2012 NC Council of State http://wunc.org en Dan Forest To Be Lieutenant Governor http://wunc.org/post/dan-forest-be-lieutenant-governor <p style="line-height: 15px; margin: 0px 0px 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">One of the most heavily contested political races in the state has come to a close. Republican Dan Forest will become North Carolina’s next lieutenant governor. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:45:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 5434 at http://wunc.org County Election Officials Counting Ballots http://wunc.org/post/county-election-officials-counting-ballots <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); display: inline !important; float: none;">County election officials have been counting provisional and mail-in absentee ballots today in an effort to finalize some close races. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 21:28:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 5440 at http://wunc.org Goodwin Challenges Marshall For Secretary Of State http://wunc.org/post/goodwin-challenges-marshall-secretary-state <p>Early voting ends Saturday in North Carolina. Voters are electing a new governor - and they're also making selections for other statewide offices.<br><br>Secretary of State Elaine Marshall calls her office a maternity ward for businesses, where new companies are registered every day. The Democrat is running for a 5th term in the post. Marshall says she's revolutionized technology at the department, putting business and investment records online, improving efficiency and accessibility.<br> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 4156 at http://wunc.org Troxler Faces Smith In Race For Agriculture Commissioner http://wunc.org/post/troxler-faces-smith-race-agriculture-commissioner <p>Early voting is underway in North Carolina. Voters are electing a new governor and they're also making selections for other statewide offices.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 4160 at http://wunc.org Troxler Faces Smith In Race For Agriculture Commissioner Incumbent Challenged By Predecessor In Labor Commissioner Race http://wunc.org/post/incumbent-challenged-predecessor-labor-commissioner-race <p>On November 6th, North Carolina voters will elect a new governor. They'll also make selections for Council of State offices.&nbsp;<br><br>The labor commissioner enforces workplace safety and other employment laws, and inspects equipment including elevators. Republican Cherie Berry is running for a fourth term in the office.<br><br><strong>Cherie Berry: </strong>"We have the luxury this year of comparing records of commissioners of labor."<br><br>That's because her opponent, Democrat John C. Brooks, previously held the post for four terms.<br> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 4167 at http://wunc.org