Summery Judgment | News Feature | Indy Week
Pin It

Summery Judgment 

Primary endorsements 2004

W hat a terrible time to have to vote--the middle of July, many people on vacation, more still just coming back or getting ready to go. Yet, in the midst of a presidential campaign many are calling the most significant of their lifetime, we should confound the pundits predicting a miserable turnout and show them we care about local leadership, too.

Our endorsements are based on extensive reporting and research. In most races we send questionnaires to the candidates asking for detailed positions on issues they'll face in office. We also conduct supplemental interviews with political activists, neighborhood leaders and observers--as well as the candidates themselves. We try hard to make a choice in every race, but in some, such as the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate, we have declined to make endorsements because we don't find any of the candidates to be acceptable or viable (see last week's issue, "Do we want a Senator for Sale?" for insights into U.S. Rep. Richard Burr, the presumptive GOP senatorial nominee). And we have assembled Voting Guides that you can clip out and carry to the polls. Be sure to cut out both the statewide guide and the one for the county where you live.

Indy primary endorsements 2004:

  • Statewide races
  • Wake County races
  • Durham County races
  • Orange and Chatham County races
    • Primary endorsements 2004

    Comments

    Subscribe to this thread:

    Add a comment

    INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

    • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
    • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
    • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

    Permitted HTML:
    • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
    • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
    • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
    • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

    Latest in News Feature



    Twitter Activity

    Comments

    Swamp Fox says STAY TUNED ....... With the right tools This Can Be Fixed

    Trust Me

    Son of …

    by Isacc Witham on Who's responsible for the Falls Lake mess? (News Feature)

    Whatever happened to "Love thy neighbor?" As mother of the bride, we have spent a lot of time and money …

    by motherofthebride on The Party Barn: Are Rustic Weddings Destroying a Way of Life in Rural Orange County? (News Feature)

    Most Read

    No recently-read stories.

    Visit the archives…

    Most Recent Comments

    Swamp Fox says STAY TUNED ....... With the right tools This Can Be Fixed

    Trust Me

    Son of …

    by Isacc Witham on Who's responsible for the Falls Lake mess? (News Feature)

    Whatever happened to "Love thy neighbor?" As mother of the bride, we have spent a lot of time and money …

    by motherofthebride on The Party Barn: Are Rustic Weddings Destroying a Way of Life in Rural Orange County? (News Feature)

    SJW, don't you know we "need" density? We "need" to be forced out of our cars and into a CAT …

    by Blainej on Born in the Shadow of N.C. State, Steeped in Parties and Punk Rock, Raleigh’s Historic Maiden Lane Will Soon Perish in the Name of Progress (News Feature)

    Proud former resident of #8, 1978-80. We had a few memorable parties there back in the day. Loved the location …

    by DWC on Born in the Shadow of N.C. State, Steeped in Parties and Punk Rock, Raleigh’s Historic Maiden Lane Will Soon Perish in the Name of Progress (News Feature)

    SJW, don't you know we "need" density? We need to be forced out of our cars and into a CAT …

    by Blainej on Born in the Shadow of N.C. State, Steeped in Parties and Punk Rock, Raleigh’s Historic Maiden Lane Will Soon Perish in the Name of Progress (News Feature)

    © 2017 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
    RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation