Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: April 2014

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    Apr
    30

    Liberals Wrong Again: African Americans Voting at Higher Rate Than in 2010

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

    Newest numbers from the State Board of Elections indicate that early voting is on track to top early voting in the Primary of 2010. This is important news because the new election reform law reduced the number of days for in-person, early voting from 17 days to 10 days starting in 2014. As of yesterday, […]

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    Apr
    30

    De Luca, Adams Spotlight Election Trends

    Posted in Civitas Events By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    Earlier in April, a Civitas Flash Poll of likely Republican primary voters shows state House Speaker Thom Tillis nearing the 40 percent level needed to avoid a runoff vote. Tillis was the choice of 39 percent of the respondents. Twenty percent picked Cary physician Greg Brannon, and 15 percent chose Mark Harris, pastor of a […]

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    Apr
    30

    N&O Editorial Lauds Crony Corporatism

    Posted in Budget & Taxes By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    The N&O shows it crony corporatist stripes in this editorial cheerleading the collusion of big government and big business – this time advocating for an extension of North Carolina's film tax credits. It is especially enlightening to read their comments in light of the arguments they made last year in opposing a reduction in the […]

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    Apr
    30

    Sen. Mike Lee Speaking Today Online on Conservative Agenda

    Posted in Legislative Activity By Jim Tynen | Tagged

    Sen. Mike Lee, one of our main speakers at CLC, will be speaking today, April 30, at 12:30 from the Heritage Institute, and you can view it online. To find out more about seeing his speech online, and to read one of the senator's recent remarks on a new conservative agenda, click here.

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    Apr
    29

    Opponents of Election Reform and Voter Integrity Got It Wrong on Early Voting

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

    Already progressive fictions about voting reform are being dispelled by hard numbers from state government. Today (April 29, 2014) data from the State Board of Elections revealed that as of yesterday (eight days out from Election Day) 95,257 people had voted early. Also, 90,031 of those voters had voted at an early voting one-stop location. […]

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