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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MD 2009 Archives

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Maryland Gubernatorial Headlines 2009 Archives

OCTOBER 2009

Ehrlich keeps friends and foes waiting (Washington Post, 10/3/09)

Maryland’s wayward Republican Party (Gaithersburg Gazette, 10/2/09)

O’Malley: next year’s opponent “beyond my control” (Washington Post, 10/2/09)

Why do polls show Maryland Dems immune from political backlash (Gaithersburg Gazette, 10/2/09)

SEPTEMBER 2009

Poll says O’Malley would win Ehrlich rematch (Washington Post, 9/24/09)

Poll shows O’Malley maintaining popularity (Gaithersburg Gazette, 9/23/09)

Hogan exploring GOP gov run (Annapolis Capital, 9/17/09)

Ehrlich keeps options open (The Hill, 9/17/09)

Next year’s budget gap grows to $2 billion (Washington Post, 9/17/09)

Duncan rumored to be a potential Dem challenger (Diamondback Online, 9/15/09)

O’Malley says more budget cuts may be necessary (Baltimore Sun, 9/10/09)

How will MD pay for transportation projects? (Gaithersburg Gazette, 9/4/09)

O’Malley’s political map takes shape, with PG questionmark (Baltimore Sun, 9/4/09)

AUGUST 2009

O’Malley points out other states are worse off  than MD (Washington Post, 8/31/09)

Do Maryland GOPers smell O’Malley weakness? (Gaithersburg Gazette, 8/28/09)

O’Malley’s cuts are difficult, but justified (Annapolis Capital, 8/28/09)

Ehrlich weighs a rematch against O’Malley (Annapolis Capital, 8/27/09)

Painful budget cuts, are more still ahead? (Baltimore Sun, 8/26/09)

Sway of financial panel a rarity among US states (Washington Post, 8/26/09)

O’Malley outlines next round of budget cuts, $450M worth (Washington Post, 8/25/09)

Looking ahead at the 2010 elections (Gaithersburg Gazette, 8/21/09)

O’Malley expirements with budget cutting by democracy (Baltimore Sun, 8/14/09)

McDonough to “test waters” for gov run (Baltimore Sun, 8/14/09)

McDonough expects Ehrlich decision in January (Washington Post, 8/13/09)

Could Balto Mayor Dixon’s trial hurt O’Malley? (Gaithersburg Gazette, 8/7/09)

JULY 2009

O’Malley asks for public input on budget cuts (Washington Post, 7/23/09)

Cuts may cost O’Malley support of key groups (Washington Post, 7/23/09)

Deficits continue to grow (The Capital, 7/17/09)

O’Malley prepares $700M in budget cuts (Baltimore Sun, 7/10/09)

Ehrlich in 2010? (Business Gazette, 6/26/09)

As O’Malley prepares to ramp up reelection campaign, he sets lofty, feel-good goals (Gazette Newspapers, 6/12/09)

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