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    An Early Look at the 2013 Gubernatorial Races

    Here’s an early take on the 2013 Gubernatorial races: New Jersey: Incumbent GOP Governor Chris Christie is running for re-election. Potential candidates for the Democrats are Newark Mayor Corey Booker, Congressmen Rob Andrews, John Adler, Frank Pallone, Steve Rothman, Rush Holt, and Albio Sires, State Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver, State Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Cryan, State Assembly Speaker Pro-Tempore Jerry Green, State Senate President | Read More »

    My Take On the 2010 NE Races

    Here’s a rundown of how I think the NE races will go: Governor: Incumbent GOP Governor Dave Heineman is running for re-election. On the GOP side, Heineman, Martial Arts Instructor Christopher N. Geary, and Paul Anderson are in the running. There are no Democratic candidates. I expect Heineman to crush Geary and Anderson in the GOP Primary 91-7-2. GOP HOLD. Secretary of State: Incumbent GOP | Read More »

    My Take on the 2010 NM Races

    Here’s a rundown of how I think the NM races will go: Governor: Incumbent Democratic Governor Bill Richardson is term-limited. The Democrats have unified behind Lieutenant Governor Diane Denish. On the GOP side, State Representative Janice Arnold-Jones, Attorney Pete Domeneci Jr., Doña Ana County District Attorney Susana Martinez, Public Relations Firm Owner Doug Turner, and former State GOP Chairman Allen Weh are in the running. | Read More »

    My Take on the 2010 RI Races

    Here’s a rundown of how I think the RI races will go: Governor: Incumbent GOP Governor Donald Carcieri is term-limited. The GOP has unified behind former Gubernatorial Aide John Robitaille. On the Democratic side, General Treasurer Frank Caprio and Attorney General Patrick Lynch are in the running. The Cool Mooses have unified behind Attorney Bob Healey Jr. On the Independent side, former US Senator Lincoln | Read More »

    An Early Look at the 2011 Gubernatorial Races

    Here’s an early take on the 2011 Gubernatorial races: Mississippi: Incumbent GOP Governor Haley Barbour is term-limited. Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant is the only announced GOP candidate. Potential candidates for the Republicans are Commercial Building Contractor Dave Dennis, former Lieutenant Governor Amy Tuck, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann Jr., State Auditor Stacey Pickering, State Treasurer Tate Reeves, State Agriculture & Commerce Commissioner Lester Spell Jr., | Read More »

    An Early Look at the 2012 Gubernatorial Races

    Here’s an early take on the 2012 Gubernatorial races: Unknown Incumbents: NH, UT, and VT. Montana: Incumbent Democratic Governor Brian Schweitzer is term limited. Potential candidates for the Democrats include Lieutenant Governor John Bohlinger, Secretary of State Linda McCullough, Attorney General Steve Bullock, State Auditor Monica Lindeen, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau, Senator Jon Tester, and State Democratic Party Chairman Dennis McDonald. Potential | Read More »

    My Take on the 2010 KS Races

    Here’s a rundown of how I think the KS races will go: Governor: Incumbent Democratic Governor Mark Parkinson is retiring. The Democrats have unified behind Disabled Paramedic Herb West III. The GOP has unified behind US Senator Sam Brownback. I expect Brownback to roll West 72-28. GOP GAIN. Secretary of State: Incumbent GOP Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh is retiring. On the GOP side, former | Read More »

    My Take on the 2010 WY Races

    Here’s a rundown of how I think the WY races will go: Governor: Incumbent Democratic Governor Dave Freudenthal is currently challenging the term-limit laws in the state. If he succeeds, the Democrats will unify behind Freudenthal. If he fails, potential candidates include Attorney, former State Pipeline Authority Chair, and son of former Governor JJ Hickey Paul Hickey and State Senate Minority Leader Mike Massie. On | Read More »

    My Take on the 2010 KY Races

    Here’s a rundown of how I think the KY races will go: US Senate: Incumbent GOP Senator Jim Bunning is retiring. On the GOP side, Secretary of State Trey Grayson, Business Executive Bill Johnson, World War II Veteran Gurley Martin, Physician Rand Paul, Jon Scribner, and former State Superintendent of Public Instruction John Stephenson are in the running. On the Democratic side, Physician James Buckmaster, | Read More »

    My Take on the 2010 CT Races

    Here’s a rundown of how I think the CT races will go: Governor: Incumbent GOP Governor Jodi Rell is retiring. On the GOP side, former Congressman Larry DeNardis, Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele, and former US Ambassador to Ireland Tom Foley are in the running. On the Democratic side, former State House Speaker Jim Amann, former State Representative Juan Figueroa, Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman, Businessman | Read More »