American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The office, term, or jurisdiction of a governor.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of governor.
- n. The office, or the term of a governor.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The office of a governor.
- n. the office of governor
- governor + -ship (Wiktionary)
“One of the unfortunate side effects of the single-term governorship is that the governor responsible for a decision is rarely still the governor when the consequences of the decision become adverse.”
“In Kazakhstan the “bench of reservists” for the governorship is positions is as short as for a dozen of people.”
“The Hawaii governorship is current controlled by Republican Linda Lingle, who is prevented by law from seeking another term in 2010.”
“The governorship is just a stop on the way to his real goal.”
“I sympatize with Republican party, they must be dreaming if they think they can win governorship election against democrats in new jersey. common people be realistic, Corzine with all his money, all New Jersey democratic voters state, and a brand new president who is tearing himself apart to correct all the wrongs in this country.”
“Novel article, but one quick correction: North Carolina's governorship is NOT "up for grabs" in 2010 – Gov.”
“With Ohio set to lose two congressional seats in redistricting next year and primed to be at the center of the 2012 presidential fight, controlling the governorship is of critical importance.”
“We need a two-term governorship to solve the problem of institutionalized short-sightedness and lack of long-term accountability, we need to support bipartisan restricting and not just when we are in the minority, we need even stricter ethics rules and increased transparency in campaign financing, etc.”
“Second, in 2016, Jindal will have a two-term governorship to run on, allowing him to show that his conservative approach to governing works.”
“An “eight straight” two-term governorship would lose sight of what it means to be a modern commonwealth instead of a mere state.”
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