Gubernatorial elections

FILE – In this Oct. 29, 2010, file photo, William O'Neill, an Ohio appeals court judge selected as the Democratic nominee for U.S. House of Representatives to represent Ohio's 14th District, laughs during a campaign stop at the Democratic party headquarters in Mentor, Ohio. O'Neill, now an Ohio Supreme Court justice campaigning for the Democratic nomination to run for Ohio governor in 2018, volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct. The post was immediately attacked as inappropriate and led to calls for his ouster. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)
November 17, 2017 - 4:52 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct. Democrat William O'Neill's post was immediately attacked as inappropriate...
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New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy leaps as he jumps onto the stage at his victory party Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Asbury Park, N.J. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 5:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jubilant Democrats across America are declaring their big election victories in Virginia and New Jersey — their first of the young Trump era — mark the beginning of an anti-Trump surge that could re-shape the balance of power in Congress in 2018. Senate Democratic leader Chuck...
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Virginia Gov.-elect, Ralph Northam gestures during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie in Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
November 08, 2017 - 3:41 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ralph Northam has vaulted into the national spotlight with a thunderous victory in Virginia's race for governor, instantly becoming a hero of the anti-Trump movement and a balm for jittery Democrats. The low-key pediatrician who preaches pragmatism with a strong Southern twang...
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Kim Guadagno gives her concession speech Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Aberdeen, NJ. (Russ Desantis/NJ Advance Media via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 12:31 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday and sent a clear message of rebuke to Republican President Donald Trump. In Virginia's hard-fought contest, Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie. In...
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Democrat Phil Murphy exits the polling booth with his youngest son Sam, after voting at the Fairview School on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 in Middletown, N.J. Murphy is facing Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagnoto to replace Gov. Chris Christie, the two-term, term-limited incumbent. (Bob Karp/The Daily Record via AP)
November 07, 2017 - 8:58 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey (all times local): 8:50 A set of whoops and cheers went up at George Mason University in northern Virginia when media began calling Virginia's governor's race for Democrat Ralph Northam. The call came so early that...
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Gov. Chris Christie walks out of the voting booth after casting his ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 in Mendham, N.J. Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno are the two major party candidates vying to replace Christie, the two-term, term-limited incumbent. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
November 07, 2017 - 5:15 pm
MENDHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's tell-it-like-it-is style has annoyed many residents in his state, but he has made sure to give it to at least one more voter in his final Election Day before leaving office. The term-limited Republican got into a parking lot dispute...
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November 07, 2017 - 6:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is vouching for Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie by Twitter during his overseas trip to Asia. The president is tweeting from Seoul, South Korea at the start of Election day in Virginia. Gillespie, the Republican candidate, is in a tight...
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Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie shares a laugh as he attends a get-out-the-vote rally in Williamsburg, Va., Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Gillespie faces Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam in Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
November 06, 2017 - 9:54 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam both claim momentum is on their side with one day to go before Election Day in Virginia's high-stakes, closely watched race for governor. The candidates are racing across the state Monday after a weekend spent trying to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, during an interview in Richmond, Va. Virginia’s gubernatorial election stands as a test for the anti-Donald Trump resistance, and whether it can energize voters and donors for the less glamorous races featuring traditional Democratic politicians. The Nov. 7 contest pits Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, a physician, Army veteran and former state senator, against Gillespie, onetime aide to President George W. Bush and former head of the Republican Party.(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
October 28, 2017 - 11:32 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's gubernatorial election stands as a test for the anti-Donald Trump resistance, and whether it can energize voters and donors for the less glamorous races featuring traditional Democratic politicians. The Nov. 7 contest pits Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, a...
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Former President Barack Obama, left, and New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy stand on stage after Obama gave remarks during a canvassing event for Murphy, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Hillary Clinton will help raise cash for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy just days after former President Barack Obama campaigned for him. The New Jersey fundraiser is not the first campaign event for Clinton since her defeat last year in the presidential...
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