Skip to comments.Redistricting fuels high N.C. political turnover (RATS dropping like flies - Hussein coattails?)
Posted on 02/09/2012 4:33:24 PM PST by Libloather
Redistricting fuels high N.C. political turnover
U.S. Rep. Watt said he's also considering whether to retire
By Jim Morrill
Modified: Thursday, Feb. 09, 2012
One governor. Three members of Congress. Thirty state lawmakers.
That's how many North Carolina elected officials have announced they're not running for re-election. Before candidate filing ends Feb. 29, there are certain to be more in what's shaping up to be a year of historic change.
Democratic Rep. Mel Watt said Wednesday that he's considering retiring after 20 years in the 12th District - a day after Republican U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick said she won't run again after 18 years representing the 9th District.
"We have high levels of turnover on top of three previous election cycles that also had high levels," said Eric Heberlig, a UNC Charlotte political scientist. "You have to go back to the 1950s and 1940s to see that level of volatility."
(Excerpt) Read more at charlotteobserver.com ...
And 2012 will be the last time for the North Carolina democrats to engage in massive voter fraud. With the corrupt Perdue leaving there will be no longer a governor in power to veto effective Voter ID legislation.
Great news about the NC state legislature. Thanks Obama for 2010 results.
LOL. It’s lovely dripping irony.
“Democratic Rep. Mel Watt said Wednesday that he’s considering retiring after 20 years “
This is good news indeed....
And please let the door hit you on the ass on the way out. :’)