U.S. Supreme Court the Biggest Political Prize of 2016; Conservative Wing Likely Majority During Trump’s First Term

by johndavis, December 14, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court the Biggest Political Prize of 2016; Conservative Wing Likely Majority During Trump’s First Term December 14, 2016          Vol. IX, No. 16             7:13 am   The Biggest Prize of 2016 Presidential Race On Saturday, December 11, 2016, with a Republican victory in the Louisiana U.S. Senate runoff election, the GOP moved one step
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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Concedes; Urges Prayers for Governor-Elect Roy Cooper

by johndavis, December 5, 2016

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Concedes; Urges Prayers for Governor-Elect Roy Cooper   December 5, 2016          Vol. IX, No. 15             4:13 pm   “I ask all of us to please pray for our new governor, Roy Cooper.”   Embattled North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory issued a two-minute video statement early this afternoon, Monday, December
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Gov. McCrory Pulls Ahead After Post Hurricane Job Approval Shifts to Net Positive for First Time Since July 2013

by johndavis, October 24, 2016

Gov. McCrory Pulls Ahead After Post Hurricane Job Approval Shifts to Net Positive for First Time Since July 2013 “State response has been top-notch.” Wilmington Star-News New poll results released Monday morning, October 24, 2016, by Public Policy Polling (PPP), a Democratic polling firm based in Raleigh, show GOP Governor Pat McCrory’s “Job Approval” now
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Democrat Roy Cooper’s Gubernatorial Campaign Under Siege by African Americans and Cops Who Feel Betrayed Over Shootings

by johndavis, September 29, 2016

Democrat Roy Cooper’s Gubernatorial Campaign Under Siege by African Americans and Cops Who Feel Betrayed Over Shootings   Cooper was Already on Thin Ice with Black Voters   If African American turnout in Mecklenburg Country is down substantially this fall due to anger with Democratic leaders over the handling of the police killings in Charlotte,
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North Carolina’s Two Million Unaffiliated Voters Will Decide the Winners in All 18 Statewide Races in 2016

by johndavis, August 24, 2016

North Carolina’s Two Million Unaffiliated Voters Will Decide the Winners in All 18 Statewide Races in 2016   August 24, 2016          Vol. IX, No. 10             3:13 pm   Civitas Annual Unaffiliated Poll Results   On August 18, 2016, I was honored to serve as guest commentator for the Civitas luncheon featuring their annual North Carolina
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JDPR Trendlines: New FEC Reports Show U.S. Sen. Richard Burr with $5 Million Cash Advantage; Ross Well Behind Former Sen. Kay Hagan

by johndavis, July 22, 2016

New FEC Reports Show U.S. Sen. Richard Burr with $5 Million Cash Advantage; Ross Well Behind Former Sen. Kay Hagan This morning’s release of U.S. Sen. Richard Burr’s midyear campaign-finance report reveals a $5 million Cash on Hand advantage over Democratic rival Deborah Ross. The midyear campaign-finance report filed by Deborah Ross (D-Wake), shows a
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U.S. Sen. Richard Burr Gets Big Break as Democratic Opponent Deborah Ross Fails to Make Top 10 Challengers

by johndavis, July 19, 2016

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr Gets Big Break as Democratic Opponent Deborah Ross Fails to Make Top 10 Challengers   U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-NC, got a big break on June 30, 2016, when Roll Call’s Senate Challenger Rankings did not include his Democratic opponent, Deborah Ross, in the Top 10 challengers running in U.S. Senate
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Gov. Pat McCrory Preaches Prosperity while Defending HB2 in America’s 9th Most Religious State

by johndavis, May 27, 2016

Gov. Pat McCrory Preaches Prosperity while Defending HB2 in America’s 9th Most Religious State   May 27, 2016          Vol. IX, No. 6             3:13 pm   Preaching Prosperity On May 2, 2016, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s campaign for reelection received a major boost from Site Selection Magazine when the state was selected as the winner
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Next President of the United States … Part 6: The Five Safest Incumbents in 2016 American Politics are the Female Members of the North Carolina Council of State

by johndavis, July 14, 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Next President of the United States … by Process of Elimination   Part 6: The Five Safest Incumbents in 2016 American Politics are the Female Members of the North Carolina Council of State This is the sixth in a series of reports on the race for U.S. President. The series will
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Independent, Socially-Left-of-Center, Economically-Right-of-Center Millennials Likely Most Valuable Voters in 2016

by johndavis, June 4, 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Next President of the United States … by Process of Elimination  Part 5: Independent, Socially-Left-of-Center, Economically-Right-of-Center Millennials Likely Most Valuable Voters in 2016 This is the fifth in a series of reports on the race for U.S. President. The series will unfold by process of elimination, interlocked with trends analyses, and
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