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These Candidates Won Their 2020 Races

Nov 18, 2020

These Candidates Won Their 2020 Races

We couldn't be prouder of these incredible pro-equality candidates.
Vote 2020: Here's what you need to know about the candidates for NC lieutenant governor

Oct 13, 2020

Vote 2020: Here's what you need to know about the candidates for NC lieutenant governor

The lieutenant governor is the only elected official in North Carolina with both executive and legislative power.
 Endorsement: Our choice for governor of North Carolina

Oct 5, 2020

Endorsement: Our choice for governor of North Carolina

Under historically difficult circumstances, Cooper has been a strong and steady leader who has made ambitious proposals for a better state.
How does the state's redistricting impact Wilmington-area voters?

Oct 5, 2020

How does the state's redistricting impact Wilmington-area voters?

Which districts Wilmington-area residents are located in changed following a redistricting approved in 2019
State of Equality: WE'RE #OUTTOVOTE

Sep 9, 2020

State of Equality: WE'RE #OUTTOVOTE

Whether we're in the streets or in our homes, Equality North Carolina is #OutToVote and we hope you'll join us -- we can't win this fight without you.
Cancer survivor pleading for help with health insurance 'angry and hurt' over Tillis staffer's response

Sep 9, 2020

Cancer survivor pleading for help with health insurance 'angry and hurt' over Tillis staffer's response

A three-time cancer survivor who reached out to U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis for help with her health insurance dilemma said that she got an insensitive response from a staffer instead.
Democrats’ dream of retaking NC Senate runs through eastern Forsyth

Sep 9, 2020

Democrats’ dream of retaking NC Senate runs through eastern Forsyth

The contest in Senate District 31, which conjoins the eastern end of Forsyth County with Davie County through a narrow strip south of Winston-Salem, pits a staunch social-conservative lawmaker against a progressive challenger.
 Moving Forward: NC Chief Justice Beasley speaks about race and criminal justice reform

Sep 9, 2020

Moving Forward: NC Chief Justice Beasley speaks about race and criminal justice reform

This week in our Moving Forward series we tackle the topic of North Carolina’s criminal justice system.
 Openly Gay NC House Candidate: I Was Attacked With Homophobic Slurs at a Greensboro Walmart

Jul 20, 2020

Openly Gay NC House Candidate: I Was Attacked With Homophobic Slurs at a Greensboro Walmart

Brandon Gray says he was shopping for clothes for his grandmother when a woman attempted to choke his boyfriend.
Tillis Struggling To Win Over Base

Jul 10, 2020

Tillis Struggling To Win Over Base

PPP’s newest North Carolina poll finds that Cal Cunningham has a net favorability rating 31 points better than Thom Tillis’, and leads the Senate race by 8 points at 47-39.
 An NC lawmaker’s controversial Facebook post led to a campaign windfall — for his opponent

Jul 10, 2020

An NC lawmaker’s controversial Facebook post led to a campaign windfall — for his opponent

Young said contributions poured in after the story was picked up on social media. “It came from all over the country,” she told the Observer Wednesday. “People were appalled by his words.”
MARCIA MOREY: Act now! End systemic racism! Reform policing!

Jun 8, 2020

MARCIA MOREY: Act now! End systemic racism! Reform policing!

WRAL

Police should be our guardians to protect and serve, not to abuse their authority or use military tactics against people who peacefully demonstrate.
 NC’s US Senate candidates agree to meet for three debates; one wants even more

Jun 5, 2020

NC’s US Senate candidates agree to meet for three debates; one wants even more

The Charlotte Observer

In one of the nation’s most competitive races, North Carolina’s two major U.S. Senate candidates have agreed to three televised debates before November.
 With Trump forbidding a scaled-back RNC, GOP and Charlotte officials are scrambling

Jun 5, 2020

With Trump forbidding a scaled-back RNC, GOP and Charlotte officials are scrambling

The Charlotte Observer

As recently as two weeks ago, Republican officials were bullish on holding their national convention in Charlotte, even if it meant scaling back their most ambitious plans.
Republicans May Undermine Mail-In Voting Just By Running Down The Clock

Apr 27, 2020

Republicans May Undermine Mail-In Voting Just By Running Down The Clock

Buzzfeed

The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a surge of absentee ballot requests. But time is running out for elections officials to act.
Why Is North Carolina's Primary Election So Early Now?

Jan 28, 2020

Why Is North Carolina's Primary Election So Early Now?

WUNC 91.5 North Caroline Public Radio

North Carolina's primary election to help decide the Democratic presidential nominee is five weeks from today. But North Carolina's primary hasn't always been this early.
2040 Vision: Roy Cooper on Why North Carolina Should Be Hopeful About the Future

Dec 31, 2019

2040 Vision: Roy Cooper on Why North Carolina Should Be Hopeful About the Future

INDY Week

The best part of my job is traveling the state of North Carolina, meeting with people from all walks of life. We’re a diverse state with many differences, but we are united in our mutual hope for the future.
19 People of 2019: Deb Butler

Dec 17, 2019

19 People of 2019: Deb Butler

INDY Week

Deb Butler knew something was amiss the second she took her seat on the House floor.

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