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Biggers endorses Myrick

Seventeen past and present mayors of towns in Rep. Sue Myrick’s district have endorsed her candidacy, including Mint Hill Mayor Ted Biggers. Here’s the full list: […]

By |October 30th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

NASCAR loves Sue Myrick

It’s ironic that those who make left turns for a living are supporting the right leaning Sue Myrick. From the Myrick camp: Myrick Endorsed by NASCAR Leaders

(Charlotte NC)– Congresswoman Sue Myrick was endorsed today by NASCAR leaders Rick Hendrick, Jack Roush, Felix Sabates and Marcus Smith. […]

By |October 27th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Hit or miss with the early voting

Many early voters have a horror story to tell of long lines. But that’s what you get when Mecklenburg County sees it’s largest turnout ever for early voting. Mid Saturday afternoon, I had to go to the Main Library in downtown Charlotte to complete some research.  Passing Plaza Road library, I saw a line snaking […]

By |October 26th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Goodall No. 1 in conservative effectiveness

The John W. Pope Civitas Institute, a conservative/libertarian think tank in Raleigh recently announced the results of of its conservative effectiveness rankings. State Sen. Eddie Goodall was ranked No. 1 (tied with Andrew Brock of Dist. 34). Goodall represents Mint Hill and Union County in the state senate. In the state house, Rep. Jim Gulley […]

By |October 21st, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Voting early? Expect an hour wait today

[singlepic=242,320,240,,left] According to Roger W. Kortekaas, direct communications director for Mecklenburg County government, wait times today for people taking advantage of early voting is an hour at most locations. So far, about 17,000 Mecklenburg County residents have voted early. If you are voting today, Kortekaas says the following locations have the shortest lines:

CPCC – […]

By |October 21st, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

New voters way up in N.C.

According to the State Board of Elections, there will be 850,00 new voters registered in North Carolina by November.  The latest registration report stated that there are more than six million voters registered in he state.  Around 2.7 million have registered as Democrats, and 1.9 million registered as Republicans.  1.3 million are unaffiliated. According to […]

By |October 20th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments