governor's race

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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"
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About 4,000 more people voted in the governor's race than in the lieutenant governor's race, but that kind of drop-off is common: 3,362 Republicans who voted in the U.
Recently, President Uhuru nominated Nanok's rival in the governor's race John Munyes as CS for Petroleum and Mining.
That edged the state past Kentucky, which also has a competitive governor's race.
There was no governor's race in Duke Energy s home state in 2014.
One governor's race, in Vermont, will be decided by the state legislature in January because none of the candidates received a majority of the votes.
The governor's race in Wisconsin, which saw Republican incumbent Scott Walker pull out a victory, was also a big draw.
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.
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.

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