Skip to comments.Massive Pro-Life Blowout in US Governor Races
Posted on 11/04/2010 11:54:56 AM PDT by topher
Wednesday November 3, 2010
Massive Pro-Life Blowout in US Governor Races
By Peter J. Smith
UNITED STATES, November 3, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) Pro-life candidates made a massive sweep of U.S. governors races on Tuesdays midterm elections, capitalizing on the GOP wave.
Pro-life-endorsed candidates have so far picked up 12 governorships, and retained control of 9 governorships. At least three races involving pro-life candidates are undecided.
The 13 pro-life pick-ups (winner in bold):
Alabama Robert Bentley (R) 58 percent vs. Ron Sparks (D) 42 percent.
Florida - Rick Scott (R) 49 percent vs. Alex Sink (D) 48 percent.
Iowa: Terry Branstadt (R) 53 percent vs. Chet Culver (D) 43 percent.
Kansas: Sam Brownback (R) 63 percent vs. Tom Holland (D) 32 percent.
Maine: Paul LePage (R) 38 percent vs. Eliot Cutler (I) 37 percent vs. Libby Mitchell (D) 19 percent.
Michigan: Rick Snyder (R) 58 percent vs. Virg Bernero (D) 40 percent.
New Mexico: Susana Martinez (R) 54 percent vs. Diane Denish (D) 46 percent.
Ohio: John Kasich (R) 49 percent vs. Ed Strickland (D) 47 percent.
Oklahoma: Mary Fallin (R) 60 percent vs. Jari Askins (D) 40 percent.
Pennsylvania: Tom Corbett (R) 55 percent vs. Dan Onorato (D) 45 percent.
Tennessee: Bill Haslam (R) 65 percent vs. Mike McWherter (D) 33 percent.
Wisconsin: Scott Walker (R) 52 percent vs. Tom Barrett (D) 47 percent.
Wyoming: Matt Mead (R) 72 percent vs. Leslie Petersen (D) 25 percent.
Alaska: Sean Parnell (R) 59 percent vs. Ethan Berkowitz (D) 38 percent.
Arizona: Jan Brewer (R) re-elected. Brewer 55 percent vs. Terry Goddard (D) 42 percent.
Georgia: Nathan Deal (R) replaces Sonny Purdue (R). Deal 53 percent vs. Roy Barnes (D) 43 percent.
Idaho: Butch Otter (R) re-elected. Otter 59 percent v. Keith Allred (D) 33 percent.
Nebraska: Dave Heineman (R) re-elected. Heineman 74 percent vs. Mike Meister (D) 26 percent.
South Carolina: Nikki Haley (R) replaces the disgraced Mark Sanford (R). Haley 51 percent vs. Vincent Sheheen (D) 47 percent.
South Dakota: Dennis Daugaard (R) replaces Mike Rounds (R). Daugaard 62 percent vs. Scott Heidepriem (D) 39 percent.
Texas: Rick Perry (R) re-elected. Perry 55 percent vs. Bill White (D) 42 percent.
Utah: Gary Herbert (R) re-elected. Herbert 64 percent v. Peter Corroon (D) 32 percent.
Pro-abortion Brian Sandoval (R) 53 percent v. Rory Reid (D) 42 percent.
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I don't know if I agree that pro-life was the reason many of these were elected, but they were conservative and pro-life, which were major factors.
The pro-life base has no trouble getting energized.
Thanks for the posting.
Little babies unborn would also be thanking you.
Sweeping pro-life victories around the country yesterday continue a decided shift in public opinion toward the pro-life viewpoint in the U.S. The pro-life movement is on the move!
And it’s not just election wins. Public opinion polls consistently show a majority of Americans now identify as pro-life. Young people poll strongly pro-life. Abortions are way down (a decrease of 400,000 annually compared to the peak year, 1990). Babies are safer in America today, thanks to you!
Yesterday’s election wins give us more opportunities to save lives. Of course, it won’t be easy with a pro-abortion President and pro-abortion Senators still in a position to block pro-life legislation. But unborn babies have more voices to defend them than they did yesterday and that chorus of defenders is growing every day!
Thank you for supporting innocent unborn children in every way you can, and please stay in touch with National Right to Life as together we build a society that truly cares for these most helpless of God’s children.
President, National Right to Life
Fellow CCHL chapter members,
Wow, what a night! As hoped and prayed for, our candidates came through in spite of a few nervous hours waiting for Toomey. The so-called pro-life Democrats that voted for ObamaCare are gone—Dahlkemper, Kanjorski and Carney! These three were convinced they could survive by lying about their pro-abortion votes. We made other gains across the state. We are absolutely ecstatic about Corbett, and other pro-life victories in PA. Pro-lifers did exceptionally well in governorships, Senate and Congressional races across the country.
The over 600,000 guides spread across the state were no doubt the reason for Toomey’s close win and other pro-life victories. We know they make a 2% difference in statewide races. Everyone, take a bow, as it was the concerted effort of all of you that did such a fantastic job distributing our pro-life voter guides.
We are very thankful for these blessings and for each of you for your dedication to life.
For the most part, we’re winning the battle in the primaries, nominating pro-life candidates.
Terry Branstad, not “Branstadt,” defeated incumbent Democrat Iowa Governor Chester Culver 53-43 percent. Life issues were very much an issue as Culver was very strongly anti-life in every way. Culver even said in Iowa City that human embryo research was the most important issue in his campaign.
but dems should be happy. After all...Harry Reid won.
Obviously this proves we need more RINO’s and liberaltarians and kick out the social conservatives. /sarc