Could diverse Obama cabinet, appointments be a good thing for the GOP in the future?
Bill Richardson (D-NM) will likely be appointed something in Obama’s cabinet like Secretary of state. Lt. Gov. Diane Denish will likely take his place as as Gov. until 2010 elections. Based on the fact she would be new, she’d have to be seen as vunerable right? She’s also white so maybe she’d lose appeal among Hispanic voters that make up a huge percentage of the | Read More »
NM-2: Sexual Harassment defendants make bad Congressmen
A bad year for Republicans might give New Mexicans a bad Congressman:Help Ed Tinsley and don’t let this defendant go to Congress.
Eight States to Victory
At this point, there are really no more than eight states that are going to matter, based on their battleground status and their electoral votes. These are the states we should be primarily focused on, over the next few weeks, and these are the states that McCain should be focused on, to varying degrees. The states are in three categories: Must Have, Nice to Have, | Read More »
Add Darren White to the List
Dave and I are going back and forth on whether or not I’m being pessimistic or realistic. He highlights a Kos post asking people to pour resources into John Shadegg’s race and Tom McClintock’s race to defeat them. Here’s the deal, and why I won’t promote Dave’s post: I’ve already said if you want on the front page, you need to be writing about what | Read More »
ELECTION PROJECTION 9/10: MCCAIN 265 OBAMA 273
Three weeks ago, the Republican-leaning parts of the map were barely even pink. Now, McCain has only 3 really vulnerable states- Florida, Virginia, and Nevada.The honor of “barely” holding onto much of ones electoral votes now goes to Obama- with six states all now within the margin of error. New Hampshire, West Virginia, Florida, and Missouri all show stunted or reversed trends in regards to | Read More »
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Did you give your Social Security number to a child rapist?
This is a public service announcement. Did you register to vote recently near Albuquerque? If so, you might have given your Social Security number, indeed all the information necessary to commit identity theft, to a child rapist. In particular, this guy. You see, New Mexico ACORN hired this guy, along with a bunch of other criminals to register voters. In New Mexico, according to the | Read More »
Republican Registration Drops Across Most of Country
The easiest way to measure the overall partisan makeup of the country is to ask people. Many pollsters do this with regularity. Rasmussen does this on a monthly basis with a massive sample. Here are some of those numbers: DATE YEAR: R% D% I% Diff%Nov 2004: 37.1 38.6 24.3 -1.6Nov 2006: 31.4 37.5 31.2 -6.1Nov 2007: 32.5 37.4 30.2 -4.9 Jan 2008: 33.1 38.7 28.2 | Read More »