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Election Preview: 2018 Connecticut Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Elections: August 14th, 2018 General Elections: November 6th, 2018 Governor Dan Malloy (D-CT) In April 2017, Governor Dan Malloy (D) announced he would not seek a third term. According to a February Morning Consult poll, Malloy had a 23-percent approval rating, the second lowest of any governor. In lieu of his low job performance, more than 20 candidates have expressed interest to run as his successor. In the Democratic primary, eight candidates are seeking the […]

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Legislative Insight: State and Local Governments Take on Net Neutrality

In early March, Washington Governor Jay Inslee (D) signed state legislation protecting net neutrality, while preventing internet service providers from manipulating their connection speeds for profit. “We’ve seen the power of an open internet. It allows a student in Washington to connect with researchers all around the world — or a small business to compete in the global marketplace. It’s allowed the free flow of information and ideas in one of the greatest demonstrations […]

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Election Preview: South Carolina Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Election: June 12, 2018 General Election: November 6, 2018 Governor Henry McMaster Voters in South Carolina will head to the polls this November to decide the direction of the state, but not before a bruising primary battle for both parties. Incumbent Governor Henry McMaster (R) is running for his first full term. McMaster took office when Governor Nikki Haley resigned to become Ambassador to the United Nations in President Donald Trump’s […]

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Election Preview: New York Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Election: September 13, 2018 General Election: November 6, 2018 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo As rumors of a 2020 presidential bid swirl, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will seek a third term after he was first elected in 2010. According to a January poll from Siena College, the Governor started the year with strong support. He had an overall approval rating of 62 percent and 76 percent among Democrats, an increase of […]

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