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  • DGA Statement on Missouri Governor’s Race  

    WASHINGTON D.C., — Following today’s announcement by Senator Claire McCaskill that she has decided not to seek the office of Governor and instead will support Attorney General Chris Koster, DGA Executive Director Elisabeth Pearson released this statement: “As a career prosecutor who has always put Missouri families and their safety first, Attorney General Chris Koster […]

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  • DGA Chairman Gov. Steve Bullock’s Statement on the Passing of Gov. Mario Cuomo

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana Governor Gov. Steve Bullock, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, today released the following statement:  “At a time when politics can seem so small and petty, today we mourn the loss of a true giant in former Governor Mario Cuomo – a man with big ideas and bold principles who always […]

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  • Governor Bullock Elected Chair of the DGA

    Montana Governor Steve Bullock was elected Chair of the Democratic Governors Association at the organization’s annual meeting today, succeeding Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, who served as Chair for 2013 and 2014. Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy was elected Chair-Elect. “Democratic governors are leading and delivering real results for Americans. We’re creating jobs so we can grow […]

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  • DGA Congratulates Governor Hickenlooper on his Reelection

    WASHINGTON, DC – Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, today issued the following statement on the reelection of Governor John Hickenlooper: “On behalf of Democratic governors across the country, I would like to congratulate Governor John Hickenlooper on his well-deserved reelection victory. Governor Hickenlooper brought Colorado’s economy back by working across the aisle […]

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  • DGA Congratulates David Ige on His Victory in Hawaii

    WASHINGTON, DC – Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, tonight issued the following statement congratulating David Ige on his victory in Hawaii: “Tonight, the people of Hawaii elected a true champion of middle-class families to be their next Governor.  David Ige has dedicated his life’s work to strengthening Hawaii’s schools, creating jobs, […]

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  • DGA Statement on the Maine General Election

    Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, tonight issued the following statement on the Maine general election: “Mike Michaud has spent his entire career working across the aisle to deliver results for the middle class. He understands the challenges of working people, because he is one of them. While he came up […]

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  • DGA Statement on Michigan General Election

    WASHINGTON, DC—Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, tonight issued the following statement on Michigan’s general election:  “Despite a tough electoral environment and millions of dollars in negative ads funded by Republicans against him, Mark Schauer ran a spirited race for governor. He ran a campaign that put schools and middle-class jobs first. […]

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  • DGA Statement on the Georgia General Election

    WASHINGTON, DC – Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, issued the following statement regarding the general election in Georgia: “Jason Carter ran a campaign built on the idea that Georgia and its families can do better under new and dynamic leadership. He focused on building a stronger economy for the middle […]

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  • DGA Congratulates Governor Brown on his Reelection

    WASHINGTON, DC – Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, tonight issued the following statement on the reelection of Governor Jerry Brown: “On behalf of Democratic governors across the country, I would like to congratulate Governor Jerry Brown on his re-election victory tonight.  Governor Brown turned California’s fiscal crisis around by reducing the […]

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  • DGA Congratulates Gina Raimondo on Her Win for Governor of Rhode Island

    WASHINGTON, DC – Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, tonight issued the following statement on the election of Gina Raimondo: “On behalf of our Democratic governors, I’d like to congratulate Governor-elect Raimondo on her historic victory in Rhode Island tonight. As Governor, you can expect Gina Raimondo to think big and […]

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