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This week, Senate and Governor Editor Jessica Taylor breaks down all of the action in gubernatorial races. Compared to Senate races, candidates matter more in governor elections. She details our rating change in New Mexico, where Republican Mark Ronchetti's primary win shifted the rating from Likely Democrat to Lean Democrat.
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