The biggest upset of election 2014 was Republican Larry Hogan’s stunning defeat of Lt.Governor Anthony Brown in Maryland by a margin of 10%. Hogan won by 54% to 44% in one of the bluest states in the country. Obama and the Clintons had campaigned for Brown. (Obama may have been the kiss of death for Brown.)[read_more]
Republicans also picked up Governorships in Illinois, Arkansas, and Massachusetts the bluest of blue states, for a total of 31 Governors. Map of Governors here.
More on Hogan’s victory and his plans for Maryland here.