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Bad news for #NCSEN’s @KayHagan: Younger voters could lean less Democratic this year

Posted by: ST on May 8, 2014 at 9:41 am » 1 Comment

FiveThirtyEight has some worrisome news for NC’s Senator Kay Hagan (D) this morning (via Memeorandum): In the past six months, eight generic ballot polls have been released with an 18- to 29-year-old cross tab. Together, they add up to well over 1,000 respondents. Democrats clearly hold a lead among young voters. Across the eight surveys […]

 

#NCSEN match-up finally set: Tillis (R) will take on Hagan

Posted by: ST on May 7, 2014 at 9:31 am » 2 Comments

I watched the results as they came in last night, and it was clear once the State Board of Elections site got their “display side” website errors fixed that the NC primary for the right to challenge Hagan in the fall wasn’t going to be much of a contest: N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis, who […]

 

Finally here: It’s primary day in North Carolina

Posted by: ST on May 6, 2014 at 1:55 pm » 2 Comments

After what seemed like forever, North Carolina voters go to the polls today to choose candidates for the fall elections.  The race that is attracting the most attention here, of course, is the one for the US Senate – where several Republican candidates are vying for the chance to try to defeat incumbent Senator – […]

 

#NCPOL: Did a paroled North Carolina child killer murder again?

Posted by: ST on May 3, 2014 at 11:40 am » 3 Comments

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More bad news for #NCSEN’s @KayHagan: Youth interest in elections is declining

Posted by: ST on April 29, 2014 at 12:04 pm » 2 Comments

The Politico reports this morning that a key voting bloc crucial to Democrat election and re-election plans is increasingly losing interest in voting, which could spell disaster for the left – especially in key midterm election years like this one (bolded emphasis added by me): A new poll holds some grim omens for Democrats in […]

 

NYT: Midterm turnout problem may hit #NCSEN’s @KayHagan the hardest

Posted by: ST on April 28, 2014 at 9:32 am » 3 Comments

On top of the Obamacare issue, which is having a major impact on vulnerable Democrat incumbents in battleground states, the NYT’s Upshot blog notes that Democrats are also facing a serious potential midterm election turnout problem  - one that may impact Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) the hardest: Senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina seems as if […]

 

On “#EqualPay” issue, #NCSEN’s @KayHagan is quite the hypocrite

Posted by: ST on April 8, 2014 at 7:12 pm » 2 Comments

If you check out Senator Kay Hagan’s campaign Twitter feed today, you’ll see she’s joining other Democrats nationwide in pretending there’s a gender wage gap that favors men over women. Here’s one of her tweets on the topic: It's pretty simple: NC women deserve #EqualPay for equal work. RT if you agree we need to […]

 

FAIL: In #NCPOL Dem Mayor scandal, CNN uses pic of GOP Governor

Posted by: ST on March 27, 2014 at 11:28 am » 3 Comments

LOL. In the midst of all the national coverage my fair city was receiving last night on the Charlotte Democrat Mayor scandal, there was this (via multiple Twitter sources, including @WilsonShow): Now, Gov. McCrory (R) used to be Charlotte Mayor, but that was several years ago. We’ve had two elected Democrat Mayors since then – […]

 

Culture of Corruption – Charlotte edition: Dem Mayor charged w/ bribery, theft (UPDATE: CANNON RESIGNS)

Posted by: ST on March 26, 2014 at 7:49 pm » 4 Comments

Huge news out of Charlotte today: Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday on public corruption charges, with the FBI alleging he took tens of thousands of dollars in bribes – including $20,000 in cash delivered in a briefcase last month to the mayor’s office where he also solicited $1 million more. In return for […]

 

#NCPOL: USA Today issues big #MoralMarch story correction after ST inquiry

Posted by: ST on February 14, 2014 at 5:43 pm » 4 Comments

Last week, I wrote to you about Moral Mondays and the prominent, opportunistic liberal demagogue behind the movement – Reverend William Barber, the President of the NC chapter of NAACP and NC’s version of Al Sharpton. There was a big march that took place this past Saturday called “Moral March”, an extension of the Moral […]