Gubernatorial elections

A supporter crosses her fingers as she talks with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, at a get-out-the-vote event at the Arizona Education Association headquarters in Phoenix, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Sinema is facing Republican Martha McSally in the race to replace Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who is retiring. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
November 04, 2018 - 10:38 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Republican, Rep. Martha McSally, wore a maroon-and-gold Arizona State University T-shirt and jeans as she belted out the national anthem at the school's homecoming game. The Democrat, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, wore a canary-yellow dress and 4-inch platform shoes with cactus...
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Singer Lee Greenwood points at President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence as he sings during a campaign rally, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 04, 2018 - 7:53 pm
MACON, Ga. (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to distance himself from the fate of House Republican candidates Sunday as he devotes his final two days before Tuesday's midterm elections to helping Senate and gubernatorial candidates. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House en route to...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 04, 2018 - 7:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Singer Lee Greenwood's hit "God Bless the USA" has been a standard at President Donald Trump's events ever since he announced his campaign for president. For Trump's rally Sunday night in Chattanooga, Tennessee,...
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FILE - This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos shows Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, right, during their first Senate debate in Dallas. Win or lose Texas' high-profile Senate race on Tuesday, Nov. 6, both Cruz and O'Rourke probably still have bright political futures, perhaps even plausible White House aspirations. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File)
November 04, 2018 - 11:29 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke probably have bright political futures, perhaps even plausible White House aspirations, regardless of which one wins their high-profile Texas Senate race. Around Labor Day, when polls showed onetime punk rocker O'Rourke closing in...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows Kansas gubernatorial candidates in the November 2018 election from left: Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach; Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly; and Independent candidate, businessmen Greg Orman. (Thad Allton/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File)
November 03, 2018 - 12:15 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats in Kansas who have had to sit on the political sidelines for the better part of a decade are hoping for a blue wave on Election Day that could help them break the Republican grip on power and are optimistic about their chances in several races, including the one for...
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The Pittsfield, Mass., City Hall is packed with voters on the last day of early voting in Massachusetts, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 12:35 am
ATLANTA (AP) — More than 30 million Americans have cast early ballots ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections, eclipsing the 2014 early totals nationally and suggesting a high overall turnout for contests that could define the final two years of President Donald Trump's term. At least 28 states have...
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The Pittsfield, Mass., City Hall is packed with voters on the last day of early voting in Massachusetts, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 8:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — More than 30 million Americans have cast early ballots ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections, eclipsing the 2014 early totals nationally and suggesting a high overall turnout for contests that could define the final two years of President Donald Trump's term. At least 28 states have...
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In this Oct. 22, 2018 photo former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally for Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, left, and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla. In the past, Florida's top races were tug-of-wars over taxes and education and insurance. This time around the governor's race is a proxy battle between President Donald Trump, who brought GOP gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis to prominence, and Democrats who oppose him. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
November 02, 2018 - 3:16 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is emerging as an epicenter of the nation's polarizing politics in the final days of the 2018 campaign. In the closely contested campaign for governor, President Donald Trump and GOP nominee Ron DeSantis have used what has been called racially coded language to slam...
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Democratic Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema talks to volunteers at a get-out-the-vote phone bank in Phoenix, Ariz., alongside members of the "Veterans for Sinema" group in this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 photo. Both major parties are worrying about so-called “spoilers” as election day nears. In tight races, third party candidates can make the difference by drawing away voters who’d otherwise support the Democrat or Republican. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
November 02, 2018 - 9:11 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Two congresswomen running for U.S Senate in Arizona are crisscrossing the state, raising millions of dollars and trying to exploit every possible advantage to eke out a win in what both sides expect to be a photo-finish race. The wild card: Angela Green, a Green Party candidate who...
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FILE - In this combination of Oct. 21, 2018 file photos Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, left, and Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis speak during a CNN debate in Tampa, Fla. Races for governor, legislative seats and other state-level offices have attracted more than $2 billion in campaign contributions this year. That nearly matches contributions to congressional elections, the highest profile political events this year. The top states this year for reported contributions to candidates are, in order, Illinois, California, Texas, Florida, New York, Georgia and Pennsylvania. Polls have consistently shown a tight race in Florida between DeSantis, a loyalist to President Donald Trump, and Tallahassee Mayor Gillum. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, Files)
November 01, 2018 - 4:17 pm
The story of money in politics doesn't stop with spending on races for Congress. Candidates for governor, legislature and other state offices this year have brought in $2.2 billion in campaign contributions — nearly matching the combined total of $2.4 billion for candidates for the U.S. House and...
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