governor's race

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.governor's race - a race for election to the governorship
campaign, political campaign, run - a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
References in periodicals archive ?
There was no governor's race in Duke Energy s home state in 2014.
The governor's race in Wisconsin, which saw Republican incumbent Scott Walker pull out a victory, was also a big draw.
Davis probably never had a modicum of a chance to win the Texas governor's race.
About 100 supporters packed the headquarters, filling it with much optimism and enthusiasm, with several local Democrats saying they are sensing a shift of momentum in the governor's race as it hits the home stretch.
It will be up to the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council to decide what position, and when we will be taking action in the 2014 Governor's race," Snyder added.
An ill wind had blown into Mississippi on election night and brought with it a huge upset in the Governor's race.
The same poll finds North Carolina Republican Pat McCrory with a double-digit lead over Democrat Walter Dalton in the state's governor's race.
Representative Jay Inslee (D-WA) announced recently that he was resigning his seat in Congress to focus on the governor's race in Washington.
A new poll in the governor's race shows Dudley with a lead of 3 percentage points over Kitzhaber.
And Democrats were bracing for the possibility of defeat in two other votes: the governor's race in New Jersey and in a congressional district in upstate New York where a conservative candidate led in opinion polls.
color) Members of the Republican party watch a giant screen displaying the estimated results of the California governor's race during the Republican victory party Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton hotel.
But Trump, who considered running for president as an independent in 2000, said his decision not to enter the governor's race "doesn't preclude me from doing something political in the future".

Full browser ?