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The 2005 Off-Off-Year Elections

Hardfast Harbinger or Harmless Happenstance?

, Director, U.Va. Center for Politics

Has anyone noticed that neither of the two states electing Governors on November 8th is getting the Chief Executive the people want? In New Jersey, interim Governor Dick Codey (D), the State Senate President who succeeded the resigned Governor Jim McGreevey (D) in 2004, would win in a walk if he were on the ballot […]

And They’re Off!

Virginia Primary Contests, Results and Analysis

, Director, U.Va. Center for Politics

As we have long contended, the open-seat Virginia Governor’s contest has all the makings of a close and competitive election (READ MORE). The June 14th party primaries reinforced that view. Here are the key results for the statewide offices, with 99 percent of precincts reporting: Republican Party – Governor Candidate Vote total Percentage Jerry Kilgore […]