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    Oct
    02

    NC Vote Tracker is Back

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged ,

    Vote Tracker is the user-friendly database at the Civitas Institute’s Carolina Transparency website that helps pundits, political junkies and ordinary people better understand the early voting numbers.  The data comes straight from the State Board of Elections (SBOE) website, where it is refreshed each morning with the previous day’s early voting activity. First introduced in […]

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    Sep
    29

    Jay Reiff -former Easley Advisor- is Back to N.C. Politics

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

    N.C. Families First, run by fugitive from justice Jay Reiff has just bought more than n $65,000 of issue ads set to run on WTVD from October 7 through October 13. Reiff worked for former Governor and convicted criminal Mike Easley as his campaign manager in 2000 and 2004. According to an article written by […]

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    Sep
    26

    VIVA Hearing was an Eye-Opener

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

    Yesterday was an eye-opener for me. I traveled to Charlotte to be in the courtroom as a three-judge panel heard arguments in the case brought by a coalition of liberal groups trying to halt certain provisions of the new election reform law. The legislation was passed and signed into law in 2013 and much of […]

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    Jul
    29

    Kricker Rules the State Board of Elections

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Susan Myrick

    Yes, state board member, Maja Kricker, really did rule at the State Board of Elections (SBOE) meeting today. Her opinion was the only opinion that counted when it came to the five member SBOE voting on one-stop variance requests made by county board of elections. Here is the background to today's story. One of the provisions in VIVA (the […]

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    Jul
    24

    You are Extreme and Immoral – If You Disagree with William Barber

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Healthcare, Immigration, Life & Family Issues By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

    Here is a depiction of William Barber as a guest on the Bill Maher show broadcast on Saturday… and yes this is what he really said to Maher (this image came from the NAACP facebook page — we can only presume Barber is proud of this). Then there was the following interchange between Maher and Barber after […]

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