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Rothenberg One of the nation's top political analysts, Stuart Rothenberg, dissects politics at the congressional and statewide levels.

1998 Gubernatorial Ratings

By Stuart Rothenberg

Governorships Held By Democrats

Lean Republican: Florida Open, Nebraska Open, Nevada Open

Tossup: Colorado Open, Georgia Open

Leans Democratic: Knowles (Alaska), Cayetano (Hawaii), Glendening (Maryland)

Democrat Favored: -- none --

Safe Democratic: Shaheen (New Hampshire), Kitzhaber (Oregon), Dean (Vermont)

Governorships Held By Republicans

Leans Democratic: -- none --

Tossup: California Open, Rowland (Connecticut), Illinois Open, Minnesota Open, Ohio Open, Almond (Rhode Island)

Lean Republican: James (Alabama), Hull (Arizona), Iowa Open, Cellucci (Massachusetts), Johnson (New Mexico), Pataki (New York),

Republican favored: Engler (Michigan), Beasley (South Carolina)

Safe Republican: Huckabee (Arkansas), Idaho Open, Graves (Kansas), Keating (Oklahoma), Ridge (Pennsylvania), Janklow (South Dakota), Sundquist (Tennessee), Bush (Texas), Thompson (Wisconsin), Geringer (Wyoming).

Governorships Held By Independents

Safe Independent: King (Maine)

In Other News

Tuesday Feb. 24, 1998

Senate Divided On Campaign Finance Bill
Jones' Lawyers Get Extension
White House Aide Leaves Without Testifying
NOW Chapter Takes Aim At Clinton
Clinton Says U.S. Will Watch Iraq Closely
White House Scandal At A Glance

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