Don’t know the name Dr. Mike Beitler? In a state like North Carolina that hinders involvement from third parties, it’s understandable. Beitler is the Libertarian candidate running for U.S. Senate. He will face incumbent Richard Burr and Democrat Elaine Marshall in the fall elections. Libertarians rarely win despite having a platform that for the most […]
Republican nominee Bill Brawley is leading the State House District 103 race – which comprises Matthews, Mint Hill, and east Charlotte – against Democratic opponent Ann Newman according to a new SurveyUSA poll released today by the Civitas Institute.
According to the poll of 350 registered voters in that district, 45 percent of voters said if the election for state representative were held today, they would vote for Brawley who is looking to replace retiring Rep. Jim Gulley (R). Thirty-nine percent said they would vote for Newman, and 16 percent said they were undecided.
Among voters who said they were most likely to vote in 2010, Brawley’s lead expands to 49 percent to 39 percent. […]
The Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor in Mecklenburg County could be in good hands next year if David Michael Rice wins. Earlier this year, Rice was a Republican candidate for County Commissioner at-large. The Charlotte Observer, in a candidate questionnaire, asked him what was one thing about himself that would surprise people. His answer? […]
Perhaps one of the most contentious political races in years is the contest for Republican primary in Senate District 35. Tommy Tucker is taking on former Senator Fern Shubert, and both have taken off the gloves in the last few days before the primary May 4. Shubert claims Tucker is misrepresenting her record, sending a […]
Fern Shubert, who is running against Tommy Tucker in the Republican primary for state Senate District 35, was on the Glenn Beck show on Fox News a couple of years ago. Here’s a clip from youtube:
As the Mint Hill Times has reported since 2008, former unaffiliated Dist. 103 candidate Mark Brody is challenging the way North Carolina allows third parties access to ballots. In 2008, Brody collected signatures of 4 percent of registered voters so he could run as an unaffiliated candidate. He became the only state-wide unaffiliated candidate to […]