Campaign 2014: Post-Election Analysis

It was a pretty boring election night in Montana, except when the Montana Secretary of State’s website with election results went down a few times. Most of the candidates I thought would win actually won and the races that I was interested in were not that close.

Thanks to all the people who visted my website and followed me on Twitter throughout the evening.

Here is my analysis of Campaign 2014 – I write about U.S. Senate and House races, Montana Senate, Montana House, State Legislature, Supreme Court, Ballot issues, plus I grade the media coverage of it all.

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Caught My Eye…

All aboard! Hahaha…

There are only 25 days until Election Day 2014!

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted right here every Friday morning! This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – or maybe both.

Today I write about campaign mailers, Michele & Steve, distracted driving, midterm election turnout, my senate win/lose wish list, birthdays, plus we have winner who is making Montana proud!

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Thursday Numbers

Thanks for stopping by for your weekly dose of knowledge! Can you believe this is the last Thursday Numbers for June?

If you are a first-time visitor, “Thursday Numbers” is the column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes spiked with sarcasm) just to make you smile, shake your head, or make you send me nasty e-mails or Tweets.

This week I write about unemployment, a Wild Card winner, Ravalli County (MT), Daines & Toomey, Lois Lerner, Cochran & McDaniel, JFK, Iraq, oil trains, the dentist, same-sex marriage, U.S. Supreme Court, newly insured in 2014, Montana gas prices, the Kentucky senate race, a no hitter, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” – the last one for 2013! Have a safe and happy new year!

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, the “Caught My Eye” column is posted every Friday morning! This is when I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm just to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little.

Today I write about Verizon wireless, Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Montana’s Top News Stories, Five Vulnerable Senators, NBA on Christmas, the Funniest New Years E-cards, plus I have chosen a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

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