BREAKING: Elorza poll watchers show 3,500 vote lead

A contact within the Elorza campaign has told me that their figures compiled by poll watchers show Elorza winning with a comfortable 3,500 vote margin. Given a hypothetical turnout figure of 35,000 voters, which is substantially higher that the usual midterm turnout, that would be a margin of roughly 10 percentage points, depending on the […]

On political winning: a retrospective addendum

On political winning: a retrospective addendum

I am gratified and honored that my previous post on RI’s 2014 Democratic gubernatorial primary continues to generate such heated discussion. By all means, continue to have at. I’m sure my editor joins me in the satisfaction that this specific post has drawn at least two new commenters into the fray. But from another perspective, […]