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Title: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Oldiesfreak1854 on July 06, 2012, 03:56:49 pm
Once endorsements become available on here, what will your endorsements look like?  Mine will, for the time being, look like this:

Indiana: Mike Pence (R)
New Hampshire: Ovide Lamontagne (R)*
North Carolina: Pat McCrory (R)
North Dakota: Jack Dalrymple (R)
Utah: Gary Herbert (R)
Washington: Rob McKenna (R)*

(The * indicates candidates in states that have not held a primary yet.)

These are just the states where I am familiar with the candidates.  Hold on for updates throughout the campaign season.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Miles on July 06, 2012, 03:58:38 pm
Probably all Democrats.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Niemeyerite on July 06, 2012, 07:21:50 pm
Probably all Democrats.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Zioneer on July 06, 2012, 08:54:10 pm
Hmm, you mean the ones I feel strongly enough about to endorse? I only really feel strongly about supporting one (Cooke), but here's the rest of the ones I'm interested in.

Delaware: Jack Markell (D)
Missouri: Jay Nixon (D)
Utah: Peter Cooke (D)
Montana: Steve Bullock (D)
Vermont: Peter Shumlin (D)
Washington: Jay Inslee (D)
West Virgina: Bill Maloney (R)

I only support Maloney because I can't stand the hypocrisy of the West Virgina Democrats.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Miles on July 06, 2012, 10:41:04 pm
I only support Maloney because I can't stand the hypocrisy of the West Virgina Democrats.

(http://punditkitchen.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/political-picture-robert-byrd-shut-up.jpg)

Jokingly, of course.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Svensson on July 06, 2012, 11:36:54 pm
Delaware: ???
Missouri: ???
Utah: Peter Cooke (D)
Montana: Steve Bullock (D)
Vermont: Randy Brock (R)
Washington: Rob McKenna (R)
West Virgina: Bill Maloney (R)


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Fuzzybigfoot on July 06, 2012, 11:39:41 pm


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Kalwejt on July 07, 2012, 05:28:10 am
I only support Maloney because I can't stand the hypocrisy of the West Virgina Democrats.

(http://punditkitchen.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/political-picture-robert-byrd-shut-up.jpg)

Jokingly, of course.

I agree with Miles. I may not be wild about West Virginia Democrats like Manchin or Tomblin, but they are far better than any Republican you can get in this state.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Niemeyerite on July 07, 2012, 06:47:31 am
I only support Maloney because I can't stand the hypocrisy of the West Virgina Democrats.

(http://punditkitchen.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/political-picture-robert-byrd-shut-up.jpg)

Jokingly, of course.

I agree with Miles. I may not be wild about West Virginia Democrats like Manchin or Tomblin, but they are far better than any Republican you can get in this state.

Yes, but Manchin is far worse than Rockefeller. He doesn't need to be that conservative to be reelected in WVa. I know nothing about Tomblin, but I suppose he's a DINO too.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: sjoyce on July 07, 2012, 10:04:50 am
Mostly Democrats, but there are a few good Republicans running (Jeff Flake comes to mind).


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Miles on July 07, 2012, 11:30:29 am
Mostly Democrats, but there are a few good Republicans running (Jeff Flake comes to mind).

This is for Governor.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: smoltchanov on July 07, 2012, 01:28:57 pm
So far only 6 pairs of candidates (out of 11) are determined. But, probably, McKenna in Washington and Democrats in all other states..


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Supersonic on July 07, 2012, 03:23:04 pm
All Republican, except for Missouri, I could vote for Jay Nixon.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Zioneer on July 07, 2012, 07:29:04 pm
I only support Maloney because I can't stand the hypocrisy of the West Virgina Democrats.

(http://punditkitchen.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/political-picture-robert-byrd-shut-up.jpg)

Jokingly, of course.

Okay, Jay Rockefeller's decent. But apart from him...


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Trounce-'em Theresa on July 07, 2012, 08:26:15 pm
I only support Maloney because I can't stand the hypocrisy of the West Virgina Democrats.

(http://punditkitchen.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/political-picture-robert-byrd-shut-up.jpg)

Jokingly, of course.

Okay, Jay Rockefeller's decent. But apart from him...

Miles is still stubbornly a populist Democrat from the Deep South so he's used to this from all sides. I don't think he's actually mad at you.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: bgwah on July 07, 2012, 08:33:40 pm
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Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: morgieb on July 08, 2012, 09:22:49 pm
All Dems.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Trumpism: Turn the dial all the way up and pull off the knob on July 08, 2012, 10:34:56 pm
Delaware: Jeff Cragg (R)
Indiana: Rupert Boneham (L)
Missouri: Fred Sauer (R)
Montana: Rick Hill (R)
New Hampshire: Ovide M. Lamontagne (R)
North Carolina: Barbara Howe (L)
North Dakota: Ryan Taylor (D)
Puerto Rico: Juan Ramirez (PRI)*
Vermont: Randy Brock (R)
Washington: Rob McKenna (R)
West Virginia: Phil Hudok (C)

I endorse the Socialist Puerto Rican Independence Party because I have no desire to see Puerto Rico as our 51st state.


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Cory Booker on July 11, 2012, 05:22:05 pm
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Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Zioneer on July 11, 2012, 08:16:02 pm
Delaware: Jeff Cragg (R)
Indiana: Rupert Boneham (L)
Missouri: Fred Sauer (R)
Montana: Rick Hill (R)
New Hampshire: Ovide M. Lamontagne (R)
North Carolina: Barbara Howe (L)
North Dakota: Ryan Taylor (D)
Puerto Rico: Juan Ramirez (PRI)*
Vermont: Randy Brock (R)
Washington: Rob McKenna (R)
West Virginia: Phil Hudok (C)

I endorse the Socialist Puerto Rican Independence Party because I have no desire to see Puerto Rico as our 51st state.

Just curious, why don't you want Puerto Rico as the 51st state?


Title: Re: 2012 Governor Endorsements
Post by: Oldiesfreak1854 on July 12, 2012, 08:51:44 am
Mostly Democrats, but there are a few good Republicans running (Jeff Flake comes to mind).
Jeff Flake is running for the Senate in Arizona.