Nevada has had a total of 31 governors since it joined the United States. The most recent governor was elected in November 2022. The current governor of Nevada is Joe Lombardo. He is a member of the Republican Party, and he took over for Steve Sisolak, who served as the governor of Nevada beginning in 2019.
The most recent governor of Nevada was a member of the Democratic Party. Steve Sisolak began serving as governor of Nevada in 2019. Prior to taking office, Nevada had a long run of Republican Governors. Kenny Guinn served as the governor of Nevada from 1999 to 2007. Jim Gibbons served as the governor of Nevada from 2007 to 2011. Brian Sandoval served as governor of Nevada from 2011 to 2019. All three men were members of the Republican Party. Prior to the long run of Republican governors, Bob Miller served as governor of Nevada for 10 years, from 1989 to 1999. He was a member of the Democratic party.
Nevada joined the United States during the Civil War, being admitted to the Union in 1864. The first governor of Nevada was Henry G. Blasdel, who served as the governor of Nevada from 1864 to 1871. When Nevada first joined the United States, it alternated Republican and Democratic governors. After Henry G. Blasdel, the next governor was Louis R. Bradley. He was a member of the Democratic party. Then, power shifted back to the Republican party, with John H. Kinkead taking over and serving as the governor of Nevada from 1879 to 1883. After he left office, power shifted back to the Democratic party, with Jewett W. Adams serving as the governor of Nevada from 1883 to 1887.
The current governor of Nevada is Joe Lombardo, a Republican.
There have been 31 governors of Nevada, 12 Democrats, 15 Republicans, and 4 from other parties.
The last Republican governor in Nevada is Joe Lombardo, who has served from 2023 to the present day.
The last Democrat governor in Nevada was Steve Sisolak, who served from 2019 to 2023.