Speaker of the N.C. House Thom Tillis, left, with his wife Susan beside him, center, has his paperwork processed by Veronica Degraffenreid, right, election preparation and support manager, as he files to run for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the N.C. State Board of Elections in Raleigh.
Speaker of the N.C. House Thom Tillis, left, with his wife Susan beside him, center, has his paperwork processed by Veronica Degraffenreid, right, election preparation and support manager, as he files to run for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the N.C. State Board of Elections in Raleigh. cseward@newsobserver.com
Speaker of the N.C. House Thom Tillis, left, with his wife Susan beside him, center, has his paperwork processed by Veronica Degraffenreid, right, election preparation and support manager, as he files to run for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the N.C. State Board of Elections in Raleigh. cseward@newsobserver.com