Latest Gubernatorial elections News

Youngkin put $20 million of his own money into campaign

Dec. 03, 2021 16:33 PM EST

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Republican Glenn Youngkin's trend-reversing victory in Virginia's gubernatorial race cost him $20 million out of his own pocket, according to new campaign finance reports. The reports filed Thursday with the State Board of Elections show that...

Bundy: Campaigning counts as court-ordered community service

Dec. 03, 2021 13:51 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Far-right activist Ammon Bundy says time he has spent campaigning to become the next governor of Idaho should count toward the community service he was ordered to perform after being convicted of obstructing police during his trespassing arrest at the state Capitol. ...

Gubernatorial candidate would work, live in Baltimore

Dec. 03, 2021 12:42 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Annapolis has been Maryland’s capital for centuries, but one candidate for governor says if he’s elected, he’d work and live in Baltimore for most of the year. Rushern Baker, a Democrat who served as the Prince George’s County executive from...

Democrats hope threat to abortion rights will rouse voters

Dec. 02, 2021 17:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Vulnerable Democrats from Nevada to New Hampshire are promising to make abortion a centerpiece of their political strategy heading into the midterm elections, betting that an intense focus on the divisive issue can rally their voters to beat back a red wave and preserve...

GOP's Baker won't seek 3rd term as Massachusetts governor

Dec. 01, 2021 17:56 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday he won't seek a third term as governor of Massachusetts, where his party is bitterly split between supporters and foes of former President Donald Trump. Baker called the announcement “a very complicated...

Watchdog files 2nd complaint against Senate hopeful Greitens

Dec. 01, 2021 13:45 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal elections watchdog group on Wednesday filed another complaint against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, alleging that money from his old gubernatorial campaign was illegally spent on kickstarting his campaign to run for retiring U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt's seat. ...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Dec. 01, 2021 09:02 AM EST

Reading Eagle. Nov. 30, 2021. Editorial: Sondheim’s legacy will live on When one of the greats in any field of endeavor passes away, it’s only natural to focus much of our attention on the accomplishments that made them famous. ...

GOP Rep. Davis to seek reelection, skips race for governor

Nov. 30, 2021 14:49 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, who toyed with the idea of challenging Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker next fall, said Tuesday he will seek a sixth term in Congress. The Republican from Taylorville had said his decision would be based on the congressional...

Mike Rosenbaum drops out of Maryland governor's race

Nov. 30, 2021 10:20 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Democrat Mike Rosenbaum announced Tuesday he is dropping out of the Maryland governor’s race. His decision narrows the field of Democratic candidates in the primary from nine to eight. Rosenbaum, who is a tech entrepreneur...

Attorney General Rosenblum says she won’t run for governor

Nov. 30, 2021 09:52 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on Monday put to rest rumors and officially said she will not enter Oregon’s crowded race for governor. On Monday Rosenblum said in a video post on Twitter that upon considerable reflection, she believes she can...