Tag Archive 'Special Election'

May 01 2013

Our First Electoral Test for 2014: The “Know-It-All” vs. The “Do-It-All”

[Image Source] Boy, you could not set up a more polarizing race than the one brewing in Massachusetts. And I don’t mean political poles, I means reality poles. I was born and raised inside the beltway. I am one of those rare NoVa natives who understand the world of DC, but being from across the […]

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Jan 19 2010

MA Special Election Results

It’s over – Brown is the next Senator of Massachusetts! It is We The People’s Day!!!! UPDATE: Tweets reporting Coakley CONCEDES!!! Update T+80 min: 69% reporting and Brown still leads 53-46% Update T+70 min: 65% 60% reporting, Brown up by 7, Patrick Ruffini calls it for BROWN! Update T+60 min: Gardner, another bell weather location, […]

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Jan 19 2010

First MA Exit Polls? – NO! Just A Web Trick To Gain Traffic

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I should have realized those numbers looked familair – these are those bell weather poll numbers from Sunday. I really hate liars and have no time to check out each post. I have no idea regarding the credibility of these exit polls, so take them with a grain of salt and do not relax or […]

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Jan 19 2010

Today It’s We The People!

Today in Massachusetts our friends, neighbors, family members and fellow Americans from that great state will have their say for all of us. The Political Industrial Complex (PIC) – inhabited by the two parties’ top politicians along with all those career staffers, lobbyists, consultants, news media cronies and talking heads – has been pounding us […]

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Jan 18 2010

MA Bellweathers: Brown 55% – Coakley 40%

If the MA bell weather cities are any indication then Brown will win in a landslide (as I predicted): The bellwether polling, conducted Saturday, Jan. 16, and Sunday, Jan. 17, shows: • Brown (55 percent) leads Coakley (40 percent) by 15 points in Gardner. Independent candidate Joseph L. Kennedy polls 2 percent, while 3 percent […]

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Jan 18 2010

Rothenberg Calls MA Special “Takeover”

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In what has to be the equivalent of calling the MA Special Election for Brown, Stuart Rothenberg has move the race from ‘toss up’ to ‘takeover’. Rothenberg has nothing to gain by jumping the gun like this and a lot of credibility to lose if he is wrong. The only thing I can think of […]

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Jan 18 2010

Brown Blow Out?

If anybody has any video our transcript links to this I would love to see them: On Morning Joe this morning Mike Barnicle stated that he had been talking to Suffolk University pollers who had been canvassing in Massachusetts last night. They were working specifically in bellwether areas of the state to try and get a […]

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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 Pollster.com (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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