Governor

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Monmouth Junction, NJ - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Poll: Voters Like Christie As Gov, Not President

The Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday finds Christie’s job approval rating at 51 percent, but only 24 percent think he’d be good in the White House.

11/09/2010

Gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley speaks - Hartford, CT - Nov 5, 2010 - Photo: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880

Democrat Malloy Officially Wins Conn. Governor’s Race

Dan Malloy has defeated Republican Tom Foley to become the first Democrat in two decades to be elected governor of Connecticut.

11/05/2010

Conn. Secretary Of State: I Have No Answers On Gov Race

There was election drama in Connecticut on Thursday. Two days after residents cast their votes, they’re still waiting for word on who will be their next governor.

11/04/2010

AP Recalls Nod For Malloy In Conn. Gov Race

Connecticut’s race for governor was finally over Wednesday night. Or was it? Democrat Dan Malloy has been declared the winner, but Republican Tom Foley is refusing to concede.

11/03/2010

New York Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo delivers his victory speech at the Sheraton New York - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: Michael Nagle/Getty Images

What’s Next For Gov.-Elect Andrew Cuomo?

Cuomo will get the chance to clean up Albany, following his resounding victory over Tea Party upstart Carl Paladino, who lost by a margin of almost two to one.

11/03/2010

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Ballot Issues, Privacy Concerns Hamper NYC Polling Places

Election Day is a true test, in a highly-anticipated midterm election, of how efficiently voters are actually able to use a pencil on paper ballots in combination with new electronic scanners. The results were mixed.

11/02/2010

AP Photos

Cuomo Or Paladino: NYers Vote For New Governor

The long, often nasty campaign to pick New York’s next governor in a time of fiscal and ethical crises ends Tuesday.

11/02/2010

Polling Machines (credit: CBS 2)

Elections Official Discusses Polling Problems, Solutions

New York City’s Board of Elections said it fixed the many problems that plagued the primaries back in September. J.C. Polanco, one of the Board’s 10 commissioners, is here to explain how.

11/02/2010

Paladino (L), Cuomo (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Cuomo, Paladino Make Final Push Ahead Of Election

Cuomo addressed a crowd at LaGuardia Community College Monday. Meanwhile, Paladino remained confident despite poll numbers when speaking to reporters in Batavia.

11/01/2010

Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - File / Photos: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images, Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue

Races Look Safer For Local Democrats

Democrats were calling out the big guns, doing everything they could to avoid a political pummeling.

11/01/2010

Cuomo (L) , Paladino (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Paladino, Cuomo Downplay Polls This Election

Paladino said the polls have it wrong, just as they did when they predicted he would lose to Rick Lazio in the Republican primary.

11/01/2010

Andrew Cuomo (credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo: No Plans To Release Tax Returns Before Election

The tax returns usually released by statewide officials on April 15 can improve transparency in government and show conflicts of interest.

11/01/2010

Cuomo (L) , Paladino (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Cuomo, Paladino Dismiss Polls Showing Big Lead

Despite his large lead in the polls, Cuomo said he wasn’t taking things for granted. For his part, Paladino also shrugged off the polls.

10/31/2010

Conn. Governor Hopefuls Say Urban Areas A Priority

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) – Candidates for Connecticut governor say renewing the state’s commitment to its urban areas will be a top priority over the next four years. Democrat Dan Malloy, Republican Tom Foley and independent […]

10/29/2010

Carl Paladino is seen at American Defense Systems, Inc. - Hicksville, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek

Carl Paladino Brushes Off Poll Numbers On Long Island

At the Ronokonkoma LIRR station, the Republican and Tea Party candidate for governor was clearly irritated by any mention of poll numbers.

10/28/2010

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