viernes, 24 de septiembre de 2010

DE - Sen: Castle no descarta ser candidato no registrado

Mike Castle está sondeando su postulación como candidato por inserción escrita en Delaware. Parece el único modo de que los republicanos ganen el escaño, ya sea por una victoria del propio Castle, o porque su entrada impida que suficientes votantes moderados vayan para el demócrata Coons y propicie así una victoria de O'Donnell. Para evitar esto último, precisamente, creo que no dará el paso.

(...) Rep. Mike Castle is planning on polling a potential three-way Senate race to test his chances as a write-in candidate, a Delaware Republican tells POLITICO…
The GOP source did not have specifics on when Castle’s team would conduct the poll, but viewed it as a practical step even if the nine-term congressman was unlikely to re-enter the race…

Delaware GOP National Committeewoman Priscilla Rakestraw said she has fielded dozens of calls over the last 48 hours, mostly from Democrats, about a potential Castle write-in campaign.

“They want to organize a write-in campaign. I’m stunned. Obviously, they don’t like their option of voting for Chris Coons. I pass them along to Mike Castle’s organization. I think they are waiting for a nod from Castle,” Rakestraw said. (...)