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Doyle's job on the line says Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post

Doyle's job on the line says Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post

Doyle jumps into the top 10 thanks to a confluence of factors, including continued pessimism about the state's economy and the the presence of two strong Republican candidates -- Rep. Mark Green and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle and his wife served as Peace Corps Volunteers in Tunisia in the 1960's.

Doyle's job on the line says Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post

The Friday Line: Ranking the '06 Gov. Races

We have a new No. 1 on The Fix's Friday line, but you'll have to scroll down to find out which statehouse is now rated as the most likely to change parties next year (see the last rankings here). Governors races in New Jersey and Virginia dropped off the list as Democrats held both in the 2005 election.

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10. Wisconsin -- Gov. Jim Doyle (D): Doyle jumps into the top 10 thanks to a confluence of factors, including continued pessimism about the state's economy and the the presence of two strong Republican candidates -- Rep. Mark Green and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker. Doyle didn't help his cause last month when he refused to allow a state contract to be rebid after it came to light that the company awarded the contract had donated to his campaign. Two recent polls paint vastly different images of the race. A Strategic Vision survey shows Doyle fighting for his political life, while a Wisconsin Public Radio poll puts him on much stronger footing. He probably stands somewhere in between the two polls, thus earning him a spot on this week's line. (Previous Ranking: N/A.)





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