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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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2018 Election Preview: Tennessee Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Election: August 2, 2018 General Election: November 6, 2018  Republican Governor Bill Haslam will leave office next year after serving two terms. With the help of a GOP-controlled legislature, he’s remained relatively popular. Haslam has a 55-percent approval and 24 percent disapproval rating, according to a February poll from Morning Consult. While the Republicans have an advantage going into the 2018 gubernatorial race, the Democrats have maintained a strong footing, holding two […]

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Election Preview: Michigan Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Date: May 15, 2018 General Election: November 6th, 2018 After two terms as Michigan’s chief executive, Republican Rick Snyder will leave office with some of the lowest approval ratings in the United States. His handling of the Flint water crisis and financial mismanagement have plagued his administration. His performance has opened the door for Democrats, while some potential Republicans look to distance themselves from his tenure. The gubernatorial race in Michigan […]

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Election Recap: 2018 Illinois Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois gubernatorial candidates Bruce Rauner and J.B. Pritzker will square off in the November general election after clinching their party’s respective nominations Tuesday night. Pritzker easily took the Democratic field, defeating his closest competitors by a 20-point margin. As the incumbent, Governor Rauner, narrowly fended off a challenge from his political right by State Representative Jeanne Ives. Rauner took 51.6 percent of the vote, while Ives had 48.4 percent, making it far tighter than […]

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