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#nc-03 voting turnout update

  (Thanks to our friends at Civitas.)  As of the close of business today,  there have been 6,993 votes. Women still have about a 200 vote edge over men.    Republicans are still outpacing Democrats  by about the same  margin as our last report.  The…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media Politics

Monkey Business Report: Dems pushing for expanded early voting + Sunday voting

At least, in Moore County.  On June 27, the Moore County board of elections heard a presentation from Democrat-affiliated interests proposing FIVE early voting sites that will even be open and running on Sundays.   A decision on the proposal could come Monday, July 11,…

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Monkey Business Report, early-voting edition

Early voting for the March primary has begun.  And local elections officials have been hit with a surprising change in the last week.  According to multiple sources I talked with in local elections offices, the whole spoiled ballot concept is GONE for this round of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Meanwhile, over at the early voting polls …

    A friend who was working the early voting polls for the GOP checked in with me to share a recent experience at an area polling place. He said he noticed a van with the same driver making regular trips to the early voting…

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Early voting UP across North Carolina from 2008

GOP operatives have all admitted they learned a painful lesson in 2008.  The Democrats beat their pants off in terms of getting-out-the-vote. According to some relatively real-time data from Civitas, early voting is up significantly this year from this same time period in 2008.  Mecklenburg…

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“MANY SEE” The Pilot as little more than a mouthpiece for Democrat & leftist interests

It always irks me to see allegedly unbiased mainstream media types employ the terms “some say” or “many say” “or “some see” or “many see” in their reporting. “Many see Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney starving old ladies and allowing children to be worked to…

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Democrats flex muscle, build up electoral insurance policy in North Carolina

  The Democrat majority on the NC state board of elections has voted to dramatically expand early voting in predominantly Democrat areas over the strenuous objections of Republicans.   The number of days for early voting has been expanded.  The hours for voting each day have…

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A wise move on early voting in Lumberton

I know it’s shocking to hear this, but here goes:  The rest of the state needs to learn from Lumberton and follow its lead. For those of you who don’t know — Lumberton is the county seat for Robeson County, which tends to lead the…