By Carole on Sep 6, 2011
A new poll released today shows Republican Bob Turner with a 4 point lead over Democrat David Weprin in their race to replace disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-New York). In addition to the surprising lead in a district in which Democrats out number Republicans by a margin of 3 to 1, the poll also found that Mr. Turner wins the favorability contest with 37% of respondents viewing him favorably compared to just 29.8% for Mr. Weprin.
By Carole on Sep 3, 2010
Call it buyer's remorse or just growing up fast in the economically painful Age of Obama. Fewer young voters are identifying themselves now as Democrats than just 2 years ago. While college students and young Americans new to the work force played a large part in the election of President Barack Obama, their attachment to the Democratic Party has weakened considerably since he took office.
By Carole on Jul 19, 2010
A new poll shows the Pennsylvania Senate race going from the toss-up column to the leans-Republican category. Republican Pat Toomey now leads Democrat Joe Sestak by a 7 point margin (45% - 38%) and that's only part of the story. Virtually every indicator in the poll shows this perennial swing state is swinging right.
By Carole on Jul 10, 2010
The official investigation into how Alvin Greene, the Democratic Senate Candidate from South Carolina, came up with the $10,440 needed to get on the primary ballot has ended with the announcement that charges will not be filed. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) had been investigating where the money came from in light of the fact that Mr. Greene could not afford a lawyer when facing criminal obscenity charges last year but concluded "there is no evidence of wrongdoing, criminal intent or deception to the court when Greene applied for a public defender."
By Carole on Jun 24, 2010
South Carolina's candidates, voters and state party chairwomen are shining a strong spotlight on the differences between Republicans and Democrats in the current election cycle. This week's runoff victories by gubernatorial nominee Nikki Haley (R) and congressional nominee Tim Scott (R) proved that their conservative, smaller government message is just what Palmetto State voters want to hear while Democrats are struggling to figure out what their candidates' message might be.