Examples of governorship in a Sentence
a candidate for the governorship
The state has done well during her governorship.
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At best, Morena will capture five governorships this election, giving it only a tenuous regional presence.
There are 36 gubernatorial races, divided into 26 governorships current controlled by the GOP and just 9 by Democrats (with one independent, Alaska’s Bill Walker).
The Republicans gained control of 32 state legislatures and now hold 35 governorships.
Mr López Obrador’s Morena party and its allies won a majority in both houses of congress and five of the nine governorships that were contested in the elections.
However, similar falsehoods did not prevent Ridwan Kamil, the modernising mayor of Bandung, from winning the governorship of West Java, a province of 47m people.
Republicans holding on to their governorships, especially in the Midwest, would give them a leg up in the next round of redistricting.
Politics Non-Hispanic whites make up 62 percent of the population in the U.S. but make up 81 percent of Congress and 89 percent of federal judgeships, and hold 49 of the nation’s 50 state governorships.
The burden will be on Cordray to show that his populist message and soft-spoken persona can resonate in a state where Republicans have held the governorship for all but four years since the early 1990s.
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: the job of a governor
: the period when a person is a governor
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