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Politics
12:55 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Party Label Important in Voter's Decision

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A Murray State University visiting professor says party label is the most important part of a voter’s decision in an election. Dr. Drew Seib researches how voters make their decisions. Seib says voters are more likely to vote and research candidates in a partisan election than in a non-partisan election. Seib says after party I. D., the economy is the strongest factor in a voter’s decision.

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Politics
12:50 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

MSU Political Researcher Talks About How Voters Decide

Drew Seib

Television and radio airwaves are thick with election season news and political rhetoric. By this time in the election cycle most registered voters have made up their minds about who they’ll vote for, or whether or not they will vote at all. Many campaign managers likely wish there was a failsafe way to get inside a voter’s mind, and figure out what makes them choose one candidate over another. Enter political researchers like Dr. Drew Seib.

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Politics
1:44 pm
Sat August 4, 2012

Republicans Have Strong Showing at Fancy Farm

Stan Humphries supporters (in red T-shirts) cluster together for the political stumping.

The republican party has a strong showing at this year's Fancy Farm Picnic. Less than 20 minutes are left to the start of the political speaking. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will emcee, and U. S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will lead off the slate of politicians and candidates.
 

Republicans are hoping to cinch a big victory in western Kentucky, with five open races in the general election.

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Politics
12:37 pm
Sat August 4, 2012

Local Races Major Draw for 2012 Fancy Farm

Fancy Farm Picnic attendees chow down in the Knights of Columbus hall before the political speaking.

While the humidity is running high, a smaller slate of candidates hasn't dampened the crowd at the 2012 Fancy Farm Picnic. The event draws thousands each year, and its stump speaking is the traditional kickoff of the general election campaign season in Kentucky. Speakers start at 2 p.m. Central time.

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