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

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A Virginia Turning Point?

By · Aug, 31 2009

It’s only anectdotal (and far too early to say if this is the start of a Deeds surge toward the November finish line), but Democratic pollster Public Policy tweeted about what they saw on Sunday, the last day of a three-day polling period in the Old Dominion:

Creigh polled much better today in the wake of the WaPo story than he had Friday and Saturday…

The revelations about Bob McDonnell’s political views outlined in his┬ámaster’s thesis appeared in Sunday’s paper and his views on women in the workplace, contraception and covenant marriage could seriously undermine the Republican’s ability to win Northern Virginia votes.

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