| July Tue, 2019
Bullock had ‘decent’ night at debate, commentators say
Kristoffer Shields, a research professor at the Eagleton Center on the American Governor, said Bullock was emphasizing his executive experience as a governor and the fact he is a Democratic governor in a red state.
| June Sun, 2019
Murphy, like Trump, won’t reach past his base | Moran
“We’ve never seen that, but I think it’s the likely scenario in the next few years,” says John Weingart, director of the Center on the American Governor at Rutgers University. “It’s hard to imagine how this is going to get any better.”
| May Wed, 2019
Tea Party event seeks signatures to recall Gov. Murphy
According to the Center on the American Governor at Rutgers, since 1900, only two U.S. governors have been voted out of office in a recall election -- Gray Davis in California in 2003 and Lynn Frazier in North Dakota in 1921.
| March Mon, 2019
While Gov. Jay Inslee Is Out Running for President, Who’s Running the State?
"It's more of a challenge for a governor than for a congressman or senator, because for a congressman or a senator there's some expectation they're going to spend time out of state, in Washington," said Kristoffer Shields, a historian at Rutgers University's Eagleton Center on the American Governor. "For the governor, there's a little bit of an expectation that he or she is going to be in the state."
| June Sat, 2015
Governors and the Presidency: How They Campaign, How They Govern
Report commissioned by the Center on the American Governor on governors and former governors campaigning for--and winning--the presidency, by Walter Shapiro and Jill Lawrence