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Governors (2018 election unless otherwise noted): [Winners marked]
Alabama:
Ivey
vs.Countryman (D)
vs.Carrington (R)
vs.Battle (R)
vs.Lee George(R)
vs.Maddox(D)
Alaska:
Walker(I)
vs.Huggins(R)
vs.Chenault(R)
vs.Dunleavy(R)
vs.Begich(D)
vs.Treadwell(D)
vs.Dunleavy(R)
Arizona:
Ducey(R)
vs.Farley(D)
vs.David Garcia (D)
Arkansas:
Hutchinson(R) vs.Henderson(D)
vs.West(L)
California:
vs.Villaraigosa(D) vs.Hadley(R) vs.Eastin(D) vs.Ose(R) vs.Newsom(D) vs.La Riva(P) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Cox(R) vs.Allen(R) vs.Istvan(I)
Colorado:
Victor Mitchell (R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Coffman(R) vs.Lynne(R) vs.Robinson(R) vs.Perlmutter(D) vs.Brauchler(R) vs.Polis(D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Barlock(R) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Stapleton(R)
Connecticut:
Malloy(D)
vs.Drew (D)
vs.Srinivasan (R)
vs.Walker (R)
vs.Visconti(R)
vs.Lauretti(R)
vs.Lumaj(R)
vs.Stefanowski(R)
vs.Lamont(D)
Florida:
Gwen Graham (D)
Andrew Gillum (D)
Adam Putnam (R)
vs.DeSantis(R)
vs.Philip Levine(D)
Georgia:
Brian Kemp (R)
Casey Cagle (R)
Hunter Hill (R)
Stacey Abrams (D)
Hawaii:
Ige(D)
vs.Hanabusa(D)
vs.Carroll(R) vs.McDermott(R) vs.Tupola(R)
Idaho:
Lt. Gov. Brad Little (R)
vs.Jordan(D)
vs.Labrador(R)
vs.Ahlquist(R)
Illinois:
Gov. Bruce Rauner(R)
Daniel Biss (D)
Chris Kennedy (D)
Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar (D)
J.B. Pritzker (D)
Iowa:
Kim Reynolds(R)
Rich Leopold (D)
Andy McGuire (D)
Nate Boulton (D)
Victor Mitchell(D)
Kansas:
Jeff Colyer(R)
Kris Kobach(R)
Wink Hartman(R)
Carl Brewer(D)
Laura Kelly(D)
Greg Orman(I)
Maine:
Attorney General Janet T. Mills(D)
Commissioner Mary Mayhew(R)
Shawn Moody(R)
Maryland:
Hogan
vs.Jealous(D)
vs.Ross (D)
vs.Cummings(D)
vs.Madaleno(D)
vs.Quinn(L)
vs.Schlakman(G)
Massachusetts:
Gov. Charlie Baker(R)
Mayor Setti Warren (D)
Jay Gonzalez (D)
Bob Massie (D)
Michigan:
State Senator Gretchen Whitmer (D)
Abdul El-Sayed (D)
A.G.Bill Schuette (R)
Minnesota:
Tina Liebling (DFL)
Tim Walz (DFL)
Matt Dean (R)
Rebecca Otto (DFL)
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL)
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL)
vs.Pawlenty(R)
vs.Johnson(R)
Missouri:
Eric Greitens(R;resigned)
Mike Parson(R;ascended)
Nebraska:
Pete Ricketts (R)
vs.Bob Krist(D)
Nevada:
Fisher(R)
vs.Sisolak(D)
vs.Laxalt(R)
vs.Schwartz(R)
New Hampshire:
Chris Sununu
vs.Steve Marchand (D, Portsmouth Mayor)
vs.Jilletta Jarvis (Libertarian)
New Jersey(2017):
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R, won 2017 primary)
Phil Murphy(D, won 2017 election)
vs.Ray Lesniak(D, lost 2017 primary)
Mayor Steve Fulop (declined Dem. primary, Sept. 2016)
Seth Kaper-Dale(G)
New Mexico:
Lujan-Grisham
vs.Apodaca (D)
vs.Cervantes(D)
vs.Pearce(R)
New York:
Cuomo(D)
vs.Nixon(D)
vs.Molinaro(R)
vs.Hawkins(G)
Ohio:
Jim Renacci (R)
Betty Sutton (D)
Mary Taylor (R)
Mike DeWine (R)
Joe Schiavoni(D)
Jon Husted(R)
Nan Whaley(D)
Connie Pillich (D)
vs.Dennis Kucinich(D)
vs.Richard Cordray(D)
Oklahoma:

Gary Richardson(R)
Kevin Stitt(R)
Mick Cornett(R)
vs.Connie Johnson(D)
vs.Scott Inman(D)
vs.joe Maldonado(L)
vs.Chris Powell(L)
Oregon:
Brown(D)
vs.Buehler(R)
Pennsylvania:
Wolf(D)
vs.Fetterman(D,Lt.Gov.)
vs.Krawchuk(Libertarian)
vs.Wagner (R)
vs.Barletta(R,declined)
vs.Krawchuk(L)
Rhode Island:
Raimondo(D)
vs.Brown(D)
vs.Fung(R)
vs.Morgan(R)
South Carolina:
McMaster(R)
vs.McGill(R)
vs.Pope(R)
vs.Templeton(R)
vs.Smith(D)
vs.Bryant(R)
South Dakota:
Marty Jackley (R)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R)
Billie Sutton (D)
Tennessee:
Karl Dean(D)
vs.Mark Green(R)
vs.Diane Black(R)
vs.Bill Lee(R)
Texas:
Abbott(R)
vs.White(D)
vs.Glass(L)
vs.Valdez(D)
Vermont:
Scott(R)
Stern(D)
Hallquist(D)
Virginia(2017):
Northam(D)
vs.Perriello(D)
vs.Wittman(R)
vs.Gillespie(R)
Wisconsin:
Gov. Scott Walker(R)
Bob Harlow (D)
Kathleen Vinehout (D)
vs.Kelda Helen Roys(D)
vs.Tony Evers(D)
Wyoming:
Dahlin(R)
vs.Throne(D)
vs.Gordon(R)
vs.Rammell(C)
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Alabama
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Alabama gubernatorial debate,
Ivey vs.Countryman (D) vs.Carrington (R) vs.Battle (R) vs.Maddox(D) vs.Lee George(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Alabama gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: U.S.Rep. Parker Griffith (D)

    Alabama 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Birmingham News, " Ivey, Maddox trade barbs over ethics," by Howard Koplowit, Jul 25 2018
  • Yellow Hammer News, "Getting to know Alabama State Sen. Bill Hightower," by Bill Poor, May 1, 2018
  • The Auburn Plainsman, "Hardening school security over arming teachers," by Chip Brownlee, March 6, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Alaska House GOP LOLs at Civil Unions," by Jeanne Devon, December 6, 2017
  • CorrectionsOne, "How Alaska's big criminal-justice reform law came to be," by Herz, Kelly, & Boots, Oct. 24, 2017
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Legislature produced an open, responsible state budget," by Reps. Chenault & Meyer, Sept. 29, 2016
  • Must Read Alaska, "Chenault files letter of intent for governor," by Suzanne Downing, September 12, 2017
  • Athens News Courier, "Carrington touts experience", by Adam Smith, May 11, 2017
  • Yellow Hammer Radio, "Apply Huntsville strategy for success to ALL of Alabama," by Scott Chambers, May 3, 2017
  • Montgomery Advertiser, "Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle running for governor," by Brian Lyman, April 28, 2017
  • WHNT News 19, "Concerned citizens ask to create a sanctuary city," by Kristen Conner, Feb. 23, 2017
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Anti-abortion group conspires to kill their bill," by Nathaniel Herz, September 28, 2016
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Sue over Medicaid, to protect checks and balances," by Sen. Meyer & Mike Chenault, July 7, 2016
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Natural gas project negotiations," by Mike Chenault, June 29, 2016
  • Alaska Public Media, "Balance budget with mix of cuts, new revenue," by Lori Townsend, January 19, 2016
  • Dothan Eagle, "Dothan man in spotlight during same sex marriage debate," by Lance Griffin, Sep 21, 2015
  • Juneau Empire, "Mixed testimony on deportation bill," by Matt Woolbright, March 25, 2014
  • SRW&Associates, "Huntsville Mayor to be recognized by Southeast energy alliance," by Clay Crownover, Sept. 12, 2013
  • CityLab.com, "Urban Sustainability's Missing Ingredient? Education," by Corbin Hiar, May 8, 2012
  • Daily Herald Extra, "Alaska anti-gun-control law takes effect," By Matt Volz, October 2005


Alaska
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Alaska gubernatorial debate,
Walker(I)
vs.Huggins(R)
vs.Chenault(R) vs.Begich(D) vs.Treadwell(D) vs.Dunleavy(R)

    Alaska 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Politico.com, “Alaska governor's race turned upside down by incumbent's late dropout,” by Daniel Strauss, 10/25/2018
  • Anchorage Daily News, “Candidates for Alaska governor talk crime and oil,” by Annie Zak & Tegan Hanlon, Sep. 11, 2018
  • Anchorage Press, “Walker and Begich spar in 'Accelerate Alaska' debate,” by Tim Bradner, Aug 30, 2018
  • CBS News, “Alaska primary apparently sets stage for 3-way governor's race,” August 22, 2018
  • Anchorage Daily News, “Q&A with GOP gubernatorial candidates Dunleavy and Treadwell,” by Annie Zak, Aug. 16, 2018
  • KTUU.com, “Gov. Walker highlights Medicaid expansion on 3rd anniversary,” by Cameron Mackintosh, Aug. 3, 2018
  • KCAW and KTOO, “Chenault to Sitka Chamber: 'I know how government should work',” by Robert Woolsey, May 21, 2018
  • Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman, "Decision-makers have failed Alaskans," by Mike Dunleavy, May 10, 2018
  • The Hill, "Alaska governor signs order on climate change strategy," by Devin Henry, 10/31/17
  • Daily News-Miner, "Walker among governors who back health plan," by Erin Granger, Oct 20, 2017
  • FOX 6 Now, "Walker signs state budget in advance of re-election run," by Theo Keith and AP, Sept. 21, 2017
  • Juneau Empire, "Serious concerns, but Gov. Walker stands behind legal marijuana," by James Brooks, Aug. 16, 2017
  • Anchorage Daily News, “Bill to bar 'abortion providers' from Alaska schools,” by Nathaniel Herz, September 28, 2016
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Mike Dunleavy, candidate for Alaska Senate District E, answers questions," July 8, 2016
  • Juneau Empire, "Senate reshapes Alaska's criminal landscape," by James Brooks, April 12, 2016
  • Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman, “Alaska Legislature hypocritical when it comes to gun laws,” March 17, 2016
  • Radio Kenai, “Dunleavy Calls for Governor to Block Immigration,” by Catie Quinn, November 17, 2015
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska's oil tax cut is working, give it a chance," by Charlie Huggins, August 15, 2014
  • NRA-ILA Institute for legislative action, "Alaska: Governor protects Second Amendment rights," June 24, 2013
  • Huffington Post, "Permission Slips from Men for Abortion?", by Jeanne Devon May 21, 2012


Arizona
(2018)

Next election in 2022; Gov. Ducey term-limited in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Arizona gubernatorial debate,
Ducey(R)
vs.Farley(D)
vs.David Garcia (D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Arizona gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: Regents Chair Fred DuVal(D)

    Arkansas 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • White House press release, "WTAS: Support for President Trump's Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada," Oct. 2, 2018
  • Arkansas Times, "Henderson crows about Hutchinson's letter on grocery tax," by David Ramsey, May 4, 2018
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, "Candidates learn about immigrant issues from immigrants," by Ashton Eley, April 15, 2018
  • TB&P TalkBusiness.net, "Henderson to run for Governor," by Roby Brock, December 2017
  • Arkansas Times, "A chat with Jared Henderson," by Max Brantley, Dec. 22, 2017
  • KUAR Public Radio from UA Little Rock, "A Democrat Enters the Governor's Race," by Jacob Kauffman, Dec. 12, 2017
  • Times-Record (swtimes.com), "Henderson announces 2018 Arkansas governor bid," by Andrew DeMillo, December 12, 2017
  • ArkansasMatters.com, "Teach for America Director Launches Campaign," by Jessi Turnure, Dec. 12, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Last planned execution before drugs expire," by Mark Berman April 28, 2017


California
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 California gubernatorial debate,
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)
State School Chief Delaine Eastin (D)
David Hadley (R)
S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom (D)
State Treasurer John Chiang (D)
John Cox (R)
State Rep. Travis Allen(R)
Zoltan Istvan (I) vs.La Riva(P)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 California gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: Neel Kashkari(R)

    California 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Politico.com, "Newsom takes aim: GOP destined for 'waste bin of history'," by J.Schatz & C.Marinucci, 6/17/2019
  • Fox News, "California Gov. Newsom offers rare praise for Trump," by Andrew O'Reilly, 3/20/2019
  • CBS News, "Newsom to pull back National Guard from border," February 11, 2019
  • San Francisco Chronicle, “Newsom catches it from all sides in debate,” by Joe Garofoli and John Wildermuth, 5/8/18
  • The Independent Voter Project (IVP), "Voter Guide governor candidate statements," 3/20/18
  • Sacramento Bee, “Former Republican congressman--and big Trump backer--moves to replace Jerry Brown,”, by Christopher Cadelago, Jan.5, 2018
  • Turlock Journal, "Gubernatorial candidate touts education platform at Stan State," by Eric Escalante, Nov. 17, 2017
  • L.A. Times, "Villaraigosa hopes to increase voter turnout in Latino community," by Michael Livingston, Nov. 16, 2017
  • The Press Democrat, "Treasurer proposes banking strategies for cannabis industry," by Julie Johnson, Nov. 7, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Cox calls for repeal of California's Environmental Quality Act," by Seema Mehta, Nov. 2, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Eastin says Dreamers trusted us with their lives," by Phil Willon, Sept. 5, 2017
  • NBC News, "Could John Chiang Be California's First Asian-American Governor?," by Traci G. Lee, Aug 23 2017
  • The Ceres Courier, "Newsom brings gubernatorial campaign to area," by Jeff Benziger, August 2, 2017
  • The Union, "Newsom feels spreading the wealth is a basic belief," by Thomas D. Elias, July 31, 2017
  • The Sacramento Bee, "Affirmative action divided California Democrats," by Christopher Cadelago, July 27, 2017
  • Modesto Bee, "Newsom talks health care & taxes in Salida," by John Holland, July 26, 2017
  • Voice of San Diego, "Stops and Starts for Police Accountability Measures," by Sara Libby, July 14, 2017
  • Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, "Chiang promises frugality," by Beau Yarbrough, July 13, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, “Former Republican assemblyman joins race to be California's next governor,” by Seema Mehta, Jul 05, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Newsom blasts NRA recruitment video," by Seema Mehta, June 30, 2017
  • Orange County Register, "Chiang talks Senate health care bill, education," by Brian Whitehead, June 23, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Travis Allen, conservative and controversial Orange County lawmaker," by Phil Willon, June 22, 2017
  • The Press Democrat, "Newsom touts California's green economy," by Martin Espinoza, June 10, 2017
  • GlobalNewsWride.com, "CalSTRS Takes Action to Divest of All Non-U.S. Thermal Coal Holdings," June 8, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "California could be a 'sanctuary state' from federal pot laws," by Patrick McGreevy, June 1, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Candidates Back Criminal Justice Reforms," by Jonathan J. Cooper, April 4, 2017
  • The Sacramento Bee, "Candidates share views on criminal justice changes," by Christopher Cadelago, April 04, 2017
  • San Francisco Chronicle (SFgate.com), "Vote to block Planned Parenthood money", March 30, 2017
  • Ukiah Daily Journal, "Eastin talks issues in Ukiah," by John Winters, 3/7/17
  • Los Angeles Times, "Newsom asks for cooperation on marijuana regulation," by Patrick McGreevy, Feb. 24, 2017
  • Sacramento Bee, "Capitol Alert," by Christopher Cadelago, Feb. 1, 2017
  • Sacramento Bee, "Antonio Villaraigosa talks about inequality and Mexican heritage," by Christopher Cadelago, Feb. 1, 2017
  • Billboard magazine, "The Reefer Revolution: Gavin Newsom Explains Passing Prop 64," by K.M. McFarland, Jan. 19, 2017
  • Sacramento Bee, "California should not be a Scrooge when it comes to educating", by Delaine Eastin, December 22, 2016
  • L.A. Times, "Villaraigosa endorses marijuana legalization initiative," by Patrick McGreevy, Oct. 31, 2016
  • California Family Council, "Assembly Passes Resolution Honoring Abortion," January 20, 2016


Colorado
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Colorado gubernatorial debate, Kennedy(D) vs.Lynne(R) vs.Robinson(R) vs.Perlmutter(D) vs.Brauchler(R) vs.Polis(D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Barlock(R) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Mitchell(R) vs.Stapleton(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Colorado gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: Rep. Bob Beauprez(R)

    Colorado 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Colorado Springs Gazette, "Stapleton rolls out education policy," by Joey Bunch, 8/31/2018
  • CBS Denver, "Stapleton Talks About Dark Family Past," by Shaun Boyd, August 28, 2018
  • Denver Post, "Great Colorado Payback," by Anna Staver, August 26, 2018
  • 9News.com KUSA, "Ad says Polis would turn Colorado into California," by Marshall Zelinger, Aug. 13, 2018
  • The Coloradoan, "Gov. candidates provide stances on gun control," by Saja Hindi, March 3, 2018
  • Colorado Independent, "Barlock is tying his bid 100% to Trump," by Corey Hutchins, September 05, 2017
  • Akron News-Reporter, "Brauchler hitting Governor campaign trail," by Jo Anne Busing, 08/29/2017
  • The Cannabist, "Query over reported cannabis research obstruction," by Alicia Wallace, Aug. 23, 2017
  • Westword, "At Least Eleven Pot-Related Homicides Since Legalization," by George Brauchler, August 21, 2017
  • Vail Daily, "Polis visits to discuss new wilderness bill," by John LaConte, Aug. 20, 2017
  • Westword, "Meet Steve Barlock, Co-Chair for Trump in Denver," by Michael Roberts, August 17, 2017
  • Sterling Journal-Advocate, "Brauchler envisions decentralized state government," by Lisa Young, 8/09/2017
  • Summit Daily, "Polis responds to Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military," July 26, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Blizzard of criticism over climate order," by Ernest Luning, July 12, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Brauchler announces bid for Colorado governor," by John Frank, June 22, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Mitchell trying to raise his profile from lowest name ID", by Joey Bunch, 6/13/17
  • Daily Kos, "Raise Colorado's Renewable Energy Standard," by Cary Kennedy, June 2, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Introducing Doug Robinson, Mitt Romney Nephew," by Michael Roberts, 5/15/17
  • Colorado Independent, "Colorado Democrats on oil and gas appeal", by Corey Hutchins, May 15, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Doug Robinson, nephew of Mitt Romney, running for governor," by John Frank, April 25 2017
  • Westword.com, "Cary Kennedy and Why She's Running," by Michael Roberts, April 24, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Hickenlooper Has Little Faith in Brauchler," by Peter Marcus, Apr. 19, 2017
  • Colorado Times-Recorder, "A look at the 2018 candidates for governor," by Madeleine Schmidt, April 17, 2017
  • The Pueblo Chieftain, "Brauchler says leadership sets him apart," by Peter Roper, April 11, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Brauchler on Why He's Running for Governor," by Michael Roberts, Westword, April 7, 2017
  • Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, "Field in governor race starting to take shape", by Charles Ashby, April 6, 2017
  • Colorado Springs Gazette, "Robinson wants to give back," by Joey Bunch, April 25, 2017
  • Colorado Statesman, "Higher ed spending to support STEM disciplines," by Ernest Luning, April 20, 2017
  • Denver Post, "George Brauchler announces bid for governor," by John Frank, April 5, 2017
  • Colorado Gazette, "Mitchell is officially in the race for governor", by Joey Bunch, 2/14/17
  • The Denver Post, "Mitchell announces 2018 bid for Colorado governor", by John Frank, February 13, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Meet Mike Johnston, fast rising political star," 1/25/2017
  • The Denver Post, "Johnston announces 2018 bid for governor", Jan. 17, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Udall and Bennet uncommitted on assault weapons ban", by Allison Sherry, January 24, 2013
  • Huffington Post, "Cary Kennedy’s Shameful Final Days," by Jessica Peck, May 25, 2011


Connecticut
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Connecticut gubernatorial debate,
Malloy(D) vs.Drew (D) vs.Srinivasan (R) vs.Walker (R) vs.Visconti(R) vs.Lauretti(R) vs.Lumaj(R) vs.Stefanowski(R) vs.Lamont(D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Connecticut gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: Former Ambassador Tom Foley(R)
2014 Lt.Gov. challenger: Comptroller General David Walker(R)

    Connecticut 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CT Post, "Lamont, Tong promise to protect CT taxpayers," Aug 29, 2018
  • Hartford Courant, “Stefanowski Didn't Know White Nationalist Promoter Was At Party,” by Neil Vigdor, August 22, 2018
  • CT Post, "Dems, Hatfield criticize Visconti tweet as racist," Aug 16, 2018
  • WNPR.org, “GOP Gubernatorial Field Shows A More Combative Side,” by Mark Pazniokas, July 13, 2018
  • Connecticut Mirror, “GOP gubernatorial field shows a more combative side,” by Mark Pazniokas, July 12, 2018
  • CT Post, "Dave Walker and the search for Republican delegates," by Ken Dixon, May 5, 2018
  • Fox-61 TV, "Malloy: NRA has become a terrorist organization," 3/6/2018
  • Hartford Courant, "Editorial: A Candidate Turns His Back," Feb 21, 2018
  • Hartford Courant, "Homeowners With Failing Concrete Foundations," by Kathleen McWilliams, May 8, 2017
  • The Connecticut Mirror, "Visconti takes the road less traveled," by Mark Pazniokas, April 19, 2017
  • "Face the State" - WFSB-TV, "Lumaj Hopes to Build on 2014," by Dennis House, 3/31/2017
  • Shelton Herald, "Mayor Mark Lauretti enters race for governor," by Brad Durrell, January 4, 2014


Delaware
(2020)

Gov. Carney up for re-election in 2020:
2020 Delaware Gubernatorial debate
John Carney(D)
vs.David Lamar Williams(D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 Delaware Gubernatorial debates:
Bonini(R) vs.Carney(D)

    Delaware 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Wilmington News Journal, "Al Sharpton lauds appointment but says courts still need more diversity," by Karl Baker, 10/31/19
  • Delaware Business Times, "Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program Pilot," by Alex Vuocolo July 18, 2019
  • Delaware.gov, "Delaware to Eliminate HFCs to Confront Climate Change," June 30, 2019
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Florida
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Florida gubernatorial debate,
Gwen Graham (D)
Andrew Gillum (D)
Adam Putnam (R)
Mike Huckabee (R)
vs.Ron DeSantis(R)
vs.Philip Levine(D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Florida gubernatorial debate
Former challengers:
Crist(D,2014); Meek(D,2014);
McCollum(R,2010); Davis(D,2006);
Reno(D,2002); Moore(S,2008).

    Florida 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Politico.com, "Republicans rage as Florida becomes a nightmare for Trump," by Gary Fineout and Marc Caputo, 04/03/2020
  • CNN.com, "FL governor makes it more difficult for ex-felons to vote, by Veronica Stracqualursi, May 8, 2019
  • Politico.com, "Gillum to launch Florida voter-registration campaign to trip up Trump," by Gary Fineout, 03/20/2019
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Florida Governor Guide (DeSantis & Gillum), 11/1/2018
  • CNN, "Candidate says Medicare for all requires corporate tax increase," by Maegan Vazquez, Sep.2, 2018
  • Orlando Sentinel, "Florida governor's race: Where DeSantis & Gillum stand," by Gray Rohrer, 8/31/18
  • Tampa Bay Times, "Who is Philip Levine?", by Steve Contorno, Aug 22, 2018
  • Miami Herald, "A voters' guide to the candidates running for Florida governor," by Langston Taylor, Aug. 12, 2018
  • Tampa Bay Times, "2018 Florida voter guide," by Langston Taylor, Jul. 26, 2018
  • WLM, "Education, Housing, Women's Rights Among Audience Questions," by Lily Oppenheimer, June 12, 2018
  • The Metro, "Florida governor signs gun-safety bill after school shooting," by Jonathan Allen, March 09, 2018
  • WCTV, "Gillum meets with faith leaders over lunch," by Mariel Carbone, Aug 30, 2017
  • Florida Politics, "Putnam urges education focus on today's jobs," by Scott Powers, Aug. 23, 2017
  • Palm Beach Post, "Putnam pitches land deals to protect state's military bases," by Jim Turner, Aug. 8, 2017
  • Tallahassee Democrat op-ed, "When will we ask, 'How are the children?'," by Andrew Gillum, July 29, 2017
  • Florida Politics op-ed, "Andrew Gillum: Florida must take reins," July 27, 2017
  • Politico.com, "Gillum fends off questions about use of city email," by Matt Dixon, 5/31/2017
  • Politico.com, "Train wreck education bill," by Marc Caputo and Jessica Bakeman, 5/24/2017
  • Florida Today, "Tallahassee mayor: Florida governor candidate," 4/18/2017
  • The Florida Squeeze, "Prevent the Californication of Florida," by Kartik Krishnaiyer, 4/16/2017
  • Tampa Bay Times, "Gwen Graham will have some explaining to do," by Adam C. Smith, April 4, 2017
  • Tallahassee Democrat, "Gillum running for governor in 2018," by Jeff Burlew, Feb. 28, 2017
  • Sunshine State News, "A New Twist on Abortion Debate," by Jim Saunders and Jim Turner, 2/9/17
  • Orlando Sentinel, "Op-ed by Adam Putnam," 1/4/17
  • FloridaPolitics.com, "Energy independence and transportation," by A.G. Gancarski, Dec. 15, 2016
  • Sunshine State News, "Trump poses conundrum," 4/2/16
  • WJXT-Channel 4, News4jax.com, "Offensive to American values," 12/8/15
  • FLchamber.com, "Agriculture commissioner Putnam", 10/1/2014
  • Miami Herald, "Gov. Rick Scott signs 94 bills into law," by Michael Van Sickler, 6/13/14


Georgia
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Georgia gubernatorial debate,
Brian Kemp (R)
Casey Cagle (R)
Hunter Hill (R)
Stacey Abrams (D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Georgia gubernatorial debate
Former challengers:
Jason Carter(D,2012) Andrew Hunt (L,2012)

    Georgia 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Georgia Governor Guide (Kemp & Abrams), 11/1/2018
  • Politico.com, "Georgia NAACP readies lawsuit against Kemp over voter registration," by Daniel Strauss, 10/11/2018
  • Slate.com, "Georgia Secretary of State Points Gun Toward Teenager in Campaign Ad," by Molly Olmstead, May 02, 2018
  • WABE, "Candidates On Confederate Monuments, Stone Mountain" by Johnny Kauffman, Aug 16, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Cagle launches governor campaign," by Greg Bluestein, April 29, 2017
  • WJCL, "Kemp says he plans to help local economy if elected," by Steve King, Apr 28, 2017
  • Marietta Daily Journal, "Hunter Hill talks RFRA, roads and school choice," Apr 28, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Republican Hunter Hill will run for governor," by Greg Bluestein, April 25, 2017
  • WABE-NPR 90.1, "GOP State Sen. Hunter Hill Announces Run, by Associated Press, Apr 25, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Revive Abrams-Kemp feud," by Greg Bluestein, April 11, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Brian Kemp launches 'Georgia First' campaign," by Greg Bluestein, April 1, 2017
  • Macon Telegraph, "July shooting deaths may spur Georgia debate," by Maggie Lee, July 18, 2016


Hawaii
(2018)

Next election 2022; Gov. Ige term-limited in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Hawaii gubernatorial debate,
Ige(D)
vs.Hanabusa(D)
vs.McDermott(R)
vs.Carroll(R)
vs.Tupola(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Hawaii gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: Former Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona(R)

    Hawaii 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Honolulu Star-Advertiser, "Ige defeats Hanabusa, will face Tupola in November," by Kevin Dayton, August 12, 2018
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "Candidate Q&A: Governor: Andria Tupola," Aug 2 & 9, 2018
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "Hanabusa's Legacy in Congress", by Nick Grube, Aug 7, 2018
  • Pacific Business News, "Gubernatorial candidates take on energy, climate at public forum," by HJ Mai, August 6, 2018
  • Hawaii News Now, "American Samoan citizenship status under scrutiny," by Rick Daysog, August 4, 2018
  • Hawaii News Now, "Candidate supports cutting taxes, buying local," by Tianna Morimoto, July 31, 2018
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "How Gov Candidates Would Grow Hawaii's Economy," by Stewart Yerton, July 9, 2018
  • The Kaua'i Garden Island, "Tupola touts vision for Hawaii," by Bethany Freudenthal, June 21, 2018
  • West Hawaii Today, "Republican candidates for state office stump in Kona", Apr 14, 2018
  • Hawaii Free Press, "Tupola Tax Cut: Make EITC Refundable," by Rep Andria Tupola, January 16, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Why Is Bob McDermott So Obsessed With Sex?", by Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson, 2/09/2016 updated Dec 06, 2017
  • BigIslandNow.com, "Gov. Ige Issues Statement on U.S. Immigration," January 30, 2017
  • Maui Time, "Know Your 2016 Maui County Election Candidate: John Carroll," by Anthony Pignataro, June 27, 2016


Idaho
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Idaho gubernatorial debate,
Lt. Gov. Brad Little (R) vs.Jordan(D) vs.Labrador(R) vs.Fulcher(R) vs.Ahlquist(R) vs.Minton(D)
Former challengers:
Jerry Brady (D,2006)

    Idaho 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • KTVB, “Outgoing Gov. Otter endorses Medicaid expansion,” October 30, 2018
  • Boise State Public Radio, "Idaho Congressional Candidate Russ Fulcher Hurt In Motorcycle Crash," by James Dawson, May 21, 2018
  • Idaho Business Review, "Jordan: 'We need to go back to being a balanced state again'," by Anne Wallace Allen, April 27, 2018
  • The Spokesman Review, "Dem candidates for governor square off, clash over marijuana," by Betsy Z. Russell, April 22, 2018
  • The Argonaut (U. Idaho), "Paulette Jordan ready to race," March 7, 2018
  • Idaho Statesman, "Where will Idaho's next governor stand on gay marriage?", by Cynthia Sewell, March 2, 2018
  • Boise State Public Radio, "Labrador Provides Delayed Response To Charlottesville Violence," by Matt Guilhem, Aug. 16, 2017
  • KTVB.com, "Homeless Boise Man Prepares to Run for Governor," by Alex Livingston, April 25, 2017
  • Magic Valley Times-News, "Ahlquist: Why I'm running for governor," April 18, 2017
  • Idaho County Free Press, "Big impression with Little interview," by Andrew Ottoson, Apr 13, 2016
  • OpportunityLives.com, "Q&A With Raúl Labrador: Criminal Justice Reformer," by Ellen Carmichael, Feb. 2015


Illinois
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Illinois gubernatorial debate,
Gov. Bruce Rauner(R) vs.Pawar(D) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Biss(D) vs.J.B. Pritzker(D)

    Illinois 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Illinois Governor Guide (Rauner & Pritzker), 11/1/2018
  • Better Government Association Fact-check: "Will new Illinois law create sanctuaries?", by Matt Dietrich, Aug. 28, 2017
  • Chicago Tribune, "Pawar wants to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day," Aug. 24, 2017
  • The Advocate, 'Fa**ot' tweets bring down aide to Illinois Gov, by Trudy Ring, July 17 2017
  • Peoria Journal Star, "Pritzker pledges downstate revitalization," by Chris Kaergard, July 13, 2017
  • The Chicago Citizen, "Candidate JB Pritzker," by Christopher Shuttlesworth, May 24, 2017
  • Politico, "Abortion politics trip up blue-state GOP governor," by Natasha Korecki, 5/5/2017
  • Capitolfax.com, "Kennedy vs. Pritzker on legalizing marijuana," May 1, 2017
  • The Chicago Defender, "Illinois Governor's Race," by Mary L. Datcher, April 27, 2017
  • Illinois Times, "Pritzker takes strong stand on abortion rights," by Alex Camp, 4/27/17
  • Chicago Tribune, "Biss announces Democratic bid for governor," by Rick Pearson, 3/20/17
  • Quad City Times, "Rauner signs Future Energy Jobs bill," Dec. 7, 2016
  • Newton Daily News, "Illinois law will tackle gun trafficking," Aug. 24, 2016


Indiana
(2020)

Gov. Holcomb running for re-election in 2020:
2020 Indiana Gubernatorial debate
Eric Holcomb(R)
vs.Eddie Melton(D)
vs.Woody Myers(D)
2016 Indiana Gubernatorial debates: Holcomb(R) vs.Gregg(D) vs.Pence(R) vs.Brooks(R) vs.Rokita(R)

    Indiana 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Chicago Crusader, "It's time to update Indiana's election process and expand mail-in voting," by Senator Eddie D. Melton, April 15, 2020
  • Evansville Courier & Press, "4 things to know about Woody Myers," by Jon Webb, March 2, 2020
  • Associated Press on WGN-TV, "Indiana resisting marijuana trend of neighboring states," December 14, 2019
  • Anderson Herald-Bulletin, "Educators teach powerful lessons at Red for Ed Statehouse rally," by Dr. Woody Myers, Nov 26, 2019
  • Crawfordsville Journal Review, "Dem governor candidates make their case," by Nick Hedrick, October 13, 2019
  • Indianapolis Star, "Governor's race takes shape as former state health chief Woody Myers jumps in," by Chris Sikich, July 10, 2019
  • WTHR TV, "Dr. Woody Myers joins Governor's race," July 10, 2019
  • TheStateHouseFile.com, "Dr. Woody Myers becomes first Democrat to enter governor's race," by LaMonte Richardson, July 10, 2019
  • San Francisco Chronicle, "Indiana attorney general sued over groping allegations," by Tom Davies, June 18, 2019
  • Chicago Crusader, "Indiana's first Black governor?," June 7, 2019
  • Chicago Tribune, "State senator eyes governor's race," by Tom Davies, June 4, 2019
  • Eagle Country 99.3FM, "Gov. Holcomb Signs Victims' Rights Bill," by Travis Thayer, May 31st, 2019
  • NRA press release, "NRA Applauds Holcomb for Signing Comprehensive Gun Rights Bill," April 26, 2019
  • Washington (IN) Times-Herald, "Committee approves bill to expand role of religion in schools," Erica Irish, Feb 20, 2019
  • Chicago Post-Tribune, "Melton bill would give felons access to state scholarships," by Carole Carlson, Jan 22, 2019
  • National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL.org), "Election Legislation: Coming Soon to a State Near You," by Dylan Lynch, Jan 22, 2019
  • Indianapolis NUVO newsmagazine, "Tallian Files Two Cannabis-Related Bills," by Rob Burgess, December 19, 2018
  • WTHR 13 Indianapolis News, "Gov. Holcomb says passing hate crime law 'long overdue'," by Brian Slodysko, Dec 15, 2018
  • Times of Northwest Indiana, "Local leaders condemn Trump's rollback of EPA clean car standards," by Lauren Cross, October 17, 2018
  • IntoMore.com blog, "Indiana Governor Backs LGBTQ-Inclusive Hate Crime Law," by Nico Lang, 07 Aug 2018
  • Indiana Senate Democrats press release, "Melton files resolution urging Congress to protect DACA recipients," January 11, 2018
  • NAACP press release, "Files Lawsuit Against State of Indiana for Voting Rights Violation," August 10, 2017
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection: Survey responses by Eddie Melton, 2016
  • WTHR-13 NBC-TV, "Candidates Decry Rising Gas Prices," 4/14/2008


Iowa
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Iowa gubernatorial debate,
Kim Reynolds(R) vs.McGuire(D) vs.Hubbell(D) vs.Boulton(D) vs.Leopold(D) vs.Battaglia(L)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Iowa gubernatorial debate
2014 challenger: State Sen. Jack Hatch(D)
2014 primary challenger: Tom Hoefling(R)

    Iowa 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Iowa Governor Guide (Hubbell & Reynolds), 11/1/2018
  • Des Moines Register, "In 90 seconds, Reynolds and Hubbell answered 7 questions," by Kevin Hardy, Oct. 10, 2018
  • White House press release, "WTAS: Support for President Trump's Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada," Oct. 2, 2018
  • Cedar Rapids Gazette, "Hubbell: More help needed for trade-harmed farmers," 8/11/2018
  • Des Moines Register, "Reynolds says same-sex marriage issue settled," by William Petroski, June 12, 2018
  • KCRG-TV9, "Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates debate on immigration, health care," by Jordee Kalk, May 13, 2018
  • Iowa Public Radio, "Glasson: Nurse Turned Gubernatorial Candidate," by Clay Masters & Emily Woodbury, April 20, 2018
  • MyPlainview.com, "Apple gets $208M in tax breaks to build Iowa data center," by David Pitt, August 28, 2017
  • Huffington Post, "Glasson: Populist Iowan Democrat Exploring A Run For Governor," by Taylor Gipple, August 5, 2017
  • WHO-TV, "Reynolds Has No Worries About Guns in the State Capitol," by Dan Hendrickson, June 15, 2017
  • Quad-City Times, "Boulton campaigns for governor," by Ed Tibbetts May 5, 2017
  • The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, "Abortion-funding restriction," by Rod Boshart Feb 2, 2017
  • Siouxland's News KTIV, article on Governor Branstad's budget cuts, Jan. 12, 2017
  • Marshalltown Times Republican, "Leopold reaches out to rural voters," Jan 8, 2017
  • Carroll's Paper, "Reynolds says abortion 'murder,' open to idea of civil unions for gays," by Douglas Burns, Nov. 2010


Kansas
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Kansas gubernatorial debate,
Jeff Colyer(R)
Kris Kobach(R)
Wink Hartman(R)
Carl Brewer(D)
Laura Kelly(D)
Greg Orman(I)

    Kansas 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "Kansas coronavirus update: Gov. Laura Kelly condemns A.G. & legislators," by Sherman Smith, Apr 8, 2020
  • Wichita Eagle, "Face off over Medicaid," by Jonathan Shorman, April 02, 2019
  • White House press release, "WTAS: Support for President Trump's Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada," Oct. 2, 2018
  • Wichita Eagle, " Democratic governor candidate Laura Kelly scoffs at Kris Kobach", by Dion Lefler, Aug 26, 2018
  • The Topeka Capital-Journal, " Orman makes pitch for job growth; Kelly vows to nurture investment ", Aug 16, 2018
  • The Kansas City Star Editorial, "Laura Kelly should be the Democrats’ pick for Kansas governor." August 5, 2018
  • Topeka Capital-Journal "Kelly earns Planned Parenthood endorsement," by Tim Carpenter, July 12, 2018
  • The Wichita Eagle, "To legalize or not? Here's where candidates for Kansas governor stand on pot," By Jonathan Shorman, June 29, 2018
  • Wichita Eagle, "Judge strikes down Kansas voter law," by Jonathan Shorman & Hunter Woodall, 6/18/2018
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, “Kris Kobach found in contempt of court,” by Sherman Smith, Apr 18, 2018
  • Kansas City Star, "Kansas voters should give Gov. Colyer a pass on LGBT issue--for now," by Steve Rose, March 16, 2018
  • Wichita Business Journal, "Colyer: Scrapping NAFTA would be 'devastating' for Kansas economy," by Bryan Horwath, Mar 8, 2018
  • Wichita Eagle, "Kansas governor candidates split on order protecting LGBT workers," by Jonathan Shorman, March 01, 2018
  • Wichita Eagle (Kansas.com), "Governor of Kansas, not governor of Virginia," by Jonathan Shorman, August 16, 2017
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "Jeff Colyer's voting record as legislator a trove of policy insight," by Tim Carpenter, Aug 14, 2017
  • Leavenworth Times, "Hartman hopes to lead state," by Rimsie McConiga, Aug 11, 2017
  • The Wichita Eagle, "Colyer poised to become governor," by Jonathan Shorman July 27, 2017
  • Wichita Eagle, "Kobach helps gun planks to GOP platform," by Bryan Lowry, July 13, 2016
  • The Hill, "Not enough bourbon in Kentucky to make me release voter data," by Max Greenwood, 6/30/17
  • Kansas City Star , "Kobach launches campaign," by Bryan Lowry, June 8, 2017
  • The Wichita Eagle, "Lawmakers override Brownback veto of tax increases," by Jonathan Shorman and Daniel Salazar, 6/6/17
  • The Kansas City Star Op-ed: "Is Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer a Sam Brownback clone?" by Steve Rose, May 26, 2017
  • Wichita Eagle, "Brewer, Hartman try bipartisan campaigning," by Dion Lefler, April 21, 2017
  • The Topeka Capital-Journal, "Brewer Offers Democrats a Choice for Governor," Op-Ed by Bob Beatty, Feb. 26, 2017
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "Colyer endorses opening KanCare meetings to public," by Tim Carpenter, February 20, 2017
  • The Kansas City Star, "Former Wichita mayor kicks off campaign", by Bryan Lowry, February 20, 2017
  • The Wichita Eagle, "Brewer Promises Community Activist Campaign for Governor," by Dion Lefler, Feb. 20, 2017
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "Wink Hartman running for Kansas governor", by Tim Carpenter, Feb. 16, 2017
  • Wichita Eagle (Kansas.com), "Kris Kobach views spark intense reactions," by Bryan Lowry, September 26, 2015
  • The Butler County Times-Gazette, "Republican's 'Clean Sweep' Bus Tour," by Julie Clements & Belinda Larsen, Oct. 30, 2014


Kentucky
(2019)

Next election 2023; past gubernatorial races:
2019 Kentucky gubernatorial debate:
Matt Bevin(R)
vs.Robert Goforth(R)
vs.Rocky Adkins(D)
vs.Andy Beshear(D)
vs.Adam Edelen(D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2015 Kentucky Gubernatorial debates:
Matt Bevin (R)
Jack Conway (D)
Former Louisville Councilman Hal Heiner (R)

    Kentucky 2019 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Kentucky Governor Guide (Bevin & Beshear), 11/1/2019
  • The Dogwood Daily, "Virginia A.G. Mark Herring fights to get Blackjewel miners paid", by Davis Burroughs, 7/17/2019
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, "A national abortion rights group just took sides," by Daniel Desrochers, May 20, 2019
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "As governor, I'll fight for our most vulnerable," by Andy Beshear, May 14, 2019
  • MSN.com, "Robert Goforth on why he should be governor," 5/10/2019
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Where the candidates stand on abortion, state income tax, and retirement system," 5/10/2019
  • InsiderLouisville.com, "La Casita hosts bilingual forum for governor's race," by Lisa Hornung, April 26, 2019
  • People Magazine, "Ky. Governor Made Sure His 9 Kids Got Chickenpox 'on Purpose'," by Adam Carlson, March 21, 2019
  • RouteFifty.com, "Republican Governors Want Trade War With China Over Quickly," by Dave Nyczepir, Feb. 22, 2019
  • Louisville Courier Journal, "Republican moves to allow guns in schools, bars and day cares," by Mandy McLaren, Jan. 9, 2019
  • Louisville Courier Journal, "Bevin draws another opponent in Kentucky governor race," by Bill Estep And Jack Brammer, Jan. 08, 2019
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, "Adam Edelen launches gubernatorial campaign 'for all Kentucky'," by Daniel Desrochers, January 07, 2019
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Andy Beshear to fight ACA ruling," by Thomas Novelly, Dec. 17, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Matt Bevin calls Kentucky pension ruling an 'unprecedented power grab'," by Thomas Novelly, Dec. 14, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Pension ruling hands victory to Beshear over Bevin," by Thomas Novelly, Dec. 14, 2018
  • ABC-13-WBKO, "Andy Beshear: 2018 year end interview," by Dalton Godbey, Dec 11, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Beshear to lawmakers: Legalize gambling to help fix pension system," by Tom Loftus, Nov. 26, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Things To Know about Rocky Adkins," Nov. 14, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "10 things to know about Andy Beshear," by Tom Loftus, July 9, 2018
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, "Father of Alison Lundergan Grimes indicted in campaign finance conspiracy," by Daniel Desrochers and Bill Estep, 5/21/2018
  • The Morehead News, "Budget restores money to schools by cigarette, opioid taxes," by Ronnie Ellis, Mar 2, 2018
  • The Hill, "Not enough bourbon in Kentucky to make me release voter data," by Max Greenwood, 6/30/17


Louisiana
(2019)

Next election 2023; past gubernatorial races:
2019 Louisiana gubernatorial debate:
John Bel Edwards(D)
vs.Ralph Abraham(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2015 Louisiana Gubernatorial debates:
House Minority Leader John Bel Edwards (D, won)
Senator David Vitter (R, lost runoff)
Secretary of State Jay Dardenne (R, lost Oct. 2015 primary)

    Louisiana 2019 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Bayou Brief, "Ralph Abraham's Pharmacies Dispensed Nearly 1.5 Million Doses of Opioids," by Lamar White, 8/28/19
  • The News-Star, "Where Louisiana's governor candidates stand on the issues," Oct. 8, 2019
  • Politico.com, "GOP squabbles as Louisiana governor nears reelection," by Daniel Strauss, 10/01/2019
  • 225 Magazine, "The Top Three Candidates for Governor: We Asked The Questions, They Answered," by Benjamin Leger, 9/30/19
  • Bayou Buzz, "Transcript of Louisiana Governor Race debate: Vaping, budget and corporate taxes," 23 September 2019
  • KLFY News, "Interview with governor candidate Eddie Rispone," by Lora Lavigne, Sep 18, 2019
  • Bayou Brief, "Rispone Supports Louisiana's Corrupt and Failing School Voucher Program," by Lamar White, June 20, 2019
  • The Times-Picayune, "5 things to know about the GOP candidates running for LA governor," by Julia O'Donoghue, 3/29/19
  • The Advocate, "Where do 3 Louisiana governor candidates stand on death penalty?" by Elizabeth Crisp, Mar 28, 2019
  • The Times-Picayune, "Where Republicans Eddie Rispone, Ralph Abraham differ," by Julia O'Donoghue, Mar 19, 2019
  • The Advocate, "5 takeaways from meet and greet with Eddie Rispone," by Elizabeth Crisp, Jan 8, 2019
  • America Magazine, "Profile: John Bel Edwards, pro-life Catholic", by Matt Malone, December 14, 2018
  • CampusElect.org 2019 Louisiana Governor Guide (Abraham, Edwards, & Rispone), 11/1/2018
  • The News-Star, "Edwards popular, but re-election risky," by Greg Hilburn, USA Today, March 1, 2018
  • The Hill, "Mulvaney says Trump's military parade could cost as much as $30 million," by Avery Anapol, 2/14/18
  • The News-Star, "Mayo, Abraham face off in 5th District debate," by Kaleb Causey, Nov. 20, 2014


Maine
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Maine gubernatorial debate,
Attorney General Janet T. Mills(D)
Commissioner Mary Mayhew(R)
Shawn Moody(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Maine gubernatorial Debate
Former challengers:
Rep. Mike Michaud(D,2014)
Eliot Cutler(I,2010)

    Maine 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Maine Governor Guide (Mills & Moody), 11/1/2018
  • The Detroit News, "Stabenow, James agree to two October debates," by Leonard N. Fleming, Aug. 28, 2018
  • Stars and Stripes (U.S. Armed Forces periodical) , by Rose L. Thayer, August 21, 2018
  • Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, "King fights for clean environment," OpEd Letter, Aug 5, 2018
  • Foster's Daily Democrat, " Shawn Moody: Maine at 'critical juncture'", by Deborah McDermott, Aug 3, 2018
  • Press-Herald, "Where the candidates stand on wind power development," by Tux Turkel, July 2, 2018
  • Portsmouth Herald, seacoastonline.com, "Maine governor candidate: Mary Mayhew, Republican," April 13, 2018
  • Sun Journal, "Candidates back gun ownership at Colby College debate," by Colin Ellis, Feb. 27, 2018
  • Bangor Daily News, "Candidates throw jabs but no knockout punches in debate," by Michael Shepherd, Feb. 1, 2018
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection: Survey responses by Betsy Sweet, 2018
  • WAGM-TV, "Mills joins 13 states rejecting 'deep and damaging EPA cuts'," December 21, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Mills: We need to get the genie back in the pill bottle," October 15, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Democrats agree on need to improve health care, economy," by Jason Pafundi, September 28, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "A.G. Not Commenting on Abortion Suit," September 20, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "Poverty isn't eliminated by threatening the poor," by Lance Dutson, Sept. 18, 2017
  • CNN.com, "LePage: Civil War was initially fought over land," by Nathan McDermott and Andrew Kaczynski, 8/22/2017
  • Journal Tribune, "Mayhew hopes to 'build on what we've accomplished'," by Ryder Schumacher, Aug. 9, 20117
  • The Lincoln County News, "Mayhew Campaign Makes Lincoln County Debut," by Abigail W. Adams, July 5, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Shine a light on high drug prices and go after gougers," by Janet T. Mills, June 28, 2017
  • Forbes Magazine, "Maine Shows How To Make Welfare Work," by Jared Meyer, June 1, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "LePage proposes eliminating funding for Civil Rights Team," by Beth Brogan, May 27, 2017
  • RedAlertPolitics.com, "Defeat DC Kings; Elect Libertarians," by Ryan Girdusky, April 30, 2017
  • Press-Herald, "Commentary: DHHS fighting Maine's drug crisis," by Mary Mayhew, April 14, 2017
  • News Center Maine, "Clergy, low income, immigrant groups protest DHHS budget," by Don Carrigan, Feb. 22, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "How $13M in unlawful spending took shape in Mayhew's DHHS," by Matthew Stone, Feb. 7, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Mills among 17 nationwide who condemn Trump's ban on refugees," by Dennis Hoey, January 29, 2017
  • Maine Public, "Blue Ribbon Commission Charged With Violating Law," by Mal Leary, July 8, 2016
  • Maine Public, "S&P Settlement Yields Maine More Than $21.5 Million," February 4, 2015
  • Bangor Daily News, "LePage defies AG Mills' demand to release welfare study," by Mario Moretto, January 9, 2014


Maryland
(2018)

Next election in 2022; Gov. Hogan term-limited in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Maryland gubernatorial debate,
Hogan vs.Jealous(D) vs.Ross (D) vs.Cummings(D) vs.Madaleno(D) vs.Quinn(L) vs.Schlakman(G)
Former contenders:
Steele (R,2006); Vaughn (R,2010).

    Maryland 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • NPR Fact-Check, "N.M. Governor Pulls National Guard From Border, Citing A 'Charade', " February 6, 2019
  • CampusElect.org 2018 Maryland Governor Guide (Jealous & Hogan), 11/1/2018
  • Washington Post, "Hogan tells Great Mills students he would reject an NRA endorsement," by Ovetta Wiggins, July 19, 2018
  • Baltimore CBS Local, "2018 Maryland Primary Candidate Ben Jealous," June 13, 2018
  • Washington Post, "Ben Jealous: Sanders-style Democrat gains traction in Clinton-loving Md.," by Ovetta Wiggins, June 6, 2018
  • Washington Post, "Emily's List endorses Rockeymoore Cummings for governor," by Ovetta Wiggins, October 30 2017
  • The Diamondback, "Alec Ross visits UMD to help register students to vote," by Naomi Grant, Sept. 27, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Candidate shares son's health story, slams Congress," by Josh Hicks, July 26, 2017
  • WBAL-TV, "Gubernatorial candidates say state could do more to help Baltimore," by Jayne Miller, June 20, 2017
  • The Diamondback (University of Maryland), "Lawmakers are fighting to legalize recreational marijuana," by Lexie Schapitl, March 2, 2017
  • Capital Gazette, "Maryland Democrats introduce gun safety legislation," by Rachel Bluth, Feb. 10, 2016
  • WBAL News Radio 1090 AM, "Hogan Wants Immigrant Children Returned Home," July 29, 2014


Massachusetts
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Massachusetts gubernatorial debate,
Gov. Charlie Baker(R)
Mayor Setti Warren (D)
Jay Gonzalez (D)
Bob Massie (D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 MA Gubernatorial debate
2006 MA Democratic primary debate
2006 MA Gubernatorial debate;
Former contenders:
Coakley(D,2014); Grossman(D,2014); Berwick(D,2014); Wolf(D,2014);
Mihos (R, 2010); Ross (D, 2010);
Stein (G, 2010); Gabrieli (D, 2006);
Reich (D, 2002); O'Brien (D, 2002)

    Massachusetts 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Springfield Republican, "Massachusetts becomes 21st state to ban hand-held cellphone use while driving", by Shira Schoenberg, Nov. 25, 2019
  • Boston Globe, "Charlie Baker signs automatic voter registration bill," by Matt Stout, Aug. 09, 2018
  • Politico.com, "Baker rescinds National Guard offer over family separations," by Lauren Dezenski, 6/18/2018
  • The Metro, "MBTA travel not an option for Mass. Governor," by State House News Service, March 08, 2018
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette, "Homeless shelter funding in Amherst," by Scott Merzbach, Dec. 15, 2017
  • Brookline Tab, "Candidates spell out goals," by Susie Davidson, Nov 13, 2017
  • WWLP, "Setti Warren sits down with constituents in Amherst," by Tashanea Whitlow, August 4, 2017
  • The Foxboro Reporter, "Would-be governor inspires Democrats," by Bera Dunau, July 20, 2017
  • Boston Metro, "Baker says mind open on sanctuary status," State House News Service, 7/12/2017
  • Commonwealth Magazine, "How You Beat Baker," by Bruce Mohl, Jun 16, 2017
  • The Nation, "Climate and Democracy," by Wen Stephenson, June 1, 2017
  • Lynn Daily Item, "Warren Campaigns on Transportation Promise", by Thomas Grillo, May 26, 2017
  • WGBH Boston Public Radio, "First, He Learned To Walk Again. Now, Bob Massie Is Running For Governor", by Tori Bedford, May 18, 2017
  • Boston Herald, "Gonzalez outlines thrust of gubernatorial run," by Jordan Frias, April 26, 2017
  • WBUR gubernatorial profile series, by Meghna Chakrabarti, Shawn Bodden & Anthony Brooks, April 25 – June 12, 2017
  • WBUR 90.9 FM, NPR radio, "Environmentalist Robert Massie Announces Run," by Ally Jarmanning, April 24, 2017
  • Wicked Local Marshfield, "Meet the candidate: Jay Gonzalez", Apr 21, 2017
  • MassLive.com, Gonzalez pledges to oppose Trump," by Dan Glaun, Apr 3, 2017
  • Boston Herald, "Newton mayor affirms his city’s sanctuary stance," March 30, 2017
  • Politico.com, "Massachusetts Playbook," 2/1/2017
  • Commonwealth Magazine, "Gonzalez throws his hat in the ring," by Michael Jonas, Jan 30, 2017
  • Newton Patch, "Mayors coalition on assault weapons ban," by Alex Newman, Aug 10, 2016
  • Time Magazine, "Q&A with Survivor--and Game Changer--Bob Massie," by Stephanie Abrahams, May 15, 2012


Michigan
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Minnesota gubernatorial debate,
Tina Liebling (DFL)
Tim Walz (DFL)
Matt Dean (R)
Rebecca Otto (DFL)
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL)
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL)
vs.Pawlenty(R)
vs.Johnson(R)

    Minnesota 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • KLGR 95.9FM Redwood Falls, "Johnson proposes work requirement for welfare recipients," by G. Marquart, July 30, 2018
  • Seattle Times, "Swanson joins AGs in demanding end to border separations," June 19, 2018
  • Pioneer Press, "New phone scams are stealing IDs and 'big money' MN attorney general says," May 9, 2018
  • Post-Bulletin, "Candidates field questions at Rochester gubernatorial forum," by Brian Todd, Feb 23, 2018
  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune, "Swanson joins 18 attorneys general in asking Congress to block transgender troop ban," by J.Brooks, 7/29/2017
  • Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Conversing with governor candidates," October 25, 2017
  • CBS-4-WCCO, "Coleman, Hodges Review Trump’s Sanctuary City Order," January 26, 2017
  • Minnesota Lawyer, "Dayton signs insurance relief bill into law," by Kevin Featherly, January 26, 2017
  • Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Auditor's profile is rising--along with her ire," by Bill Salisbury and David Montgomery, January 23, 2016


Mississippi
(2019)

Next election 2023; Former gubernatorial races:
2019 Mississippi gubernatorial debate:
Phil Bryant(R,term-limited)
vs.Robert Foster(R)
vs.Jim Hood(D)
vs.Tate Reeves(R)
vs.William L. Waller Jr.(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2015 MS debate coverage
Phil Bryant
Robert Gray (D, won August 2015 primary)
Vicki Slater (D, lost August 2015 primary)

    Mississippi 2019 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • MississippiToday.org, "Waller cites 'common sense' in also not meeting with women alone," by Larrison Campbell, July 15, 2019
  • MississippiToday.org, "'We've built an army': Tate Reeves," by Adam Ganucheau, July 15, 2019
  • CNN.com, "Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone," by Devan Cole. 7/11/2019
  • Washington Examiner, "Foster's refusal to work with a female reporter was sexist," by Madeline Fry, July 11, 2019
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger, "Unsealed documents show how drug companies coordinated price-fixing, AG says," by Giacom Bologna, 6/26/2019
  • Mississippi Today, "Hood long railed against Mississippi's mental health system. Now, he must defend it in court," by Larrison Campbell, 6/3/2019
  • Mississippi Today, "Jim Hood draws rebuke from the right and the left on abortion," by Adam Ganucheau, May 22, 2019
  • WJTV.com, "Jim Hood talks criminal justice, economy, infrastructure and healthcare at USM town hall," by Gerald Harris, 4/17/2019
  • The Meridian Star, "Jim Hood focuses on mental health, healthcare in gubernatorial run," by Whitney Downward, 4/12/2019
  • News Mississippi (NewsMS.FM), "GOP candidates Foster, Waller debate," by Alex Paton, April 3, 2019
  • Y'all Politics, "AG Hood Delivers $40 Million to State Funds from BP Payment," by Sarah Ulmer, 4/3/2019
  • Mississippi Clarion Ledger, "Waller, Foster talk roads & Medicaid expansion in first debate", by Luke Ramseth, April 2, 2019
  • Mississippi Business Journal, "Waller & Foster advocate teacher pay & health access in GOP debate," April 2019
  • Tupelo Daily Journal, "Waller touts vision for state's future," by Caleb Bedillion, Mar. 26, 2019
  • Daily Times Leader, "Waller: Reeves not 'good alternative' for governor," by Steve Rogers, March 6, 2019
  • YallPolitics.com, "Republican candidate Waller has voting history in last three statewide Democrat primaries," by Jay E. Hughes, March 1, 2019
  • Biloxi Sun-Herald, "Hood could win governor's race and not be seated," by Bobby Harrison, February 04, 2019
  • Mississippi Today, "Capitol leaders showed active interest in AG ruling on retirees," by Bobby Harrison & Eric Shelton, March 14, 2019
  • Tupelo Daily Journal, "Waller talks policy views during Tupelo stop," by Caleb Bedillion, Mar. 12, 2019
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Mississippi Pension System Set to Update Rule," Feb. 12, 2019
  • Jackson Free Press, "Beyond Angry Tweets: Robert Foster on Why He is Running for Governor," by Ashton Pittman, Feb. 6, 2019
  • Mississippi Clarion Ledger, "Foster supports version of Medicaid expansion", by Luke Ramseth, Jan. 8, 2019
  • The Clarion-Ledger, "Jim Hood Jabs at Tate Reeves at Hobnob", by Luke Ramseth, Nov. 1, 2018
  • DeSoto Times Tribune, "Foster announces run for governor," by Bob Bakken, December 12, 2018
  • Jackson Free Press, "Hard-right Conservative 'Farmer Bob' to Announce," by Ashton Pittman, December 10, 2018
  • Jackson Free Press, "Jim Hood: Retirees Could Serve at Capitol Without Pension Hit," December 4, 2018
  • DailyKos.com, "Jim Crow law could cost Dems Mississippi election even if they win more votes," by Stephen Wolf, October 05, 2018
  • Mississippi Today, "Jim Hood Launches Campaign For Governor," by Adam Ganucheau. October 3, 2018
  • Mississippi Today, "Jim Hood, Mississippi’s only statewide Democrat, to announce governor bid," by A.Ganucheau , L.Campbell & B.Harrison, Oct. 1, 2018
  • Today In Mississippi, "Talking with 'Today': Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves," March 11, 2018
  • Mississippi Today, "5 takeaways from Senate infrastructure proposal," by Adam Ganucheau, Feb. 20, 2018
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, "Reeves easily tops statewide campaign fundraising", Feb 3, 2018
  • Mississippi Today, "Attorney general steers clear of DACA immigration lawsuit," by R.L.Nave, Sept. 7. 2017
  • Jackson Free Press, "Politicking Over Mental-Health Care," by Arielle Dreher, July 27, 2017
  • Clarion-Ledger, "Mississippi sets tone as opioid drugmakers face rising tide of lawsuits," by Jerry Mitchell, June 10, 2017
  • Jackson Free Press, "Solar Power: A Mississippian's Guide," by Arielle Dreher, 5/4/2017
  • Legal Newsline, "Miss. AG sues pharma companies over allegedly unapproved drugs," by Jessica Karmasek, May 2, 2017
  • ARS Technica, "Mississippi AG Jim Hood sues Google--again," by Joe Mullin, 1/18/2017
  • Mississippi Today, "Blue Lives Matter,' immigration bills get Reeves' support," by R. L. Nave, Jan. 9, 2017
  • Mississippi Today, "Federal judge blocks HB 1523," by Larrison Campbell, June 30, 2016
  • The Clarion-Ledger, "Trent Lott for governor, 2019?", by Geoff Pender, May 9, 2015
  • GulfLive.com, "Reeves announces $400 million tax relief plan," by Warren Kulo, Feb. 10, 2015
  • Mississippi Public Broadcasting, "Hood disagrees with gay marriage ban but will defend in court," by Jeffrey Hess, Dec 03, 2014
  • Mississippi Business Journal, "VW's incentives over company's stance on union vote," by Ted Carter, Feb. 13, 2014
  • NRA Institute for Legislative Action, "Hood Opines that Enhanced Licensees May Carry on Educational Property," Oct. 4, 2013


Missouri
(2020)

Gov. Parson up for re-election in 2020; contenders:
2020 Missouri Gubernatorial debate
Mike Parson(R)
vs.Nicole Galloway(D)
vs.Jim Neely(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 Missouri Gubernatorial debates:
Attorney General Chris Koster(D)
vs.Eric Greitens(R)
vs.Former State House Speaker Catherine Hanaway(R)
vs.CEO John Brunner(R)
vs.Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder(R)

    Missouri 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Bolivar Herald-Free Press, "Parson signs supplemental budget, creates working group," by Ashlyn O'Hara, 4/17/20
  • PEN America, "Missouri Governor Bans Reporters from Briefings," April 14, 2020
  • The St. Louis American, "Parson urged to include MBE in COVID-19 business," by Chris King, Apr 14, 2020
  • Kansas City Star, "Church is in your heart. Ban in-person services in Missouri, Gov. Parson," by Brian Kaylor, March 25, 2020
  • Columbia Daily Tribune, "Missouri municipal elections delayed to June 2," by Rudi Keller, Mar 18, 2020
  • Jefferson City News Tribune, "State auditor: Audit the office before legislative session's end," by Phillip Sitter, Mar. 12, 2020
  • The Caldwell County News, "Representative Jim Neely's Capitol Report," 03/11/2020
  • KY3-News, "KY3 investigation in probation and parole program," Feb 26, 2020
  • St. Louis Magazine, "Can State Auditor Nicole Galloway become Missouri's next governor?", by Nicholas Phillips, February 8, 2020
  • Patheos.com, "Missouri lawmaker: Statue of Roman goddess disses Christianity," by Rick Snedeker, February 3, 2020
  • KY3-Springfield, "Nicole Galloway vows to grow Medicaid if elected Missouri governor," Jan 9, 2020
  • KRCG-TV 13-CBS, "Galloway urges Parson to update state's parental leave policies," by Megan Smalttz, January 7, 2020
  • Fox-2-Now St. Louis, "State Auditor Nicole Galloway explains why she's running for governor," by John Brown, Sep. 12, 2019
  • Columbia Daily Tribune, "Missouri GOP Gov. Parson announces 2020 bid to keep his job," by Summer Ballentine, Sep 8, 2019
  • Kansas City Star, "Missouri lawmaker will enter GOP gubernatorial primary against Parson," by Crystal Thomas, August 29, 2019
  • Columbia Daily Tribune, "Bonus that Big Business gets--but you don't," by Nicole Galloway, Aug 24, 2019
  • Kansas City Star, "Missouri gubernatorial candidates talk gun violence solutions," by Crystal Thomas, August 15, 2019
  • Governor's press release, "Parson Embarks on First Trade Mission, Travels to Europe," June 14, 2019
  • Columbia Daily Tribune, "Galloway for governor?", by Hank Waters, Jun 8, 2019
  • Columbia Daily Tribune, "State auditor criticizes food stamp fraud investigations," by Blake Nelson, Jun 5, 2018
  • CBS News, "Missouri governor says Planned Parenthood needs to comply with investigation to avoid shutdown," by Kate Smith, May 29, 2019
  • NPR.org, "Missouri Governor Signs Ban on Abortion After 8 Weeks Of Pregnancy," by Bobby Allyn, May 24, 2019
  • White House press release, "Support For President Donald J. Trump's Actions On Trade," May 21, 2019
  • Kaiser Health News, "Why Missouri's The Last Holdout On A Statewide Rx Monitoring Program," by Lauren Weber, May 20, 2019
  • Courier-Tribune, "Missouri House passes ban on abortions after 8 weeks of pregnancy," May 17, 2019
  • St. Louis Public Radio, "Governor calls for drug-monitoring database to curb opioid abuse," by Sarah Fentem, Dec 5, 2018
  • White House press release, "WTAS: Support for President Trump's Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada," Oct. 2, 2018
  • Columbia Daily Tribune, "Missouri House votes to legalize medical marijuana," by Blake Nelson, May 1, 2018
  • Columbia Daily Tribune, "Missouri House pushes back against 'revenge porn'," Feb 20, 2018
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Montana
(2020)

Gov. Bullock term-limited in 2020; gubernatorial race:
2020 Montana Gubernatorial debate:
Albert Olszewski(R)
vs.Casey Schreiner(D)
vs.Corey Stapleton(R,running for House)
vs.Gary Perry(R)
vs.Greg Gianforte(R)
vs.Reilly Neill(D)
vs.Tim Fox(R)
vs.Whitney Williams(D)
vs.Mike Cooney(D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 Montana Gubernatorial debates: Bullock(D)
vs.Gianforte(R)
vs.Perea(R)
vs.Johnson(R)
2016 Challengers: Greg Gianforte(R)
vs.Mark Perea(R)
vs.Bill McChesney(D)
vs.Former Secretary of State Brad Johnson(R)
2012 Challenger: Former Rep. Rick Hill (R)
2008 challenger: Stan Jones

    Montana 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Boulder Monitor, "Gubernatorial candidate Tim Fox is 'no one's lapdog'," by Keith Hammonds, Apr 1, 2020
  • KPAX-8 Missoula, "Montana AG Fox worried about 'price fixing' during COVID-19 shutdowns," Mar 26, 2020
  • The Laurel Outlook, "Democratic primary governors debate," by Brad Molnar, March 10, 2020
  • Helena Independent-Record, "Cooney picks Schreiner as running mate in race for governor," by Holly Michels, Feb 28, 2020
  • NBC Montana, "Mike Cooney announces Casey Schreiner as running mate," February 28, 2020
  • Helena Independent-Record, "Bozeman forum: Cooney cites experience, Williams says she's got fresh ideas," by Holly Michels, Feb 22, 2020
  • Great Falls Tribune, "GOP's Gianforte key player in Democratic gubernatorial debate," by Phil Drake, Feb. 12, 2020
  • KTVH-Helena, "State sues opioid-painkiller distributors for alleged role in epidemic," by Mike Dennison, Feb 03, 2020
  • The Missoulian,"Democrat Neill drops out of governor's race," by Holly K. Michels, Jan 21, 2020
  • DemCast USA: "Meet the Candidate: Reilly Neill (Montana)," December 6, 2019
  • Helena Independent Record, "GOP governor candidates Fox, Olszewski debate in Helena," by Holly K. Michels, Nov 26, 2019
  • Billings Gazette, "Montana attorney general joins Keystone XL legal battle," by Tom Lutey, Oct 9, 2019
  • Helena Independent-Record, "Williams becomes 4th Democrat in Montana governor's race," by Holly K. Michels, Oct 3, 2019
  • Daily Inter Lake, "Fox Talks Governor's Race, Record As Attorney General," by Colin Gaiser, September 28, 2019
  • Great Falls Tribune, "Montana joins brief to ban abortions after 20 weeks," by Phil Drake, Sept. 5, 2019
  • Helena Independent Record, "Southern border crisis has a direct impact on Montana," by Tim Fox, July 15, 2019
  • KXLF-4/Butte, "Trump greenhouse-emission rule may not have much impact in Montana," June 19, 2019
  • Missoula Current, "Talen to close Colstrip Units 1 and 2 by end of the year," by MTN News, June 11, 2019
  • Glendive Ranger Review, "A look at the 2019 bills vetoed by Gov. Bullock," by Eric Dietrich, May 30, 2019
  • Cannabis Voter Project, "What's Up in Montana?", downloaded 5/24/2019
  • Fox News, "Attorney general wants Chick-fil-A to open more locations within the state," by Michael Bartiromo, April 23, 2019
  • Great Falls Tribune, "Social Security bill falls victim to governor's veto pen," by Phil Drake, April 19, 2019
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle, "Daines, Gianforte speak at Turning Point USA event," by Perrin Stein, Apr 19, 2019
  • NBC-Montana, "Montana's AG urges Congress to replace Affordable Care Act," by Heidi Meili, April 3, 2019
  • Helena Independent-Record, "Gianforte tells Montana to take a page from national playbook," by Holly K. Michels, Feb 4, 2019
  • E&E News (Energy & Environment), "17 members who will help shape energy, green policies," by G.Cahlink, N.Sobczyk, & K.Lunney, 1/30/19
  • ReadSludge.com, "Members of Committee Overseeing the Environment Have Millions Invested in Fossil Fuels," by Alex Kotch, Jan 30, 2019
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection: Survey responses by Reilly Neill, 2019
  • CNN, "Bullock says he 'would' support assault weapons ban," by Caroline Kenny, 8/19/2018
  • The Missoulian, "Big Sky Pride marks 25th year with parade and rally," by Tom Kuglin, 6/16/2018
  • Great Falls Tribune, "On guns, we're as paralyzed as I was the day my nephew was shot," by Steve Bullock, 5/30/2018
  • Helena Independent Record, "Montana won't deploy National Guard based on Trump's 'whim'," Associated Press, 4/5/2018
  • Politico.com, "Bullock and the lost art of political persuasion," by Gabriel Debenedetti, 10/11/2017
  • The Missoulian, "Montana governor vetoes bills on abortion, concealed weapons," by Bobby Caina Calvan, 5/9/2017
  • The Missoulian, "Bullock rejects bill banning Sharia law in court," by Bobby Caina Calvan, 4/6/2017
  • The Guardian (UK), "Montana Democrats accuse Republicans of voter suppression ahead of special election," Feb. 24, 2017
  • Religion News Service, "Montana lawmakers denounce plans for neo-Nazi rally," December 28, 2016


Nebraska
(2018)

Next election 2022; Gov. Ricketts term-limited in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
Bob Krist(D; announced for 2022 in 2019)
2018 Nebraska gubernatorial debate,
Pete Ricketts (R)
vs.Bob Krist(D)
Former contenders: Jon Bruning(R,2014)

    Nebraska 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • KHGI nebraska.tv, " Nebraska's first inmate executed by lethal injection," August 14th 2018
  • KHGI (ABC) Nebraska.tv, "Krist calls on Gov. Ricketts to petition trade war talk," March 6th 2018
  • Reno Gazette-Journal, "Laxalt on gun background check initiative," by James DeHaven, Feb. 15, 2018
  • Omaha World-Herald, "Gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist switches to Democratic Party," by Roseann Moring, Feb 13, 2018
  • Kearney Hub, "Krist speaks on run against Gov. Ricketts," by Erika Pritchard, October 20, 2017
  • Kearney Hub, "Krist solution our state needs," by Nathan Leach, October 17, 2017
  • Omaha World Herald, "Sen. Krist switching party affiliation to nonpartisan," by Joe Duggan, Sept. 14, 2017
  • Omaha World Herald, "Lawmakers reject overriding Ricketts budget vetoes," by Martha Stoddard, May 18, 2017
  • Nebraska Firearms Owners Association, "Krist took an Oath to uphold the US Constitution!," by NFOA, May 18, 2016
  • ABC News, "LGBT worker ruling could boost Nebraska protections," by The Associated Press, April 6, 2017
  • Strictly Business news, "Nebraska Health Care Association Honors Krist," November 1, 2014
  • Fremont Tribune, "Legislature Committee discusses not taxing military pensions," by Kevin O'Hanlon, Feb. 1, 2013


Nevada
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Nevada gubernatorial debate,
Fisher(R) vs.Sisolak(D) vs.Laxalt(R) vs.Schwartz(R)

    Nevada 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Reno News & Review, "He's doing it again," Mar 8, 2018
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Sisolak attacks group for helping pregnant women," by Victor Joecks, Feb. 27, 2018
  • Reno Gazette-Journal, "A political survey from the 90s has come back to haunt Sisolak," by James DeHaven, Jan. 29, 2018
  • The Nevada Independent, "'I campaign in prose': On the trail with Dan Schwartz," by Michelle Rindels, January 21, 2018
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Laxalt makes Nevada governor bid official," by Colton Lochhead, November 1, 2017
  • The Nevada Independent, "Stances of gubernatorial candidate Dan Schwartz," by Jackie Valley & Michelle Rindels, Sept. 6, 2017
  • The Nevada Independent, "Schwartz, Nevada's maverick treasurer, jumps into governor's race," by Michelle Rindels, Sept. 5, 2017
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "DOJ finds no evidence that Clark County is ‘sanctuary' community," By Wesley Juhl and Michael Scott Davidson, August 4, 2017
  • Concord Monitor, "Sununu's position on transgender Granite Staters is dangerous," by Ray Buckley, August 04, 2017
  • Las Vegas Sun, "Obamacare repeal effort endangers progress made at Las Vegas public hospital," by April Corbin, July 31, 2017
  • Las Vegas Sun, "Clark County mulls control board to keep marijuana businesses in line," by April Corbin, July 19, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Message for Nevada: Don't be California," by David Montero, July 12, 2017
  • Nevada Appeal, "Treasurer Schwartz calls for corporate income tax," by Geoff Dornan, August 31, 2016
  • Bicycling.com, "Bike shop owner riding for governor", 6/2/2017
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Laxalt opposes measure to legalize pot," by Sandra Chereb, August 25, 2016


New Hampshire
(2020)

Gov. Sununu up for re-election in 2020;
2020 New Hampshire Gubernatorial debate:
Chris Sununu(R)
vs.Andru Volinsky(D)
vs.Dan Feltes(D)
Past gubernatorial races:
2018 New Hampshire gubernatorial debate,
Chris Sununu
vs.Steve Marchand (D, Portsmouth Mayor)
vs.Jilletta Jarvis (Libertarian)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 New Hampshire Gubernatorial debates:
Chris Sununu(R)
vs.Jon Lavoie(R)
vs.Mark Connolly(D)
vs.Derek Dextrase(I)
vs.Chris Van Ostern(D)

    New Hampshire 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The North Andover Eagle-Tribune, "Feltes stumps in Salem," by Madeline Hughes, Mar 10, 2020
  • The Laconia Daily Sun, "Feltes brings Democratic governor campaign to Laconia," by Rick Green, Feb 27, 2020
  • Washington Times, "New Hampshire considers importing Canadian drugs," by Holly Ramer, January 21, 2020
  • New Hampshire Union Leader, "Charter school grant again rejected," by Kevin Landrigan, Jan 10, 2020
  • Concord Monitor, "Feltes will lead on clean energy, climate issues," by Melissa E. Birchard, 1/9/2020
  • Portsmouth Herald, "Why I'm running for governor," by Dan Feltes, Oct 26, 2019
  • Nashua Telegraph, "Feltes announces gubernatorial run," by Adam Urquhart, Sep 4, 2019
  • WMUR Manchester TV-9, "Promising to put working-class families first," by John DiStaso and Adam Sexton, 9/3/2019
  • Manchester Union Leader, "Death penalty repealed; NH Senate votes to override veto," by Dave Solomon, May 30, 2019
  • Nashua Telegraph, "Democrats want lower property taxes, higher business taxes," by Adam Urquhart, Jan. 3, 2019
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New Jersey
(2021)

Gov. Murphy up for re-election in 2021:
2020 NJ Gubernatorial debate
Phil Murphy(D)
vs.Jack Ciattarelli(R)
Past gubernatorial races:
2017 New Jersey gubernatorial debate,
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R, won 2017 primary)
Phil Murphy(D, won 2017 election)
vs.Ray Lesniak(D, lost 2017 primary)
Mayor Steve Fulop (declined Dem. primary, Sept. 2016)
Seth Kaper-Dale(G)
Former gubernatorial races:
2013 New Jersey gubernatorial debates
2009 N.J. gubernatorial debates
Former Challengers:
State Sen. Barbara Buono (D)

    New Jersey 2021 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • InsiderNJ.com, "Ciattarelli Announces Campaign Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation," February 12, 2020
  • Bridgewater Courier News, "Jersey guy Jack Ciattarelli adds fire to his gubernatorial campaign," by Mike Deak, Jan. 22, 2020
  • Bergen Record, "First GOP challenger announces run to unseat NJ Gov. Phil Murphy," by Dustin Racioppi, Jan. 21, 2020
  • InsiderNJ.com , "Jack Ciattarelli: A Wendell Willkie and Larry Hogan in Waiting," by Alan Steinberg, April 9, 2019,
  • (More citations and excerpts to follow when available)


New Mexico
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 New Mexico gubernatorial debate,
Lujan-Grisham vs.Apodaca (D) vs.Cervantes(D) vs.Pearce(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 New Mexico gubernatorial Debate
Former challengers:
State Attorney General Gary King (D)

    New Mexico 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • NPR Fact-Check, "N.M. Governor Pulls National Guard From Border, Citing A 'Charade', " February 6, 2019
  • KRWG TV, "Democratic Candidates Speak at Truth or Consequences Forum," by Michael Hernandez, Feb 9, 2018
  • The Santa Fe New Mexican, "Dems give their take on issues in early gubernatorial forum," by Sami Edge, Jan 23, 2018
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Candidate has history of delinquent property taxes," by Daniel J. Chacón, Nov. 29, 2017
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Lujan Grisham pushes higher minimum wage," by Dan Boyd, October 18th, 2017
  • Farmington Daily Times, "Four Democrats vying to be next NM governor," by Hannah Grover, Aug. 3, 2017
  • Los Alamos Monitor, "2 candidates stump in LA," by Tris DeRoma, August 2, 2017
  • U.S. News and World Report, "Concealed-Carry Gun Bills Prompt Warning," by Morgan Lee, Aug. 1, 2017
  • Deming Headlight, "Apodaca visits during campaign tour," by Algernon D'Ammassa, July 23, 2017
  • NMPolitics.net, "What If We Invest in New Mexico?", by Jeff Apodaca, July 17, 2017
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Steve Pearce to seek New Mexico governor's office," by Jason Gibbs, July 10, 2017
  • NM Political Report, "Las Cruces legislator cites budget, jobs crisis," by Joey Peters, July 7, 2017
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Cervantes jumps in to governor's race," by Russell Contreras, July 5, 2017
  • USA Today, "Former media executive enters NM governor's race", by Russell Contreras, May 2, 2017
  • Santa Fe New Mexican, "Jeff Apodaca to run for governor," by Andrew Oxford, May 2, 2017
  • Capitol Ministries, "Pearce: belief in God was central to Founding Fathers," May 2015
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Lujan Grisham addresses NM Legislature", 1/26/2017
  • NMPolitics.net, "Guv signs open conference committee bill," by Heath Haussamen, April 5, 2009


New York


Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 New York gubernatorial debate,
Cuomo(D) vs.Nixon(D)
vs.Molinaro(R)
vs.Hawkins(G)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 New York gubernatorial Debate
Former contenders:
Rob Astorino (R,2014)
Zephyr Teachout (D,2014)
Howie Hawkins (G,2014)
Rep. Rick Lazio (R,2010)
John Faso (R,2006)

    New York 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "Maybe we should tax commuters from NYC to retaliate for 'congestion pricing', by Rob Jennings, 4/2/2019
  • ABC7NY, Associated Press on WABC-TV, "Lawmakers pass bill to protect abortion rights in New York," 1/22/2019
  • Capital Region Spectrum News, "Upstate ignored in gubernatorial debate," by Nick Reisman, August 30, 2018
  • Slate Magazine, "Cynthia Nixon Debated Famously Angry Andrew Cuomo and Got Smeared as Too Angry", by Christina Cauterucci, Aug 30, 2018
  • The Daily Freeman, "At Kingston forum, Marc Molinaro highlights Cuomo administration corruption," by William J. Kremble, 8/23/18
  • The Auburn Citizen, "Molinaro pledges to veto universal health care bill," by Robert Harding, July 25, 2018
  • New York Post, Molinaro's call for fracking spells hope for upstate NYers," July 20, 2018
  • The Auburn Citizen, "How would Molinaro improve CNY economy? Competence," by Robert Harding, July 11, 2018
  • Long Island Newsday, "Molinaro confronts Trump, abortion, NRA," by Michael Gormley, June 30, 2018
  • Spectrum News Central NY, "Molinaro weighs in on federal immigration policy," by Nick Reisman, June 22, 2018
  • Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, "Molinaro gets GOP nod for governor," by Jon Campbell, May 24, 2018
  • Hornell Evening Tribune, "Five questions with Marc Molinaro," by Chris Potter, April 15, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Cynthia Nixon: 'Vote For The Homo, Not For The Cuomo'," by Jenna Amatulli, 05/09/2018
  • Pioneer Press, "New phone scams are stealing IDs and 'big money' MN attorney general says," May 9, 2018
  • Forbes Magazine, "Cannabis industry could be a form of reparations," 5/7/2018
  • NY1.com, "Cynthia Nixon laying groundwork in run for governor," by Zack Fink, March 6, 2018
  • NY Daily News, "Nixon: make New York a 'sanctuary state,'" April 5, 2018
  • Syracuse Post-Standard, "Cynthia Nixon on Syracuse poverty, development, upstate," by Julie McMahon, April 5, 2018
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Cuomo: $25M Spent to Help Village's Water," April 4, 2018
  • WCSJ News, "Cynthia Nixon says gun control, legalizing marijuana," by Michael Dobuski, April 4, 2018
  • New York Post, "Cynthia Nixon 'absolutely for' legalizing marijuana," by Lia Eustachewich, April 4, 2018
  • Poughkeepsie Journal, "Molinaro: Where he stands on the issues," by N.Schutzman, G.Wilson and A.Wu, April 3, 2018
  • Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, "Cynthia Nixon about 'Andrew the bully'," by Joseph Spector, March 27, 2018
  • Daily Mail (UK), "Cynthia Nixon slams film industry tax breaks," by Abigail Miller, March 26, 2018
  • Vox.com, "Andrew Cuomo can't afford to ignore Cynthia Nixon's challenge," by Jen Kirby, March 22, 2018
  • Chicago Tribune, "Cynthia Nixon's political debut puts gay rights in spotlight," by Chris Carola, March 21, 2018
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "7 things to know about Cynthia Nixon," by Fiza Pirani, March 20, 2018
  • NY Daily News, "Cynthia Nixon takes aim at Cuomo in 1st campaign event," March 20, 2018
  • NY1.com, "Cynthia Nixon laying groundwork in run for governor," by Zack Fink, March 6, 2018
  • Time Magazine, "Abortion Rights Are Human Rights," by Cynthia Nixon, January 22, 2016
  • The Daily Freeman, "Molinaro 'bans the box' on county job applications," by Patricia Doxsey, January 22, 2016


North Carolina
(2020)

Gov. Cooper up for re-election in 2020;
2020 North Carolina Gubernatorial debate
Roy Cooper(D)
vs.Dan Forest(R)
vs.Holly Grange(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 North Carolina Gubernatorial debates:
Attorney General Roy Cooper(D)
vs.Spaulding(D)

    North Carolina 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • WWAY News TV-3, "Forest: Restaurant Restrictions Will 'Devastate Economy'," March 18, 2020
  • News & Observer, "Where candidates for NC governor stand on state issues," by Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan, February 18, 2020
  • News & Observer, "Planned Parenthood founded to 'destroy the entire black race,' NC governor candidate says," by Charles Duncan, 1/22/20
  • NC Policy Watch, "Failure to disclose business ties highlights broader ethics enforcement problem," by Joe Killian, 1/15/20
  • The American Independent, "GOP candidate says opponents of racist voter ID law are the real racists," by Dan Desai Martin, January 13, 2020
  • The American Independent, "GOP candidate falsely claims immigrants attacked 'tens of thousands'," by Josh Israel, December 3, 2019
  • Raleigh News & Observer, "Grange joins Republican race for governor," by Brian Murphy and Paul A. Specht, July 18, 2019
  • ThinkProgress.org blog, "Lt.Gov. uses white nationalist language to denounce diversity in hate-filled sermon," by Josh Israel, Jun 28, 2019
  • Ballotpedia Candidate Connection: Survey responses by Dan Forest, 2019
  • Port City Daily, "Grange running for re-election in House District 20," by Benjamin Schachtman, October 16, 2018
  • WHQR Public Media, "CoastLine Candidate Interviews: Holly Grange," by Rachel Lewis Hilburn, Oct 9, 2016
  • WRAL-TV, "NC reactions to gay marriage ruling," June 26, 2015
  • RightWingWatch.org, "America Must Decide For Or Against God," by Peter Montgomery, June 24, 2014
  • (More citations and excerpts to follow when available)


North Dakota
(2020)

Gov. Burgum up for re-election in 2020;
2020 North Dakota Gubernatorial debate
Doug Burgum(R)
vs.Michael Coachman(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 North Dakota Gubernatorial debates
Challengers: Burgum(R)
vs.Nelson(D)
vs.Dalrymple(R)
vs.Stenehjem(R)
vs.Rick Becker(R)

    North Dakota 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • SayAnythingBlog, "Who Is Dr. Shelley Lenz, the Veterinarian Who Wants to Be Governor?", 2/12/2020
  • The Dickinson Press, "Dickinson/Killdeer veterinarian to run for governor", by Kayla Henson, 1/31/2020
  • Bismarck Tribune, "Past North Dakota candidate announces 2020 gubernatorial campaign," by Jack Dura, Sep 16, 2019
  • Bismarck Tribune, "Coachman announces 2020 North Dakota gubernatorial campaign," by Jack Dura, Sep 16, 2019
  • InForum.com, "Burgum approves Social Security income tax break," by John Hageman, Apr 30, 2019
  • Fargo-Moorhead Forum (inforum.com), "Burgum signs 'abortion reversal' notification bill," by John Hageman, Mar 22, 2019
  • Associated Press, "North Dakota Legislature repeals Sunday morning shopping ban," by James Macpherson, March 19, 2019
  • NewsDakota.com, "Governor proclaims 'North Dakota School Choice Week'," by Warren Abrahamson, January 17, 2019
  • Fargo-Moorhead Forum, "USMCA comes through for North Dakota", by Gov. Doug Burgum, Dec 19, 2018
  • Bismarck Tribune, "Candidates come into focus in North Dakota secretary of state race," by Jack Dura, Oct 18, 2018
  • The MinuteMan Blog, "Michael Coachman: Retired Air Force Veteran for Secretary of State," by T. Arthur Mason, October 27, 2018
  • White House press release, "WTAS: Support for President Trump's Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada," Oct. 2, 2018
  • West Fargo Pioneer, "North Dakota politicos respond to threat of Chinese tariffs on ag exports," , Apr 4, 2018
  • Bismarck Tribune, "Lawsuit claims N.D. 'gives away' $2B with Lake Sakakawea mineral law," by Amy Dalrymple, Jan 10, 2018


Ohio
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Ohio gubernatorial debate,
Jim Renacci (R)
Betty Sutton (D)
Mary Taylor (R)
Former Senator Mike DeWine (R)
vs.Joe Schiavoni(D)
vs.Jon Husted(R)
vs.Nan Whaley(D)
vs.Connie Pillich (D)
vs.Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich(D)
vs.Richard Cordray(D)

    Ohio 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Cincinnati Enquirer, “Kasich spares record number of death row inmates,” by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, July 30, 2018
  • The Columbus Dispatch, "Taylor will champion parental rights in light of Cincinnati," by Darrel Rowland, Feb 26, 2018
  • Cincinnati Enquirer , "Taylor picks former P&G executive as her running mate," by Jessie Balmert, Jan. 9, 2018
  • Fremont News-Messenger, “Kasich not backing bailout for Ohio nuclear plants,” by John Seewer, Aug. 21, 2017
  • WFMJ.com, "Youngstown's LBGTQ community marches as President proposes transgender ban," by Janet Rogers, Jul 29, 2017
  • U.S. News and World Report, "Save Medicaid, Save Lives," by Nan Whaley, July 24, 2017
  • US News & World Report, "Husted Will Deny Trump Panel Some Voter Data." by Julie Carr Smyth, June 30, 2017
  • Dayton Daily News, "Husted endorsed by gun-rights group," by Larry Budd, May 24, 2017
  • Toledo Blade, "Husted stresses education needs," by Ignazio Messina, May 23, 2017
  • Chillicothe Gazette, "Husted eyes future in local campaign stop," by Chris Balusik, May 11, 2017
  • Newark Advocate, "Husted addresses Newark GOP," by Sydney Murray, May 10, 2017
  • Dayton Daily News, "Who is Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley?", by Cory Frolik, May 8, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Eradicate North Korean leadership," 4/28/2017
  • Dayton Daily News, "Kucinich goes after charter schools", by Lynn Hulsey, April 24, 2017
  • The Columbus Dispatch, "Taylor steps down as insurance director," by Randy Ludlow, Mar 31, 2017
  • The Cleveland Plain Dealer, “Kasich says medical marijuana plays no role in fighting Ohio's opioid crisis,” Mar 30, 2017
  • The Vindicator, "Schiavoni addresses health care, other issues," by Sean Barron March 26, 2017
  • Dayton Daily News, "Renacci jumps into 'Ohio First' campaign," by Laura A. Bischoff, March 20, 2017
  • Toledo Blade, "DeWine takes aim at opioid abuse," by Ryan Dunn, Jan. 28, 2017
  • The Cleveland Plain Dealer, “Kasich wins strong support from environmentalists for green mandates,” Dec 27, 2016
  • Washington Post, “Why I asked John Kasich what he hears when he hears 'Black Lives Matter',” by Jonathan Capehart, April 21, 2016
  • Rewire.com, "Kasich Claims It Is 'Absolutely Unacceptable' When Women Can't Access Reproductive Care," by Ally Boguhn, Mar 30, 2016
  • The Cincinnati Enquirer, “Kasich signs 'ban the box' into law,” by Fatima Hussein, Dec. 23, 2015
  • Toledo Blade, “Kasich: 'All the above' energy approach,” by Jim Provance, Oct. 20, 2015
  • LeanInOhio.com , "Interview with Mayor Nan Whaley," by Julene Allen, Oct 16, 2015
  • Huffington Post, “Kasich Has No Idea Where He Stands On Campaign Finance Reform,” by Igor Bobic, 8/12/2015


Oklahoma
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Oklahoma gubernatorial debate,
Gary Richardson (R)
vs.Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.Mick Cornett(R)
vs.Connie Johnson(D)
vs.Scott Inman(D)
vs.Joe Maldonado(L)
vs.Chris Powell(L)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 Oklahoma gubernatorial Debate
Former contenders:
Joe Dorman (D,2014)
Ernest Istook (R, 2006)

    Oklahoma 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Oklahoman, “Candidates debate taxes, stand by attack ads,” by Ben Felder, October 25, 2018
  • KGOU (NPR), “Takeaways From Oklahoma’s Gubernatorial Debate”, by Trevor Brown, Sep. 25, 2018
  • The Oklahoman, "Stitt, Cornett back Trump on immigration," by Chris Casteel, July 21, 2018
  • Press Reader, "GOP candidates would sign bills restricting abortion," by Chris Casteel, July 15, 2018
  • Tulsa World, "Edmonson visits Wagoner on Take Back Oklahoma Tour," June 4, 2018
  • NBC News, “Oklahoma governor vetoes gun bill, signs adoption bill,” May.12.2018
  • The Oklahoman, "GOP forum shows new approach to criminal justice", May 3, 2018
  • The Oklahoman, "No compelling reason to help Feds deport 'Dreamers'," by Chris Casteel, March 8, 2018
  • Sequoyah County Times, "Edmondson says he has a plan," by Roy Faulkenberry, March 7, 2018
  • Edmond Sun, "Edmondson calls for unity, reform," by James Coburn, February 20, 2018
  • The Oklahoman, "Some GOP candidates oppose raising age to buy AR-15," by Chris Casteel, Feb. 24, 2018
  • The Oklahoman, "Oklahoma shouldn't let political status quo hold us back," by Kevin Stitt, Feb. 7, 2018
  • Tulsa World, "Governor candidates tackle criminal justice reform," by Chris Casteel, February 1, 2018
  • The Oklahoman, "Candidates mostly avoid stance on marijuana," by Chris Casteel, January 8, 2018
  • Norman Transcript, "Cash, candidates and cannabis," by Adam Troxtell, Jan 7, 2018
  • Tulsa World , "Gubernatorial candidates," by Randy Krehbiel, Jul 30, 2017
  • U.S. News and World Report, "Oklahoma Auditor Gary Jones to Run for Governor," by Sean Murphy, May 8, 2017
  • KOCO.com, "Edmondson announces he's running for governor," May 1, 2017
  • KOSU-FM, "Oklahoma Schools Say They Need More Funding," by Emily Wendler, April 24, 2017
  • Politico, "Mayors call 'sanctuary city' a political label, "by Edward-Isaac Dovere, March 29, 2017
  • The Oklahoman, "Election '18 has already begun," by Dale Denwalt, February 4, 2017
  • The Oklahoman, "Oklahoma City mayor praises efforts of nonprofits," by William Crum, January 13, 2016
  • RedDirtReport.com, "Mayor's film received large donations from city business," by Tim Farley, Apr.10, 2015
  • The Oklahoman, "Where Oklahoma stands on civil rights today," by Kyle Fredrickson, July 2, 2014
  • The Oklahoman, "Cornett praises federal program for cleaning up 'brownfields'," by Chris Casteel, 10/20/2011
  • Tulsa World, "Edmondson: The people's lawyer, moves out and on," by Julie Delcour, January 9, 2011
  • PickensPlan.com, "Cornett Positions City to Become Nation's Energy Capital," by Eric O'Keefe, Dec. 17, 2008
  • The Oklahoman, "How gun-limit laws soon will begin to fall," by John Greiner, June 27, 2008


Oregon
(2018)

Next election in 2022; Gov. Brown term-limited in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Oregon gubernatorial debate,
Brown(D) vs.Buehler(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 Oregon Gubernatorial debates
Kate Brown
vs.Bud Pierce(R)
vs.Julian Bell(D)
vs.Bob Niemeyer(R)

    Oregon 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Klamath Falls News, "Governor Kate Brown Sets Goals for Oregon's Schools", Aug 27, 2018
  • The Oregonian , "Buehler hopes to weather challenges from the right in GOP primary," by Jeff Manning, May 6, 2018
  • Associated Press, "Front-runners emerge in packed GOP race for Oregon governor," by Tom James, May 5, 2018
  • Bend Bulletin, "Buehler, Brown disagree about gun-control initiatives," by Gary A. Warner, April 5, 2018
  • Eugene Weekly, "Buehler On Oregon Issues," by Corinne Boyer, February 8, 2018
  • Seattle Times, "Buehler wants $50 million to help fix Oregon foster care," February 6, 2018
  • The Oregonian, "Buehler's car broken into in Portland," by Gordon R. Friedman, December 15, 2017
  • Portland Tribune, "Better-managed forests are good for our environment, economy," by Knute Buehler, September 19, 2017
  • The Oregonian, oregonLive.com, "Distorted abortion attack," by Knute Buehler, August 20, 2017
  • East Oregonian, "Rep. Knute Buehler seeks governorship," by Paris Achen, August 3, 2017
  • The Oregonian, "Buehler faces uphill campaign trail," by Hillary Borrud, August 3, 2017
  • KTVZ and Associated Press, "Oregon House passes $3.8 billion transportation bill," July 5, 2017
  • Oregon Catalyst, "Knute Buehler: Urban and Rural Oregonian," by Reagan Knopp, April 18, 2017
  • Bend Bulletin, "Buehler to feds: Hands off Oregon marijuana," by Joseph Ditzler, February 24, 2017
  • The Oregonian, "Outlawing businesses, unions with state contracts from making political donations," by Gordon R. Friedman, February 13, 2017


Pennsylvania
(2018)

Next election in 2022; Gov. Wolf term-limited in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Pennsylvania gubernatorial debate, Wolf(D)
vs.Fetterman(D,Lt.Gov.)
vs.Krawchuk(Libertarian) vs.Wagner (R) vs.Barletta(R,declined)
Former gubernatorial races:
2014 PA Gubernatorial debate

    Pennsylvania 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Pittston Sunday Dispatch, "Wolf announces funding to revitalize Pittston waterfront", Aug 30, 2018
  • Vox.com, "John Fetterman: Pennsylvania Democrats' tattooed rising star, explained," by Tara Golshan, May 16, 2018
  • The Morning Call, "Candidate questions American ideals of ‘Hungarian Jew',", by Steve Esack, August 25, 2017
  • Penn Live, "Trump's ban on transgender people in military triggers firestorm," by Christine Vendel, July 26, 2017
  • PennLive.com, "LGBT rights bill finds ally in Scott Wagner," by John L. Micek, June 14, 2016


Rhode Island
(2018)

Next election in 2022; Gov. Raimondo term-limited in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial debate,
Raimondo(D)
Brown(D) vs.Fung(R) vs.Morgan(R)

    Rhode Island 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Providence Journal, "R.I. governor to propose legalizing recreational marijuana," by Tom Mooney, Jan 13, 2019
  • Providence Journal, “Candidates for Governor Exchange Charges of Corruption,” by Patrick Anderson, Sep 27, 2018
  • Providence Journal, "RI governor moves to strengthen school gun ban," by Linda Borg & Tom Mooney, Aug 30, 2018
  • WPRO 99.7FM News Talk, "GOP candidates face off in first debate," by Tessa Roy, August 22, 2018
  • WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, "Fung promises to fight illegal immigration, crime if elected," by Ted Nesi, 8/15/2018
  • Washington Times, "Cranston will help immigration agents, unlike other cities," August 10, 2018
  • Forbes magazine, "Voters Will Decide Whether Rhode Island Governor Has Delivered," by Daniel D'Ambrosio, Aug 7, 2018
  • Providence Journal, "Fung facing criticism from all sides over gun stance," by Patrick Anderson, February 28, 2018
  • WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, "RI Republicans give cautious support to sweeping tax bill," by Ted Nesi, December 18, 2017
  • Cranston Herald, "Fung opens up about upcoming campaign for Governor," by Ethan Hartley, November 2, 2017
  • RI Public Radio 88.1 FM, "Mayor Fung Inaugurated For Fourth And Final Term," by John Bender, January 2, 2017
  • EcoRi News, "Cranston Divided Between Solar Farm and Open Space," by Tim Faulkner, November 8, 2015
  • RI Public Radio 88.1 FM, "Next Governor Faces Environmental Challenges," by Ambar Espinoza, October 24, 2014
  • Providence Journal, "As abortion becomes issue, Fung explains his stance," by Katherine Gregg, Oct. 2, 2014


South Carolina
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 South Carolina gubernatorial debate,
vs.McMaster(R) vs.McGill(R) vs.Pope(R) vs.Templeton(R) vs.Smith(D) vs.Bryant(R)

    South Carolina 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • EqualMeansEveryone.org, "SC Equality PAC Endorses James Smith," May 30, 2018
  • FITSnews.com, "#SC2018: Kevin Bryant Launches Ad Blitz," May 29, 2018
  • South Strand News, "Local schools deserve more options to protect our kids," by Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant, May 7, 2018
  • FITSnews.com, "#SC2018: Kevin Bryant Unloads On The Quinndom," April 16, 2018
  • The Post and Courier, "Templeton changes position on abortion," by Jamie Lovegrove, Feb 27, 2018
  • Greenville News, "Templeton calls for arming teachers while opening campaign," by Kirk Brown, Feb. 26, 2018
  • Maritime-Executive.com, "South Carolina Debates Offshore Drilling," by MAREX, February 13, 2018
  • Fox Carolina, "SC Lt. Gov. on NFL anthem protests: 'We should not disrespect our veterans'," by Sierra Hancock, Oct. 29, 2017
  • The State, "She’s running for governor as a conservative outsider," by Jamie Self, October 07, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Democrats Finally Have Candidate for Governor," by Seanna Adcox, Oct. 2, 2017
  • Greenville News, "Culture changes needed to fight Opioid addiction," by Kevin L. Bryant, August 18, 2017
  • The State magazine, "Bryant vows to block federal education mandates if elected SC governor," by Bristow Marchant, Aug. 7, 2017
  • GayToday.com, "Republican candidate goes after trans rights & defends Confederacy," August 3, 2017
  • Charleston Post and Courier, "Templeton's 'proud of the Confederacy' remarks stir controversy ," by Andy Shain, Aug 2, 2017
  • The Post and Courier, "McMaster & Bryant accused of anti-abortion political maneuvering," by Maya T. Prabhu, June 6, 2017
  • Voice of the Pee Dee (SCnow.com), "There's a new pothole forming--in your wallet," by Kevin Bryant, May 12, 2017
  • The Post and Courier, "Templeton declares 2018 bid for South Carolina governor," by Emma Dumain, Apr 4, 2017
  • The State, "Former Lt. Gov. McGill running for governor as a Republican," by By Andrew Shain, March 21, 2016
  • Greenville News, "With more refugees on the way, senators push restrictions," by Tim Smith, January 19, 2016


South Dakota
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 South Dakota gubernatorial debate,
Marty Jackley (R)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R)
Billie Sutton (D)

    South Dakota 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Vote-USA.org 2018 South Dakota Gubernatorial Guide (Kristi Noem). 1/11/2018
  • White House press release, "WTAS: Support for President Trump's Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada," Oct. 2, 2018
  • Rapid City Journal, "Governor candidates trade jabs on debate, unions", by Seth Tupper, Aug 10, 2018
  • Argus Leader, "Candidates aim to rein in drug crime after offenses leap 222%," by Dana Ferguson, May 14, 2018
  • Rapid City Journal, "Governor candidate Sutton releases 373 emails," by Seth Tucker, March 11, 2018
  • South Dakota Public Broadcasting, "Billie Sutton and the Moments That Change Our Lives," by Lori Walsh, Feb. 1, 2018
  • Dakota Free Press, "Sutton Called for Reversing Roe v. Wade in 2013," by Cory Allen Heidelberger, August 10, 2017
  • Mitchell Republic, "Study best approach for non-meandered water issue," by Luke Hagen, Apr 10, 2017
  • SDPB radio, "Jackley's Marijuana Ballot Question Explanation Draws Ire", by Lee Strubinger, Mar 30, 2017


Tennessee
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Tennessee gubernatorial debate,
Karl Dean(D) vs.Mark Green(R) vs.Diane Black(R) vs.Bill Lee(R)

    Tennessee 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Tennessean, "Karl Dean and Bill Lee on the issues facing Tennessee," August 2, 2018
  • The Tennessean, "Bill Lee hopes personal transformation, business background set him apart," by Jordan Buie, July 12, 2018
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Immigrant Tuition Splits Tennessee Governor's Field in Forum," by Jonathan Mattise, Jan 23, 2018
  • The Hill, "Anti-abortion lawmakers push ‘Conscience Protection' bill," by Jessie Hellmann, 11/08/17
  • WBIR-TV, "Lawmaker expects medical marijuana to be Top 5 issue," by Grant Robinson, Sep 4, 2017
  • Washington Examiner, "Black wouldn't tear down Confederate general bust in state capitol," by Philip Wegmann , Aug. 22, 2017
  • EndSexualExploitation.org (NCOSE), "Governor Just Officially Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis," June 21, 2017
  • Newsmax.com, "Rep. Black: Closer Than Expected on Tax Reform," by Bill Hoffmann, April 27 2017
  • The Tennessean, "Republican Governors Association on the attack early," by Joey Garrison, April 25, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Bill Lee Joining Tennessee Governor's Race," April 23, 2017
  • The Tennesseean, "Bill Lee announces run for governor," by Joel Ebert and Joey Garrison, April 23, 2017
  • Nashville Public Radio, "Economic Development Away From Nashville," by Blake Farmer, Apr 19, 2017
  • USA Today, "Mayor Karl Dean to run for governor," by Joey Garrison, Feb. 26, 2017
  • Forbes magazine, "The Little Black Book of Billionaire Secrets: Illinois Vs. Tennessee," by Travis H. Brown, May 4, 2016
  • Knoxville News-Sentinel, "Corporate income tax law is outdated," Op-Ed by State Sen. Mark Green, Feb. 21, 2015
  • Memphis Flyer, "Dean Announces Support of Same-Sex Marriage," Aug 21, 2014
  • WZTV-Fox-17, interview with Mark Green on 10th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's capture, 12/16/2013


Texas
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Texas gubernatorial debate,
Abbott(R) vs.White(D) vs.Glass(L) vs.Valdez(D)

    Texas 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Texas Tribune, "Abbott proposes bail reform after death of DPS trooper", by Jolie McCullough, Aug 7, 2018
  • Slate.com, "Democratic Nominee for Texas Governor Is a Lukewarm Win for Progressives." by Christina Cauterucci, May 23, 2018
  • Houston Chronicle, "How Valdez, White differ on key issues in the governor's race," by Mike Ward, May 18, 2018
  • San Antonio Express News, "Lupe Valdez open to tax increase if elected governor," by Peggy Fikac, Jan. 18, 2018
  • Dallas News, "White says he's the best candidate to beat Abbott," by Gromer Jeffers, January 5, 2018
  • Texas Tribune, "Who is Lupe Valdez, the Dallas County sheriff running for governor?," by Cassandra Pollock, Dec. 6, 2017
  • Houston Chronicle, "We Must Strengthen Our Working Relationship with Mexico," Op-Ed by Greg Abbott, Sep. 5, 2015


Utah
(2020)

Gov. Herbert retiring 2020; challengers:
2020 Utah Gubernatorial debate
Jon Huntsman(R)
vs.Jeff Burningham(R)
vs.Spencer Cox(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 Utah Gubernatorial debates:
Gary Herbert
vs.Mike Weinholtz(D)
vs.CEO of Overstock.com Jonathan Johnson(R)
vs.Vaughn Cook(D)

    Utah 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • UtahPolicy.com, "Should Utah make changes to how education is funded?", by Bob Bernick, 18 March 2020
  • Salt Lake Tribune, "Spencer Cox sets record straight on coronavirus 'crazy rumors'," March 17, 2020
  • Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah lawmaker abandons push to elect judges," by Benjamin Wood, March 2, 2020
  • Salt Lake Tribune, "Here are my top tax priorities when I'm elected governor," by Jeff Burningham, January 29, 2020
  • Deseret News, "We're asking the wrong questions in Utah's tax reform," by Jeff Burningham, Nov 9, 2019
  • KUTV-2, "Lt. Gov. Cox shares firsthand experience with Mexican cartel behind recent attack," by Michael Locklear, Nov. 6, 2019
  • StGeorgeUtah.com, "Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Burningham hosts Cedar City meet-and-greet," by Jeff Richards, 9/16/19
  • Deseret News, "Utah's new paper mill could change the future of local recycling," by Kim Bojorquez, July 10, 2019
  • Deseret News, "Utah refutes reports of sharing driver's license photos with immigration agents," by Dennis Romboy, July 8, 2019
  • Moab Times, "Utah gubernatorial candidate Cox visits Moab," by Doug McMurdo, Jun. 27, 2019
  • Medium.com blog, "The Problem With Incentives," by Spencer J. Cox, June 26, 2019
  • Summit County Park Record, "Spencer Cox stumps at Park City food pantry," by Jay Hamburger, June 4, 2019
  • Associated Press, "Utah lieutenant governor announces 2020 run for governor," by Lindsay Whitehurst, May 14, 2019
  • Deseret News, "Here are the reasons Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox says he's running for governor," by Amy Joi O'Donoghue, 5/14/19
  • KUER 90-1 NPR, "Lt. Gov. Cox: 'Clear Evidence' Of Changing Climate In Wildfires," by Judy Fahys & Diane Maggipinto, 8/9/2018
  • Salt Lake Tribune, "Cox tweets he'd like 'to punch someone' over separating immigrants from kids," by Lee Davidson, 6/20/18
  • Medium.com blog, "Let's Talk About Suicide," by Spencer J. Cox, Feb. 25, 2018
  • Salt Lake City Tribune, "Greg Hughes drums up support for crackdown on crime," by Matthew Piper, 7/22/2017
  • Deseret News, "This industry brought nearly $1 billion to Utah in 2016," by Art Raymond, May 14, 2017
  • UtahPolicy.com, "The Case for reform and against Health Utah," by Greg Hughes, 2/25/2015
  • KSL-News Utah, "Sandstrom's immigration bill clears Utah House committee," by John Daley, 2/11/2001


Vermont
(2020)

Gov. Scott running for re-election in 2020;
2020 VT Gubernatorial debate
Phil Scott(R)
vs.Rebecca Holcombe(D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2018 Vermont gubernatorial debate,
vs.Scott(R) vs.Stern(D) vs.Hallquist(D)
2016 Vermont Gubernatorial debates:
Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott(R)
vs.former State Representative Sue Minter(D)
vs.Former state senator Matt Dunne(D)
vs.Bruce Lisman(R)
vs.Speaker of the House Shap Smith(D)

    Vermont 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Bennington Banner, "Why I support raising the minimum wage," by David Zuckerman, February 23, 2020
  • Politico.com, "Anti-vaxx politicians under fire as coronavirus spreads," by Alex Thompson, Holly Otterbein and Alice Miranda Ollstein, 3/21/2020
  • Bennington Banner, "Holcombe: Legislature must address education funding inequities," by Rebecca Holcombe, 1/21/20
  • WCAX TV-3 (CBS), "Holcombe kicks off campaign for governor," by Erin Brown, Jan 20, 2020
  • Vermont Digger, "Zuckerman officially announces run for governor," by Xander Landen & Kit Norton, 1/13/20
  • VTdigger.org, "I will take on the cost of health care," by Rebecca Holcombe, Nov 7, 2019
  • The Dartmouth, "Q&A with Vermont gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Holcombe," by Jennie Rhodes, 9/27/19
  • CNN.com, "GOP governor backs Trump impeachment inquiry: 'These are serious allegations'," by Paul LeBlanc, 9/26/19
  • VTdigger.org, "Scott rejects regulators' ask for Medicaid funding boost," by Xander Landen, Sept. 12, 2019
  • SevenDaysVT.com, "Former Ed Secretary Rebecca Holcombe to Run for Governor," by Paul Heintz, Jul 16, 2019
  • NBC-5 WPTZ-Burlington, "Vermont governor: DMV stopped sharing info with ICE in 2017," July 8, 2019
  • CNN.com, "GOP Vermont governor to allow abortion rights bill to become law," y Caroline Kelly, July 6, 2019
  • Valley News, "Gov. Scott Wants to Pay People $5,000 to Live, Work in Vermont," by Anne Wallace Allen, 1/25/2019
  • The Hill, "States defy Trump on ObamaCare," by Nathaniel Weixel, 06/02/18
  • Burlington Free Press, "VT education secretary search to consider private-sector skills," April 5, 2018
  • Burlington Free Press, "Special educators downplay federal guideline repeal," by Nicole Higgins DeSmet, 10/25/17
  • (More citations and excerpts to follow when available)


Virginia
(2021)

Next election in 2021; challengers:
2021 Virginia Gubernatorial debate
Ralph Northam(D)
vs.Mark Herring(D)
Former gubernatorial races:
2017 Virginia gubernatorial debate,
Northam(D)
vs.Perriello(D)
vs.Wittman(R)
vs.Gillespie(R)
vs.Stewart(R)
2013 Virginia gubernatorial debates
2009 Virginia gubernatorial debates
Former contenders:
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R,2013);
Creigh Deeds (D,2009)

    Virginia 2021 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Press Releases from the Office of the Attorney General (Mark Herring), March 23- 30, 2020
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch, "Controversial state Sen. Amanda Chase announces run for governor," by Justin Mattingly, 2/17/2020
  • Virginian-Pilot Op-Ed, "Justice reform a Virginia necessity," by Mark Herring, Nov 17, 2019
  • Rewire News, "Virginia's Abortion Landscape Could Change Drastically If Democrats Take Majorities," by Dennis Carter, 11/1/2019
  • Blue Virginia, "AG Mark Herring Reiterates Call for Marijuana Reform," July 18, 2019
  • The Dogwood Daily, "Virginia A.G. Mark Herring fights to get Blackjewel miners paid", by Davis Burroughs, 7/17/2019
  • Blue Virginia, "AG Mark Herring Defends Human Rights of Immigrant Children in Civil Detention," July 10, 2019
  • CBS Face the Nation, "ICE is ready to deport 1 million undocumented immigrants," by Camilo Montoya-Galvez, 7/7/19
  • NewsOne, "Fairfax and Northam put differences aside for gun control after Virginia Beach shooting," by Bruce C.T. Wright, 6/4/2019
  • Virginian-Pilot, "AG Mark Herring explains why he called for Northam's resignation," by Laura Vozzella, 3/5/19
  • The Hill, "Virginia's one, black statewide official is lone protester during Robert E. Lee Tribute," by Morgan Gstalter, 1/19/2019 The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star, "Vogel-Fairfax in tight race for Lieutenant governor," by Scott Shenk, 10/29/2017
  • (More citations and excerpts to follow when available)


Washington
(2020)

Gov. Inslee up for re-election in 2020; challengers:
2020 Washington Gubernatorial debate
Jay Inslee(D)
vs.Bill Bryant(R)
vs.Phil Fortunato(R)
Former gubernatorial races:
2016 Washington Gubernatorial debates:
Jay Inslee
vs.Seattle Port Commissioner Bill Bryant(R)

    Washington 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • KING-TV-K5, "Debt collectors can't go after stimulus checks in Washington," April 17, 2020
  • Auburn Reporter, "Fortunato introduces property tax constitutional amendment," March 5, 2020
  • Redmond Reporter, "Senate Republicans propose alternative solutions to WA's homelessness crisis," by Cameron Sheppard, February 28, 2020
  • Auburn Reporter, "Fortunato: Senate proposal needlessly starving transportation infrastructure," February 28, 2020
  • Seattle Times, "GOP State Senator Phil Fortunato gears up for governor run," Aug. 5, 2019
  • Lewiston Tribune, "Clean energy bill passes Washington Senate," by Tom James, Mar 2, 2019
  • Auburn Reporter, "Fortunato: firearms test should be required for lawmaker who want to draft gun legislation," 1/14/19
  • Pro-Choice Washington, "GRADE F for Phil Fortunato, Senate Republican / District 31", 2019
  • (More citations and excerpts to follow when available)


Wisconsin
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Wisconsin gubernatorial debate,
Gov. Scott Walker(R)
Bob Harlow (D)
Kathleen Vinehout (D)
vs.Kelda Helen Roys(D)
vs.Tony Evers(D)
Former challengers:
Neumann (R, 2010);
Barrett (D, 2010 & 2012);
Green (R, 2006)

    Wisconsin 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "It's Tony Evers vs. Scott Walker: 5 takeaways", Aug 15, 2018
  • Door County Pulse, "Lawyers, Guns and Money Occupy Dems at Pie Party," by Jim Lundstrom, Mar 2, 2018
  • The Cap Times, "Farmers speak up for immigrants, safety, schools," by Kathleen Vinehout, February 3, 2018
  • Journal Sentinel, "Vinehout is the latest Democrat to run for governor," by Jason Stein, September 25, 2017
  • The Tomah Journal, "What budget choices would you make?," by Steve Rundio, June 5, 2017
  • Fox6now.com, "3 more possible candidates opt out of Wisconsin governor's race," by Theo Keith, April 2, 2017
  • The Christian Science Monitor, "How tax cuts changed Wisconsin," by Simon Montlake, November 3, 2016
  • The Cap Times, "Family Care and IRIS privatization stopped," by Sen Kathleen Vinehout, June 17, 2016
  • Stanford Daily, "Q&A with Bob Harlow, a Stanford student running for Congress," by Fangzhou Liu, May 4, 2016
  • Monologues of Dissent (blog), "Vinehout: The MoD Interview," by Heather DuBois Bourenane, December 10, 2013


West Virginia
(2020)

Gov. Justice up for re-election in 2020; contenders:
2020 West Virginia Gubernatorial debate
Jim Justice(R)
vs.Edwin Ray Vanover(D)
vs.Michael Folk(R)
vs.Stephen Noble Smith(D)
vs.Woody Thrasher(R)
vs.Ron Stollings(D)
Former races:
2016 West Virginia Gubernatorial debates:
Jim Justice(R)
vs.State Senator Bill Cole(D)
vs.Minority Leader of the Senate Jeff Kessler(R)
vs.Former Senator Carte Goodwin(D)

    West Virginia 2020 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Weirton Daily Times, "The election goes on: voting and campaigning in the time of corona," by Steven Allen Adams, Mar 29, 2020
  • The Marshall Parthenon, "Democratic gubernatorial candidates debate crisis responses, state economy," by Douglas Harding, March 25, 2020
  • Williamson Daily News, "W.Va. Governor candidate: Woody Thrasher," Mar 24, 2020
  • Martinsburg Journal-News, "Woody Thrasher visits Gat Creek and talks about entrepreneurship," by Tricia Lynn Strader, Mar 9, 2020
  • Dayton Daily News, "Billionaire governor OK'd on state plane for reelection bid," March 05, 2020
  • WSAZ TV-3, "W.Va. Democratic lawmakers try to push health-related bills forward," by Chaelesse Delpleche, Mar 02, 2020
  • Weirton Daily Times, "Thrasher wants to give voters a choice," by Craig Howell, Mar 1, 2020
  • W.V. MetroNews , "Senator searches for $2 million to help with W.Va. coronavirus preparation," by Brad McElhinny, February 28, 2020
  • W.V. MetroNews , "Senate passes Medicaid reserve fund bill," by Brad McElhinny, February 25, 2020
  • Martinsburg Journal-News, "Gubernatorial candidate Mike Folk holds town hall in Inwood," by Kelsie LeRose, Feb 20, 2020
  • Martinsburg Journal-News, "Thrasher takes in Wild Beast Feast, talks business, Eastern Panhandle issues," by Toni Milbourne, Feb 2, 2020
  • Martinsburg Journal-News, "Michael Folk officially files for governor," by Kelsie LeRose, Jan 13, 2020
  • The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, "Foster care system needs state attention," Jan 8, 2020
  • Charleston Gazette-Mail, "Health care, education, economy keys to future," by Ron Stollings, Dec 23, 2019
  • WTRF Valley Grove, "Thrasher lays out his plan to defeat Governor Justice in primary," by John Lynch, Dec 5, 2019
  • WVLiving.com, "You Haven't Heard the Last of Stephen Smith," by Zack Haroldno, Fall 2018
  • W.V. MetroNews, "Thrasher's opioid addiction plan includes capital punishment," by Brad McElhinny, October 24, 2019
  • The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, "Thrasher Campaign Kicking Into High Gear," by Steven Allen Adam, Oct 6, 2019
  • W.V. MetroNews, "Stollings to Run for Governor," by Jeff Jenkins, September 23, 2019
  • MyBuckhannon.com, "Gunning for governor: Thrasher, Folk field questions at CWVRW meeting," by Beth Christian Broschart, 8/27/19
  • WVPress.org, "W.Va. Gubernatorial Candidate Folk issues statement on 'red flag' gun laws," Aug. 7, 2019
  • Constant Contact press release, "Thrasher Unveils Sustainable Roads Plan," July 9, 2019
  • Constant Contact press release, "Thrasher Praises Final Affordable Clean Energy Rule," June 20, 2019
  • W.V. MetroNews, "Thrasher: Education reform vital for state to retain talent," June 16, 2019
  • W.V. MetroNews, "Justice surprised by DeVos tweet in favor of W.Va. school choice initiatives," by Brad McElhinny, June 02, 2019
  • The Intercept, "Powered by the People," by Aída Chavez, May 18, 2019
  • The Intelligencer, "Jim Justice Responds to Criticism in 'Blunt' Terms," by Steven Allen Adams, Apr 14, 2019
  • Beckley Register-Herald, "State agency focused on human rights understaffed," by Erin Beck, Mar 28, 2019
  • W.V. MetroNews, "Justice signs Social Security tax bill as officials declare victory," by Jake Flatley, March 28, 2019
  • The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, "Women's health bills head to governor's desk," by Erin Beck, Mar 9, 2019
  • The Herald-Dispatch, "Tobacco use restrictions pass Senate," by Taylor Stuck, Feb 28, 2019
  • Herald-Mail, "Former Delegate Michael Folk to announce run for governor," by Matthew Umstead, Feb 5, 2019
  • The Daily Caller, "Justice Tells Democrats To Grow Up And Come To The Table On Immigration," by Nick Givas, Jan 24, 2019
  • Martinsburg Herald-Mail, "Justice proposes elimination of Social Security tax," by Tim Shea, Jan 10, 2019
  • Charleston Gazette-Mail, "The two West Virginias," by Stephen Smith, Jan 10, 2019
  • Beckley Register-Herald, "Governor appoints WV NAACP-condemned former delegate to head minority affairs office," by Erin Beck, Dec 4, 2018
  • White House press release, "WTAS: Support for President Trump's Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada," Oct. 2, 2018


Wyoming
(2018)

Next election in 2022; past gubernatorial races:
2018 Wyoming gubernatorial debate,
Dahlin(R) vs.Throne(D) vs.Gordon(R) vs.Rammell(C)

    Wyoming 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Gillette News Record, "Six Republican candidates for governor appear in Gillette," by Kathy Brown, Aug 14, 2018
  • Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, “GOP gov. candidates finish debate with fireworks,” by Seth Klamann, August 3, 2018
  • KPVI 6-News, "After unusual start, democratic debate remains civil," by Katie King, August 1, 2018
  • Jackson Hole News & Guide, "LGBTQ law wins second approval," by Cody Cottier, July 4, 2018
  • WyoFile.com, “Drug treatment gaps drive Wyoming’s prison problem,” by Andrew Graham, June 21, 2018
  • Casper Star-Tribune, “Candidates for governor support diversification, avoid tax reform,” by Andrew Graham, June 20, 2018
  • US News & World Report, “Governor Candidates Debate Technology Development,” by Mead Gruver, June 11, 2018
  • Rawlins Times, “Gordon addresses state education, healthcare and prisons,” by Mathew McKay, June 9, 2018
  • Torrington Telegram.com, “Gubernatorial contenders take the stage at EWC,” by Crystal R. Albers, June, 2018
  • Rawlins Times, "Throne addresses overcrowded state prison," by Mathew McKay, May 2, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Sen. Mike Enzi: A Guy Who Wears A Tutu To A Bar 'Kind Of Asks For It'", 4/25/2017
  • KGAB-AM 650, "Throne running as 'Wyoming Democrat' for Governor," 4/6/2018
  • Uinta County Herald, "Throne looks to become state's 2nd woman governor," by Sheila McGuire, Aug. 27, 2017
  • Fremont County10, "Cheyenne’s Mary Throne is first to announce run for Governor," August 27, 2017
  • Huffington Post, "Sen. Mike Enzi: A Guy Who Wears A Tutu To A Bar 'Kind Of Asks For It'", 4/25/2017
  • Better Wyoming, "An Interview with Rep. Mary Throne, HD-11", Oct. 8, 2016



                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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