City voting over 90 percent of 2006 votes cast

November 2, 2008

In 2006 general election, 20,365 Pensacola residents voted. This means 91.38 percent of those that voted in 2006 have already voted in 2008. Here is how the stats work by district City 1: 83.8% of 2006…

City voting as of Nov. 1 close

November 2, 2008

Here the early voting and absentee ballots received, as per Stafford’s office: City 1: 2,818 — 48% of all registered voters City 2: 2,406 — 48% City 3: 3,310 — 54% City 4: 2,795 — 45%…

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Oops, there was an Escambia murder in Oct.

November 2, 2008

Arthur James Roland, 28, of Pensacola was found shot to death inside a Buick LeSabre about 7 p.m. on Oct. 30 near North S and Bobe streets. This is the 18th homicide for the county this…

House District 3

November 2, 2008

This is just the Escambia County portion of the District. The race pits Republican Clay Ford vs. Democrat Lumon May. Early voting only in House District 3 (Escambia portion) Total — 19,772 DEM — 11,899 60.2%…

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Final Early Voting stats

November 2, 2008

From Escambia County Supervisor of Elections, David Stafford: These are Early Voting only — does NOT include Absentees returned. 6,172 – Nov. 1, 2008 49,184 Total 24,684 DEM 18,409 REP 6,091 OTHER…

College newspapers back Obama 63-1

November 2, 2008

According to Editor & Publisher, the student paper at Ole Miss, The Daily Mississippian, is the lone paper endorsing John McCain. Republican-roots run deep at my old school. Here’s the list of college papers for Obama:…

GOP talk show strategy

November 2, 2008

There is an email circulating among the Republican faithful asking them to inundate the radio shows of WCOA’s Luke McCoy and NewsRadio 1620’s Bubba Bechtol with pro-John McCain phone calls. Seems like more preaching to the…

Senate: GOP will lose seats

November 2, 2008

Currently the Democrats hold 51 seats in the U.S. Senate. Three Republican senators are retiring — in Colorado, New Mexico and Virginia — one, Ted Stevens of Alaska, has been convicted— so it appears all four…

But what about the Electoral College?

November 2, 2008

Obama leads in every state that Democratic Sen. John F. Kerry won four years ago, which gives him a base of 252 electoral votes of the 270 needed to win. Obama also has leads in five…

WWND?

November 2, 2008

GOP political expert, Roger Stone, asks on his website, stonezone.com: What would Nixon do? Stone cut his political teeth working for Richard Nixon. He asserts that “Nixon understood that a presidential campaign had a natural rhythm…

More than third of Floridians have voted

November 2, 2008

Sarasota Herald Tribune reports that the latest statistics show 34 percent of the state‚Äôs 11.2 million voters have cast a ballot in the general election through Friday. Democrats continue to hold a lead among the 3.84…

Obama pulls further ahead

November 2, 2008

Over the years, one of the most reliable polls has been Gallup. Their latest poll shows Barack Obama leads John McCain in Gallup Poll Daily tracking interviewing conducted Wednesday through Friday by a 52% to 42%…

Miami had no murders in October

November 2, 2008

Looks like Escambia and Santa Rosa counties had none also. Although Santa Rosa had two in the last week of September: A Santa Rosa County man, David J. Lewis, was charged with murder after telling investigators…

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Let’s look at the council reports

November 1, 2008

For the last reporting period – 10/11-10/30/08: Dist. 1: P.C. Wu $1,350.00 — Mary P Studer $400; RGK Investments $100, Allied Waste $200, SBP (plumbing) $500, Miller Caldwell, Jr. $150 Bob Walker: $0.00 Dist. 2: Sam…

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At-large 9 last reports

November 1, 2008

Megan Pratt wins the prize for best fund-raising – $14,678.67. It’s Who’s Who of Pensacola. There is $3000 loan from Pratt to her campaign. Plus in-kind of $728.67 from Collier Merrill and the Fish House and…