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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]