Elections (page 7)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on reaction to a Wake County judge’s controversial decision to strike down two N.C. constitutional amendments. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal examines the latest proposals for election redistricting reform in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, February 28, 2019
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    ‘Rebel’ Republicans and efforts to wound Trump

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner looks into the goals of anti-Trump forces within the Republican Party. President Trump’s antagonists inside the Republican Party now have a fallback plan to scuttle his re-election: using the 2020 primary fight as a bludgeon to inflict irreparable political damage on him…
    Mitch Kokai, February 26, 2019
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    The 2020 campaign and Democratic donors’ dream agenda

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon probes links between Democrats’ 2020 campaign priorities and liberal donors’ top agenda. “It’s 2022 and we are celebrating policy victories across the nation: Medicare for All and Free College, and next on the agenda is Reparations,” read a flyer distributed at…
    Mitch Kokai, February 26, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov Roy Cooper’s State of the State address. Don Carrington offers a timeline of key Cooper administration actions linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Daily Journal explains how a footnote in a recent legal brief highlights uncertainty about…
    Mitch Kokai, February 26, 2019
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    CJ reports: Get ready for more drama as a new election in the 9th District looms

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports on the latest from the 9th district: Does beleaguered Republican Rev. Mark Harris have a prayer of winning a new 9th U.S. Congressional District election? With his congressional campaign in debt, his integrity under siege, his health in question, and a criminal investigation over…
    Anna Manning, February 25, 2019
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    McCrory passes on 9th District race; keeping options open for governor, Senate

    Carolina Journal reports:  Former Gov. Pat McCrory isn’t planning to go to Washington. Yet. The Republican announced Monday on his WBT radio program he would not seek the GOP nomination in the special election to fill the vacancy in the 9th U.S. Congressional District. He said his “fire…
    Anna Manning, February 25, 2019
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    JLF’s Joe Coletti: Voters Should Be Wary of Charlotte Tax Hike For the Arts

    JLF Senior Fellow Joe Coletti shares his concern about a proposed sales tax hike in Charlotte to fund the arts. His views were published Sunday in a letter to the editor of the Charlotte Observer. In the letter, he advises Charlotte voters to learn from what has occurred in…
    Donna Martinez, February 25, 2019
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    N.C. case cited in plea for ending ballot harvesting nationwide

    Monica Showalter uses North Carolina’s recent 9th Congressional District fiasco to make a larger point in the American Thinker about election practices nationwide. Speaking as a Republican, why shouldn’t there be a new election? Fraud has been committed, and anyone who has principles about free and fair elections…
    Mitch Kokai, February 25, 2019