Gubernatorial elections

U.S. Rep Jared Polis waves to the crowd while accepting the Democratic nomination for the Colorado Governor's race at an election night rally, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Broomfield, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
June 26, 2018 - 11:22 pm
DENVER (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton won their respective party primaries Tuesday for the Colorado governor's race, setting up a left-versus-Trump showdown as Republicans seek a seat they haven't held in more than a decade. The liberal Polis...
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Mick Cornett, center, laughs as volunteer Sherri Boyd, right, pins a Cornett pin on volunteer Tom Caraway, left, during his watch party in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
June 26, 2018 - 10:56 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters on Tuesday winnowed a crowded field of candidates seeking the state's top job following an eight-year reign of Republican dominance. On the Republican side, former Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett advanced to a GOP primary runoff in August. He will face either...
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June 26, 2018 - 9:18 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's earliest and most loyal supporters won a key runoff Tuesday, as South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster fended off a challenge from a self-made millionaire to secure the Republican gubernatorial nomination. The vote tested the heft of Trump's...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, Kevin Stitt, candidate for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma Governor, speaks in Guthrie, Okla. Stitt is among a large group of Republicans running for the nomination for Oklahoma Governor. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
June 26, 2018 - 7:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters on Tuesday were winnowing a crowded field of candidates seeking the state's top job following an eight-year reign of Republican dominance. With no race for the U.S. Senate this cycle, much of the money and attention has focused on the 15 candidates trying to...
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FILE--In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photograph, Democratic candidate for Colorado's governorship, Cary Kennedy, considers a question during a televised debate in Denver. Colorado's primary election to determine which candidate will earn the Democratic nomination is set for Tuesday, June 26. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 26, 2018 - 6:19 pm
DENVER (AP) — Two Democrats fought a close contest to help their party hold on to Colorado's governor's office as Republicans pushed to take over for the first time in more than a decade in the marquee race of this purple state's midterm primaries Tuesday. The contest to succeed two-term Gov. John...
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FILE--In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018, file photograph, Republican candidate for Colorado's governorship, Walker Stapleton, responds to a question during a televised debate in Denver. Colorado's primary election to determine which candidate will earn the Republican nomination is set for Tuesday, June 26. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 26, 2018 - 2:23 am
DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis, a five-term congressman, and Cary Kennedy, a former state treasurer, offer stands on schools, energy and public lands to the left of the centrist Democrat they want to succeed as Coloradans vote in gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday. Republicans, meanwhile, hope...
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FILE--In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018, file photograph, Republican candidate for Colorado's governorship, Walker Stapleton, responds to a question during a televised debate in Denver. Colorado's primary election to determine which candidate will earn the Republican nomination is set for Tuesday, June 26. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 25, 2018 - 1:55 pm
DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis, a five-term congressman, and Cary Kennedy, a former state treasurer, offer stands on schools, energy and public lands to the left of the centrist Democrat they want to succeed as Coloradans vote in gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday. Republicans, meanwhile, hope...
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Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer, left, Gov. Jeff Colyer, center, and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, await the start of a Republican gubernatorial primary debate, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Salina, Kan. Immigration remains a key issue for GOP voters as Colyer tries to fend of challenges from Selzer and Kobach, who is nationally known for advocating tough policies on illegal immigration. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
June 23, 2018 - 9:00 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach's top Republican rivals are trying to sound the right notes on illegal immigration to appeal to business and agriculture leaders without conceding too many conservative votes to a hardliner who's made tougher state policies a key theme in an increasingly contentious...
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Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer, left, Gov. Jeff Colyer, center, and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, await the start of a Republican gubernatorial primary debate, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Salina, Kan. Immigration remains a key issue for GOP voters as Colyer tries to fend of challenges from Selzer and Kobach, who is nationally known for advocating tough policies on illegal immigration. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
June 23, 2018 - 4:25 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach's top Republican rivals are trying to sound the right notes on illegal immigration to appeal to business and agriculture leaders without conceding too many conservative votes to a hardliner who's made tougher state policies a key theme in an increasingly contentious...
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June 23, 2018 - 1:11 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Illegal immigration is a key issue for Kansas Republicans as their primary contest for governor grows increasingly contentious. Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a hardliner who has advised President Donald Trump. He made potential state initiatives against illegal immigration...
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