Skip to comments.Vernon Robinson changes election district at last minute
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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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.
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.
I still say Vernon will run in the NC-09 in 2008.
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