Examples of governorship in a Sentence
a candidate for the governorship
The state has done well during her governorship.
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Stewart, in his bid for the governorship, has centered his campaign on one issue: Confederate memorialization.
Forty-two women are running for U.S. Senate and 75 for governorships, said Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, which runs training sessions for female candidates.
Appearing at a brief rally at the Theater on the Lake, Pritzker, Durbin and Duckworth frequently encouraged unity as the billionaire entrepreneur and investor continued his efforts to link Rauner’s governorship to Donald Trump’s presidency.
His career culminated in the governorship of Stockholm.
Though Democrats have taken the state in three consecutive presidential elections and hold both US Senate seats, Republicans still control the state legislature and held the governorship from 2009 through McAuliffe's win in 2013.
Rossi, a real estate executive, sought and narrowly lost the governorship in 2004, lost by a more decisive margin in 2008, and lost a U.S. Senate bid in 2010 Patty Murray.
Republicans captured the governorship in 1986 with the election of H. Guy Hunt.
One other factor boosts the Democrats too: except for McAuliffe's Virginia victory in 2013, in both states, the party that lost the White House the previous year has captured the governorship in each election since 1989.
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