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Vernon Robinson changes election district at last minute
The Winston-Salem Journal ^
| March 1, 2006
| Bertrand M. Gutierrez, James Romoser and Danielle Deaver
Posted on 03/01/2006 3:17:15 PM PST by Clintonfatigued
Vernon Robinson's quest to become a congressman took an unusual turn yesterday as the filing
deadline for local, state and congressional elections expired.
Robinson dropped his plan to challenge seven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Mel Watt, a Democrat and the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, in the 12th Congressional District and instead switched his filing to run in the 13th District, which is represented by Brad Miller, a Democrat.
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TOPICS: North Carolina; Campaign News; U.S. Congress
KEYWORDS: 2006; vernonrobinson
To: Wyoming Cowboy; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Kuksool; LdSentinal; southernnorthcarolina; ...
Vern Robinson has a much better chance in the 13th. district, which is much more marginal. However, his flagrant district-shopping won't help his credibility.
posted on 03/01/2006 3:21:41 PM PST
(Bob Taft for Impeachment)
Vernon Robinson is a clown; nothing more, nothing less. He needs to go away.
I have a very low opinion of district shopping unless there are some very strong ties to that district.
posted on 03/01/2006 4:45:39 PM PST
by Dan from Michigan
("What does a guy have to do to get fired around here?" - Darryl Rogers, former Lions Coach)
I still say Vernon will run in the NC-09 in 2008.
posted on 03/02/2006 7:14:54 PM PST
(Quality judges are made possible by a GOP controlled Senate)
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