The State Houses – What’s At Stake in 2010

Thirty-nine states will be electing a governor during the 2009-2010 election cycle. Of these, eighteen races will not include an incumbent and four incumbents who will be running were not elected to their current position. The recession and huge budget deficits threaten to undercut the power of incumbency for governors running for reelection.

The Current Line-Up


PollWatch: McCollum Leads Sink

By · Jun, 29 2009

In a race sure to be one of the most polled in the nation, Rasmussen releases their most recent findings on the Florida Governor’s race between Attorney General Bill McCollum and state CFO Alex Sink. The Republican has slightly stronger net favorable ratings and leads the Democrat by eight points.

  Overall Men Independents
McCollum 42% 51% 38%
Sink 34% 36% 22%
Undecided 18%    
  Favorable Unfavorable No Opinion
McCollum 53% 26% 21%
Sink 50% 32% 19%

The aggregate trendline shows an evenly divided contest:

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Categories : Florida, Open Seats, Polls

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