Archive for January 17th, 2010

Jan 17 2010

MA Special Election Poll Summary

Poll Updates Below! All you need to know about the Coakley-Brown race is in this graph from (takes time to load – be patient!). This composite of all the polls for the race show what happened. Right after the end of the year, when Democrats rammed through their Frankenstein Monster of a health care […]

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Jan 17 2010

Brown Pulls Out To 10% Lead – Updated

Updates Below! A new poll from, an outfit I am not familiar with (which means I have no idea of their credibility,  is out on the MA Special Election. Bottom line: Brown is cleaning Coakley’s clock by 9.6% (50.8%-41.2%).  3rd party candidate Kennedy comes in with a realistic 1.8% (in line with what we saw […]

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Jan 17 2010

MTP: White House Internally Admits MA Election Slipping Away

Mark Halperin on Meet The Press (MTP) this morning just stated that the White House was quietly admitting to itself that Ted Kennedy’s seat is slipping away. As I suspected Obama’s trip is to try and limit the loss. Halperin also tried to claim the MA Special Election would not be any judgement on Obama’s […]

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Jan 17 2010

If Brown Wins, Interim Senator Kirk Is Immediately Fired

Whatever happens Tuesday, a legal reading of the MA laws regarding interim senators is clear: Interim Senator Paul Kirk is out of the Senate when the polls close Tuesday night, and therefore cannot vote on any legislation: Appointed Senator Paul Kirk will lose his vote in the Senate after Tuesday’s election in Massachusetts of a […]

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Jan 17 2010

Coakley’s Internals Show Her Behind, Campaign Shows Her Support Is Lackluster

Updates Below Late last night some more information trickled out regarding the state of the MA Special Election race between Martha Coakley (D) and Scott Brown (R). One of the more interesting articles was this one in the Boston Globe regarding polls, independents and turnout models: Independent voters in Massachusetts are an unpredictable breed and […]

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