Dan McCready and Kathy Manning, Democratic candidates in North Carolina, announce big fundraising totals in the second quarter of 2018. Manning is challenging incumbent Ted Budd, and McCready faces Mark Harris.
Republicans control the North Carolina legislature, but NC Democrats announced Thursday, July 12, 2018, they have a record amount of cash to help their candidates in the midterm elections and potentially break the supermajority.
Rickey Padgett, a Durham Republican who's running against state Sen. Mike Woodard, tweeted a cartoon depicting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in Nazi uniforms. Padgett also compared Rep. Maxine Waters to Aunt Esther from TV's Sanford and Son.
Normally Democratic Supreme Court candidate Anita Earls would be listed first on the ballot this fall. But a little-noticed ballot change will make her last among three candidates. That could make a difference in the outcome.
Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris, a former Baptist pastor, once delivered a sermon questioning whether a career was the "healthiest pursuit" for women. Harris is running in the 9th District for the U.S. House.
Advocacy groups have been urging North Carolina lawmakers to put a $1.9 billion statewide school construction bond referendum on the November 2018 ballot. Instead, legislators want to put constitutional amendments on the ballot.
State Rep. Tim Moore, the Republican House speaker, says states with voter ID laws have seen “zero decrease” in participation. As legislators consider a referendum on the issue, PolitiFact checks Moore's claim.
Orange-Chatham District Attorney Jim Woodall clears Orange County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jamison Sykes of charge that Sykes was pulling up Tony White signs during the May 2018 primary race. White lost his challenge, giving Sheriff Charles Blackwood another term in office.
Voters in Durham, Mecklenburg and Buncombe counties in North Carolina signaled they are ready for change in the criminal justice system after voting for candidates for sheriff and district attorney promising reforms and new approaches, but what does that mean for the rest of the state and how much reform is possible?
California billionaire Tom Steyer is bringing his campaign to impeach President Donald Trump to Charlotte next week, but North Carolina Democratic candidates who could vote on impeachment call it a distraction.
Durham County Sheriff's Office Major Paul Martin says he will wage a write-in campaign against Democratic primary winner Clarence Birkhead, to stop Durham County’s political “descent into anarchy and criminality.”
Orange County commissioners candidates Jamezetta Bedford, Earl McKee, Tommy McNeill, Brian Crawford, Noah Oswald and Sally Greene compete for three seats. Mark Kleinschmidt challenges James Stanford for Clerk of Superior Court in May 2018.
Tuesday, May 8 2018 Chatham County Sheriff Mike Roberson held the early lead over Pittsboro Police Chief Percy Crutchfield as the early-voting results were reported Tuesday night in their Democratic primary election.
Tuesday was primary election day in North Carolina. Republican, Democratic, Libertarian and unaffiliated voters visited polling places to vote for candidates for Congress, the NC Senate and House, county commissioners and more.