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Gubernatorial Race

Chris Christie and Cory Booker. (credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Poll: Christie, Booker Backed 2-1 Over Opponents In Respective Races

The Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll out Thursday finds Gov. Chris Christie and Cory Booker each have 50 percent support.

08/29/2013

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton (credit: Danbury Mayor's Office)

Danbury Mayor ‘Testing The Waters’ For Possible Gubernatorial Run

On Wednesday morning, Mayor Mark Boughton sent out a cryptic, Bruce Springsteen-inspired tweet that said, “Tramps like us — Baby we were born to run.”

08/14/2013

NJ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono (L) anounces her running mate Milly Silva, July 29, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Barbara Buono)

N.J. Gubernatorial Hopeful Barbara Buono Announces Pick For Lt. Governor

Labor leader Milly Silva was introduced Monday as gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono’s running mate. Silva is executive vice president of 1199 SEIU, a private union of health care workers.

07/29/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

N.J. Teachers’ Union Backs Buono For Governor

The largest teachers’ union in New Jersey has endorsed Democrat Barbara Buono in her campaign for governor.

03/16/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Latino Group Endorses Gov. Christie For Re-Election

The Latino Leadership Alliance backed Democratic incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine in the last New Jersey gubernatorial race.

02/28/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono: Christie’s Economic Policies Have ‘Failed’

In launching her bid for governor Saturday, New Jersey Democratic State Sen. Barbara Buono told constituents she would fix what she called the mistakes of Republican incumbent Gov. Chris Christie.

02/02/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

LGBT Activists Hope Booker Will Run For N.J. Governor

The LGBT community in New Jersey is hoping Newark Mayor Cory Booker will make a run for governor.

11/25/2012

A voting machine is seen in Oakville, CT - Aug 8, 2006 - Photo: Bob Falcetti/Getty Images

Report: 1 Of Every 4 Photocopied Ballots Bungled

The Connecticut Citizen Election Audit Coalition says counting problems affected about 1,500 of the nearly 6,000 photocopied ballots used when the polls ran out of regular ballots.

12/12/2010

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

Dan Malloy shakes hands with supporters - Hartford, CT - Nov 3, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill and Tom Foley greets supporters - Greenwich, CT - Nov 3, 2010 - AP Photo/Fred Beckham

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

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

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

Dan Malloy (Credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Clinton Stumps For Malloy In Conn. Governor’s Race

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – With public opinion polls showing a tight race for governor in Connecticut, both major party candidates spent the final weekend before the election trying to boost turnout at the polls, and […]

10/31/2010

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

Paladino Not Backing Down Over Gillibrand Comment

Paladino called Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand “Chuck Schumer’s little girl,” saying “She follows him, whatever he does.”

10/30/2010

Andrew Cuomo, left, and Carl Paladino

Paladino’s Hometown Paper Endorses Cuomo

Republican Carl Paladino’s hometown Buffalo News on Sunday endorsed his rival in the New York governor’s race, declaring “there is no choice” but Andrew Cuomo.

10/24/2010

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