early voting

Encouraging Signs for GOP in Early Voting

Rick Moran, American Thinker

After this election, Dems may rethink their strategy about early voting. We find that early voting totals in Nevada, Iowa, Louisiana, Colorado, and Florida all favor the GOP.

James O’Keefe Strikes Again

John Fund, National Review Online

James O’Keefe, the guerilla filmmaker who brought down the ACORN voter-registration fraudsters in 2010 and forced the resignation of NPR executives is releasing some new undercover footage that raises disturbing questions about ballot integrity in Colorado.

Polling Shows Some Movement in Favor of GOP

Dan McLaughlin, Red State

If you look at the broader trends in the presidential approval and generic ballot polling, you can see that things are again looking up for Republicans – if they can only capitalize on those opportunities.

GOP Running on National Issues, Positioned for Sweep

Josh Kraushaar, National Journal

Republicans now are positioned to net between six and nine Senate seats in the upcoming midterms, with the higher end looking more likely. Most of the battleground Senate contests are now either trending in a Republican direction or remaining stable with a GOP advantage.

Why the GOP Welcomes Runoffs

Dick Morris, The Hill

The odds are that Republicans will have taken the Senate by Election Day, though it’s possible runoffs in Georgia and Louisiana, one slated for December and the other for January, will be what hands the gavel to the GOP, albeit with some delay.

The Trouble with Early Voting

John Fund, National Review Online

When Election Day becomes Election Month, voters cast ballots before they have all the relevant info. Nationwide, some 2 million people have already voted, even though scheduled debates haven’t even finished in many states. And we haven’t even mentioned the potential for fraud.

Why You Should Heed What the Polls Say

Sean Trende, Real Clear Politics

The only thing we can say with any sort of certainty is that in some years the polls have had a slightly pro-Republican skew, while in other years they have had a slightly Democratic skew, while in still other years they’ve had no skew.

Early Ballot Returns in Iowa a Good Sign for GOP?

T. Becket Adams, Washington Examiner

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst is only slightly behind in early voting in Iowa, which is much better than previous elections where Democrats had a huge early lead. Does it mean Republicans have learned the lessons of 2012 and improved their ground game?

Bracing For Fraud – Or A Win – In Colorado

Aaron Gardner, Red State

A number of conservatives have voiced concern over Colorado’s new all mail voting system, but state resident – and voting judge – Aaron Gardner thinks the worries are mostly unfounded. As a result, Gardner is expecting a win for the Republicans in the key Senate race on Election Day.