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The News & Observer
Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turnturn have been ruled unconstitutional. “I would say the Republicans have tried
Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
turn have been ruled unconstitutional. “I would say the Republicans have tried to put their stamp on the state,” said Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College who follows state politics closely. “What they’re facing now... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Trump commercials coming soonstates where he must win. The message in the ad is direct: he is the person wh
Trump commercials coming soon
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
states where he must win. The message in the ad is direct: he is the person who will keep the country safe. Dr. Michael Bitzer teaches political science at Catawba College. He reviewed the Trump ad, saying, "He hammers Hillary Clinton... Read more
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The Atlantic
Have North Carolina Republicans Found a Way to Reinstate Discriminatory Voting Rules?more early voting, the Observer reported, and the board added voting sites and
Have North Carolina Republicans Found a Way to Reinstate Discriminatory Voting Rules?
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
more early voting, the Observer reported, and the board added voting sites and hours compared to their initial draft. Michael Bitzer, a political scientist at Catawba College, wrote that the plan could be a “gift” for Republicans. Things got... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
They might not win, but third-party candidates could sway presidential vote in NCrecent polls. “If we’re talking about a coin toss (between Clinton and Trump),
They might not win, but third-party candidates could sway presidential vote in NC
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
recent polls. “If we’re talking about a coin toss (between Clinton and Trump),” said Catawba College political scientist Michael Bitzer, “anybody or any group that takes 3 to maybe 5 percent of the vote will have an impact in North... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton's lead in NC elevates Senate raceincluding Burr and will run a $1.5 million ad buy starting Tuesday for 10 days
Clinton's lead in NC elevates Senate race
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
including Burr and will run a $1.5 million ad buy starting Tuesday for 10 days in the Charlotte and Raleigh area. Michael Bitzer, political science professor at Catawba College, said the candidates will need to break through all the... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Voter ID, district changes cause confusionto head to the polls in November. "I think a lot of voters are going to be con
Voter ID, district changes cause confusion
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
to head to the polls in November. "I think a lot of voters are going to be confused and potentially bewildered," said Dr. Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College. That bewilderment is understandable considering all that... Read more
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The News & Observer
They might not win, but third-party candidates could sway presidential vote in NCrecent polls. “If we’re talking about a coin toss (between Clinton and Trump),
They might not win, but third-party candidates could sway presidential vote in NC
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
recent polls. “If we’re talking about a coin toss (between Clinton and Trump),” said Catawba College political scientist Michael Bitzer, “anybody or any group that takes 3 to maybe 5 percent of the vote will have an impact in North... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
NC asking Supreme Court to stay voter ID rulingwant to vote. Here is my identification, as opposed to somebody coming up and v
NC asking Supreme Court to stay voter ID ruling
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
want to vote. Here is my identification, as opposed to somebody coming up and voting 15 times for Hillary Clinton.” Doctor Michael Bitzer, who teaches political science at Catawba College, says the appeals court ruling is the latest in a string of... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Area Libertarians could look west for party’s next stepand Democrats, but the issue is that Libertarians typically appeal to one ideol
Area Libertarians could look west for party’s next step
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
and Democrats, but the issue is that Libertarians typically appeal to one ideological facet for each party,” said Michael Bitzer, provost and professor of political science and history at Catawba College. He continued, “Democrats like the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Trump campaign looking to attract African American votersswing states. "Trump may be on track to have the worst Republican presidential
Trump campaign looking to attract African American voters
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
swing states. "Trump may be on track to have the worst Republican presidential vote totals of that group," said Dr. Michael Bitzer, the Catawba County Provost. Bitzer says events like the one Sunday are Trump's best shot at outperforming... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC is now a must-win state for Donald Trumpwhere Bush won in 2000. The work that the Obama campaign put into the state re
NC is now a must-win state for Donald Trump
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
where Bush won in 2000. The work that the Obama campaign put into the state really has transformed North Carolina. Michael Bitzer, a political science professor, Catawba College, Salisbury Obama’s good fortune in the state didn’t continue... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Trump getting ground game going in North CarolinaClinton has opened offices and has paid staffers in several cities across the s
Trump getting ground game going in North Carolina
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
Clinton has opened offices and has paid staffers in several cities across the state. Political science professor, Doctor Michael Bitzer from Catawba College says Trump has less than 100 days until the election to get a ground game going. “How do... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tillis helped create ‘discriminatory’ law, but ruling on it likely won’t hurt himfour years from now. Still, a potential Supreme Court ruling on the state’s vo
Tillis helped create ‘discriminatory’ law, but ruling on it likely won’t hurt him
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
four years from now. Still, a potential Supreme Court ruling on the state’s voter ID law could be old news by then, says Michael Bitzer, political science professor at Catawba College. If the law is struck down, it could taint Tillis’ speaker... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Federal court sticks voter ID law in deep freezewhen people show up to vote, they are who they say they are.” In a series of t
Federal court sticks voter ID law in deep freeze
Kinston Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
when people show up to vote, they are who they say they are.” In a series of tweets following the release of the opinion, Michael Bitzer – Catawba College provost and professor of political science and history – noted the surprisingly blunt... Read more
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