In a rematch of their historically close 2004 election, Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire defeated Republican Dino Rossi Tuesday night to gain a second term. With support from large numbers of voters who backed Democratic President-elect Barack Obama, Gov. Gregoire won re-election by a larger margin than expected.
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Tensions in Washington Race Reach New Heights The race for governor in Washington, which has become increasingly acrimonious over the past few weeks, has taken a dramatic twist, as Republican candidate Dino Rossi was forced to give a deposition Wednesday concerning a lawsuit alleging illegal fundraising.
October 24, 2008
As Election Nears, N.C. Gubernatorial Candidates in Dead Heat North Carolina's gubernatorial race remains a close one, with some polls favoring the Democrat Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue and some showing Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory out in front in his bid to be the first Republican in the governor's mansion since 1992.
October 16, 2008
At Final Wash. State Debate, Gregoire and Rossi Attack Over Attack Ads The presidential candidates weren't the only two who debated Wednesday night. In Washington state, incumbent Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire and GOP challenger Dino Rossi met for their fifth and final debate. With just three weeks until the election the candidates sparred over negative ads.