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Putting Georgia on GOP Map
History was looking on when Sonny Perdue was sworn in last week as the first Republican governor of Georgia in 130 years -- and so was a stage full of Democrats.

Governor Elections
On Heels of Election, Governors Seek Higher Profile Within Democratic Party (Post, Dec. 10, 2002)

Murkowski's Swearing-In as Governor Sets Stage for Senate Succession (Congressional Quarterly, Dec. 2, 2002; 9:30 PM)

Taking Heat for Townsend's Loss: Democrats Say Campaign Chief Lacked Experience, Isolated Lt. Governor (Post, Dec. 1, 2002)

GOP Governor to End 40-Year Era in Hawaii: Lingle Moves Quickly to Bring Change to a State Dominated by Democrats (Post, Dec. 1, 2002)

Not All Numbers Are Rosy for GOP Governors: Party Kept Its Majority, But Faces Budget Tests (Post, Nov. 25, 2002)

Ala. Governor Concedes Race to GOP Candidate (Post, Nov. 19, 2002)

Unapologetic Townsend Moving On (Post, Nov. 8, 2002)

Post-Election Alabama Is Seeing Double: After Disputed Vote Tallies, Two Claim to Be Winner in Gubernatorial Race (Post, Nov. 8, 2002)

New Governors To Face Sobering Fiscal News (Congressional Quarterly, Nov. 7, 2002; 6:30 PM)

Democrats Gain, but Both Sides Claim Success (Post, Nov. 7, 2002)

Quick Start, Ready Help For Ehrlich (Post, Nov. 7, 2002)

The Dimming of the Kennedy Aura: Townsend's Defeat Is Latest Indicator (Post, Nov. 7, 2002)

Democrats Get A Few Big Wins: GOP Holds Florida, Texas (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

Jeb Bush Wins Reelection Bid (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

Ehrlich Stuns Townsend for Governor: GOP Leader Is Md.'s 1st Since '60s; Steele 1st Black in Statewide Office (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

Maryland Voters Deliver a Call for Change: White Women Prove to Be The Winning Edge for Ehrlich (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

GOP Revels in Unlikely Win, Chance to Change Policy in Md. (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

Kennedy Family's Electoral Mystique Falls Short Again At Maryland Polls (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

For a Cheerful Ehrlich, a Dash to a Gleeful Finish (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

Into the Night and the Rain, Townsend Continued Chase (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

Campaigns Trade Allegations of Illicit Canvassing: Authorities Probe Use of Paid Workers (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

Area Candidates Keep on Stumping: Townsend, Ehrlich, Others Make Calls and Shake Hands on Election Eve (Post, Nov. 5, 2002)

Allegations Of Fraud, Intimidation In Md. Race: Townsend, Ehrlich Get Ready for Tight Finish (Post, Nov. 5, 2002)

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