election 2020

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    Heritage Foundation Picks Up CJ Story on Mail-In Ballots

    On Thursday, March 26, Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak wrote a story about the runoff election in North Carolina’s 11th congressional district. Havlak writes: The coronavirus is interfering with state elections, and it could make the runoff for the Republican nominee in N.C.’s 11th U.S. Congressional District problematic… The N.C. State…
    Brenee Goforth, March 31, 2020
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    Snapshot of the Day: 36 Open U.S. House Seats So Far This Cycle

    The folks at Pew Research have posted interesting data about the upcoming U.S. House election. Pew writes that, as of late January, there are 36 open U.S. House seats — with possibly more to come. As of Jan. 28, 28 representatives (22 Republicans and six Democrats) have announced…
    Donna Martinez, January 31, 2020
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    Snapshot of the Day: 2020 Election as Brand Marketing

    Fascinating piece written by Fortune’s Geoff Colvin that looks at candidates as brands and assesses the relative strengths and weaknesses of the 2020 presidential field in two categories: brand strength and brand stature. Why did virtually every top pollster and pundit get the 2016 election screamingly wrong? On…
    Donna Martinez, January 24, 2020
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    Snapshot of the Day

    A recent Quinnipiac poll shows interesting voter views on which major political party is better at handling particular issues. Details here.
    Donna Martinez, December 16, 2019
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    Snapshot of the Day

    From Real Clear Politics comes a fascinating chart that shows a comparison of job approval rating averages between President Barack Obama in December 2011, and President Donald Trump today. The raw percentages are listed below the chart on the RCP page.  …
    Donna Martinez, December 3, 2019
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    Poll: 49% Expect Tax Hike If Democrat Elected President

    From Rasmussen comes a poll of likely voters on their expectations for November 2020.  Cutting taxes remains an important voting issue for 2020, but voters think it’s more likely taxes will go up, especially if the Democratic nominee wins the White House. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and…
    Donna Martinez, November 12, 2019
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    Rasmussen: 17% of Democrats Identify More With Trump

    From Rasmussen’s latest deep dive into what likely voters are thinking right now: Looking closer, we see that 61% of Likely Republican Voters think Trump’s views are closer to their own. Twenty percent (20%) identify more with the average Republican member of Congress, while nine percent (9%) feel closest…
    Donna Martinez, October 31, 2019
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    Politico: Here’s Who’s For Impeachment in NC Delegation

    According to politico.com, here are the members of the U.S. Congress who support impeaching President Donald Trump. The three representatives on the list are Reps. George “G.K.” Butterfield, Alma Adams, and David E. Price. This list is broken down by state and is current as of Sept. 24. The “g”…
    Donna Martinez, September 25, 2019