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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In those states where governors may delete conditions, provisos, or substantive legislation, gubernatorial influence benefits.
"When I started talking about running a campaign that limited contributions to $100 a person, Howard Dean started telling people I was crazy," recalls Ed Garvey, a progressive labor lawyer who now has the inside track for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination against Wisconsin's Tommy Thompson.
A fundamental tenet in the literature on leadership in general and on gubernatorial leadership in particular is that leadership behavior and policymaking influence is affected by personality differences among the individuals involved.
where Joint Election pertains to whether or not the gubernatorial election is held in conjunction with another election, Past Candidate pertains to whether or not the candidates have participated in previous gubernatorial elections, Expected Closeness measures how close the election is expected to be, and Economic Condition is a measure of the economic conditions that occurred under the incumbent party.
He said that it would be regrettable for the national leadership of the PDP to think that the party would win the Bayelsa gubernatorial election without the support of Governor Dickson and the Restoration Team.
Dumarpa alleged that the pooled bribe money was earmarked at P500 per vote for Adiong's gubernatorial bid; P500 for his son Mujam's vice gubernatorial run; P1,000 for his brother's (Ansaruddin) reelection as first district congressman; P3,000 for Marawi reelection-seeking mayor Majul Gandamra; and P1,000 for Anoar Rumoros' city vice mayoral candidacy.
And it wasn't an unusual pattern: two years earlier, a gubernatorial year, it was 14.2 percentage points.
The lead lawyer in the Claremont school-funding lawsuit endorses Hassan's opponent, Jackie Cilley, in the Dems' gubernatorial primary.
In the gubernatorial race, with 89 percent of the ballots counted at 11 p.m., Matsui had 1,793,531 votes, followed by Kaoru Kurata with 1,099,578 votes.
While the PRI is lacking momentum at the start of the electoral season, its performance in the next three gubernatorial elections will be a more accurate measure of its electoral strength.
Weld's wife, Leslie Marshall, who did attend, told The New York Times that Weld became "suddenly very busy" after announcing his gubernatorial intentions.
"Let me make this very clear: I will preserve and protect a woman's right to choose," Romney promised during the 2002 gubernatorial debates with Democratic candidate Shannon O'Brien.