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Election Preview: 2018 Ohio Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Election: May 6, 2018 General Election: November 6, 2018 Republican Governor John Kasich will leave office at the end of 2018, as rumors of a potential 2020 presidential bid swirl. Governor Kasich’s pending departure creates an opportunity for several candidates in both parties to serve as chief executive of a bellwether state. Two contenders have emerged in the Ohio Republican Primary, Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor.  According to a […]

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Election Recap: Texas Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Election: March 6th, 2018 Primary Runoff: May 22nd, 2018 General Election: November 6th, 2018  Andrew White Texas gubernatorial candidates Lupe Valdez and Andrew White finished first and second, respectively, in the state’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, March 7th. Because neither candidate finished with more than 50 percent, the two will have a run-off to determine who will receive the nomination before the general election. Valdez, a former Dallas County Sherriff, captured 42.9 percent […]

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Election Preview: 2018 Georgia Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Elections: May 22nd, 2018 Runoff: July 24th, 2018 General Elections: November 6th, 2018 After eight years, Republican Governor Nathan Deal will leave office due to term limits. Deal was elected to the House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1992, before switching to the Republican party in 1995. His change reflects the Peach State’s 20-year shift from Democratic to Republican control. Since 2005, the Republicans have held the offices of Governor, […]

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Election Preview: 2018 Florida Gubernatorial Election

Primary Elections: August 28th, 2018 General Elections: November 8th, 2018  Republican Governor Rick Scott will leave office after two terms, creating an opportunity for seven Democrats and 13 Republicans in the 2018 gubernatorial election. A large purple state with a broad demographic, Florida’s contest will help gauge the political winds ahead of the 2020 presidential election. Raising the stakes even further, the new governor will have veto power when the […]

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