February 27, 2018

CNN: Democrats eye decade-altering wins in governors’ races


By Eric Bradner


Washington (CNN): For Democrats, this year’s governors’ races present a once-in-a-decade opening.

This year features 36 gubernatorial contests — including 23 in Republican-held states — starting in less than a month with the primary in Illinois to determine who will take on GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner, perhaps the nation’s most vulnerable incumbent.
It’s the opposite of this year’s Senate map, where Democrats are defending 10 seats in states President Donald Trump won in 2016.
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