Incumbency Test Looms Larger for Female Governors

The four women running for gubernatorial reelection are playing up their accomplishments like all incumbents. But on this remaining frontier of female political leadership this emphasis is considered particularly important. The second of two stories.

Hassan Sole U.S. Woman Running for Governor

It’s a low-ebb year for governor races and New Hampshire’s Maggie Hassan is the only woman running to lead a statehouse. If she loses there will be no Democratic female governors left in the country since Gregoire and Purdue are retiring.