Latest Gubernatorial elections News

Lake seeks election records in suit against Arizona county

Nov. 25, 2022 18:18 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kari Lake, the defeated Republican candidate for Arizona governor, has filed a public records lawsuit demanding Maricopa County hand over a variety of documents related to the election. Lake has refused to acknowledge that she lost to Democrat Katie Hobbs and has...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 24, 2022 03:25 AM EST

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. November 21, 2022. Editorial: Democrats’ state House win significant The surprising success of Democrats in capturing control of the Pennsylvania state House signals a change in direction and philosophy for state policymaking. ...

Mike Dunleavy is 1st Alaska governor reelected since '98

Nov. 23, 2022 20:42 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy has won reelection, becoming the first governor in the state since 1998 to win back-to-back terms. Dunleavy received over 50% of the vote after final tallies were released Wednesday, and the race did not go to ranked choice...

Doubts about candidates tipped the scales in tightest races

Nov. 23, 2022 12:48 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Casting his vote this month in one of the most politically competitive states in the U.S., Seung Lee happily backed Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's reelection. But when it came to the other top Republican on the ballot, Senate candidate Herschel Walker, he was uneasy. ...

Former Kentucky governor and businessman John Y. Brown dies

Nov. 22, 2022 16:33 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Y. Brown Jr., who became Kentucky’s governor after building empires in business and sports, has died. He was 88. Brown's family said in a release Tuesday that “every day was an exciting adventure” for the former Democratic governor, who served from...

Flip of Michigan Legislature highlights role of fair maps

Nov. 22, 2022 10:02 AM EST

Democratic candidates for the Michigan House and Senate won a majority of votes this year, translating into their party winning control of both legislative chambers. That may seem like a natural result, but it hasn't been in previous elections. While Democrats also won a majority of...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Nov. 22, 2022 07:24 AM EST

Arlington Heights Daily Herald. November 13, 2022. Editorial: Illinois Democrats in charge; Republicans in wilderness Election Day results again demonstrated continued one-party control of state government. Predictions of a vast Republican red wave...

Kentucky mayor, Alan Keck, runs for GOP governor nomination

Nov. 21, 2022 18:45 PM EST

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky mayor is the latest candidate to file for the Republican nomination for governor in next year's race. Alan Keck, 37, filed to run Monday, after recently winning his second term as mayor of Somerset, news outlets reported. In running...

Sen. Cassidy says he will not join Louisiana governor race

Nov. 18, 2022 10:06 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy announced Friday that he has decided not to run for Louisiana governor next year, opting instead to focus on his work in the Senate. “When I was elected to the United States Senate, I was given a job to represent the...

Lake refuses to concede in Arizona governor's race she lost

Nov. 17, 2022 21:24 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Refusing to concede, Kari Lake, the defeated Republican candidate for Arizona governor, said Thursday she is assembling lawyers and collecting evidence of voters having trouble casting ballots on Election Day as she considers her next move. Lake, who was endorsed by...