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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

NC political upheaval, for a change

It used to be election season in North Carolina was a ho-hum affair. Republicans have dominated the state in presidential elections in recent years, so much so most presidential candidates don’t bother campaigning in the Tar Heel state. Not so this year. Barack Obama has spent $5 million in N.C. while McCain has spent $1 […]

By |October 12th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Finally, immigration court comes to Charlotte

For years, Rep. Sue Myrick tried to bring an immigration court to Charlotte. Finally, she has gotten her wish. The court will be located  at 5701 Executive Center Drive, which is off of Albemarle Road and will open November 4 of this year.
“This has been a long time coming,” said Rep. Myrick.  “An immigration court […]

By |October 9th, 2008|Mecklenburg County, Politics 2008|0 Comments