Gubernatorial elections

July 18, 2018 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back. Hachette Books told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former New Jersey governor's "Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics" is...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Republican candidate for Georgia Gov. Casey Cagle speaks to his supporters in Gainesville, Ga. Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Cagle beat out three other opponents in the May 22 primary after a five-man race in which they were slammed by opponents for being late to the Trump train. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File)
July 09, 2018 - 3:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Another secret recording is shaking up Georgia's Republican primary runoff in the governor's race. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's campaign was already rocked last month by the release of a secretly recorded conversation in which Cagle said he backed what he called "bad public policy" for...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:29 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In a story July 7 about an Idaho gubernatorial candidate, The Associated Press reported erroneously the religious affiliation of former Democratic Gov. Cecil Andrus. Andrus was not Mormon. The Associated Press also erroneously reported that the top two gubernatorial candidates...
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CORRECTS LEFT TO RIGHT - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up outside the Supreme Court, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 in Washington. From left are, Liberty Justice Center's Director of Litigation Jacob Huebert, plaintiff Mark Janus, Rauner, and Liberty Justice Center founder and chairman John Tillman. The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 27, 2018 - 2:39 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Supreme Court's ruling in an Illinois labor case gave Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner a rare victory in his campaign to weaken public-worker unions and something to tout in a tough re-election battle. It also has fired up unions and their Democratic allies who are looking to stop...
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Mick Cornett, center, laughs as volunteer Sherri Boyd, right, pins a Cornett pin on volunteer Tom Caraway, left, during his watch party in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
June 27, 2018 - 12:37 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City mayor and a Tulsa businessman who ran as a political outsider are advancing to a runoff for the Republican nomination in the race to become Oklahoma's next governor. Mick Cornett, a former four-term mayor, advanced to an Aug. 28 runoff with Kevin Stitt,...
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President Donald Trump greets Gov. Henry McMaster during a rally to show support for the governor at Airport High School, Monday, June 25, 2018, in West Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 27, 2018 - 3:52 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's earliest and most loyal supporters won a key runoff Tuesday, as South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster fended off a challenge from a self-made millionaire to secure the Republican gubernatorial nomination. "Be proud of South Carolina," McMaster told...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, Kevin Stitt, candidate for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma Governor, speaks in Guthrie, Okla. Stitt is among a large group of Republicans running for the nomination for Oklahoma Governor. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
June 26, 2018 - 7:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters on Tuesday were winnowing a crowded field of candidates seeking the state's top job following an eight-year reign of Republican dominance. With no race for the U.S. Senate this cycle, much of the money and attention has focused on the 15 candidates trying to...
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FILE--In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photograph, Democratic candidate for Colorado's governorship, Cary Kennedy, considers a question during a televised debate in Denver. Colorado's primary election to determine which candidate will earn the Democratic nomination is set for Tuesday, June 26. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 26, 2018 - 6:19 pm
DENVER (AP) — Two Democrats fought a close contest to help their party hold on to Colorado's governor's office as Republicans pushed to take over for the first time in more than a decade in the marquee race of this purple state's midterm primaries Tuesday. The contest to succeed two-term Gov. John...
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FILE--In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018, file photograph, Republican candidate for Colorado's governorship, Walker Stapleton, responds to a question during a televised debate in Denver. Colorado's primary election to determine which candidate will earn the Republican nomination is set for Tuesday, June 26. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 25, 2018 - 1:55 pm
DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis, a five-term congressman, and Cary Kennedy, a former state treasurer, offer stands on schools, energy and public lands to the left of the centrist Democrat they want to succeed as Coloradans vote in gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday. Republicans, meanwhile, hope...
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Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd in the William-Brice Kimbel Arena on the Coastal Carolina campus Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 25, 2018 - 5:15 am
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As he fights for his political life, Gov. Henry McMaster could be getting a big boost on Monday as the two-week sprint to South Carolina's primary runoff comes to an end. In the final full day of campaigning, President Donald Trump is making a trip to West Columbia to...
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