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Key races to watch on Election Eve

October 27, 2010 politisite 0

It’s an especially challenging year for dozens of Democratic incumbents. Here’s a quick rundown of the party’s most vulnerable members. AL-2: REP. BOBBY BRIGHT: The freshman has voted against key Democratic bills and even said he won’t vote for Nancy Pelosi as speaker, but in this GOP-leaning district, it still might not be enough to save him. AZ-5: REP. HARRY MITCHELL: The two-term Democrat faces a rematch with Republican David […]

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Hawaii Primary Election Results – Election 2010

September 19, 2010 politisite 0

Primary Election 2010 The Primary Election is on September 18, 2010. Aiona, Finnegan To Face Abercrombie, Schatz HONOLULU — Former U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie defeated former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann in the Democratic gubernatorial primary on Saturday night.Abercrombie was defeating Hannemann, 60 to 38 percent.”In 2008, a great wave came from Hawaii and went all across the united states and swept across America with the election of Barack Obama, and […]

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Alaska Politics: Miller campaign alleges possible vote tampering

August 30, 2010 politisite 0

I just received a response from the Division on Elections on the allegation by the Miller campaign. The division will be putting out a formal response with more detail, which I will post as soon as I receive a copy. From Sean Cockerham in Anchorage – The Alaska Division of Elections is preparing a formal response to Miller campaign lawyer Thomas Van Flein’s allegation (see below) of “possible voter tampering” […]

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West Virginia Special Election Results – Aug 28 2010

August 28, 2010 politisite 0

CHARLESTON – Gov. Joe Manchin will be the Democrat’s nominee in November for the late Robert C. Byrd’s U.S. Senate seat, after party voters chose him overwhelmingly in Saturday’s special primary. With 19 percent of precincts reporting, Manchin had 73 percent of the vote. and Ken Hechler, the 95-year-old former congressman and secretary of state, had 17, and former state lawmaker Sheirl Fletcher had 10 percent. John Raese was leading […]

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Election 2010 Louisiana Primary Election Results

August 28, 2010 politisite 0

As expected, Louisiana Senator David Vitter has won the GOP primary election. The Republican Senator won on Saturday with 90 percent of the vote as less than 1 percent of precincts reporting. Mr. Vitter was expected to the GOP primary election. Mr. Vitter’s competition was former state Supreme Court Justice Chet Traylor and Nick Accardo. Both of whom were receiving less than 10 percent at the time of publication. The […]

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2010 Minnesota primary election results

August 10, 2010 politisite 0

A vigorous three-way race for governor this fall is now a sure thing. That much is clear as this page goes to press, before the full results of Tuesday’s primary election are known. Voters in the Independence Party primary nominated Tom Horner, the IP endorsee and longtime public-relations professional. Horner’s dispatch of his most visible challenger, magazine publisher Rob Hahn, and three others was the handiwork of a politically competent […]

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2010 Colorado Primary Election Results

August 10, 2010 politisite 0

Incumbent Bennet Holds On In Senate Primary Colorado Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet successfully fended off a fierce primary challenge on Tuesday, defeating rival Andrew Romanoff, who waged a relentless anti-establishment campaign. Bennet, who was appointed last year to the Senate and had White House backing, emerged victorious after being among several incumbents in Congress to face serious challenges within their own parties. He now faces the winner of the Republican […]

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71% of Missouri voters say no to ObamaCare

August 3, 2010 politisite 0

If you want to know which news item will be making Gibbs look constipated at tomorrow’s briefing, look no further. It’s the first time voters from any state have addressed the mandate at the polls. And things are looking good. Opponents of Prop C — those who support the insurance mandate — have been frustrated by the lack of a vigorous campaign to defeat it. Apart from a mass mailing […]

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SC US Senate Candidate Vic Rawl files protest of election results

June 14, 2010 politisite 0

South Carolina Democratic Senate Candidate, Vic Rawl, filed a protest of last Tuesday’s election results with the South Carolina Democratic Party.  Rawl said he, did not file the  protest for personal or political gain, but on behalf of the people of South Carolina.  He cites irregularities in the election results that caused him to lose and his opponent, Alvin Greene to win by nearly thirty thousand votes. There is a […]