As a service to voters, to help in providing information about the various elections, M V Consulting Inc. presents a list of all the 2016 candidates we have had interviews with (in 2016 only), and/or public events, forums and debates.
While voters may or may not agree with these personal statements, and facts, they should be considered. Most of these tweets and issues will never be addressed by the major media – instead minor side issues will grab the headlines. That is a disservice to the public.
None of these or other questions have been answered by Ball. In fact, Sharon Ball, on October 17th, chose to lash out with an unfounded accusation of this company misquoting and editing interviews of unnamed politicians and candidates. Sharon Ball did not respond to our request for proof of this allegation.
We’ve got 7,000 members, it’s a statewide organization. We’re well positioned. We just have to settle these internal issues and we are hoping that will happen very shortly.
Exclusive unedited video of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce Debate held at the Holiday Inn in Binghamton NY on October 11, 2016
Thus, the winner of the debate seems clear. Hillary Clinton lost the debate again. Expectations remain higher for Clinton to outperform Trump. But Clinton was matched almost point for point.
Take out the emotion and what do you have? Only the most extreme minority believe that crack, meth, and heroin should be as readily available as a Snickers bar, so laws protecting kids and communities are not the problem.
If anything, it is quite possible that the enthusiasm of many Republicans may be slightly dimmed and the hoped for rally by Democrats failed to catch fire. The next debate, in terms of moderation and questions asked and every facet of the candidates, will be very telling and may be the key in the race.
The question of if and when corruption and ethics violations can be fought should be asked. Especially in light of the upcoming 2016 elections. But who is actually strong enough to do so in this political environment?
The question continuing to face candidate Myers is when, if at all, that she will appear before the public – especially in the Southern Tier – to answer questions from the public directly.