Bye Bye Blanche – Money Wasted on Pointless Exercise Getting Her Nominated

By: Tuesday November 2, 2010 8:43 pm

Blanche Lincoln’s loss was immediately called in Arkansas. John Boozman gave the second pickup for Republicans of the night, though two others were held off. John Raese has lost to Joe Manchin in West Virginia, and Linda McMahon lost to Richard Blumenthal in Connecticut. Republicans held Georgia, New Hampshire and North Carolina Senate seats, the [...]

Lincoln Defeats Halter: Post-Mortem

By: Wednesday June 9, 2010 12:35 am

Yeah it sucks, and I’m in no mood to write one of those “we fought the good fight” pieces any more than you’re in the mood to read one. So a few quick points: 1) There is absolutely no doubt in anyone’s mind that Blanche Lincoln’s derivatives amendment would never be in the financial regulation [...]

AR-Sen: Lincoln Beats Halter

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 11:30 pm

Bill Halter came close but he didn’t make it. The Arkansas Lieutenant Governor lost narrowly in a runoff primary to Democratic Senator Blanche Lincoln, 48 to 52 percent, with 94 percent of precincts reporting. The four-point margin is very close to the difference in the primary a fortnight ago. The incumbent Senator, who was plagued [...]

Primary Night Liveblog – Part Three

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 10:30 pm

Tonight is one of the biggest election nights this cycle with primaries in 11 states and one special election in Georgia. For a full list of poll closing times look here, and for a summary of what to watch for tonight, look here. You can find a live update of election results on Politico. You [...]

Primary Night Liveblog – Part One

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 6:57 pm

Tonight is one of the biggest election nights this cycle with primaries in 11 states in one special election in Georgia. Polls have closed in Virginia and South Carolina. Polls will close in Arkansas at 7:30pm CDT. That is the location of the big show tonight the fight between Bill Halter and Blanche Lincoln. For [...]

AR-Sen: Updates from Garland County

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 4:35 pm

NOTE: Please check back with us at this thread as we continue to receive updates from our sources on the ground in Garland County -bs As both Michael and Jane previously wrote, voters in Garland County, Arkansas haven’t been given too many options to cast their ballots in the run-off election between Blanche Lincoln and [...]

Big Night: What to Watch for in the Primary Results

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 2:54 pm

Follow election results tonight on FDL, especially crucial Senate primaries and California’s slate of propositions.

AR-Sen: Long Lines and Delays at Garland County’s Two Polling Places

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 1:55 pm

After Garland County, Arkansas closed 40 of its 42 polling places for today’s runoff election, voters who wanted to vote early were turned away all week. Now, on Election Day, the full extent of the county’s boneheaded decision to make it more difficult for residents to vote is coming to bear with “long lines and parking problems.”

Senate at Stake: The Three Big Primaries Tomorrow

By: Monday June 7, 2010 8:30 am

A “super Tuesday” of primaries in 11 states features three races–Arkansas, California and Nevada–that will affect the makeup of the US Senate.

Video: Voters Being Turned Away in Arkansas

By: Sunday June 6, 2010 5:37 pm

The Arkansas machine is really turning out for Blanche Lincoln. Despite promises from Election Commissioner Charles Tapp that they wouldn’t shut down polling places in Garland County (site of Bill Halter’s best performance during the first primary), voters are in fact being turned away as seen in the video above. Says Blue Arkansas, “make no [...]

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