Embattled state Rep. Duane Hall's fundraising dropped off after he began facing sexual harassment allegations, and he repaid himself the $100,000 he loaned his campaign in December, according to campaign finance reports posted this week.
Four candidates running for legislative seats have pleaded or been found guilty of DWI charges since 2000. One of those candidates was also found guilty of carrying a concealed gun and resisting a police officer.
Orange County election challenger Tony White accuses Sheriff Charles Blackwood of wasting taxpayer money, while others question sheriff's faithfulness to his wife and claim jail staff and deputies are involved in illegal activities.
A mailer circulated by state Rep. Duane Hall suggests he's endorsed by the Democratic Party. But the Wake County party, NCDP and DNC don't issue endorsements in primary elections, and the groups have issued calls for him to resign.
The 2018 midterm elections in North Carolina are underway. Candidates from both the Democratic and Republican parties have so far had to pay the state fines, fees and forfeitures for campaign violations this year as well as in the 2016 elections and others.
Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews says public records demonstrate a pattern that contradicts opponent Clarence Birkhead's promise of transparent leadership. Hillsborough town records and Birkhead's description of what happened in 2010 during a CALEA re-accreditation are contradictory.
Durham County District Attorney candidates outline their stand on bail reform, diversion programs and challenges the county's chief prosecutor face. Early voting starts Thursday, April 18, 2018 and the primary elections is Tuesday, May 8.
Wake County commissioner candidates talk about why they are running for the Wake County Board of Commissioner before the May 8 primary. Incumbents face several Democratic challengers in almost all the county commissioner districts.
Democrat Dan McCready continued to outraise all the candidates in the 9th Congressional District. Meanwhile Republican Rep. Robert Pittenger still has a bigger war chest than his GOP primary opponent, Mark Harris.
A retired investigator Tony White is challenging first-term Sheriff Charles Blackwood in the 2018 primary election for the chance to bring what he says is a need for more diversity, fiscal management and community service to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
The North Carolina primary elections are coming up for state Senate and House and Congress seats. Get details on how to register to vote and when to cast votes. Know what's on the ballot for May 8, 2018, primaries and the general election on November 6, 2018.