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South Carolina, USA – Republican Primary Result and Analysis

Donald Trump has been way ahead in the polls in South Carolina for some time, and in reality the battle there is for second place between Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. That place belonged firmly to Cruz earlier this week, but exit polls from before the polls closed showed that 30% of late deciders were choosing Rubio, so he may have gained some momentum in the last few days. Another exit poll question asked... read more

Nevada, USA – Democratic Caucus Result and Analysis

The Democrats were caucusing in Nevada today (Saturday US time). Hillary Clinton won the state back in 2008, and it looks like she’s done it again. Before even half of the vote was counted, pundits were calling the election for Clinton. At that stage, the gap between her and Bernie Sanders was only about 3 points, but as  more votes are counted, it appears to be increasing slightly. A few months... read more

CNN/GOP Town Hall – Kasich, Bush, and Trump

CNN’s Anderson Cooper is still in Greenville, South Carolina, ahead of Saturday’s Republican primary, and tonight (Thursday US time, Friday afternoon NZ time) is hosting John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Donald Trump. John Kasich Kasich has been doing slightly better in the polls recently. He has kept out of the nastiness and focused positively on his own message. Of all the candidates remaining,... read more

CNN/GOP Town Hall – Ted Cruz

In Greenville, South Carolina this afternoon (Wednesday night US time) CNN’s Anderson Cooper is hosting a Town Hall for three of the GOP’s remaining candidates – Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz. (A second Town Hall featuring John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Donald Trump is to be held tomorrow.) My signal has been interrupted by rainstorms. I saw most of Carson’s session (see here),... read more

CNN/GOP Town Hall – Ben Carson

Note: Sorry I’ve been gone so long. Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday last week I was away, then while I was recovering from that my website was being migrated to another server. I should have been able to get in again on Sunday, but the WordPress software didn’t like the change, and it’s taken another 4½ days to get it up and running.   It’s Wednesday night in the US and this is the... read more

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