By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog
According to a pair of advocacy organizations for free and fair elections, Tuesday’s U.S. Senate GOP runoff in Mississippi might not meet that ideal.
The American Civil Rights Union has sent warning letters to five Mississippi counties — Clarke, Humphreys, LeFlore, Madison and Noxubee — to purge their voter rolls of ineligible voters or face [...]
“Welfare reform” hasn’t always been an untouchable phrase in the Democratic Party. In fact, the presumptive next congressman of the 8th District, considered one of the most securely Democratic districts in the nation, helped author Virginia’s first welfare reform legislation.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Voters are heading to the polls in Pennsylvania.
Well, actually, only voters who are registered with political parties who have races on the ballot are welcome at the polls Tuesday — in other words, just Democrats and Republicans — because of Pennsylvania’s closed primary system.
Pennsylvania’s system means voters who are registered with third parties, [...]
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
In a new campaign ad, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz touts her role in passing the Affordable Care Act and promises to accept federal cash for Medicaid expansion if she is elected Pennsylvania’s governor.
The ad, which began airing today across Pennsylvania, bucks the national trend of Democrats running away from the Affordable Care [...]
Bob Guzzardi, the conservative Republican activist who is challenging incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in next month’s primary election, on Tuesday won the right to remain on the ballot.Read More →