Skip to comments.Manchester mayor considering run for governor (of New Hampshire)
Posted on 01/30/2008 4:07:09 PM PST by Clintonfatigued
Manchester (New Hampshire) Mayor Frank Guinta says he is considering a run for governor.
The Republican says he is forming a political action committee which will allow him to raise money and explore the possibilities. Guinta says he has been approached by several people about taking his city tax cutting plans to the Statehouse. He says before making a commitment, he'll gauge his support and consider his ability to raise money and how a run would affect his family.
Guinta says he'll file the paperwork to form the PAC on Monday. He's not planning a final decision for several months.
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Run! We need to get Lynch outta there!
I’ve heard good things about Guinta. Whether this is the best year for him to run is questionable.
IMHO, Guinta is the one Republican who could do this. An American General Research poll from last month shows him holding Governor Lynch under 50%, which is a sign of potential vulnerability. It’s a possibility, and the Democrats may have already peaked in New Hampshire.
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I’d support him, but I’m more interested in getting rid of the moonbat Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter.
No worries, USA Today reported yesterday: John Lynch Still Pondering Retirement
“Run! We need to get Lynch outta there!”
Governor Lynch may have overreached. He irked many locals when he signed a domestic partnership law for gay couples.
Hoho! Nice catch :)
I’d be a bit more optimistic of Guinta’s chances if it was an open race or if Lynch tries to break the unwritten rule of no more than 6 years (3 terms) for a Governor in 2010. Of course Guinta could run without giving up the Manchester Mayoralty, to which he was just reelected in Nov 2007. But if he runs and loses by a wide margin, that could damage his chances for a 3rd term in 2009. He might be a better bet to run for one of the 2 House seats. Shea-Porter should be a top target, especially since she is a moonbat.
That occured to me, but Jeb Bradley will be the nominee again. Bradley thinks that 2006 was another 1964 and that he can come back just like Louis Wyman did in 1966.
Problem is, Bradley is no Lou Wyman. But we shall see.
McCain will give us coattails in New Hampshire. It might work.
McCain could give coattails in New Hampshire. Whether he will remains to be seen.
He would win there with close to 55% of the vote. It’ll be enough.
This presumes the media’s non-stop attack machine that will commence once he is seen officially as the nominee doesn’t succeed in destroying him for the general.
It happens every time. We’ll win like we always do.
Problem is, we don’t always win. Looking at the standpoint of the popular vote, we’ve only won twice in 20 years (’88 & ‘04). Then, of course, the rodents have relied upon plurality victories, since they haven’t won a majority since 1976 and more than 51% since 1964 (and before that, not since 1944). As for NH itself, it’s no longer reliable for the GOP as it once was.
Guinta is one of the better Mayors in the nation. He deserves support.
08 is going to be a disaster with McLunatic leading the charge. Hopefully we won’t lose to many House and Senate seats in November.
It’s time to start planning for 2010 and 2012.
Supposedly Petraeus wants a shot at the big chair, hopefully he will go into battle against the Beast a few years from now.