Examples of governorship in a Sentence
a candidate for the governorship
The state has done well during her governorship.
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Easing their evolution was Northam's assumption of the governorship in January.
In a state as Republican as Texas, many would say you’re still a long shot to win the governorship.
So, unlike Donald Trump, Eric Greitens has not consolidated personal control over his party after a hostile takeover of the governorship.
During the last redistricting, Republicans swept into control of numerous governorships and state legislatures in 2010, then used their newfound power to draw lines that helped them win and retain majorities in the following years.
Brown has made climate change the hallmark issue of his second governorship, often offering himself as an alternative American political leader in international forums.
After losing a controversial 1994 election for the state governorship, Lopez Obrador joined activists who were blockading Pemex’s wells.
His party then dominated regional elections, taking most of the nation’s governorships, and solidified its gains by sweeping municipal elections amid a boycott by the opposition alliance.
And Democrats have won both dozens of competitive down-ballot campaigns in the last year and a few big races in recent months, including a Senate seat in Alabama and the governorships of Virginia and New Jersey.
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: the job of a governor
: the period when a person is a governor
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