Southern Political Report

Southern Political Report A journal of politics, government, business and life in the South. Reaching out to the leadership communities of 13 states: Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia and for added measure, Oklahoma (which was part of Hastings Wyman's original Southern Political Report.

Also included is West Virginia, which we consider part of our region as well. And we also add Washington D.C., because as President John F. Kennedy once noted, "It has all of the charm of the North and all the efficiency of the South!"

Towery to present latest battleground polls on Hannity | InsiderAdvantageGeorgia
11/01/2020
Towery to present latest battleground polls on Hannity | InsiderAdvantageGeorgia

Towery to present latest battleground polls on Hannity | InsiderAdvantageGeorgia

Towery to present latest battleground polls on Hannity by IAG Staff | Nov 1, 2020 | News | 0 comments   InsiderAdvantage Georgia Chairman Matt Towery will be appearing tonight on a special Sunday edition of Hannity on the FOX News Channel at 9 pm. He will reveal new polls in Georgia and in several ...

The Southern Political Report has been put on hold for the rest of 2019. We also extend best wishes to our legendary pub...
05/30/2019
A farewell – for now – from the SPR team | Southern Political Report

The Southern Political Report has been put on hold for the rest of 2019. We also extend best wishes to our legendary publisher emeritus Hastings Wyman on his well-deserved retirement after his decades of hard-hitting, in-depth reporting and analysis.

Check out our parent company InsiderAdvantage for timely Georgia political & business information as well as political columns from Democrats, Republicans and others.

A farewell – for now – from the SPR team by Phil Kent | May 30, 2019 | Top Story | The Southern Political Report has been put on hold for the rest of 2019. We also extend best wishes to our legendary publisher emeritus Hastings Wyman on his well-deserved retirement after his decades of hard-hitt...

US House: Money, polls favor Democrats - by Hastings Wyman - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/10/29/us-house-...
10/29/2018
US House: Money, polls favor Democrats | Southern Political Report

US House: Money, polls favor Democrats - by Hastings Wyman - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/10/29/us-house-money-polls-favor-democrats/

US House: Money, polls favor Democrats by Hastings Wyman | Oct 29, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – It’s not over till it’s over, especially in this volatile age. But based on the financial reports in US House races in the South, and many polls from reputable pollsters, it is difficult n...

Oklahoma governor’s race not a done deal - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/10/22/oklahoma-governors-race-not...
10/22/2018
Oklahoma governor’s race not a done deal | Southern Political Report

Oklahoma governor’s race not a done deal - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/10/22/oklahoma-governors-race-not-a-done-deal/

Oklahoma governor’s race not a done deal by Hastings Wyman | Oct 22, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Oklahoma is just about the Reddest state in the Union. The Sooner State hasn’t given its electoral votes to a Democrat since Lyndon Johnson was elected in 1964. And in 2016, Hillary Clin...

A black woman governor of Georgia? Maybe. http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/10/08/a-black-woman-governor-of-ge...
10/08/2018
A black woman governor of Georgia? Maybe. | Southern Political Report

A black woman governor of Georgia? Maybe. http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/10/08/a-black-woman-governor-of-georgia-maybe/

A black woman governor of Georgia? Maybe. by Politico | Oct 8, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – In an era when political norms are no longer sacrosanct, it is probably not too much of a shock that Florida, with its multicultural electorate, including lots of Yankees who have moved there, cou...

KY 6: Can the GOP hold the line against a female fighter pilot? - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/09/17/ky-6...
09/17/2018
KY 6: Can the GOP hold the line against a female fighter pilot? | Southern Political Report

KY 6: Can the GOP hold the line against a female fighter pilot? - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/09/17/ky-6-can-the-gop-hold-the-line-against-a-female-fighter-pilot/

KY 6: Can the GOP hold the line against a female fighter pilot? by Hastings Wyman | Sep 17, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Third-term US Rep. Andy Barr (R) in Kentucky’s 6th District (Lexington, etc.) is facing a tough battle with retired US Marine Lt. Col. Amy McGrath (D), 42, the first...

Cruz vs. O’Rourke: Upset in the making? - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/09/11/cruz-vs-orourke-upset-in-the...
09/11/2018
Cruz vs. O’Rourke: Upset in the making? | Southern Political Report

Cruz vs. O’Rourke: Upset in the making? - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/09/11/cruz-vs-orourke-upset-in-the-making/

Cruz vs. O’Rourke: Upset in the making? by Hastings Wyman | Sep 11, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – “It will be the premier race in the whole country,” says University of Houston political scientist Richard Murray. The reelection of Texas US Sen. Ted Cruz (R), once considered a slam-d...

Florida and Oklahoma: Outsiders win again - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/09/05/florida-and-oklahoma-outsi...
09/05/2018
Florida and Oklahoma: Outsiders win again | Southern Political Report

Florida and Oklahoma: Outsiders win again - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/09/05/florida-and-oklahoma-outsiders-win-again/

Florida and Oklahoma: Outsiders win again by Hastings Wyman | Sep 5, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Primaries in two Southern states last week continued the trend toward nominating candidates who appeal to disaffected voters. In Florida, surprising both pollsters and politicos, Tallahassee...

This James issue also has a wide range of columnists addressing Georgia issues ranging from transit, healthcare and the ...
09/05/2018
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Virginia’s four competitive congressional contests - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/08/27/virginias-four-co...
08/27/2018
Virginia’s four competitive congressional contests | Southern Political Report

Virginia’s four competitive congressional contests - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/08/27/virginias-four-competitive-congressional-contests/

Virginia’s four competitive congressional contests by Hastings Wyman | Aug 27, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman –   There are more congressional elections in Virginia that could flip from R to D than in any other Southern state, except maybe Texas, which is about three times as large. Virgi...

South Carolina Democrats’ once bright prospects have faded
08/14/2018
South Carolina Democrats’ once bright prospects have faded | Southern Political Report

South Carolina Democrats’ once bright prospects have faded

South Carolina Democrats’ once bright prospects have faded by Hastings Wyman | Aug 13, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Things were looking up for South Carolina Democrats. In a 2017 special election in the 5th District, Archie Parnell, a retired Goldman-Sachs executive, ran a surprisingly...

Major Governor's Races in the South - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/08/06/major-governors-races-in-the-sou...
08/06/2018
Major Governor’s Races in the South | Southern Political Report

Major Governor's Races in the South - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/08/06/major-governors-races-in-the-south/

Major Governor’s Races in the South by Hastings Wyman | Aug 6, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Three Southern governor’s races will command national attention in November, in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee. In the Sunshine State, can the GOP maintain its hold on the top spot in Tallahas...

Roundup of Southern US Senate contests - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/30/roundup-of-southern-us-senate...
07/30/2018
Roundup of Southern US Senate contests | Southern Political Report

Roundup of Southern US Senate contests - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/30/roundup-of-southern-us-senate-contests/

Roundup of Southern US Senate contests by Hastings Wyman | Jul 30, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Today the US Senate has 51 Republicans and 49 Democrats, including two independents who caucus with the Democrats. With more Democratic seats up for election this year than Republicans, the ea...

Around the South for July 17th: Texas: Abbott maintains fundraising advantage... North Carolina: Charlotte to host 2020 ...
07/17/2018
Around the South for July 17th: TX, NC, & OK | Southern Political Report

Around the South for July 17th: Texas: Abbott maintains fundraising advantage... North Carolina: Charlotte to host 2020 RNC... Oklahoma: Sens. challenge Trump on Russia... http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/17/around-the-south-for-july-17th-tx-nc-ok/

Around the South for July 17th: TX, NC, & OK by Patrick Hickey | Jul 17, 2018 | Around the South | Texas: Abbott maintains fundraising advantage. Governor Greg Abbott, running for re-election this November, is holding a truly massive fundraising advantage over his Democratic opponent, Lupe Valdez. A...

Oklahoma: Cornett, Stitt vie for GOP gubernatorial nod - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/16/oklahoma-corn...
07/16/2018
Oklahoma: Cornett, Stitt vie for GOP gubernatorial nod | Southern Political Report

Oklahoma: Cornett, Stitt vie for GOP gubernatorial nod - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/16/oklahoma-cornett-stitt-vie-for-gop-gubernatorial-nod/

Oklahoma: Cornett, Stitt vie for GOP gubernatorial nod by Hastings Wyman | Jul 16, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – After a hard-fought Republican gubernatorial primary with six candidates, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett and Tulsa businessman Kevin Stitt will face each other in a runoff on...

Around the South for July 10th: Florida: Scott raises over $10.7 million... Louisiana: Criminal justice reform a success...
07/10/2018
Around the South for July 10th: FL, LA, & SC | Southern Political Report

Around the South for July 10th: Florida: Scott raises over $10.7 million... Louisiana: Criminal justice reform a success... South Carolina: Confederate flag back at Capitol... http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/10/around-the-south-for-july-10th-fl-la-sc/

Around the South for July 10th: FL, LA, & SC by Patrick Hickey | Jul 10, 2018 | Around the South | Florida: Scott raises over $10.7 million. Republican Governor Rick Scott is challenging 3 term Democrat incumbent Senator Bill Nelson in the November general election. Scott has received donations from...

Georgia’s GOP runoff hot and heavy - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/09/georgias-gop-runoff-hot-and-heavy...
07/09/2018
Georgia’s GOP runoff hot and heavy | Southern Political Report

Georgia’s GOP runoff hot and heavy - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/09/georgias-gop-runoff-hot-and-heavy/

Georgia’s GOP runoff hot and heavy by Hastings Wyman | Jul 9, 2018 | Top Story |     Peach State Republicans will go back to the polls on July 24 for a runoff to pick their candidate for governor in the November election. A field of five contenders was narrowed down to two in the May 22 primary,...

Around the South for July 6th: AL, TN, & FL - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/06/around-the-south-for-jul...
07/06/2018
Around the South for July 6th: AL, TN, & FL | Southern Political Report

Around the South for July 6th: AL, TN, & FL - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/06/around-the-south-for-july-6th-al-tn-fl/

Around the South for July 6th: AL, TN, & FL by Patrick Hickey | Jul 6, 2018 | Around the South | Alabama: UAB partners with NASA. The University of Alabama at Birmingham has doubled its contract with NASA, expanding up to $50 million to provide and maintain cold-stowage units for the International S...

Arkansas: Gov. Hutchinson favored; US Rep. Hill in close race - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/02/arkans...
07/02/2018
Arkansas: Gov. Hutchinson favored; US Rep. Hill in close race | Southern Political Report

Arkansas: Gov. Hutchinson favored; US Rep. Hill in close race - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/07/02/arkansas-gov-hutchinson-favored-us-rep-hill-in-close-race/

Arkansas: Gov. Hutchinson favored; US Rep. Hill in close race by Hastings Wyman | Jul 2, 2018 | Top Story |   Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R), up for reelection in November, is a popular governor; 57% approve of his performance in office, while less than half that number, 25%, disapprove. Moreover...

Economy hums along, but will it stop the Blue Wave? - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/06/25/economy-hums-alo...
06/25/2018
Economy hums along, but will it stop the Blue Wave? | Southern Political Report

Economy hums along, but will it stop the Blue Wave? - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/06/25/economy-hums-along-but-will-it-stop-the-blue-wave/

Economy hums along, but will it stop the Blue Wave? by Patrick Hickey | Jun 25, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – The nation’s latest unemployment rate, for May 2018, was 3.8%, the lowest in decades. When President Trump took office in January 2017, the jobless rate was 4.8%, a full point h...

Around the South for Jun.19: Florida - Putnam says concealed weapons snafu now solved... Texas: GOP declines to censure ...
06/19/2018
Around the South for Jun. 19: FL, TX &VA | Southern Political Report

Around the South for Jun.19: Florida - Putnam says concealed weapons snafu now solved... Texas: GOP declines to censure Cornyn... Virginia: Kaine attacks Stewart over Confederate symbols... http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/06/19/around-the-south-for-jun-19-fl-tx-va/

Around the South for Jun. 19: FL, TX &VA by Patrick Hickey | Jun 19, 2018 | Around the South |   Florida: Putnam says concealed weapons snafu now solved. State Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam (R), a candidate for governor, says that processes have been put in place so that the 291 concealed we...

South Carolina: McMaster, Warren in runoff - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/06/18/south-carolina-mcmaster-w...
06/18/2018
South Carolina: McMaster, Warren in runoff | Southern Political Report

South Carolina: McMaster, Warren in runoff - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/06/18/south-carolina-mcmaster-warren-in-runoff/

South Carolina: McMaster, Warren in runoff by Hastings Wyman | Jun 18, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Gov. Henry McMaster (R), who succeeded to the governorship when President Trump appointed then-Gov. Nikki Haley (R) ambassador to the United Nations, failed to win a majority in the Republ...

Around the South for Jun. 14: Virginia: Stewart wins GOP Senate nomination... Arkansas: Cotton says Trump-Kim meeting “n...
06/14/2018
Around the South for Jun. 14: VA, AR & FL | Southern Political Report

Around the South for Jun. 14: Virginia: Stewart wins GOP Senate nomination... Arkansas: Cotton says Trump-Kim meeting “not a pretty sight.”... Florida: Tampa Bay Times underwater? http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/06/14/around-the-south-for-jun-14-va-ar-fl/

Around the South for Jun. 14: VA, AR & FL by Patrick Hickey | Jun 14, 2018 | Around the South |   Virginia: Stewart wins GOP Senate nomination. Corey Stewart, an avid supporter of keeping his state’s Confederate memorials in place, won a close primary victory Tuesday for the Republican nomination...

Around the South for May 24 - Arkansas: Hutchinson, Henderson win primaries... Kentucky: McGrath wins 6th District... Te...
05/24/2018
Around the South for May 24: AR, KY & TX | Southern Political Report

Around the South for May 24 - Arkansas: Hutchinson, Henderson win primaries... Kentucky: McGrath wins 6th District... Texas: Valdez wins runoff...http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/05/24/around-the-south-for-may-24-ar-ky-tx/

Around the South for May 24: AR, KY & TX by Patrick Hickey | May 24, 2018 | Around the South | Arkansas: Hutchinson, Henderson win primaries. In Tuesday’s gubernatorial primaries, on the Republican side Gov. Asa Hutchinson was nominated for reelection with 70% to 30% for shooting range owner Jan M...

Oklahoma: Likely to stay Red - by Hastings Wyman - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/05/21/oklahoma-likely-to-...
05/21/2018
Oklahoma: Likely to stay Red | Southern Political Report

Oklahoma: Likely to stay Red - by Hastings Wyman - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/05/21/oklahoma-likely-to-stay-red/

Oklahoma: Likely to stay Red by Hastings Wyman | May 21, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Republicans and Democrats in Oklahoma will go to the polls on June 26 to choose their candidates for governor. For the GOP, there is likely to be a runoff on August 28. That’s because there are six ca...

SC Republicans scramble to succeed Gowdy - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/05/14/sc-republicans-scramble-to-...
05/14/2018
SC Republicans scramble to succeed Gowdy | Southern Political Report

SC Republicans scramble to succeed Gowdy - http://www.southernpoliticalreport.com/2018/05/14/sc-republicans-scramble-to-succeed-gowdy/

SC Republicans scramble to succeed Gowdy by Hastings Wyman | May 14, 2018 | Top Story | By Hastings Wyman – Trey Gowdy (R) has served in the US House since 2011. He currently serves as chairman of the House Oversight Committee. Gowdy has been a forceful, independent voice in the House, grilling Hi...

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