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  • n. Plural form of governorship.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    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

  • 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.

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  • Good news. but the house demo campaign chair said this: "I am grateful to former President Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, and Democratic leaders in the House, Senate, and state governorships for their strong support and tireless work on behalf of Mark Critz"

    “I Have Not Taken a Position on the Sales Tax Increase.” « PubliCola

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