Gubernatorial elections

FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Florida Govenor-elect Ron DeSantis, right, answers questions from reporters, with his wife Casey, after being declared the winner of the Florida gubernatorial race at an election party, in Orlando, Fla. Standing behind Casey DeSantis is Lev Parnas. Parnas and his associate Igor Furman are facing federal charges in connection to efforts by President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, to launch a Ukrainian corruption investigation agains Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
October 15, 2019 - 9:48 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida businessmen who are tied to President Donald Trump's lawyer and now face federal criminal charges were photographed with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Photographs taken by a photographer on assignment for The Associated Press show Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman at...
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks at his election night watch party in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)
October 12, 2019 - 11:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters denied him an outright primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election. The incumbent's inability to top 50% of the vote in...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Gov. John Bel Edwards acknowledges his supporters as he comes out onstage for a debate with Eddie Rispone and Republican Rep. Ralph Abraham in Baton Rouge, La. Edwards is battling to hold onto the Democrats’ only governorship in the Deep South. (Bill Feig/The Advocate via AP, Pool, File)
October 12, 2019 - 10:03 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' fight to retain his seat in primary (all times local): 10 p.m. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will have to battle for another month to try to hang on to his job as the Deep South's only Democratic governor. The...
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October 12, 2019 - 10:01 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Runoff election will decide if Louisiana's John Bel Edwards wins second term as Deep South's only Democratic governor .
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President Donald Trump speaks during his Keep America Great Rally at the Civic Center in Lake Charles, La., Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP)
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October 11, 2019 - 8:52 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's rally in Louisiana (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is incorporating the winners of the 2019 Little League World Series into his political campaign rally as he tries to make inroads with Louisiana voters before a gubernatorial...
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October 11, 2019 - 1:35 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is giving no indication of how or when he will rule in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's unique, multistep process of electing a governor and other statewide officials. U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III heard arguments Friday, just over three weeks...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Gov. John Bel Edwards acknowledges his supporters as he comes out onstage for a debate with Eddie Rispone and Republican Rep. Ralph Abraham in Baton Rouge, La. Edwards is battling to hold onto the Democrats’ only governorship in the Deep South. (Bill Feig/The Advocate via AP, Pool, File)
October 08, 2019 - 11:30 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is out to prove he's no fluke. The straight-laced West Point graduate, who shocked the ruby red state four years ago with his longshot election win, is battling to hold onto the Democrats' only governorship in the Deep South, with an onslaught...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019 file photo, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine speaks during a public inauguration ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse, in Columbus, Ohio. DeWine is ready to share specifics of his plan to curb gun violence through proposed changes expected to face pushback from fellow Republicans who control the Legislature. After a shooter in Dayton killed nine people in August, DeWine advocated requiring background checks for nearly all gun sales and allowing courts to restrict firearms access for people perceived as threats. He was expected to unveil details of his proposal Monday, Oct. 7 joined by Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, a Democrat. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, Pool)
October 07, 2019 - 2:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine's new proposals to address Ohio gun violence in the wake of the Dayton mass shooting don't include background-check requirements for gun sales or a so-called "red-flag" law to restrict firearms for people perceived as threats, despite his earlier...
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In this Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, photo, Democratic candidate for governor, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, left, speaks with a supporter before the start of the Black Gold Festival Parade in Hazard, Ky. Beshear is making a big push for support in eastern Kentucky, a coal-producing region and stronghold for President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
October 02, 2019 - 8:13 am
HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andy Beshear is making a big push for support in eastern Kentucky, a coal-producing region and stronghold for President Donald Trump. Beshear is challenging Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in this year's election by stressing "kitchen table issues"...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2019 file photo, Kentucky Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear greets residents at Sayre Christina Village Senior Living Center in Lexington, Ky. While Democrats in Washington charge ahead with an impeachment inquiry, their party’s candidates for governor in three Southern states are doing their best to steer the conversation away from Republican President Donald Trump and toward safer ground back home. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)
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September 28, 2019 - 1:13 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — On Thursday, as President Donald Trump mused about a possible "spy" in the White House, Democrats alleged a "cover-up" and Washington fired up the gears of impeachment, the Democratic candidate for governor in Kentucky, Andy Beshear, was politely shaking hands at a senior...
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