In Governors’ Races, Is Conservative Governance on the Ballot Too?

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Four years ago, Republican Sam Brownback was elected Governor of Kansas with double the votes of his Democratic opponent. He declared his administration would be a “real live experiment” in achieving prosperity by reducing the role of government and creating a model for other states.

Some Republican business interests aren’t feeling the sunshine. They’re supporting Brownback’s Democratic opponent, Paul Davis.


Thomas Frank - Salon / The Baffler, Amity Shlaes - Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation - @AmityShlaes, John Nichols - The Nation - @NicholsUprising, Stephen Moore - Heritage Foundation - @StephenMoore, John Straayer - Colorado State University - @ColoradoStateU

Warren Olney

Katie Cooper, Gideon Brower, Benjamin Gottlieb