Judicial races play an important role in North Carolina yet many voters have little information about judicial candidates and often fail to vote for these seats. Such low voter turnout is partially due to the fact that judicial races are listed at the end of the ballot and are non-partisan. In addition, information about each [...]
With a widely publicized video of a confrontation with two students on a Washington, DC sidewalk circulating, incumbent Democratic Congressman Bob Etheridge now trails Republican challenger Renee Ellmers according to a new SurveyUSA poll released today by the Civitas Institute.
DATELINE NC – NOVEMBER 3, 2010: The GOP now holds 34 of the 50 seats in the NC Senate and 82 of the 120 seats in the NC House. Not a likely headline but read below how it could happen. Does last nights win by Scott Brown in the Massachusetts US Senate race mean that [...]
Is it true that our legislature is becoming more liberal/progressive? This article on the Progressive States Network website might help you with your answer. The article praises our state legislature for passing a bill that will allow 16 and 17 year olds to register to vote. The article states that “this effort will rebound to [...]
Early municipal elections are showing massive incumbent protection and incredibly low turnout. In Erwin, Rocky Mount and Fayetteville 100% of incumbents were re-elected. In Raleigh, all but one incumbent found themselves on the winning side. John Odom, former councilman, was once again elected to the council in District B. Henderson even returned all but one [...]