I am actually having a lot of fun with the Top 10 Most Interesting Questions to Be Answered by the Primary Elections. I hope you are. I greatly appreciate the help of campaign veterans, party insiders, and longtime lobbyists who are helping me put this together. Onward… [...]
Political TV ads have become cliches (and, as I mentioned below, Red State Diaries did an excellent job of mocking them). That’s why I am glad to see one that is not in the usual, tired format. Kudos to John Tyson’s AG campaign for giving us some relief from the typical video montages [...]
Not only are non-profit organizations like churches forbidden by the tax code for participating in partisan political activities, I don’t think any of us would really even want any candidates to have the potential advantage of being supported by funds and resources that come from tax-deductible donations.
Sen. Sundra Escott (D – District [...]
Continuing to look at the Top 10 Most Interesting Questions to Be Answered by the Primary Elections with great help from folks who roll around in politics all day and come home covered in it…
#5. Has Secretary of State Nancy Worley made herself vulnerable in the Democratic primary?
Oh boy, let me [...]
I am still looking at the Top 10 Most Interesting Questions to Be Answered by the Primary Elections with the help of folks so knowledgeable about these things that I feel unworthy even to sit at their feet. We are up to number 6.
The mission of the Alabama Farmers Federation, or ALFA, [...]
If you haven’t seen it already, you should mosey on over to Red State Diaries for his Alabama political ad template. Quite humorous.
I had wanted to post a new post in the Top 10 series yesterday, but real life has a way of intruding. Travel with extended family, fever in the house, and then the AC going out all made the day a little more exciting than I had anticipated. A holiday weekend is as [...]
http://www.al.com/opinion/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/opinion/114880776944790.xml&coll=2 – The Birmingham News endorses Artur Davis in the Democratic primary for the 7th Congressional District seat.
http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/114880824644810.xml&coll=3 – New Press-Register/USA poll shows Baxley with 18 point lead over Siegelman in race for Democratic primary for Governor.
http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/114880815344810.xml&coll=3 – Article details the alleged coordinated efforts by Sen. Barron to [...]
Frankly, the political veterans helping me on our list of Top 10 Most Interesting Questions to Be Answered by the Primary Elections were a bit divided on how interesting this question is.
#7. Is Republican Attorney General candidate Mark Montiel a contender or a pretender?
Mark Montiel has amply demonstrated his aggressiveness. A [...]
Savvy sources who observe Alabama politics like Dian Fossey watched gorillas help me give you the Top 10 Most Interesting Questions to Be Answered by the Primary Elections.
#8. Who will be the most noteworthy newcomer among primary winners?
Hard to speculate, but here are some worth mentioning…
Republican Jim Phillips, candidate in House [...]