Bracing for the Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Election Day

By: Friday November 2, 2012 8:30 am

We’re four days out from an election, and four days behind a hurricane that smashed into the Northeast. Millions of homes remain without power, though it’s slowly coming back online. Minds are focused on rescue and recovery. How exactly will this region shift into an election footing next Tuesday? The first question concerns the logistical [...]

Misunderstanding the Problem of Alvin Greene

By: Monday June 21, 2010 8:37 am

I think people have been eager bystanders to the Alvin Greene train wreck, forwarding along the cringe-worthy interviews and quotes, without recognizing the real import of his victory in South Carolina. After all, California’s statewide Republican primary for insurance commissioner could yield a similarly strange result, with a candidate who spent less money than Greene [...]

SC-Sen: Voter Irregularities Probed

By: Saturday June 12, 2010 8:47 am

I’m still reasonably certain that the selection of Alvin Greene over an almost equally unknown former state legislator in the South Carolina Senate Democratic primary can be explained by a combination of factors and not a conspiracy. However, I’m becoming less and less certain about that when I read more about the raw totals in [...]

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