The election of Wake County Superior Court Judge Michael Morgan to the state Supreme Court has balanced the court 4-3 in favor of more liberal justices. However the General Assembly could change that balance by adding two justices who would be appointed by Republican Gov. Pat McCrory.
The election of Wake County Superior Court Judge Michael Morgan to the state Supreme Court has balanced the court 4-3 in favor of more liberal justices. However the General Assembly could change that balance by adding two justices who would be appointed by Republican Gov. Pat McCrory. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
The election of Wake County Superior Court Judge Michael Morgan to the state Supreme Court has balanced the court 4-3 in favor of more liberal justices. However the General Assembly could change that balance by adding two justices who would be appointed by Republican Gov. Pat McCrory. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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