So, lets get the drafting of candidates moving.
President: We wont get much of a choice here, other than to be a strong voice on KOS for a candidate who wont treat the south like a wasteland (cough kerry cough)
Senate: We must beat Dole. Lets get the draft Hunt website up ASAP please.
House: We must have good strong candidates in every district where there is a Republican incumbent.
Governor: Moore vs Perdue. They both want it. I doubt either will back down. What we need to do is make sure their money is used to turn North Carolina as blue as possible, and is not used to beat each other up.
Council of State: There are some people that are going to need to be replaced (like Moore and Perdue). There are others that need to go down in defeat (like Berry). Lets get on that. Its my opinion that these "down ballot" council of state races can do a lot to help GOTV in key contested local races.
NC Senate and House: I want us to find a candidate in EVERY SINGLE DISTRICT. Local Dems doing GOTV in every area is the true key to electing Dems statewide.
So, we have about 6 months to a year to get going on the US house and about 6 months to get going on the Senate race, with another year to get going on the other stuff. January 1, 2008 we need to wake up knowing that we will contest every race in North Carolina.
What's your pet cause? Your pet candidate? Who do you know that could run for something?
PS- dont ignore city council and stuff, those races are huge for getting progressive dems elected instead of dems in name only.