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  • noun Plural form of governorship.

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Examples

  • The GOP has significant opportunities to win governorships across the Great Lakes states, a recession-weary region where Democratic House candidates are in jeopardy.

    Statewide Races Could Tip House Contests

  • The GOP has significant opportunities to win governorships across the Great Lakes states, a recession-weary region where Democratic House candidates are in jeopardy.

    Statewide Races Could Tip House Contests

  • The GOP also wrested 10 governorships from the Democrats, Ohio and Pennsylvania among them, and gave two back, California and Hawaii.

    Republicans Win Control Of The House

  • His past leadership as Mayor of New York City, itself a more relevant position than many governorships, is also impressive.

    Sound Politics: Mitt Romney for President: Part I, the Competition

  • The PRD managed to win governorships in BJS and Guerrero, and the PRI managed to keep the positin in QR.

    La Profesora Abstraida

  • The PRD managed to win governorships in BJS and Guerrero, and the PRI managed to keep the positin in QR.

    Archive 2005-02-01

  • Only in governorships do we have a lopsided ratio where Republicans still have a big advantage.

    The 2000 U.S. Presidential Election

  • Short version: DNC beat RNC, NRSC edged DSCC, DCCC edged NRCC, and cash on hand would worry me more if the GOP hadn’t just removed the NJ & VA governorships from the Democrats and essentially handed NY-23 as part of a unfortunate but necessary life lesson to the GOP leadership.

    Reviewing the October fundraising numbers. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • But I can tell you almost for sure is a majority of governorships, which is going to be the critical offices if you're talking about 2008.

    CNN Transcript Sep 19, 2006

  • But women, who account for slightly more than half the nation's population, nonetheless hold only 17 percent of the seats in both the Senate and the House -- as well as 12 percent, or six, of the governorships, which is not a record.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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