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October 2014

2014 Governors’ Races and Medicaid Expansion

While much of the focus of the midterm elections has been on the partisan control of the Senate, some of the governors’ races could play a large role in reducing the number of uninsured Americans and extending the reach of the Affordable Care Act.

There are currently 23 states that have chosen not to expand Medicaid. Of those, 15 have gubernatorial races in November, setting the stage for potential Medicaid expansion in 2015.

Our infographic below and related blog look at the governors’ races likely to have the greatest impact on whether the state expands Medicaid.