Governors of Florida

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How Many Governors Have There Been in Florida's History?

Florida has been a US state for quite some time. Florida originally joined the United States as a new state on March 3, 1845. In total, the state of Florida has had 45 governors since it achieved statehood. It is notable that the state of Florida did not have any governors before it became a state, which is a significant difference compared to some other states. Additionally, one more thing to note about Florida governors is that the majority of them in the state's recent history have all been Republicans. The last four governors of Florida have all been Republicans.

Here Is A List of All of Florida's Governors

It is important to consider the fact that the state of Florida has had quite a few governors over the years. Florida is also different from some other states in that it is uncommon for the same person to serve as the state's governor on multiple occasions. The current governor of Florida is Ron DeSantis. Read on for the complete list of all of the Florida governors.

Current Governor
Ron DeSantis
Governor Since
Jan 8, 2019
# of Governors Since Statehood

Governors of Florida

Which party is the current governor of Florida?

The current governor of Florida is Ron DeSantis, a Republican.

How many governors has Florida had?

There have been 45 governors of Florida, 33 Democrats, 9 Republicans, and 3 from other parties.

When was the last Republican governor in Florida?

The last Republican governor in Florida is Ron DeSantis, who has served from 2019 to the present day.

When was the last Democrat governor in Florida?

The last Democrat governor in Florida was Buddy MacKay, who served from 1998 to 1999.

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