Labor Commissioner http://wunc.org en 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 Democratic Runoff For Labor Commissioner http://wunc.org/post/democratic-runoff-labor-commissioner <p>Early voting is underway in North Carolina's primary run-off elections. In races in which no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the May 8th primary, the top 2 vote-getters face off on July 17th for their party's nomination. In addition to several U.S. House and General Assembly seats, there are run-offs for 5 statewide offices.<br> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 2126 at http://wunc.org