The North Carolina ballot for the 2018 midterms includes six constitutional amendments on rights and government power. Find info on what they are, what your vote means and the bills that may be passed into law.
The opponent of a Mecklenburg County judge who’s running for reelection questions whether state elections officials should have allowed her to run while unresolved issues linger from her 2014 campaign.
Mark Harris, Republican, nominee for Congress in North Carolina’s 9th district, is the former preacher at First Baptist Church in Charlotte. In sermons, he called on women to ‘submit’ to their husbands
North Carolina election officials approve Mecklenburg County’s early voting plan, which includes early voting on a Sunday and the final Saturday before the election. Lawmakers had tried to cut out the final Saturday.
North Carolina Republican Paul Wright has not been seen very often in the Mecklenburg County district in which he’s running. He’s running against 12th Congressional District Congresswoman Alma Adams of Charlotte.
NC Sen. Harry Brown, the Republican majority leader, ran for NC House as a Democrat in 2002. He sponsored a bill that affects judicial candidates who switch parties. His bill would strip Chris Anglin, an NC Supreme Court candidate, of his Republican label.
Cathy von Hassel-Davies, a Democratic candidate for North Carolina state House, announced Wednesday that she plans to drop out of her race. The move comes about a week after she apologized for anti-immigration comments she made in an old blog post.
To break the Republican supermajority in the N.C. General Assembly, Democrats need to win four House seats or six Senate seats. In 10 key GOP-held districts, Democratic candidates have a cash advantage.
If Democrats retake the House of Representatives, it will be because of people like Democratic Rep. Conor Lamb. From North Carolina and Illinois to Ohio and Kentucky, Lamb’s shock success is leading to new campaign tactics.
Cathy Von Hassel-Davies is a Democratic candidate for North Carolina state House. A 2006 post on her blog rails against Mexican immigrants. It says the US spends tax dollars “putting up signs in Spanish and American.”
Dan McCready and Kathy Manning, Democratic candidates in North Carolina, announce big fundraising totals in the second quarter of 2018. Manning is challenging incumbent Ted Budd, and McCready faces Mark Harris.
Not only has North Carolina’s Democratic Party out-raised the GOP, but three Democratic challengers in Mecklenburg County have outraised GOP incumbents. Democrats are trying to break Republican super-majorities.
Republicans control the North Carolina legislature, but NC Democrats announced Thursday, July 12, 2018, they have a record amount of cash to help their candidates in the midterm elections and potentially break the supermajority.
Rickey Padgett, a Durham Republican who's running against state Sen. Mike Woodard, tweeted a cartoon depicting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in Nazi uniforms. Padgett also compared Rep. Maxine Waters to Aunt Esther from TV's Sanford and Son.
Normally Democratic Supreme Court candidate Anita Earls would be listed first on the ballot this fall. But a little-noticed ballot change will make her last among three candidates. That could make a difference in the outcome.
Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris, a former Baptist pastor, once delivered a sermon questioning whether a career was the "healthiest pursuit" for women. Harris is running in the 9th District for the U.S. House.
9th Congressional district candidates Dan McCready and Christian Cano started the evening off with a bang on Thursday, April 5, 2018 during the Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg candidate primary forum.