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November 9, 2022  •  

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Wins Reelection

Governor Kathy Hochul - By: Marc A. Hermann / MTA

Incumbent New York Gov. Kathy Hochul defeated Republican Lee Zeldin. In a tighter than expected race, Hochul secures her first full term as governor.

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Gov. Tony Evers - by: Campaign of Tony Evers for governor

Incumbent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers narrowly won the gubernatorial race over Republican Tim Michaels. With 95% of votes counted, Evers prevailed over Michaels by just over 3 percentage points. Independent candidate Joan Ellis Beglinger pulled in just one percent of […]

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March 9, 2021  •  

Rhode Island Governor Sworn In

Rhode Island State House - by Farragutful

On March 7, an inauguration ceremony was held for Governor Daniel J. McKee. McKee was sworn in as Rhode Island’s 76th Governor after former Gov. Raimondo resigned to join President Biden’s administration as secretary of commerce. Due to the COVID-19 […]

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Puerto Rico Capitol Building

Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico’s pro-statehood New Progressive Party won a majority of votes to become the U.S. territory’s next governor, according to official results released in the late evening on November 7. With 100% of precincts reporting, Pierluisi received […]

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson

Incumbent Republican Gov. Mike Parson won reelection as governor of Missouri over Democratic challenger Nicole Galloway by roughly 16 percentage points as of Wednesday morning with greater than 98% of votes counted. Third-party candidates, Libertarian Rik Combs and Green Party […]

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November 4, 2020  •  

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Wins Reelection

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee secured a third term on November 3 in the state of Washington. He won with a total of 1,964,141 to Loren Culp’s 1,338,491. This is the third term for the Democratic Governor.

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November 4, 2020  •  

Vermont Governor Phil Scott Wins Reelection

Vermont Capitol Building

Incumbent Gov. Phil Scott won reelection for a third term as Governor of Vermont and defeated a challenge from current Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman. Gov. Scott has one of the highest governor approval ratings in the country and won the […]

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Gov Chris Sununu - by USDA | Public Domain

On November 3, incumbent Chris Sununu won reelection for his third term as Governor of New Hampshire. Gov. Sununu defeated Democrat challenger Dan Feltes, the state Senate majority leader. Gov. Sununu easily won reelection by receiving a projected 65% of […]

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November 4, 2020  •  

Delaware Gov. Carney Wins Second Term

Delaware Capitol Building

On November 3, voters reelected incumbent John Carney to a second term as Governor of Delaware, defeating Republican challenger Julianne Murray. During the campaign, Gov. Carney received criticism from the opposing party on his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. This […]

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November 4, 2020  •  

Justice Comfortably Secures Second Term

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice

Gov. Jim Justice defeated Democratic challenger Ben Santiago to win reelection in West Virginia. Justice, who ran as a Democrat in 2016 narrowly defeating incumbent Bill Cole before switching party affiliations, comfortably secured his second term receiving twice as many […]

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Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear

Gov. Matt Bevin conceded defeat after a recanvass of last week’s gubernatorial election results showed he was still trailing Andy Beshear by more than 5,000 votes. During his announcement, Bevin stated he would not contest the results of the election. […]

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Governor Greg Abbott won re-election in Texas, easily defeating democratic challenger Lupe Valdez. Abbott won 55.8 percent to Valdez’s 42.5 percent. This was a win many saw coming, as Abbott led in all polls preceding the election. A conservative state, […]

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Billionaire Democrat J.B. Pritzker defeated first-term Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, by a margin of 54 percent to 39.3 percent. Less than an hour after polls closed, Rauner conceded his re-election bid, giving Democrats near total control of Illinois’ state government. […]

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Incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo has easily won reelection, despite a crowded field vying for her office. Gov. Raimondo faced Republican Allan Fung, three independents, and one minor candidate who was arrested in October for possession of 48 pounds of marijuana. […]

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