Intimidation by U.S. Senate Democratic Leaders Weakened by Pundits Predicting GOP Majority

by johndavis, September 10, 2014

Intimidation by U.S. Senate Democratic Leaders Weakened by Pundits Predicting GOP Majority   September 10, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 23         7:13 am   Nothing chills political fundraising more than the intimidating word from the majority party leadership that anyone who supports a certain candidate can forget the majority party’s support when they need help with
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NC GOP Winning Battle for New Voters; Favored this Fall over Democrats who are Losing Voters

by johndavis, August 28, 2014

NC GOP Winning Battle for New Voters; Favored this Fall over Democrats who are Losing Voters   August 28, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 21         9:13 am NC Democrats: Net Gain in 2008 of 171,955 Voters; Net Loss in 2014   There has been a dramatic loss of political momentum among North Carolina Democrats since 2008,
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Wake County Democrats May Determine Next U.S. Senate Majority with Hagan Turnout Duties

by johndavis, August 27, 2014

Wake County Democrats May Determine Next U.S. Senate Majority with Hagan Turnout Duties   August 27, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 20         3:13 pm  Last Friday, August 22, 2014, Wake County was projected to have 1 million residents. That’s good news for Democrats, as urban voters almost always favor them over the GOP. Urban voters tend
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If 2014 is a Referendum on the White House, then Sen. Hagan is in Right Much Trouble

by johndavis, July 2, 2014

If 2014 is a Referendum on the White House, then Sen. Hagan is in Right Much Trouble   UPDATE July 2, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 16         8:13 am  If you research the political adage, Midterm elections are a referendum on the White House, you will discover that Democrats agree UNLESS the president is a Democrat,
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Eric Cantor’s Loss and a Hundred Million Reasons Republicans Can’t Fight the Last War in 2014

by johndavis, June 11, 2014

Eric Cantor’s Loss and a Hundred Million Reasons Republicans Can’t Fight the Last War in 2014   June 11, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 15          10:13 am Yesterday, June 10, 2014, for the first time in American history, the sitting U.S. House Majority Leader lost a campaign for reelection. Why? Many conservative Republicans are claiming today
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No NC Congressional Seat Targeted by Democratic Congressional Campaign’s $44 million Fall TV Buy

by johndavis, May 29, 2014

No NC Congressional Seat Targeted by Democratic Congressional Campaign’s $44 million Fall TV Buy   May 29, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 14          10:13 am  Per AP Thurs, May 29, 2014: The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has begun reserving “almost $44 million in advertising time” with television stations in 39 fall races. North Carolina Implications: No
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John Davis Political Report Primary Forecasts Spot On; General Election Races Equally Predictable

by johndavis, May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 12          9:13 am FORECAST: GOP-Friendly Midterm Election Year January 3: On January 3, 2014, the John Davis Political Report raised the possibility of “waking up the morning after General Election Day 2014 with a Republican Governor, a Republican majority state Senate and House, a Republican majority state Supreme Court,
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Big Problem for Democrats in 2014: Republicans are Focused on Winning, Not Ideological Purity

by johndavis, April 24, 2014

Big Problem for Democrats in 2014: Republicans are Focused on Winning, Not Ideological Purity April 24, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 9          10:13 am North Carolina Democrats really need social and economic Republican hardliners to divide and weaken the GOP in 2014. That’s because they, the Democrats, lack the wherewithal to win against a united Republican
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North Carolina’s May Madness Single-Elimination Political Primary Championship Begins April 24

by johndavis, March 26, 2014

North Carolina’s May Madness Single-Elimination Political Primary Championship Begins April 24                                                                                 March 26, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 7          12:13 pm  March Madness NCAA basketball games and political campaigns in North Carolina are much alike. First, they are single elimination contests. Lose once and you are out. Second, the top seeds almost always win the
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Welcome to North Carolina, the Nation’s Most Perfectly Balanced Political Battlefield

by johndavis, February 26, 2014

Welcome to North Carolina, the Nation’s Most Perfectly Balanced Political Battlefield February 26, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 6          2:13 pm   Gallup Study based on 178,527 Interviews Here is a startling political finding: North Carolina is closer in partisan identity to Minnesota, Maine and Oregon than it is to Tennessee, South Carolina and Alabama. That
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