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Governors (2018 election unless otherwise noted):
Alabama:
Ivey
vs.Countryman (D)
vs.Carrington (R)
vs.Battle (R)
vs.Lee George(R)
Alaska:
Walker(I)
vs.Huggins(R)
vs.Chenault(R)
Arizona:
Ducey(R)
vs.Farley(D)
vs.David Garcia (D)
Arkansas:
Hutchinson(R)
vs.West(L)
California:
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)
State School Chief Delaine Eastin (D)
David Hadley (R)
S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom (D)
State Treasurer John Chiang (D)
John Cox (R)
State Rep. Travis Allen(R)
Zoltan Istvan (I)
Colorado:
Victor Mitchell (R)
vs.Johnston(D)
vs.Kennedy(D)
vs.Brauchler(R)
vs.Perlmutter(D)
vs.Robinson(R)
vs.Lynne(R)
vs.Polis(D)
vs.Barlock(R)
Connecticut:
Malloy(D)
vs.Drew (D)
vs.Srinivasan (R)
vs.Walker (R)
vs.Visconti(R)
vs.Lauretti(R)
vs.Lumaj(R)
Florida:
Gwen Graham (D)
Andrew Gillum (D)
Adam Putnam (R)
Mike Huckabee (R)
Georgia:
Brian Kemp (R)
Casey Cagle (R)
Hunter Hill (R)
Stacey Abrams (D)
Hawaii:
Ige(D)
vs.Hanabusa(D)
Idaho:
Lt. Gov. Brad Little (R)
vs.State Sen. Russ Fulcher (R)
vs.Rep. Raul Labrador(R)
vs.Tommy Ahlquist(R)
vs.Troy Minton(D)
Illinois:
Gov. Bruce Rauner(R)
Daniel Biss (D)
Chris Kennedy (D)
Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar (D)
J.B. Pritzker (D)
Iowa:
Kim Reynolds(R)
Rich Leopold (D)
Andy McGuire (D)
Nate Boulton (D)
Victor Mitchell(D)
Kansas:
Jeff Colyer(R)
Kris Kobach(R)
Wink Hartman(R)
Carl Brewer(D)
Maine:
Attorney General Janet T. Mills(D)
Commissioner Mary Mayhew(R)
Sen. Susan Collins(R)
Maryland:
Hogan
vs.Ross (D)
vs.Cummings(D)
vs.Madaleno(D)
Massachusetts:
Gov. Charlie Baker(R)
Mayor Setti Warren (D)
Jay Gonzalez (D)
Bob Massie (D)
Michigan:
State Senator Gretchen Whitmer (D)
Abdul El-Sayed (D)
Minnesota:
Tina Liebling (DFL)
Tim Walz (DFL)
Matt Dean (R)
Rebecca Otto (DFL)
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL)
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL)
Nebraska:
Pete Ricketts (R)
vs.Bob Krist(I)
Nevada:
Fisher(R)
vs.Sisolak(D)
vs.Laxalt(R)
vs.Schwartz(R)
New Hampshire:
Chris Sununu
vs.Steve Marchand (D, Portsmouth Mayor)
New Jersey(2017):
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R, won 2017 primary)
Phil Murphy(D, won 2017 election)
vs.Ray Lesniak(D, lost 2017 primary)
Mayor Steve Fulop (declined Dem. primary, Sept. 2016)
Seth Kaper-Dale(G)
New Mexico:
Lujan-Grisham
vs.Apodaca (D)
vs.Cervantes(D)
vs.Pearce(R)
New York:
Cuomo(R)
vs.Sharpe(L)
Ohio:
Jim Renacci (R)
Betty Sutton (D)
Mary Taylor (R)
Former Senator Mike DeWine (R)
Joe Schiavoni(D)
Jon Husted(R)
Nan Whaley(D)
Connie Pillich (D)
Oklahoma:
Gary Richardson (R)
Connie Johnson (D)
Oregon:
Brown(D)
vs.Buehler(R)
Pennsylvania:
Wolf
vs.Wagner (R)
vs.Barletta(R,declined)
Rhode Island:
Raimondo(D)
vs.Fung(R)
vs.Morgan(R)
South Carolina:
McMaster(R)
vs.McGill(R)
vs.Pope(R)
vs.Templeton(R)
vs.Smith(D)
South Dakota:
Marty Jackley (R)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R)
Billie Sutton (D)
Tennessee:
Karl Dean(D)
vs.Mark Green(R)
vs.Diane Black(R)
Texas:
Abbott(R)
vs.White(D)
vs.Glass(L)
Virginia(2017):
Northam(D)
vs.Perriello(D)
vs.Wittman(R)
vs.Gillespie(R)
Vermont:
Scott(R)
Stern(D)
Wisconsin:
Gov. Scott Walker(R)
Bob Harlow (D)
Kathleen Vinehout (D)
Wyoming:
Dahlin(R)
vs.Throne(D)
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Alabama


Ivey
vs.Countryman (D)
vs.Carrington (R)
vs.Battle (R)
vs.Lee George(R)

    Alabama 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Auburn Plainsman, "Hardening school security over arming teachers," by Chip Brownlee, March 6, 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Alaska House GOP LOLs at Civil Unions," by Jeanne Devon, December 6, 2017
  • CorrectionsOne, "How Alaska's big criminal-justice reform law came to be," by Herz, Kelly, & Boots, Oct. 24, 2017
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Legislature produced an open, responsible state budget," by Reps. Chenault & Meyer, Sept. 29, 2016
  • Must Read Alaska, "Chenault files letter of intent for governor," by Suzanne Downing, September 12, 2017
  • Athens News Courier, "Carrington touts experience", by Adam Smith, May 11, 2017
  • Yellow Hammer Radio, "Apply Huntsville strategy for success to ALL of Alabama," by Scott Chambers, May 3, 2017
  • Montgomery Advertiser, "Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle running for governor," by Brian Lyman, April 28, 2017
  • WHNT News 19, "Concerned citizens ask to create a sanctuary city," by Kristen Conner, Feb. 23, 2017
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Anti-abortion group conspires to kill their bill," by Nathaniel Herz, September 28, 2016
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Sue over Medicaid, to protect checks and balances," by Sen. Meyer & Mike Chenault, July 7, 2016
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Natural gas project negotiations," by Mike Chenault, June 29, 2016
  • Alaska Public Media, "Balance budget with mix of cuts, new revenue," by Lori Townsend, January 19, 2016
  • Dothan Eagle, "Dothan man in spotlight during same sex marriage debate," by Lance Griffin, Sep 21, 2015
  • Juneau Empire, "Mixed testimony on deportation bill," by Matt Woolbright, March 25, 2014
  • SRW&Associates, "Huntsville Mayor to be recognized by Southeast energy alliance," by Clay Crownover, Sept. 12, 2013
  • CityLab.com, "Urban Sustainability's Missing Ingredient? Education," by Corbin Hiar, May 8, 2012
  • Daily Herald Extra, "Alaska anti-gun-control law takes effect," By Matt Volz, October 2005


Alaska


Walker(I)
vs.Huggins(R)
vs.Chenault(R)

    Alaska 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Hill, "Alaska governor signs order on climate change strategy," by Devin Henry, 10/31/17
  • Daily News-Miner, "Walker among governors who back health plan," by Erin Granger, Oct 20, 2017
  • FOX 6 Now, "Walker signs state budget in advance of re-election run," by Theo Keith and AP, Sept. 21, 2017
  • Juneau Empire, "Serious concerns, but Gov. Walker stands behind legal marijuana," by James Brooks, Aug. 16, 2017
  • Juneau Empire, "Senate reshapes Alaska's criminal landscape," by James Brooks, April 12, 2016
  • Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska's oil tax cut is working, give it a chance," by Charlie Huggins, August 15, 2014
  • NRA-ILA Institute for legislative action, "Alaska: Governor protects Second Amendment rights," June 24, 2013
  • Huffington Post, "Permission Slips from Men for Abortion?", by Jeanne Devon May 21, 2012


Arizona


Ducey(R)
vs.Farley(D)
vs.David Garcia (D)

    Arizona 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Boston Globe, "Kochs rally donors," by Annie Linskey, Jan. 29, 2018
  • Green Valley News, "Not many differences as Democratic candidates square off," by Dan Shearer, Nov 18, 2017
  • Arizona Daily Sun, "Candidates stop in Flagstaff to talk education," by Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa, Nov 4, 2017
  • The Fountain Hills Times, "Gubernatorial candidate addresses Liberal Ladies," Sep 20, 2017
  • The Arizona Republic (AZCentral.com), "Candidates dis Gov. Doug Ducey at first forum," by Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, Aug. 19, 2017
  • Phoenix New Times, "Garcia Couldn't Beat Diane Douglas," by Ray Stern, April 13, 2017


Arkansas


Hutchinson(R)
vs.West(L)

    Arkansas 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • TB&P TalkBusiness.net, "Henderson to run for Governor," by Roby Brock, December 2017
  • Arkansas Times, "A chat with Jared Henderson," by Max Brantley, Dec. 22, 2017
  • KUAR Public Radio from UA Little Rock, "A Democrat Enters the Governor's Race," by Jacob Kauffman, Dec. 12, 2017
  • ArkansasMatters.com, "Teach for America Director Launches Campaign," by Jessi Turnure, Dec. 12, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Last planned execution before drugs expire," by Mark Berman April 28, 2017
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


California


L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)
State School Chief Delaine Eastin (D)
David Hadley (R)
S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom (D)
State Treasurer John Chiang (D)
John Cox (R)
State Rep. Travis Allen(R)
Zoltan Istvan (I)

    California 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Turlock Journal, "Gubernatorial candidate touts education platform at Stan State," by Eric Escalante, Nov. 17, 2017
  • L.A. Times, "Villaraigosa hopes to increase voter turnout in Latino community," by Michael Livingston, Nov. 16, 2017
  • The Press Democrat, "Treasurer proposes banking strategies for cannabis industry," by Julie Johnson, Nov. 7, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Cox calls for repeal of California's Environmental Quality Act," by Seema Mehta, Nov. 2, 2017
  • L.A. Times, "Villaraigosa endorses marijuana legalization initiative," by Patrick McGreevy, Oct. 31, 2016
  • Los Angeles Times, "Eastin says Dreamers trusted us with their lives," by Phil Willon, Sept. 5, 2017
  • NBC News, "Could John Chiang Be California's First Asian-American Governor?," by Traci G. Lee, Aug 23 2017
  • The Ceres Courier, "Newsom brings gubernatorial campaign to area," by Jeff Benziger, August 2, 2017
  • The Union, "Newsom feels spreading the wealth is a basic belief," by Thomas D. Elias, July 31, 2017
  • The Sacramento Bee, "Affirmative action divided California Democrats," by Christopher Cadelago, July 27, 2017
  • Modesto Bee, "Newsom talks health care & taxes in Salida," by John Holland, July 26, 2017
  • Voice of San Diego, "Stops and Starts for Police Accountability Measures," by Sara Libby, July 14, 2017
  • Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, "Chiang promises frugality," by Beau Yarbrough, July 13, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Newsom blasts NRA recruitment video," by Seema Mehta, June 30, 2017
  • Orange County Register, "Chiang talks Senate health care bill, education," by Brian Whitehead, June 23, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Travis Allen, conservative and controversial Orange County lawmaker," by Phil Willon, June 22, 2017
  • The Press Democrat, "Newsom touts California's green economy," by Martin Espinoza, June 10, 2017
  • GlobalNewsWride.com, "CalSTRS Takes Action to Divest of All Non-U.S. Thermal Coal Holdings," June 8, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "California could be a 'sanctuary state' from federal pot laws," by Patrick McGreevy, June 1, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Candidates Back Criminal Justice Reforms," by Jonathan J. Cooper, April 4, 2017
  • The Sacramento Bee, "Candidates share views on criminal justice changes," by Christopher Cadelago, April 04, 2017
  • San Francisco Chronicle (SFgate.com), "Vote to block Planned Parenthood money", March 30, 2017
  • Ukiah Daily Journal, "Eastin talks issues in Ukiah," by John Winters, 3/7/17
  • Los Angeles Times, "Newsom asks for cooperation on marijuana regulation," by Patrick McGreevy, Feb. 24, 2017
  • Sacramento Bee, "Capitol Alert," by Christopher Cadelago, Feb. 1, 2017
  • Sacramento Bee, "Antonio Villaraigosa talks about inequality and Mexican heritage," by Christopher Cadelago, Feb. 1, 2017
  • Billboard magazine, "The Reefer Revolution: Gavin Newsom Explains Passing Prop 64," by K.M. McFarland, Jan. 19, 2017
  • Sacramento Bee, "California should not be a Scrooge when it comes to educating", by Delaine Eastin, December 22, 2016
  • California Family Council, "Assembly Passes Resolution Honoring Abortion," January 20, 2016


Colorado


Victor Mitchell (R)
vs.Johnston(D)
vs.Kennedy(D)
vs.Brauchler(R)
vs.Perlmutter(D)
vs.Robinson(R)
vs.Lynne(R)
vs.Polis(D)
vs.Barlock(R)

    Colorado 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Coloradoan, "Gov. candidates provide stances on gun control," by Saja Hindi, March 3, 2018
  • Colorado Independent, "Barlock is tying his bid 100% to Trump," by Corey Hutchins, September 05, 2017
  • Akron News-Reporter, "Brauchler hitting Governor campaign trail," by Jo Anne Busing, 08/29/2017
  • The Cannabist, "Query over reported cannabis research obstruction," by Alicia Wallace, Aug. 23, 2017
  • Westword, "At Least Eleven Pot-Related Homicides Since Legalization," by George Brauchler, August 21, 2017
  • Vail Daily, "Polis visits to discuss new wilderness bill," by John LaConte, Aug. 20, 2017
  • Westword, "Meet Steve Barlock, Co-Chair for Trump in Denver," by Michael Roberts, August 17, 2017
  • Sterling Journal-Advocate, "Brauchler envisions decentralized state government," by Lisa Young, 8/09/2017
  • Summit Daily, "Polis responds to Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military," July 26, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Blizzard of criticism over climate order," by Ernest Luning, July 12, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Brauchler announces bid for Colorado governor," by John Frank, June 22, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Mitchell trying to raise his profile from lowest name ID", by Joey Bunch, 6/13/17
  • Daily Kos, "Raise Colorado's Renewable Energy Standard," by Cary Kennedy, June 2, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Introducing Doug Robinson, Mitt Romney Nephew," by Michael Roberts, 5/15/17
  • Colorado Independent, "Colorado Democrats on oil and gas appeal", by Corey Hutchins, May 15, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Doug Robinson, nephew of Mitt Romney, running for governor," by John Frank, April 25 2017
  • Westword.com, "Cary Kennedy and Why She's Running," by Michael Roberts, April 24, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Hickenlooper Has Little Faith in Brauchler," by Peter Marcus, Apr. 19, 2017
  • Colorado Times-Recorder, "A look at the 2018 candidates for governor," by Madeleine Schmidt, April 17, 2017
  • The Pueblo Chieftain, "Brauchler says leadership sets him apart," by Peter Roper, April 11, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Brauchler on Why He's Running for Governor," by Michael Roberts, Westword, April 7, 2017
  • Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, "Field in governor race starting to take shape", by Charles Ashby, April 6, 2017
  • Colorado Springs Gazette, "Robinson wants to give back," by Joey Bunch, April 25, 2017
  • Colorado Statesman, "Higher ed spending to support STEM disciplines," by Ernest Luning, April 20, 2017
  • Denver Post, "George Brauchler announces bid for governor," by John Frank, April 5, 2017
  • Colorado Gazette, "Mitchell is officially in the race for governor", by Joey Bunch, 2/14/17
  • The Denver Post, "Mitchell announces 2018 bid for Colorado governor", by John Frank, February 13, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Meet Mike Johnston, fast rising political star," 1/25/2017
  • The Denver Post, "Johnston announces 2018 bid for governor", Jan. 17, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Udall and Bennet uncommitted on assault weapons ban", by Allison Sherry, January 24, 2013
  • Huffington Post, "Cary Kennedy’s Shameful Final Days," by Jessica Peck, May 25, 2011


Connecticut


Malloy(D)
vs.Drew (D)
vs.Srinivasan (R)
vs.Walker (R)
vs.Visconti(R)
vs.Lauretti(R)
vs.Lumaj(R)

    Connecticut 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Fox-61 TV, "Malloy: NRA has become a terrorist organization," 3/6/2018
  • Hartford Courant, "Homeowners With Failing Concrete Foundations," by Kathleen McWilliams, May 8, 2017
  • The Connecticut Mirror, "Visconti takes the road less traveled," by Mark Pazniokas, April 19, 2017
  • "Face the State" - WFSB-TV, "Lumaj Hopes to Build on 2014," by Dennis House, 3/31/2017
  • Shelton Herald, "Mayor Mark Lauretti enters race for governor," by Brad Durrell, January 4, 2014


Delaware



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Florida


Gwen Graham (D)
Andrew Gillum (D)
Adam Putnam (R)
Mike Huckabee (R)

    Florida 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • WCTV, "Gillum meets with faith leaders over lunch," by Mariel Carbone, Aug 30, 2017
  • Florida Politics, "Putnam urges education focus on today's jobs," by Scott Powers, Aug. 23, 2017
  • Palm Beach Post, "Putnam pitches land deals to protect state's military bases," by Jim Turner, Aug. 8, 2017
  • Tallahassee Democrat op-ed, "When will we ask, 'How are the children?'," by Andrew Gillum, July 29, 2017
  • Florida Politics op-ed, "Andrew Gillum: Florida must take reins," July 27, 2017
  • Politico.com, "Gillum fends off questions about use of city email," by Matt Dixon, 5/31/2017
  • Politico.com, "Train wreck education bill," by Marc Caputo and Jessica Bakeman, 5/24/2017
  • Florida Today, "Tallahassee mayor: Florida governor candidate," 4/18/2017
  • The Florida Squeeze, "Prevent the Californication of Florida," by Kartik Krishnaiyer, 4/16/2017
  • Tampa Bay Times, "Gwen Graham will have some explaining to do," by Adam C. Smith, April 4, 2017
  • Tallahassee Democrat, "Gillum running for governor in 2018," by Jeff Burlew, Feb. 28, 2017
  • Sunshine State News, "A New Twist on Abortion Debate," by Jim Saunders and Jim Turner, 2/9/17
  • Orlando Sentinel, "Op-ed by Adam Putnam," 1/4/17
  • FloridaPolitics.com, "Energy independence and transportation," by A.G. Gancarski, Dec. 15, 2016
  • Sunshine State News, "Trump poses conundrum," 4/2/16
  • WJXT-Channel 4, News4jax.com, "Offensive to American values," 12/8/15
  • FLchamber.com, "Agriculture commissioner Putnam", 10/1/2014
  • Miami Herald, "Gov. Rick Scott signs 94 bills into law," by Michael Van Sickler, 6/13/14


Georgia


Brian Kemp (R)
Casey Cagle (R)
Hunter Hill (R)
Stacey Abrams (D)

    Georgia 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • WABE, "Candidates On Confederate Monuments, Stone Mountain" by Johnny Kauffman, Aug 16, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Cagle launches governor campaign," by Greg Bluestein, April 29, 2017
  • WJCL, "Kemp says he plans to help local economy if elected," by Steve King, Apr 28, 2017
  • Marietta Daily Journal, "Hunter Hill talks RFRA, roads and school choice," Apr 28, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Republican Hunter Hill will run for governor," by Greg Bluestein, April 25, 2017
  • WABE-NPR 90.1, "GOP State Sen. Hunter Hill Announces Run, by Associated Press, Apr 25, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Revive Abrams-Kemp feud," by Greg Bluestein, April 11, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Brian Kemp launches 'Georgia First' campaign," by Greg Bluestein, April 1, 2017
  • Macon Telegraph, "July shooting deaths may spur Georgia debate," by Maggie Lee, July 18, 2016


Hawaii


Ige(D)
vs.Hanabusa(D)

    Hawaii 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Huffington Post, "Why Is Bob McDermott So Obsessed With Sex?", by Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson, 2/09/2016 updated Dec 06, 2017
  • BigIslandNow.com, "Gov. Ige Issues Statement on U.S. Immigration," January 30, 2017
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


Idaho


Lt. Gov. Brad Little (R)
vs.State Sen. Russ Fulcher (R)
vs.Rep. Raul Labrador(R)
vs.Tommy Ahlquist(R)
vs.Troy Minton(D)

    Idaho 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Boise State Public Radio, "Labrador Provides Delayed Response To Charlottesville Violence," by Matt Guilhem, Aug. 16, 2017
  • KTVB.com, "Homeless Boise Man Prepares to Run for Governor," by Alex Livingston, April 25, 2017
  • Magic Valley Times-News, "Ahlquist: Why I'm running for governor," April 18, 2017
  • Idaho County Free Press, "Big impression with Little interview," by Andrew Ottoson, Apr 13, 2016
  • OpportunityLives.com, "Q&A With Raúl Labrador: Criminal Justice Reformer," by Ellen Carmichael, Feb. 2015


Illinois


Gov. Bruce Rauner(R)
Daniel Biss (D)
Chris Kennedy (D)
Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar (D)
J.B. Pritzker (D)

    Illinois 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Better Government Association Fact-check: "Will new Illinois law create sanctuaries?", by Matt Dietrich, Aug. 28, 2017
  • Chicago Tribune, "Pawar wants to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day," Aug. 24, 2017
  • The Advocate, 'Fa**ot' tweets bring down aide to Illinois Gov, by Trudy Ring, July 17 2017
  • Peoria Journal Star, "Pritzker pledges downstate revitalization," by Chris Kaergard, July 13, 2017
  • The Chicago Citizen, "Candidate JB Pritzker," by Christopher Shuttlesworth, May 24, 2017
  • Politico, "Abortion politics trip up blue-state GOP governor," by Natasha Korecki, 5/5/2017
  • Capitolfax.com, "Kennedy vs. Pritzker on legalizing marijuana," May 1, 2017
  • The Chicago Defender, "Illinois Governor's Race," by Mary L. Datcher, April 27, 2017
  • Illinois Times, "Pritzker takes strong stand on abortion rights," by Alex Camp, 4/27/17
  • Chicago Tribune, "Biss announces Democratic bid for governor," by Rick Pearson, 3/20/17
  • Quad City Times, "Rauner signs Future Energy Jobs bill," Dec. 7, 2016
  • Newton Daily News, "Illinois law will tackle gun trafficking," Aug. 24, 2016


Indiana



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Iowa


Kim Reynolds(R)
Rich Leopold (D)
Andy McGuire (D)
Nate Boulton (D)
Victor Mitchell(D)

    Iowa 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • MyPlainview.com, "Apple gets $208M in tax breaks to build Iowa data center," by David Pitt, August 28, 2017
  • WHO-TV, "Reynolds Has No Worries About Guns in the State Capitol," by Dan Hendrickson, June 15, 2017
  • Quad-City Times, "Boulton campaigns for governor," by Ed Tibbetts May 5, 2017
  • The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, "Abortion-funding restriction," by Rod Boshart Feb 2, 2017
  • Siouxland's News KTIV, article on Governor Branstad's budget cuts, Jan. 12, 2017
  • Marshalltown Times Republican, "Leopold reaches out to rural voters," Jan 8, 2017
  • Carroll's Paper, "Reynolds says abortion 'murder,' open to idea of civil unions for gays," by Douglas Burns, Nov. 2010


Kansas


Jeff Colyer(R)
Kris Kobach(R)
Wink Hartman(R)
Carl Brewer(D)

    Kansas 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Wichita Eagle (Kansas.com), "Governor of Kansas, not governor of Virginia," by Jonathan Shorman, August 16, 2017
  • Leavenworth Times, "Hartman hopes to lead state," by Rimsie McConiga, Aug 11, 2017
  • The Wichita Eagle, "Colyer poised to become governor," by Jonathan Shorman July 27, 2017
  • Wichita Eagle, "Kobach helps gun planks to GOP platform," by Bryan Lowry, July 13, 2016
  • The Hill, "Not enough bourbon in Kentucky to make me release voter data," by Max Greenwood, 6/30/17
  • Kansas City Star , "Kobach launches campaign," by Bryan Lowry, June 8, 2017
  • The Wichita Eagle, "Lawmakers override Brownback veto of tax increases," by Jonathan Shorman and Daniel Salazar, 6/6/17
  • The Kansas City Star Op-ed: "Is Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer a Sam Brownback clone?" by Steve Rose, May 26, 2017
  • Wichita Eagle, "Brewer, Hartman try bipartisan campaigning," by Dion Lefler, April 21, 2017
  • The Topeka Capital-Journal, "Brewer Offers Democrats a Choice for Governor," Op-Ed by Bob Beatty, Feb. 26, 2017
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "Colyer endorses opening KanCare meetings to public," by Tim Carpenter, February 20, 2017
  • The Kansas City Star, "Former Wichita mayor kicks off campaign", by Bryan Lowry, February 20, 2017
  • The Wichita Eagle, "Brewer Promises Community Activist Campaign for Governor," by Dion Lefler, Feb. 20, 2017
  • Topeka Capital-Journal, "Wink Hartman running for Kansas governor", by Tim Carpenter, Feb. 16, 2017
  • Wichita Eagle (Kansas.com), "Kris Kobach views spark intense reactions," by Bryan Lowry, September 26, 2015
  • The Butler County Times-Gazette, "Republican's 'Clean Sweep' Bus Tour," by Julie Clements & Belinda Larsen, Oct. 30, 2014


Kentucky



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Louisiana



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Maine


Attorney General Janet T. Mills(D)
Commissioner Mary Mayhew(R)
Sen. Susan Collins(R)

    Maine 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Sun Journal, "Candidates back gun ownership at Colby College debate," by Colin Ellis, Feb. 27, 2018
  • Bangor Daily News, "Candidates throw jabs but no knockout punches in debate," by Michael Shepherd, Feb. 1, 2018
  • WAGM-TV, "Mills joins 13 states rejecting 'deep and damaging EPA cuts'," December 21, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Mills: We need to get the genie back in the pill bottle," October 15, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Democrats agree on need to improve health care, economy," by Jason Pafundi, September 28, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "A.G. Not Commenting on Abortion Suit," September 20, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "Poverty isn't eliminated by threatening the poor," by Lance Dutson, Sept. 18, 2017
  • CNN.com, "LePage: Civil War was initially fought over land," by Nathan McDermott and Andrew Kaczynski, 8/22/2017
  • Journal Tribune, "Mayhew hopes to 'build on what we've accomplished'," by Ryder Schumacher, Aug. 9, 20117
  • The Lincoln County News, "Mayhew Campaign Makes Lincoln County Debut," by Abigail W. Adams, July 5, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Shine a light on high drug prices and go after gougers," by Janet T. Mills, June 28, 2017
  • Forbes Magazine, "Maine Shows How To Make Welfare Work," by Jared Meyer, June 1, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "LePage proposes eliminating funding for Civil Rights Team," by Beth Brogan, May 27, 2017
  • RedAlertPolitics.com, "Defeat DC Kings; Elect Libertarians," by Ryan Girdusky, April 30, 2017
  • Press-Herald, "Commentary: DHHS fighting Maine's drug crisis," by Mary Mayhew, April 14, 2017
  • News Center Maine, "Clergy, low income, immigrant groups protest DHHS budget," by Don Carrigan, Feb. 22, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "How $13M in unlawful spending took shape in Mayhew's DHHS," by Matthew Stone, Feb. 7, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Mills among 17 nationwide who condemn Trump's ban on refugees," by Dennis Hoey, January 29, 2017
  • Maine Public, "Blue Ribbon Commission Charged With Violating Law," by Mal Leary, July 8, 2016
  • Maine Public, "S&P Settlement Yields Maine More Than $21.5 Million," February 4, 2015
  • Bangor Daily News, "LePage defies AG Mills' demand to release welfare study," by Mario Moretto, January 9, 2014


Maryland


Hogan
vs.Ross (D)
vs.Cummings(D)
vs.Madaleno(D)

    Maryland 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Washington Post, "Emily's List endorses Rockeymoore Cummings for governor," by Ovetta Wiggins, October 30 2017
  • The Diamondback, "Alec Ross visits UMD to help register students to vote," by Naomi Grant, Sept. 27, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Candidate shares son's health story, slams Congress," by Josh Hicks, July 26, 2017
  • WBAL-TV, "Gubernatorial candidates say state could do more to help Baltimore," by Jayne Miller, June 20, 2017
  • The Diamondback (University of Maryland), "Lawmakers are fighting to legalize recreational marijuana," by Lexie Schapitl, March 2, 2017
  • Capital Gazette, "Maryland Democrats introduce gun safety legislation," by Rachel Bluth, Feb. 10, 2016


Massachusetts


Gov. Charlie Baker(R)
Mayor Setti Warren (D)
Jay Gonzalez (D)
Bob Massie (D)

    Massachusetts 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette, "Homeless shelter funding in Amherst," by Scott Merzbach, Dec. 15, 2017
  • Brookline Tab, "Candidates spell out goals," by Susie Davidson, Nov 13, 2017
  • WWLP, "Setti Warren sits down with constituents in Amherst," by Tashanea Whitlow, August 4, 2017
  • The Foxboro Reporter, "Would-be governor inspires Democrats," by Bera Dunau, July 20, 2017
  • Boston Metro, "Baker says mind open on sanctuary status," State House News Service, 7/12/2017
  • Commonwealth Magazine, "How You Beat Baker," by Bruce Mohl, Jun 16, 2017
  • The Nation, "Climate and Democracy," by Wen Stephenson, June 1, 2017
  • Lynn Daily Item, "Warren Campaigns on Transportation Promise", by Thomas Grillo, May 26, 2017
  • WGBH Boston Public Radio, "First, He Learned To Walk Again. Now, Bob Massie Is Running For Governor", by Tori Bedford, May 18, 2017
  • Boston Herald, "Gonzalez outlines thrust of gubernatorial run," by Jordan Frias, April 26, 2017
  • WBUR gubernatorial profile series, by Meghna Chakrabarti, Shawn Bodden & Anthony Brooks, April 25 – June 12, 2017
  • WBUR 90.9 FM, NPR radio, "Environmentalist Robert Massie Announces Run," by Ally Jarmanning, April 24, 2017
  • Wicked Local Marshfield, "Meet the candidate: Jay Gonzalez", Apr 21, 2017
  • MassLive.com, Gonzalez pledges to oppose Trump," by Dan Glaun, Apr 3, 2017
  • Boston Herald, "Newton mayor affirms his city’s sanctuary stance," March 30, 2017
  • Politico.com, "Massachusetts Playbook," 2/1/2017
  • Commonwealth Magazine, "Gonzalez throws his hat in the ring," by Michael Jonas, Jan 30, 2017
  • Newton Patch, "Mayors coalition on assault weapons ban," by Alex Newman, Aug 10, 2016
  • Time Magazine, "Q&A with Survivor--and Game Changer--Bob Massie," by Stephanie Abrahams, May 15, 2012


Michigan


State Senator Gretchen Whitmer (D)
Abdul El-Sayed (D)

    Michigan 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Nation, "El-Sayed would be the first Muslim-American governor in US history," by David Dayen, January 29, 2018
  • Rewire News, "Candidate Vows to ‘Hold the Line' Against Anti-Choice Onslaught," by Ally Boguhn, Nov 1, 2017
  • Mining Journal, "Gubernatorial candidate holds town hall meeting," by Mary Wardell, Oct 10, 2017
  • WWMT-Newschannel-3, "One on one with gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer," January 24 2017Lansing State Journal coverage of Gubernatorial race, 1/3/2017
  • Detroit News, "Detroit health director set to make bid for governor," by Christine Ferretti, Feb. 9, 2017
  • Detroit News, "Ex-Detroit health chief starts bid for Mich. governor," by Jennifer Chambers, Feb. 25, 2017


Minnesota


Tina Liebling (DFL)
Tim Walz (DFL)
Matt Dean (R)
Rebecca Otto (DFL)
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL)
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL)

    Minnesota 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Post-Bulletin, "Candidates field questions at Rochester gubernatorial forum," by Brian Todd, Feb 23, 2018
  • Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Conversing with governor candidates," October 25, 2017
  • CBS-4-WCCO, "Coleman, Hodges Review Trump’s Sanctuary City Order," January 26, 2017
  • Minnesota Lawyer, "Dayton signs insurance relief bill into law," by Kevin Featherly, January 26, 2017
  • Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Auditor's profile is rising--along with her ire," by Bill Salisbury and David Montgomery, January 23, 2016


Mississippi



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Missouri



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Montana



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Nebraska


Pete Ricketts (R)
vs.Bob Krist(I)

    Nebraska 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • KHGI (ABC) Nebraska.tv, "Krist calls on Gov. Ricketts to petition trade war talk," March 6th 2018
  • Reno Gazette-Journal, "Laxalt on gun background check initiative," by James DeHaven, Feb. 15, 2018
  • Omaha World-Herald, "Gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist switches to Democratic Party," by Roseann Moring, Feb 13, 2018
  • Kearney Hub, "Krist speaks on run against Gov. Ricketts," by Erika Pritchard, October 20, 2017
  • Kearney Hub, "Krist solution our state needs," by Nathan Leach, October 17, 2017
  • Omaha World Herald, "Sen. Krist switching party affiliation to nonpartisan," by Joe Duggan, Sept. 14, 2017
  • Omaha World Herald, "Lawmakers reject overriding Ricketts budget vetoes," by Martha Stoddard, May 18, 2017
  • Nebraska Firearms Owners Association, "Krist took an Oath to uphold the US Constitution!," by NFOA, May 18, 2016
  • ABC News, "LGBT worker ruling could boost Nebraska protections," by The Associated Press, April 6, 2017
  • Strictly Business news, "Nebraska Health Care Association Honors Krist," November 1, 2014
  • Fremont Tribune, "Legislature Committee discusses not taxing military pensions," by Kevin O'Hanlon, Feb. 1, 2013


Nevada


Fisher(R)
vs.Sisolak(D)
vs.Laxalt(R)
vs.Schwartz(R)

    Nevada 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Reno News & Review, "He's doing it again," Mar 8, 2018
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Sisolak attacks group for helping pregnant women," by Victor Joecks, Feb. 27, 2018
  • Reno Gazette-Journal, "A political survey from the 90s has come back to haunt Sisolak," by James DeHaven, Jan. 29, 2018
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Laxalt makes Nevada governor bid official," by Colton Lochhead, November 1, 2017
  • The Nevada Independent, "Stances of gubernatorial candidate Dan Schwartz," by Jackie Valley & Michelle Rindels, Sept. 6, 2017
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "DOJ finds no evidence that Clark County is ‘sanctuary' community," By Wesley Juhl and Michael Scott Davidson, August 4, 2017
  • Concord Monitor, "Sununu's position on transgender Granite Staters is dangerous," by Ray Buckley, August 04, 2017
  • Las Vegas Sun, "Obamacare repeal effort endangers progress made at Las Vegas public hospital," by April Corbin, July 31, 2017
  • Las Vegas Sun, "Clark County mulls control board to keep marijuana businesses in line," by April Corbin, July 19, 2017
  • Los Angeles Times, "Message for Nevada: Don't be California," by David Montero, July 12, 2017
  • Nevada Appeal, "Treasurer Schwartz calls for corporate income tax," by Geoff Dornan, August 31, 2016
  • Bicycling.com, "Bike shop owner riding for governor", 6/2/2017
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Laxalt opposes measure to legalize pot," by Sandra Chereb, August 25, 2016


New Hampshire


Chris Sununu
vs.Steve Marchand (D, Portsmouth Mayor)

    New Hampshire 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • WMUR, "Governor says Canada plays an integral role in NH economy," by John DiStaso, Mar 5, 2018
  • Concord Monitor, "Sununu’s position on transgender Granite Staters is dangerous," by Ray Buckley, August 04, 2017
  • N.H. Journal, "Q&A with Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Steve Marchand", April 24, 2017, by Kyle Plantz
  • NHPR.org, New Hampshire Public Radio, "Marchand On His Run For Governor," by Brady Carlson, June 4, 2016
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


New Jersey
(2017)


Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R, won 2017 primary)
Phil Murphy(D, won 2017 election)
vs.Ray Lesniak(D, lost 2017 primary)
Mayor Steve Fulop (declined Dem. primary, Sept. 2016)
Seth Kaper-Dale(G)

    New Jersey 2017 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Bergen Record, "GOP assemblyman sparks Confederate flag controversy," by Dustin Racioppi and Nicholas Pugliese, Aug. 30, 2017
  • Bergen Record , "LGBT festival-goers express disdain for Trump's transgender ban," by Ricardo Kaulessar, Aug. 26, 2017
  • The Observer, "Guadagno Makes Long-Shot Bid for Public Safety Workers," by Christian Hetrick, 08/23/17
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "Life and death, Murphy says after Planned Parenthood," by Matt Arco, Aug. 10, 2017
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "Guadagno moves left in a right-wing party," by Paul Mulshine, May 11, 2017
  • Asbury Park Press (APP.com), "5 things about Kim Guadagno," by Mike Davis, May 11, 2017
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "11 things you should know about Kim Guadagno," by Claude Brodesser-Akner, Jan. 17, 2017
  • The Forward, "Jewish mayor finds strong backing among Muslims", by Michael Kaminer, September 5, 2016
  • Newark Star-Ledger (NJ.com), "Raising the minimum wage",OpEd by Steve Fulop, March 12, 2016
  • Bergen Record (NorthJersey.com), "Strict limits on solitary confinement", by John C. Ensslin, March 11, 2016
  • Newark Star-Ledger, "Pilot program to bring jobs to food stamp recipients," by Tom Haydon, March 10, 2016
  • Bergen Record, "Development to Liberty State Park", by Scott Fallon, January 21, 2016
  • Newark Star Ledger, "Wisely choosing clinical treatment for heroin abuse", by Jim McGreevey, 12/16/2015
  • Bergen Record, "NJ extends bear hunt", by Jim Norman and Richard Cowen, 12/13/2015


New Mexico


Lujan-Grisham
vs.Apodaca (D)
vs.Cervantes(D)
vs.Pearce(R)

    New Mexico 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • KRWG TV, "Democratic Candidates Speak at Truth or Consequences Forum," by Michael Hernandez, Feb 9, 2018
  • The Santa Fe New Mexican, "Dems give their take on issues in early gubernatorial forum," by Sami Edge, Jan 23, 2018
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Candidate has history of delinquent property taxes," by Daniel J. Chacón, Nov. 29, 2017
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Lujan Grisham pushes higher minimum wage," by Dan Boyd, October 18th, 2017
  • Farmington Daily Times, "Four Democrats vying to be next NM governor," by Hannah Grover, Aug. 3, 2017
  • Los Alamos Monitor, "2 candidates stump in LA," by Tris DeRoma, August 2, 2017
  • U.S. News and World Report, "Concealed-Carry Gun Bills Prompt Warning," by Morgan Lee, Aug. 1, 2017
  • Deming Headlight, "Apodaca visits during campaign tour," by Algernon D'Ammassa, July 23, 2017
  • NMPolitics.net, "What If We Invest in New Mexico?", by Jeff Apodaca, July 17, 2017
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Steve Pearce to seek New Mexico governor's office," by Jason Gibbs, July 10, 2017
  • NM Political Report, "Las Cruces legislator cites budget, jobs crisis," by Joey Peters, July 7, 2017
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Cervantes jumps in to governor's race," by Russell Contreras, July 5, 2017
  • USA Today, "Former media executive enters NM governor's race", by Russell Contreras, May 2, 2017
  • Santa Fe New Mexican, "Jeff Apodaca to run for governor," by Andrew Oxford, May 2, 2017
  • Capitol Ministries, "Pearce: belief in God was central to Founding Fathers," May 2015
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Lujan Grisham addresses NM Legislature", 1/26/2017
  • NMPolitics.net, "Guv signs open conference committee bill," by Heath Haussamen, April 5, 2009


New York


Cuomo(R)
vs.Sharpe(L)

    New York 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • NY Daily News, "Nixon: make New York a 'sanctuary state,'" April 5, 2018
  • Syracuse Post-Standard, "Cynthia Nixon on Syracuse poverty, development, upstate," by Julie McMahon, April 5, 2018
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Cuomo: $25M Spent to Help Village's Water," April 4, 2018
  • WCSJ News, "Cynthia Nixon says gun control, legalizing marijuana," by Michael Dobuski, April 4, 2018
  • New York Post, "Cynthia Nixon 'absolutely for' legalizing marijuana," by Lia Eustachewich, April 4, 2018
  • Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, "Cynthia Nixon about 'Andrew the bully'," by Joseph Spector, March 27, 2018
  • Daily Mail (UK), "Cynthia Nixon slams film industry tax breaks," by Abigail Miller, March 26, 2018
  • Vox.com, "Andrew Cuomo can't afford to ignore Cynthia Nixon's challenge," by Jen Kirby, March 22, 2018
  • Chicago Tribune, "Cynthia Nixon's political debut puts gay rights in spotlight," by Chris Carola, March 21, 2018
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "7 things to know about Cynthia Nixon," by Fiza Pirani, March 20, 2018
  • NY Daily News, "Cynthia Nixon takes aim at Cuomo in 1st campaign event," March 20, 2018
  • NY1.com, "Cynthia Nixon laying groundwork in run for governor," by Zack Fink, March 6, 2018
  • Time Magazine, "Abortion Rights Are Human Rights," by Cynthia Nixon, January 22, 2016
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


North Carolina



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

North Dakota



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Ohio


Jim Renacci (R)
Betty Sutton (D)
Mary Taylor (R)
Former Senator Mike DeWine (R)
Joe Schiavoni(D)
Jon Husted(R)
Nan Whaley(D)
Connie Pillich (D)

    Ohio 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Columbus Dispatch, "Taylor will champion parental rights in light of Cincinnati," by Darrel Rowland, Feb 26, 2018
  • Cincinnati Enquirer , "Taylor picks former P&G executive as her running mate," by Jessie Balmert, Jan. 9, 2018
  • WFMJ.com, "Youngstown's LBGTQ community marches as President proposes transgender ban," by Janet Rogers, Jul 29, 2017
  • U.S. News and World Report, "Save Medicaid, Save Lives," by Nan Whaley, July 24, 2017
  • US News & World Report, "Husted Will Deny Trump Panel Some Voter Data." by Julie Carr Smyth, June 30, 2017
  • Dayton Daily News, "Husted endorsed by gun-rights group," by Larry Budd, May 24, 2017
  • Toledo Blade, "Husted stresses education needs," by Ignazio Messina, May 23, 2017
  • Chillicothe Gazette, "Husted eyes future in local campaign stop," by Chris Balusik, May 11, 2017
  • Newark Advocate, "Husted addresses Newark GOP," by Sydney Murray, May 10, 2017
  • Dayton Daily News, "Who is Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley?", by Cory Frolik, May 8, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Eradicate North Korean leadership," 4/28/2017
  • Dayton Daily News, "Kucinich goes after charter schools", by Lynn Hulsey, April 24, 2017
  • The Columbus Dispatch, "Taylor steps down as insurance director," by Randy Ludlow, Mar 31, 2017
  • Dayton Daily News, "Renacci jumps into 'Ohio First' campaign," by Laura A. Bischoff, March 20, 2017
  • The Vindicator, "Schiavoni addresses health care, other issues," by Sean Barron March 26, 2017
  • Toledo Blade, "DeWine takes aim at opioid abuse," by Ryan Dunn, Jan. 28, 2017
  • LeanInOhio.com , "Interview with Mayor Nan Whaley," by Julene Allen, Oct 16, 2015


Oklahoma


Gary Richardson (R)
Connie Johnson (D)

    Oklahoma 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Oklahoman, "Candidates mostly avoid stance on marijuana," by Chris Casteel, January 8, 2018
  • Norman Transcript, "Cash, candidates and cannabis," by Adam Troxtell, Jan 7, 2018
  • Tulsa World , "Gubernatorial candidates," by Randy Krehbiel, Jul 30, 2017
  • U.S. News and World Report, "Oklahoma Auditor Gary Jones to Run for Governor," by Sean Murphy, May 8, 2017
  • KOSU-FM, "Oklahoma Schools Say They Need More Funding," by Emily Wendler, April 24, 2017
  • The Oklahoman, "Election '18 has already begun," by Dale Denwalt, February 4, 2017
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


Oregon


Brown(D)
vs.Buehler(R)

    Oregon 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


Pennsylvania


Wolf
vs.Wagner (R)
vs.Barletta(R,declined)

    Pennsylvania 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Penn Live, "Trump's ban on transgender people in military triggers firestorm," by Christine Vendel, July 26, 2017
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


Rhode Island


Raimondo(D)
vs.Fung(R)
vs.Morgan(R)

    Rhode Island 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


South Carolina


McMaster(R)
vs.McGill(R)
vs.Pope(R)
vs.Templeton(R)
vs.Smith(D)

    South Carolina 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Post and Courier, "Templeton changes position on abortion," by Jamie Lovegrove, Feb 27, 2018
  • Greenville News, "Templeton calls for arming teachers while opening campaign," by Kirk Brown, Feb. 26, 2018
  • The State, "She’s running for governor as a conservative outsider," by Jamie Self, October 07, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Democrats Finally Have Candidate for Governor," by Seanna Adcox, Oct. 2, 2017
  • GayToday.com, "Republican candidate goes after trans rights & defends Confederacy," August 3, 2017
  • Charleston Post and Courier, "Templeton's 'proud of the Confederacy' remarks stir controversy ," by Andy Shain, Aug 2, 2017
  • The Post and Courier, "Templeton declares 2018 bid for South Carolina governor," by Emma Dumain, Apr 4, 2017
  • The State, "Former Lt. Gov. McGill running for governor as a Republican," by By Andrew Shain, March 21, 2016


South Dakota


Marty Jackley (R)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R)
Billie Sutton (D)

    South Dakota 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Mitchell Republic, "Study best approach for non-meandered water issue," by Luke Hagen, Apr 10, 2017
  • SDPB radio, "Jackley's Marijuana Ballot Question Explanation Draws Ire", by Lee Strubinger, Mar 30, 2017
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


Tennessee


Karl Dean(D)
vs.Mark Green(R)
vs.Diane Black(R)

    Tennessee 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Immigrant Tuition Splits Tennessee Governor's Field in Forum," by Jonathan Mattise, Jan 23, 2018
  • The Hill, "Anti-abortion lawmakers push ‘Conscience Protection' bill," by Jessie Hellmann, 11/08/17
  • WBIR-TV, "Lawmaker expects medical marijuana to be Top 5 issue," by Grant Robinson, Sep 4, 2017
  • Washington Examiner, "Black wouldn't tear down Confederate general bust in state capitol," by Philip Wegmann , Aug. 22, 2017
  • Newsmax.com, "Rep. Black: Closer Than Expected on Tax Reform," by Bill Hoffmann, April 27 2017
  • The Tennessean, "Republican Governors Association on the attack early," by Joey Garrison, April 25, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Bill Lee Joining Tennessee Governor's Race," April 23, 2017
  • The Tennesseean, "Bill Lee announces run for governor," by Joel Ebert and Joey Garrison, April 23, 2017
  • Nashville Public Radio, "Economic Development Away From Nashville," by Blake Farmer, Apr 19, 2017
  • USA Today, "Mayor Karl Dean to run for governor," by Joey Garrison, Feb. 26, 2017
  • Forbes magazine, "The Little Black Book of Billionaire Secrets: Illinois Vs. Tennessee," by Travis H. Brown, May 4, 2016
  • Knoxville News-Sentinel, "Corporate income tax law is outdated," Op-Ed by State Sen. Mark Green, Feb. 21, 2015
  • Memphis Flyer, "Dean Announces Support of Same-Sex Marriage," Aug 21, 2014
  • WZTV-Fox-17, interview with Mark Green on 10th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's capture, 12/16/2013


Texas


Abbott(R)
vs.White(D)
vs.Glass(L)

    Texas 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Dallas News, "White says he's the best candidate to beat Abbott," by Gromer Jeffers, January 5, 2018
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


Utah



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Virginia
(2017)


Northam(D)
vs.Perriello(D)
vs.Wittman(R)
vs.Gillespie(R)

    Virginia 2017 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Fauquier Times, "McAuliffe signs 11 solar, other renewable energy bills," May 8, 2017
  • The American Prospect, "Northam Aims For the Governor's Mansion," by Manuel Madrid, May 3, 2017
  • Washington Times, "Northam prepares to face Perriello," by Seth McLaughlin, May 2, 2017
  • Roanoke Times, "Perriello proposes higher taxes on wealthy," by Graham Moomaw, Apr 28, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Frank Wagner gets his moment," by Norman Leahy, April 14, 2017
  • Mecklenburg Sun, "Pot decriminalization draws mixed reviews from police," March 8, 2017
  • Virginian-Pilot, "Marijuana decriminalization hangs over governor's race," by Brock Vergakis, Feb 18, 2017
  • Washington Times, "Immigration roils Virginia governor's race," by Seth McLaughlin, Jan. 13, 2017
  • Daily Press, "Wittman preparing to run for governor", by Travis Fain, 12/13/2015
  • Washington Blade, "Ralph Northam to run for VA Governor", 11/17/2015
  • AMI Newswire, "Northam will run for Virginia governor", by Norman Leahy, 10/20/2015
  • Washington Jewish Week, "Anti-semitism in Virginia politics?," by Suzanne Pollak, September 25, 2013
  • The Virginian-Pilot, "Decision on Medicaid looms," by Julian Walker, Jan 31, 2013
  • Augusta Free Press, "Social Security is a promise," Op-Ed by Tom Perriello, Aug. 16, 2010


Vermont


Scott(R)
Stern(D)

    Vermont 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


Washington



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Wisconsin


Gov. Scott Walker(R)
Bob Harlow (D)
Kathleen Vinehout (D)

    Wisconsin 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Door County Pulse, "Lawyers, Guns and Money Occupy Dems at Pie Party," by Jim Lundstrom, Mar 2, 2018
  • The Cap Times, "Farmers speak up for immigrants, safety, schools," by Kathleen Vinehout, February 3, 2018
  • Journal Sentinel, "Vinehout is the latest Democrat to run for governor," by Jason Stein, September 25, 2017
  • The Tomah Journal, "What budget choices would you make?," by Steve Rundio, June 5, 2017
  • Fox6now.com, "3 more possible candidates opt out of Wisconsin governor's race," by Theo Keith, April 2, 2017
  • The Christian Science Monitor, "How tax cuts changed Wisconsin," by Simon Montlake, November 3, 2016
  • The Cap Times, "Family Care and IRIS privatization stopped," by Sen Kathleen Vinehout, June 17, 2016
  • Stanford Daily, "Q&A with Bob Harlow, a Stanford student running for Congress," by Fangzhou Liu, May 4, 2016
  • Monologues of Dissent (blog), "Vinehout: The MoD Interview," by Heather DuBois Bourenane, December 10, 2013
  • (More issues coverage when it becomes available)


West Virginia



No Gubernatorial race in 2018

Wyoming


Dahlin(R)
vs.Throne(D)

    Wyoming 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Uinta County Herald, "Throne looks to become state's 2nd woman governor," by Sheila McGuire, Aug. 27, 2017
  • Huffington Post, "Sen. Mike Enzi: A Guy Who Wears A Tutu To A Bar 'Kind Of Asks For It'", 4/25/2017
  • Better Wyoming, "An Interview with Rep. Mary Throne, HD-11", Oct. 8, 2016



                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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