governors races

State lawmakers could choose the next governor because of a little-noticed 1890 provision designed to disenfranchise Black voters.
Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte admitted to body-slamming a reporter on the eve of winning a 2017 special election.
"It’s important to win elections with a zero at the end."
Through his family's foundation, Gianforte has also supported a Montana creation museum that calls itself the "largest dinosaur
Since Bevin tried to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in a bitter Senate primary last year, it remains
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) announced Monday that she won't run for governor in 2016, though she may face a potentially
Whether it was the minimum wage, paid sick leave or reproductive rights, majorities of voters in states around the country
The bright spots for Democrats were few and far between. Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo became the state's first female
Crist, the former Republican governor who is now running as a Democrat in a close race against Gov. Rick Scott (R), is refusing
Democratic state Sen. Andy Kerr, who is up for re-election in a year when his party is protecting its one-seat majority in
Crist's campaign is also offering to send donors a hand-held fan if they chip in at least $5. Lest we forget the infamous
While the odds favor a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate, the story is slightly different across the gubernatorial map
Kansas' budget woes are so dire that the state government has resorted to selling off furry handcuffs and vibrators seized by its revenue department.
“While we do not agree with the type of business involved here, it was nonetheless a legal business that was closed due to
Coakley has the support of EMILY's List, a group which works to elect pro-abortion rights Democratic women to office. In
Kirkpatrick won the seat in 2008, lost it in the 2010 and then won it back by just over 9,000 votes in 2012. She has a significant
While Begich hasn't attempted to appeal to progressive voters on issues like gun control and energy, he has worked to play
The only question now is if the anyone-but-Abercrombie guy, David Ige, can wage an effective statewide race against two guys who have already done it (Aiona and Hannemann).
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