Jen Mangrum is Republican leader Phil Berger’s first Democratic opponent since 2014. David Brinkley is NC House Speaker Tim Moore’s first Democratic opponent since 2010. They’re using different strategies.
Requests for absentee ballots from Democrats are up in North Carolina, and Republican requests are down from the last midterm elections in 2014. NC Republican leader Dallas Woodhouse says he isn’t worried.
An ad by the Congressional Leadership Fund says Democrat Dan McCready, who’s running against Republican Mark Harris in Congressional District 9, admits to opposing middle class tax cuts. It references the GOP tax plan.
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina made unconstitutional changes to the NC Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement after Democratic Governor Roy Cooper was elected, a court ruled in Cooper v. Berger.
North Carolina lawmakers approved Hurricane Florence disaster recovery relief funds of $850 million, in addition to federal money. Republican legislators and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper worked together on the funding.
Learn about Kathy Manning, Democrat for U.S. House in North Carolina’s 13th district. Manning, like other Democrats, is hoping to make health care an important issue in her 2018 campaign against Republican Rep. Ted Budd.
Learn about Rep. Ted Budd, Republican for U.S. House in North Carolina’s 13th district. He is running for re-election in 2018, claiming he has kept his promises to the voters in the 13th Congressional District.
Americans for Prosperity, known for its mostly conservative agenda and Koch brothers funding, is running ads against the judicial vacancy constitutional amendment that the GOP put on the ballot in North Carolina.
A North Carolina constitutional amendment in the 2018 election would give crime victims more rights. Will “Marsy’s Law” make sure victims’ rights are enforced, or create a financial burden on the court system?
In a speech at Shaw University urging black voter turnout, the Rev. William Barber used the word ‘raped’ to describe the process to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, drawing Republican criticism.
The NC Democratic Party wants to question the state Republican Party's executive director under oath to find out what he knew and any communications he had with Republican legislative leaders about a law canceling judicial primaries.