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#ncpol: A straw poll ???? (You don’t say.)

You know what straw polls are like.  EVERYBODY’S got one.  Sometimes, they can be an interesting way to take the temperature of the electorate during a primary.   The good folks of Moore County — one of the most reliably Republican counties in the state…

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Beaufort GOP straw poll: Cruz, Brannon, W. Jones

There’s not a whole lot of polling out there to gauge the public’s mood.  I can tell — from listening to people of all political stripes — that there aren’t many content, satisfied individuals out there. We told you about Wake County’s GOP straw poll…

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#ncpol: Are you READY for some straw polls ????

Nearly one thousand Wake County Republicans got together last night, and you KNOW that is always an occasion for hijinks and tomfoolery and fun with farm animals. But, in all seriousness, they did do SOMETHING to give us a glimpse into how the March primaries…

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Gaston YR straw poll: Daoud leads NCGOP chairman field

A Republican organization in the backyard of establishment favorite Craig Collins has released the results of a straw poll showing Collins in second place in the race for the NCGOP’s top job.   I know, I know.  Straw polls are typically quite dubious. It’s typically…

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Brannon, Walker win key straw poll in Guilford

Conservatives for Guilford County, one of the most vocal, active conservative grassroots organizations in the state, has spoken loud and clear on the 6th congressional district and US senate races for 2014.  Greensboro pastor Mark Walker was the overwhelming favorite for the House race, while…