Ben Solango can offset the power of the majority party. Keep things on the straight and narrow. Keep the legislators honest.
Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. What Iowa can do to keep its caucus first, A Democratic candidate for US Senate at work Political Note #268 Roy Cooper Governor North Carolina 2020 General Election North Carolina can be the next Virginia. In 2017, Virginia elected Democrats as Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General and almost achieved a majority in the House of Delegates. In 2019, Virginia elected enough Democrats to the House of Delegates so they had a majority; enough Democrats to the State Senate so that body had a majority, too. North Carolina currently has a…
Rebecca Holcombe has chosen to campaign against one of the most popular governors in the country. Are there reasons to support her candidacy? The most important reason, though, is the entire country is served every time someone with integrity is elected as governor, every time an intelligent, imaginative leader is elected as governor.
Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Super delegates. President Whack a Mole. 2020 General Election “Politics ain’t beanbag.” Not in Missouri. Nicole Galloway https://nicolegalloway.com/ is Missouri’s State Auditor. She is running for Governor. Missouri’s politics of the last few years provides a context for her current job and her candidacy. She became State Auditor after the previous elected State Auditor, Tom Schweich, committed suicide during his campaign for Governor. A Republican, the reports were that he was distressed by a “whispering campaign” claiming that he was Jewish. An Episcopalian, he did, apparently, have a Jewish paternal grandfather.…
Victories in Kentucky and Virginia. Promise for doing better in Kentucky, Mississippi, and Virginia
Roy Cooper was elected Governor of North Carolina in 2016. After sixteen years as attorney general. A Morehouse Scholar at the University of North Carolina. His election as Governor reflected his strengths and a changing North Carolina.
Andy Beshear is running against Matt Bevin, the most unpopular governor in the country, the governor he has been suing. Bevin will not be a pushover this November. No matter how unpopular, Bevin will attack relentlessly.
John Bel Edwards is Louisiana’s Democratic Governor. He is running for reelection. ohn Bel Edwards’ father was a sheriff. His grandfather, too. His great grandfather as well. One more thing. So is his brother. The Edwards family is in a Louisiana political Hall of Fame for this accomplishment.
Jim Hood is about as Mississippi as you can get. He has been the Mississippi Attorney General since 2003, the Democratic Attorney General. He is running for Governor in the November, 2019 election.
This Political Note is a summary of the political situation for selected gubernatorial candidates shortly before the 2018 election.