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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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In the last two gubernatorial years - 2010 and 2014 - it was 4.
AARP has invited both Governor Quinn and Bruce Rauner to a Gubernatorial Forum where each candidate would have the opportunity to address the concerns of the 50+ population in a public way," added Gallo.
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Along with the populous state of Kaduna, gubernatorial elections in the predominantly Muslim state of Bauchi were delayed two days from the expected polling date of April 26th to April 28th due to violent civil disturbances following the victory of President Goodluck Jonathan.
Although none of the participants ruled out long-shot Republican candidate John Faso, the discussion on the gubernatorial race focused on the front-running Spitzer.
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In Vermont, the system that provides public funding for gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial candidates is not in wide use because of legal attacks.
The Joint Committee is to provide its recommendations by December 1, 2006, which of course is after the November gubernatorial election.
With school districts across Illinois clamoring for more dollars, the state's gubernatorial candidates offering ways to generate billions of additional dollars for education and some political heavyweights still committed to a controversial tax swap plan, the stars may never be more aligned for school funding reform.
One of the Ohio Restoration Project's top goals is to elect Blackwell, described in the media as the most conservative among the GOP gubernatorial candidates.
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The Associated Press (AP) recently reported that Missouri Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Blunt has unveiled a new plan that would require all gasoline in the state be blended with 10 percent ethanol.