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Governor

1. The head of a bank, especially but not necessarily a central bank. For example, the highest post in the Bank of England is called the Governor.

2. More generally, a term for some chief executives, especially heads of political subdivisions. For example, the head of an American state is called a governor.
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Cordova noted that the PRD displayed some of the same tactics in the 2004 gubernatorial election in Tlaxcala, where outgoing Gov.
The opposition Social Democratic Party, Japanese Communist Party, and the Okinawa Social Mass Party are supporting Iha in the gubernatorial election.
66 percentage points lower than the previous gubernatorial election in 2006.
Hashimoto, an outspoken lawyer-turned-politician, argued that his reform plan will eliminate overlapping administrative services by the prefectural and municipal governments and lead to the rehabilitation of the ailing local economy, with Matsui pushing the proposal in the gubernatorial election.
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31 percentage points from the previous election in 2007, while the figure for the gubernatorial election stood at 52.
The ruling comes after numerous reports of voter fraud in the 1998 gubernatorial election.
The Osaka gubernatorial election will fill the top post of the prefectural government vacated by the resignation late last month of former Gov.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cable Television Network of New Jersey (CTN) and Comcast Cable announced today that daily gubernatorial election coverage will be available to all cable subscribers in New Jersey by late September.
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The Osaka prefectural chapter of the Liberal Democratic Party may not support LDP upper house member Kazuya Maruyama in the Osaka gubernatorial election in late November, amid confusion over which candidate to back, the chapter's former head said Monday.
The RSA President also noted that tenant organizers have been unsuccessful in their attempts to impose on the gubernatorial election their mantra for home rule and repeal of the State's Urstadt Law.