Vermont’s free-market outlook marginally improved following election

By   /  November 27, 2014  /  Economy, Elections, Jobs + Growth, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The Republican sweep has given high hopes to free-market advocates in Congress and in many statehouses. But in Vermont, advocates of economic freedom say the election will provide only a limited boost to free-market solutions in the Green Mountain State.

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Internet fact checks contributed to Dems defeat, pundit says

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Elections, News, North Carolina  /  No Comments

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A major reason for U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan’s loss – and the defeats of most legislative candidates down the ballot — lies in one simple concept.

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Vermont election review finds few discrepancies, low number of ‘walk-in’ voters

By   /  November 24, 2014  /  Elections, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont’s midterm election ran according to plan. An audit conducted by the Secretary of State’s Office showed no major discrepancies, and officials in Burlington and Montpelier reported few “walk-in” voters.

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Alabama’s GOP election winners dominated in fundraising

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Alabama, Elections, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Show me the money and I’ll show you the winner.

Not only did Republicans win all six statewide races in Alabama in the general election, but they also far outraised their Democratic opponents.

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Red tsunami hits Nevada

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Elections, Nevada, Politics & Elections, Voter Registration, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Nevada Republicans made history in the midterm elections, controlling both houses of the Legislature and Governor’s office for the first time since 1929.

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Brand-new PA House member faces AG investigation

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Elections, Local News, News, Pennsylvania, State Government, Uncategorized, Voter Registration  /  No Comments

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One newly-elected member of PA’s House of Representatives is facing an investigation by the state attorney general’s office. The complaint alleges that Jason Ortitay did not live at the address he declared on his voter registration form. The local district attorney has referred the case to the AG’s office, perhaps because of contributions to the candidate.

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