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Michigan Major Upset: Businessman beats Rep. Pete Hoekstra in GOP Governor Race

August 4, 2010 politisite 0

In a Major upset Businessman Rick Snyder (R) easily bested Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) and Attorney General Mike Cox (R) to claim the Republican nomination for governor. Snyder, a former top executive at computer maker Gateway Inc., claimed 37 percent of the vote, and with close to half the precincts reporting was declared the winner by the Associated Press. Hoekstra was second with 26 percent, and Cox came in third […]

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Black Conservative beats Thurmond's son in South Carolina Runoff

June 22, 2010 politisite 0

The times they are a changin!  It is refreshing for this writer to see an Indian-American and a Black conservative be elected overwhelmingly in South Carolina’s Runoff election tonight.  What makes it all the better is both won in a landslide.  Nikki Haley beat a sitting congressman and Tim Scott beat one of the best known Senators name, Thurmond.  The can be no doubt that two things are true.  The […]

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Election 2010 – Nikki Haley wins South Carolina primary runoff, Inglis unseated, Scott beats Thurmond

June 22, 2010 politisite 0

South Carolina GOP governor’s nominee Nikki Haley. South Carolina state Rep. Nikki Haley cruised to the Republican nomination for governor tonight, a victory that makes her not just the frontrunner for the office this fall but a likely national GOP star. Haley crushed Rep. Gresham Barrett in the runoff race, an expected result given that she took 49 percent of the June 8 primary vote — narrowly missing the chance […]

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Sestak Beats five term Senator Specter

May 18, 2010 politisite 0

Anti-DC voters came out in Force in Pennsylvania today by beating a Five term establishment Senator Specter.  His wager to change parties to save himself in a primary battle tuned up a loser. Specter switched to the Democratic side of the aisle last year after casting the critical vote in the Recovery Act. But, many believed he switched parties because he would have lost a Republican primary against Pat Toomey. […]