Tag: 2023 gubernatorial coverage

  • State governors issue 33 executive orders from Oct. 16-29

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    Nationally, state governors issued 33 executive orders from Oct. 16-29. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) led the field with nine, followed by Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey (D) with three. Governors in 35 states issued the fewest orders with zero. Governors use executive orders to manage executive branch operations. The 33 orders account for 2% of…

  • Reeves, Presley, and Gray running in Mississippi gubernatorial election

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    Incumbent Tate Reeves (R), Brandon Presley (D), and Gwendolyn Gray (independent) are running in the general election for governor of Mississippi on Nov. 7, 2023. Reeves was elected in 2019 by five percentage points. According to Mississippi College political science professor Glenn Antizzo, Reeves’ margin of victory was “less than the usual split between Republicans…