Republicans Poised to Add Six Governors

'Ripe for change' voters may signal their dissatisfaction by electing the most Republican governors since 1994

(Bloomberg) — Republicans are poised to win the most governorships since 1994 as candidates including Pennsylvania's Tom Corbett, Michigan's Rick Snyder and Ohio's John Kasich seize on the faltering economy and persistent unemployment in bids to take over Democrat-led states. The party may gain six or more seats in the 37 elections on Nov. 2, polls show, including in states held by Democrats such as Illinois, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Wisconsin.

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