Elections (page 9)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the debate surrounding the replacement of North Carolina’s elections and ethics board. John Hood’s Daily Journal distinguishes private and public investment from government’s redistribution of income.
    Mitch Kokai, November 28, 2018
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    Trump needs a larger coalition

    Jay Cost of National Review Online explains why President Trump will need to expand his electoral coalition if he seeks another term in 2020. Simply put, he is a “minority president” and cannot expect victory merely by winning the voters he carried in 2016. He needs to persuade…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2018
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    Fund focuses on Democrats’ House gains

    John Fund of National Review Online probes Democrats’ success in this month’s U.S. House elections. The Republican loss of 40 seats in the House came about in large part because suburban voters gave the GOP only 49 percent of their votes. From Denver to Atlanta to Salt Lake…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on a media attorney’s assessment of the UNC System’s efforts to shield East Carolina University documents from public view. The Daily Journal explains how complaints about gerrymandering hide attacks on a basic element of American elections.  …
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Does President Trump deserve credit for the booming American economy? How about former President Barack Obama? Roy Cordato analyzes the competing claims for credit during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts explains Association Health Plans and their possible role in health care reform. Dr.
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2018
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    Democrats and Putin

    Tom Rogan writes at the Washington Examiner about disturbing news linked to Democrats’ beliefs about the 2016 election. On Sunday, the Daily Caller’s Peter Hasson highlighted the nation’s deep partisan delusion. He did so by pointing to a new poll which suggests that a supermajority of Democrats believe…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2018
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    No theft in the Georgia governor’s election

    David French of National Review Online rebuts a popular left-of-center narrative involving the Georgia governor’s race. When is it acceptable to question the legitimacy of an American election outcome? The proper answer is “almost never.” Or, more precisely, never do it without overwhelming evidence of fraud or misconduct…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2018
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    Double standard for coverage of longshot election disputes

    Becket Adams argues in the Washington Examiner that Associated Press coverage of election disputes varies substantially based on partisan political affiliation. The language we use to cover news events says a great deal about our editorial judgment. And the Associated Press’ handling of the long-shot recount efforts in…
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2018