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Synonyms for governor

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

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Republicans, in contrast, "get all excited about taking over the local water commission or the state assembly, or, God knows, the governorship.
Contrary to what some political pundits and talk show hosts claim, the Republicans did not lose seats in the House of Representatives or forfeit California's governorship because of their positions on ``the issues,'' that amorphous-sounding term so frequently used by television personalities.
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party lost two states -- Ogun and Oyo -- to the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria in Tuesday s governorship elections, the reports said.
Conservative Republicans have figured out that governorships are where it's at.
The ruling party also stood a fair chance of losing two of six governorships Sunday - in the industrial northern state of Nuevo Leon and in central Queretaro.
The net effect is that by the time a President is up for reelection, his party controls fewer governorships than before he won the election.
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.
Health care issues are expected to dominate public debate, as 44 states hold elections this November, with 11 governorships being contested.
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.
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.