“Might there be an intraparty, generational fight brewing over who is best positioned to take on Democratic Gov. [John] Lynch, if he pursues a fifth term,” asks Politico writer David Catanese in his monthly rundown of the hottest gubernatorial races in the country.
“Move over, Ovide,” writes Catanese. “[T]he head of the conservative group Cornerstone Action, Kevin Smith, is contemplating a run for the Republican nod in 2012. There’s even a draft site up and humming.”
By Politico’s estimation, Smith won the last month in this very early Republican horserace. --NH Journal