Tag Archives: Rhode Island

Is New England Going Red in 2014?

In 2014, Republican Governors are staving off attacks in their respective contests. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Michigan’s Rick Snyder are breaking away from their Democratic opponents, despite a few months of setbacks, with middling poll numbers. Other Republican Governors are struggling, or have become political dead meat. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback enshrined comprehensive tax and spending cuts. He also…

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A Tale of Two Independents

In July Rasmussen Reports had Republican-turned-Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Lincoln Chafee slightly leading his putative Republican and Democratic challengers, putting him in good position to become Rhode Island’s first independent governor in recent memory. While his lead is certainly not insurmountable and the polling definitely will change as the race matures. Former-Senator Chafee, at the moment, is leading the pack. Yes…

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