GOVERNORS: The Rolling Tide

The Republicans swept into the nation's statehouses too. Of the 30 governorships to be filled, the G.O.P. took 19*for sure, and seemed to have aft even chance in two more where the result was still in doubt on the morning after. Outside the South, only four Democratic standard-bearers were left with their heads clearly above water.

The Republicans re-elected their incumbent governors in twelve states: Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin. They also won in Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Nebraska and New...

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