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Constitution Party now bigger than the Greens in NC

  North Carolina’s newest political party – The Constitution Party – has made some significant inroads, but it still has its work cut out for it if it wants to play with the “big boys.”   According to state board of elections statistics, Democrats have…

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Constitution Party gets a win on Tuesday

The Constitution Party fared pretty well in its first general election in North Carolina. CPofNC candidate Jerry Jones came out on top in a county commissioner race in Greene County. That’s quite a feat for a party that just got ballot access THIS YEAR.  (The…

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A courtroom win for The Constitution Party

And the hits keep coming for the powers-that-be on Jones Street: For the second time this month, a new state law targeting individual candidates running for office this November has been found unconstitutional. The state’s newly formed Constitution Party and three of its candidates won…

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#ncga: Changing the rules at the last minute. Heading to court.

So, we’ve got two different cases of the majority on Jones Street changing the rules governing this year’s elections at the last minute.  Both cases appear to be headed toward becoming COURT CASES. First, we have the state Supreme Court race.  Being too cute by…

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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 nominations the Constitution Party of…

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Constitution Party leadership: NCGA’s elections bill unconstitutional

The new kids on the political block have thrown down the gauntlet with the powers-that-be on Jones Street.  Here’s Constitution Party treasurer Joe Guarino: The General Assembly today overrode Governor Cooper’s veto of Senate Bill 486. This means the “sore loser” provision in that bill…

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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 candidates who have received the…

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#ncga: The “sore loser” shenanigan

As predicted, the “honorables” moved to protect themselves from the “scary” Constitution Party.  Here’s the relevant passage in that same bill that appears to reward David Lewis’s buddy: The underlined verbiage is what got added during the sausage-making process.   It’s amazing how this concern…

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#ncga: Timmy & co. seeking to clip Constitution Party’s wings?

It appears third party ballot access is a great idea when  the new party competes directly with your opponents.  But look what happens when a  new party comes along that just might threaten the bosses on Jones Street. That’s my new best friend on Jones…

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“Houston, we HAVE a choice.”

Conservatives have been told time and again to suck it up and get behind weak, spineless big government candidates.  “Where else are you gonna go?”  the RINOs sneer at us. Well, it appears right-thinking folks fed up with the NCGOP now have an option.  It…