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Traficant out of Penn on Ohio Congressional Ballot

August 30, 2010 politisite 0

Former Ohio Rep. Jim Traficant will run for his old House seat this fall as an independent. The Mahoning County Board of Elections, which met Monday evening to decide whether the former congressman had qualified for the 17th District ballot, determined that Traficant had secured 11 more petition signatures than he needed. The announcement was reported by several local news outlets. The decision caps a one-month battle Traficant’s supporters had […]

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GOP out to biggest generic ballot leads in history

August 16, 2010 politisite 0

The most amazing thing about this? When Democrats tell people that voters hate the GOP as much as they hate them, they’re not blowing smoke. That’s basically true. In fact, in many polls, the Republican Party’s favorables are still lower than the Democrats’. And even so: Biggest generic ballot lead … in history. That’s how popular Hopenchange is. The flip side of that calculus, of course: Imagine what the lead […]