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a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

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With the purpose of involving Afghani immigrants into the social life and to help them to gain abilities which will let them to earn their livings, Erzincan governorship organizes some vocational courses.
Democrats or Republicans now have sole control of the governorship and both legislative chambers in 37 state capitals.
Beezley, the chapters are loosely broken down into periodic thirds: chapters two through four analyze governorships during the armed revolution (in Oaxaca, Sonora, and Yucatan, respectively); chapters five through seven focus on 1920s revolutionary "laboratories" in Veracruz, Jalisco, and Tabasco; and chapters eight through eleven present findings from cardenista Tamaulipas, Chiapas, and Puebla.
The following long chapter (about 100 pages) examines the reforms of 1718-22: the creation of the colleges; the subdivision of the governorships and attempted reduction of the power of their governors; subordination of elective offices to the College of State Revenues (Kamer-kallegiia) and town magistracies to the Chief Magistracy; the multiplication of prosecutors (riskaly) and their detachment from the Senate; the reestablishment of the right to petition through the new petitions master (reketmeister); and the Table of Ranks.
Indeed, when a party wins the White House, it gains on average only one governor's seat, while over the next three years the President's party loses on average four governorships, leaving it worse off than before it won the presidency.
Women are woefully underrepresented in those positions: 14 percent of the Senate, 14 percent of the House, 18 percent of governorships.
As a result of this voting, President Kirchner's party has a majority in both houses of Congress, holds sixteen of the country's twenty-four governorships, and is now well-positioned to seek the reforms critical to Argentina's future progress.
African Americans Jeannette Bradley and Michael Steele were elected to lieutenant governorships on GOP tickets in Ohio and Maryland, respectively, however, they arrive on the heels of the departure of J.
At the state level in the same year, it captured three governorships and majorities in seven state legislatures.
The stakes were high in these elections, as voters cast their ballots for all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 34 sears in the Senate, and 36 governorships around the nation.
All of which means that on top of securing the Senate, the House and a bevy of high-profile governorships, Nov.
Republicans and Democrats mounted a final election push yesterday, hoping to spark a late surge that would boost voter turnout and give them an edge in a tight battle for control of the US Congress and 36 governorships.
Republicans held 27 governorships, including those of all of the biggest electoral states except California.
Scheduled one month prior to the mid-term elections, candidates for the House of Representatives, the Senate and governorships will be contacted about participating in awareness activities.
The idea of decentralizing federal revenues held great appeal when Fox's party, the PAN, was in opposition controlling a half-dozen governorships.