Donna Martinez

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  • Election 2020: Battleground North Carolina

    With less than 100 days until Election Day, politics could not be more turbulent. The decisions made by North Carolina voters will determine our state’s economic prospects and legislative priorities, the makeup of our state’s highest court, who sits in our governor’s mansion and in the White House, and which…
    Donna Martinez, July 29, 2020
  • Comparing Trump Approval To Obama Approval

    Rasmussen continues to track daily presidential job approval. Here’s the latest comparison of approval for President Trump and approval President Obama at the same point in their term. Interesting, no?   Carolina Journal is covering 2020 election politics. Be sure to check them out.
    Donna Martinez, July 20, 2020
  • Reopening North Carolina Schools: What Will Gov. Roy Cooper Do?

    On the latest NC SPIN, Donna Martinez of the John Locke Foundation talks with host Brad Crone about why Gov. Roy Cooper failed to announce last week — as had been promised — a plan to reopen North Carolina public schools. Martinez begins by noting that Gov. Roy Cooper didn’t…
    Donna Martinez, July 6, 2020
  • Gov. Cooper’s Real-World Impact: Economic Devastation For Business Owners

    The desperate plea of small business owners in North Carolina continues to go unheard by Gov. Roy Cooper, who on June 24, doubled down on prohibiting private bar owners from operating their businesses. Zack Medford of the N.C. Bar and Tavern Association reacted: The worst fears of many…
    Donna Martinez, June 25, 2020
  • CNN Poll: Younger Voters in Battleground States Going For Trump

    CNN’s poll of registered voters nationwide show Joe Biden leading Donald Trump 51 to 46 percent. But it’s a different story in the battleground states, where the race for president will be decided. (emphasis is mine) Though other recent polling has shown some signs of concern for Biden among…
    Donna Martinez, May 18, 2020
  • COVID-19 Creating Big Job Worries

    To say Americans are jittery about their economic future is to downplay our reality. Jittery doesn’t cut it when roughly 1 in 3 Americans tell CNBC’s pollster they’ve either been impacted already or expect for the shoe to drop:   We’re now weeks into this public health emergency…
    Donna Martinez, April 13, 2020
  • Snapshot of the Day: The Biden Bounce

    The very latest presidential delegate counts, trends, etc. are available from Real Clear Politics.  Carolina Journal has the latest on North Carolina politics. President Donald Trump won the Republican primary in a breeze, getting more than 90% of the vote. Among minor party candidates, voters for both the…
    Donna Martinez, March 4, 2020