senate and the Mississippi Senate.

Municipal elections

Nationwide, there were cities, counties, school boards, special districts and others that elected 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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