Elections and Voting

Hot Southern races for 2006

November 18, 2005 - The SouthNow blog of the Program on Southern Politics, Media and Public Life at UNC-Chapel Hill (whew) has been doing an excellent week of coverage on hot Southern political races to watch for 2006.

Thinking ahead: a question...

By R. Neal
November 17, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Apropos of the previous post, and not to stray too far off into the land of political wonkery, but I think we should eliminate state presidential primaries and let the parties nominate their candidate at their respective conventions. Or, at least have all the state primaries on the same day. What do you think?

South Carolina Straw Poll: The Real Story

June 17, 2005 - I was at meetings in South Carolina the last two days -- meeting some great progressive advocates in the state -- and somehow Wednesday night found myself at a fundraiser for the Richland County Democratic Party in Columbia, the state capitol. I was waved in free with my Southern Exposure media credentials.