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governor

noun caretaker, director, elected official, executive, executive leader, government official, highest state official, politician, potentate, public official, statesman
Associated concepts: executive branch of government
See also: caretaker, director, pedagogue, principal, superintendent

GOVERNOR. The title of the executive magistrate in each state and territory of the United States. Under the names of the particular states, the reader will find some of the duties of the governor of such state.

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Shintaro Ishihara declined to say Tuesday whether he would seek a fourth four-year term of office in April's gubernatorial election.
In the gubernatorial election in Ehime, Nakamura, 50, who said he will continue the policies of Kato, ran against Katsuhiko Tanaka, 43, endorsed by the Japanese Communist Party, and independent Masayuki Komatsu, 69, a former president of Ehime University.
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On November 6th, one day before the actual election, we will accurately predict the winner of the 2006 Gubernatorial Election (Party Winners, Democrats or Republicans)," says Sami Kohen.
The upgrade reflects improved operating performance over the last few quarters at the company's Charles Town facility, the favorable vote in Maryland's gubernatorial election yesterday, and the relative stability of its off-track wagering facilities.
Hirokazu Nakaima and former Ginowan Mayor Yoichi Iha were neck and neck as voting ended in Sunday's Okinawa gubernatorial election, according to exit polls for the race revolving around the relocation of a key U.
The ruling Democratic Party of Japan decided Tuesday not to field its own candidate in the November gubernatorial election in Okinawa Prefecture, party lawmakers said.
The election is being held to fill the top municipal government position to be vacated by incumbent mayor Yoichi Iha, who is to run in Okinawa's gubernatorial election.
In Tokyo, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Tetsuro Fukuyama told reporters that the outcome of the gubernatorial election was ''a representation of the will of the people of Okinawa Prefecture.
The unpublished question asked voters what they believed more: ``The Republicans are attempting to reverse the outcome of the gubernatorial election they lost last November,'' or ``The Republicans honestly believe that Gray Davis has mismanaged the state's finances.
El Universal newspaper quoted Cue and his supporters saying they would do everything possible within political and judicial spheres to "clean up and make transparent" the gubernatorial election.
Beginning with a noon luncheon, the afternoon will feature executive-level presentations and perspectives that will provide critical insights for business leaders who need to understand the political ramifications of the upcoming 2002 Gubernatorial Election.