Statehouse Rock, 2014: Can Republicans Sustain Their Gains?

… Come 2014, the storyline can be summarized easily: Will Republicans be able to hold onto their big gains from 2010? Only 13 of the 36 governorships on the ballot are held by Democrats, while the GOP must defend 23.

With the exception of Republican-trending Arkansas, Republicans appear to have little chance of a takeover in most of the Democratic-held states coming up for election in 2014. But Democrats have decent-to-good odds in at least a few GOP-controlled statehouses. [cont.]

Larry Sabato & Geoffrey Skelley, UVA Center for Politics