Tag: elections

Time to lawyer up?

It looks like that might be the way forward for the newly-minted Constitution Party.  Here’s their spokesman Joe Guarino: Yesterday, I had reported here that the General Assembly’s override of Governor Cooper’s veto of “sore loser” legislation would potentially affect…

Aaaand the nominees ARE ….

The newly-minted Constitution Party of North Carolina held its nominating convention this weekend.  Joe Guarino, a friend of The Haymaker and the boss at The Triad Conservative, is the new party’s treasurer.  He has identified on his blog the TEN…

Campaign 2017: Golf gloves are coming OFF in Pinehurst

Things are generally very cordial here in our little corner of paradise. Rolling green fairways.  Mild weather.  Little to no crime.  Neighbors that offer a friendly ‘how-do’ when you pass by.  Local elections here are normally quiet affairs.  Folks are…

Campaign 2017: Moore County

Election Day will be here before we know it.  There are some important decisions to be made at the ballot box on November 7.  Here’s our two cents on some of them: Southern Pines:  On October 7, voters cut the…

Say Goodbye to runoffs

It’s really, um, funny to hear the statist ruling class elite that runs things in Raleigh moan about “wasting money.” (I heard John Hood on TV this weekend babbling about runoffs being the last vestige of Jim Crow in North…

#ncga: SB4 antes up on the intrigue

Just when you thought it coudn’t get more interesting, along comes SB4 — sponsored by senators Rucho, Tucker and Rabon.  Here is the reader’s digest version: Partisan elections for the Supreme Court.    THIS should have been done two years…