Would states be better off if governors were elected by their legislatures again, rather than by the people at large?

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In this day and age, with the prevalence of the initiative, the referendum, and the recall, would states be better off if governors were elected by their legislatures again, rather than by the people at large? Why/why not? What are some of the tradeoffs that might occur?
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