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NC-03: Early Voting Update (through 4-20)

    Here’s what we have, thanks to Civitas:   11,725 total votes Republicans outpacing Democrats by about a 1000 About 500 more women than men (total) Majority of voters 55 and older Top Five Performing Precincts:  TWO in Pitt, ONE in Lenoir,  TWO in…

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#NC-09: STILL no campaign report! (Where is it?)

      The chuckleheads in Raleigh have been standing in  a circle for months now patting themselves on the back for — in their minds — eradicating vote fraud in the Ninth Congressional District.     Apparently,  the mission was ACCOMPLISHED once Mark Harris’s…

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Another day, another mea culpa from the NCGOP treasurer

  He’s struggled with keeping the finances for the Harnett County GOP and the Second Congressional District.  Yet, someone thought it was a great idea to put Jason Lemons in charge of the money at NCGOP HQ in Raleigh.  We’ve documented here and here and…

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#hayesscandal: Lt. Dan corrects campaign report in re: Lindberg donation

  Okay, before we get started here, I want to stress something.  I KNOW that there are quite  few people who read this blog and happen to either (a) struggle with reading comprehension or (b) just don’t understand how  a blog works.   What I…

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NC-03 Money Talk (Part III) : Cox, Perry, Shepard, Speciale

    We’ve already given  you the rundown  on  Nix, Law, DeLuca, Clark and Rouse  in Part I.    Then came Part II with the 411 on Moore, Boyd, Cairns and Murphy.     And NOW we’re pleased to present  Part III (Click candidate names to see…

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NC-09: Bishop gets Club For Growth nod

  So, I guess that other IE was for “opposing”  Stony Rushing.   The Club For Growth threw us for a loop with their endorsement in the Third Congressional District.   In the Ninth, they appear to be betting it all with the man who…

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NCGOP HQ, Locke Foundation overlook the REPUBLICAN trying to revive the film tax credit

  Here’s foul-mouthed lil’ Jeff over at NCGOP HQ in his weekly “Republican Recap” email:     Soooooo   — I guess state Rep. Jason Saine (R-Lincolnton) now counts as a “Wilmington Democrat.”  Saine — House Appropriations Committee chairman and a member of Speaker Timmy’s inner…

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NC-03: Mike Speciale on Grass Roots NC, in his own words ….

  There’s been a lot of talk about Grass Roots NC’s “recommendation” of Michael Speciale in the Third Congressional District congressional race.  It will be interesting to see how intensely the Speciale campaign touts this “recommendation” given what the candidate himself had to say about…

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NC-03: Even More questions about that GRNC “recommendation”

  I know, for tax purposes, you can’t say “endorsement” — even though THAT is exactly what it looks like is going on here.  In a previous post, we raised questions about how Grass Roots North Carolina came to a  decision on a particular candidate…

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NC-09: Leigh Brown. The story keeps getting, um, “better.”

    She tried to run for governor as an independent in 2012.  She primaried state legislator (and conservative stalwart) Larry Pittman in 2014.  In 2015, she donated cash to congressman Joe Crowley (D-NY) — since vanquished by AOC — and the ethically challenged George…