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Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie defeated despite Obama endorsement

Hawaii Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie, in a historic loss, was soundly defeated in Saturday’s primary by a state senator, while the island’s marquee U.S. Senate race remained too close to call. Abercrombie’s loss to state Sen. David Ige makes him the first sitting governor in state history to lose a primary for reelection. It came amid concerns about tax hike proposals and his leadership style. With 99 percent of the [...]

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Michigan Governor: Snyder (R) 45%, Schauer (D) 42%

Republican Governor Rick Snyder runs only slightly ahead of Democratic challenger Mark Schauer in Rasmussen Reports’ first look at his bid for reelection in Michigan. Snyder picks up 45% of the vote to Schauer’s 42%, according to a new statewide telephone survey of Likely Michigan Voters. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate in the race, while eight percent (8%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Read [...]

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Ohio Governor: Kasich tops FitzGerald by 12 points

July 30, 2014 – Kasich Tops Challenger By 12 Points In Ohio Gov Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Collective Bargaining Fight Important To Most Voters PDF format Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic challenger in the race for Ohio governor, remains largely unknown and is gaining little ground against Republican Gov. John Kasich who leads 48 – 36 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares [...]

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will not seek re-election

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said today that she will not seek re-election, saying it was time for her to pass the torch of leadership. As Arizona secretary of state, Brewer automatically succeeded Janet Napolitano as governor in 2009 when the Democrat became President Barack Obama’s Homeland Security secretary. Brewer, a Republican, was elected in her own right in 2010 and is in the final year of that term. (Source: CNN) [...]

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King Cuomo of New York

Conservatives, pro-life, pro-guns and all whose religious and political beliefs do not align with Cuomo’s, are not welcome in the state of New York, so declared Governor Cuomo trying to be the newest ‘Democrat’ King of New York. Is Cuomo really in a position to say who stays, who goes, who comes, where and why? These are questions that voters ask! Cuomo is forgetting he is an elected public official [...]

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So Wendy Davis is Loose with Facts? – Perfect Democrat Candidate

Did you hear, Texas Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is loose?  Loose with facts. Dallas News has the story: Wendy Davis has made her personal story of struggle and success a centerpiece of her campaign to become the first Democrat elected governor of Texas in almost a quarter-century. While her state Senate filibuster last year captured national attention, it is her biography — a divorced teenage mother living in a trailer [...]

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Jimmy Carter’s Grandson to Run for Georgia Governor

ATLANTA — Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, plans to run for governor of Georgia next year. Carter said Thursday in a phone interview with The Associated Press that the state can’t wait to start addressing an education system he says is on the brink and an economy that’s not working for the middle class. Carter has been a state senator representing Decatur for three years. He [...]

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Virginia Governor Election Results – Nov. 5 2013

Virginia Governor Election Results November 5, 2013 100% Reporting Terry McAuliffe 1,064,964 47.9% (+2.4) Ken Cuccinelli 1,010,119 45.5% Robert Sarvis 146,496 6.6% Via VA Board of Elections Here is what our  Politisite Projections were for the Virginia Governor Race were (Reported November 4, 2013) Based on our careful analysis the Politisite Political Projection is as Follows: Democrat Terry McAuliffe – 48.7  +2.4 (+/-3%) Republican Ken Cuccinelli – 46.3 Libertarian Robert [...]

Politisite Projection – Virginia Governor Race Too Close to Call

Politisite Projection – Virginia Governor Race Too Close to Call

Virginia Governor Cuccinelli vs. McAuliffe vs. Sarvis Politisite Political Projections takes in to consideration many factors when utilizing a particular poll for our model. We weigh polls differently based on their previous general election accuracy. We toss polls that have a Margin of Error (MoE) that exceeds +/-5%. We further take in to consideration the pollsters assumptions of the makeup of the electorate by considering the average PVI for the State [...]

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Virginia Governor Race – Mcauliffe 45%, Cuccinelli 41%, Sarvis 9%

Virginia Governor Race – Mcauliffe 45%, Cuccinelli 41%, Sarvis 9% PDF format The Virginia governor’s race is going down to the wire with Democrat Terry McAuliffe clinging to a slight 45 – 41 percent likely voter lead over Republican State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, and 9 percent for Libertarian Party candidate Robert Sarvis, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to the results of an October 23 [...]

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Wendy Davis To Announce Texas Governor Run Oct. 3rd

Texas state senator to make announcement about future plans on Oct. 3 Democrat Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator who catapulted to national prominence this summer with a filibuster over access to abortion, is running for governor. Key members of her party who spoke on the condition of anonymity confirmed her decision to NBC DFW on Thursday. Davis is scheduled to make an announcement about her future plans on Oct. 3 [...]

TX Gov. Rick Perry not running for re-election

TX Gov. Rick Perry not running for re-election

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said today that he won’t run for re-election next year for an unprecedented fourth full term in office. “The time has come to pass on the mantle of leadership,” said Perry. The announcement by the Republican governor opens the door to speculation that Perry will make another bid for the White House in 2016. Perry is the longest-serving governor in Texas history. He assumed the governorship [...]

Wisconsin Democratic Party Spox Removed after Twitter Rant

Wisconsin Democratic Party Spox Removed after Twitter Rant

What do @GovWalker and Jeffrey Dahmer have in common? Graeme Zielinski (@gjzielinski) @GovWalker spent more than Jeffrey Dahmer to beat criminal charges. Graeme Zielinski (@gjzielinski) @GovWalker had better lawyers than Jeffrey Dahmer in beating the rap. Clear that he committed crimes. Graeme Zielinski (@gjzielinski) Democratic Party staffer Graeme Zielinski was removed as the party spokesman following his Twitter outburst  in which he compared Republican Gov. Scott Walker to serial killer and [...]

Breaking News Alert: Nebraska Governor OKs Keystone Pipeline Route

Breaking News Alert: Nebraska Governor OKs Keystone Pipeline Route

BREAKING NEWS: Nebraska Governor OKs Keystone Pipeline Route Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman notifies President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton that he has approved a route for controversial pipeline that bypasses environmentally sensitive areas.  (Source: Fox News ) In a letter to President Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, Heinenman said they were satisfied with a new route that avoids the environmentally sensitive Sand Hills so the state has [...]