What Should Our New Chairman Focus On?
First Diary! So with all the talk flying around about who will wind up being the next party chairman, there’s not a huge amount of discussion over where his priorities should be. Yes, yes, I know, he should focus on getting the party back to its roots of small government, strong national defense, and family values. I’ve heard it a hundred times, I know that | Read More »
2010 Governor’s Races: My Take
Next year, some 36 states will hold gubernatorial elections. Of those 36 states, 20 Governor’s Mansions are held by Democrats and 16 by Republicans. With the current party breakdown being 28 Democrats and 22 Republicans, it isn’t entirely implausible to see Republicans holding the majority of the excecutive branches come November, 2010. As I look over the prospective races, I honestly don’t see any state | Read More »
VA-Gov: Can McAuliffe Buy Richmond?
With so many people and discussions focused on what Republicans can do to prepare for 2010, many forget that political ground zero this year will be the Commonwealth of Virginia where the governor is elected in odd years, and incumbents can’t run – so it’s always a near-free for all. Rasmussen has it pretty wide open, which isn’t surprising. Now, enter the former Chairman of | Read More »
A Post Election Plan, Part Three
In the first two parts of this series, I delved into some very basic, but very essential, elements of the plan, and if you haven’t yet read them I encourage you to do so after reading this, part three. Part three will focus on tips for what Governor Palin should do as she prepares for a 2012 Presidential Campaign. First, let us remind ourselves that one | Read More »
2010 Governor Races Part III (MidWest,Plains) Chat About It!
The 2010 Governor and state legislature elections are essential in the redistricting fight which is sure to happen after the 2010 elections. Here is the last part on the 2010 Governor elections The MidWest Iowa Culver (D) Possible Congresman Latham or King will run Minn Pawlenty (R) The MN Dems are sure to try to knock Pawlenty off; Frankin may run or any number of | Read More »
2010 Governor Races Part II (West Coast, South West, Rocky Mountains)
The 2010 State Leg and Gov Races will determine how in many cases the lines for Congress are drawn in many states A look at 2010 Gov Races and please post your info The West Alaska Palin (R) running for re-election Hawaii Lingle Open Seat (R) Lt Gov Aiona is likely to run for GOP while any number of Dems may run California Arnold (R) | Read More »
MI Morning Update 11-13-08
718 Days until Election Day November 13, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I couldn’t be happier with Sarah Palin, and she’s gone back to be a great governor, and I think she will play a big role in the future of this country." – Senator John McCain MORNING UPDATE: DEVOS ANNOUNCES HE WILL NOT RUN FOR GOVERNOR…Right Michigan broke the story today that Dick DeVos | Read More »
To Earn Trust, Republicans Must Embrace Core Principles
Let me begin by thanking Erick and the guys at RedState for allowing conservatives to have a place to express their views online. As a party we need to keep looking forward concerning New Media and the posts found on this site work towards achieving that. I have had a front-row seat to the Republican Party over the past several years. I’ve been a volunteer, | Read More »
It’s a Washington nail biter
Although there has been a dearth of local race reporting at RedState, we do need local races covered. There are 11 gubernatorial races across the nation currently. Three of them are toss-ups and of those, two are for open seats while only Washington’s is against an incumbent. The race between Republican Dino Rossi and incumbent Democrat Christine Gregoire is closing out its final weeks. And…it’s | Read More »
Is this young governor qualified to be VP?
How qualified to be vice president of the United States could a Republican be who:
Ever Wonder How Most Criminals Are Caught?
Promoted from diaries. Remember, folks: Obama supporter. – Moe Lane H/T to Mount Virtus for the link. MT Pundit has the story about Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer who was caught bragging about election abuses involving the election of Senator John Tester during a speech to the Trial Lawyers Convention. So I called up the courthouse in Silver-Bow and I talked to the clerk and you | Read More »
Missouri Primary Election Report Synopsis
The Missouri Primary Election was held Tuesday, August 5th. As of 11:40PM, only a few precincts had not reported. Congressman Kenny Hulshof defeated State Treasurer Sarah Steelman in a hotly contested Republican primary. Kenny will be facing “Wrong Way” Jay Nixon in the general.