Gubernatorial elections

Krish Vignarajah, Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, poses for a photograph with her daughter Alana at her home in Gaithersburg, Md., on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Vignarajah, a lawyer and former policy director for Michelle Obama, is one of seven Democrats and the only woman running in the Maryland gubernatorial primary. She said the 2016 presidential election was a “rude awakening of what happens when we become complacent.” (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
March 28, 2018 - 10:54 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Women running for governor in Wisconsin and Maryland breastfeed their infants in their campaign videos. Another in Georgia tells voters that "the folks who have held the office of governor don't look like me." The record number of women expected to run for office this year are...
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FILE - In a Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner, left, watches as Democratic presidential candidate Steve Burke of Macomb,N.Y., signs papers to be on the nation's earliest presidential primary ballot, at The Secretary of State's office in Concord, N.H. Gardner, the nation’s longest-serving secretary of state and guardian of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary is facing a serious challenger for the first time in decades, from within his own party. Colin Van Ostern on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, announced his campaign to unseat Gardner, who has been in office for 42 years. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
March 14, 2018 - 6:58 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The nation's longest-serving secretary of state and guardian of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary is facing a serious challenger for the first time in decades — from within his own party. Colin Van Ostern on Wednesday announced his campaign to unseat...
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Supporters of U.S. Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke cheer during a Democratic watch party following the Texas primary election, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 11:14 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary elections in Texas (all times CST): 10 a.m. Democratic turnout for Texas' primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, when the party was beginning its slide into the political wilderness in a state that had for decades been a...
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March 01, 2018 - 7:27 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Republicans seeking the party's nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in November's election aren't changing their position on gun control in the wake of the Florida school shooting that killed 17 in Florida, even on ideas supported by President Donald Trump...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks during a memorial ceremony on the first day of the legislative session at the state Capitol in Atlanta. Cagle on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association. Cagle, president of the state Senate and a leading candidate to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal, tweeted that he would use his position to kill a proposed sales tax exemption on jet fuel. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
February 26, 2018 - 9:28 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's lieutenant governor on Monday threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association, in the latest fallout from a deadly school shooting in Florida. Delta is part of a growing...
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February 26, 2018 - 2:39 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner says he'll pursue a mandatory death penalty for any school shooter who kills someone, although legal analysts say that's unconstitutional. Wagner, a state senator, said Monday that his message is "if someone kills one of our...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, Calif. Trebek is set to moderate a debate in this year’s Pennsylvania governor’s race at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry’s annual dinner in October. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2018 - 2:59 pm
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is set to moderate a debate in this year's Pennsylvania governor's race. Trebek will keynote Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry's annual dinner in October, which is scheduled to include the 45-minute debate. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will...
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Kansas state Rep. Vic Miller, right, D-Topeka, answers questions from Rep. Michael Houser, R-Columbus, during a debate on a bill setting the minimum age to run for governor at 18, Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. The measure was inspired by a raft of teenage candidates running this year. (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts)
February 20, 2018 - 7:30 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a Kansas governor's race that's already wild and crowded, more than half a dozen of the prospective candidates are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future. The Kansas House on a 73-43 vote...
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February 10, 2018 - 12:45 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Republican Party is endorsing candidates closely identified with President Donald Trump in contested primaries to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. Saturday's endorsements of gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner and Senate...
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January 31, 2018 - 12:00 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidates Paul Mango and Scott Wagner are donating heavily to their campaigns, putting up millions of dollars for the right to challenge Pennsylvania's Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in the November election. Wednesday is the deadline for campaigns to...
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