2012 NC Election http://wunc.org en How Does Money Affect An Election? http://wunc.org/post/how-does-money-affect-election <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The previous State Elections Board's term expired just as they were beginning to investigate $235,000 of allegedly illegal political donations.&nbsp; The donations implicate </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Pat </span>McCrory<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and legislators from both parties.&nbsp; Governor </span>McCrory<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> made the unusual decision of replacing all of the board members.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 16:22:16 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 14754 at http://wunc.org How Does Money Affect An Election? Goldman Asks Media To Refocus On Auditor's Race http://wunc.org/post/goldman-asks-media-refocus-auditors-race <p>Republican Debra Goldman held a news conference today to ask media to keep personal matters out of her campaign for State Auditor.<br> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 20:40:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 4140 at http://wunc.org Attack Ad In State Supreme Court Race http://wunc.org/post/attack-ad-state-supreme-court-race <p><strong>Catherine Brand:</strong> Supporters of state Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby have released an attack ad criticizing his opponent, Judge Sam Ervin. Jessica Jones reports it's the first attack ad of the campaign.<br><br><strong>Jessica Jones: </strong>The Republican-leaning Superpac Justice for All N.C. is sponsoring the ad, which began airing today.<br><br><strong>Ad:</strong> Can we trust Sam Ervin the fourth to be a fair judge?<br> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 4143 at http://wunc.org Goldman Challenges Wood In Auditor Race http://wunc.org/post/goldman-challenges-wood-auditor-race <p><strong>Catherine Brand: </strong>Early voting ends tomorrow in North Carolina. Voters are electing a new governor - and they're also making selections for other statewide offices.<br><br><strong>Isaac-Davy Aronson:</strong> Democrat Beth Wood says she's earned a second term as State Auditor, by turning the office into a fast, efficient, and tenacious watchdog.<br> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 4144 at http://wunc.org Janet Cowell Faces Steve Royal in Treasurer's Race http://wunc.org/post/janet-cowell-faces-steve-royal-treasurers-race <p>On Tuesday, North Carolina voters will elect a new governor. They'll also make selections for Council of State offices. Isaac-Davy Aronson has this look at the two candidates for <a href="https://www.nctreasurer.com/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">State Treasurer</a>.<br><br><strong>&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://www.royalfortreasurer.com/" target="_blank">Steve Royal</a> thinks North Carolinians should be very worried.<br><br><strong>Steve Royal: "</strong>We cannot continue promising people this money in the future at the rate we are right now. It simply is not sustainable."<br> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 4146 at http://wunc.org Young Republican Challenges Democratic State Senator http://wunc.org/post/young-republican-challenges-democratic-state-senator <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong>Since 2010, Republicans have had a majority in both the state House and the state Senate. Many observers believe the House will stay in Republican hands, but the race for control of the Senate will be decided in a handful of districts. District 18- which includes Franklin County and portions of Wake County- is one of them. It pits Democratic incumbent Senator Doug Berger against a former Republican legislative staffer, Chad Barefoot.<br> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 4159 at http://wunc.org WUNC Marketplace Event - No Horse No Race http://wunc.org/post/wunc-marketplace-event-no-horse-no-race-0 <p>Kai Ryssdal and Tess Vigeland&nbsp; hosted the Marketplace election,<a href="http://www.marketplace.org/topics/elections/marketplace-live" target="_blank"> no-horse, no race road show</a> live from the Rialto Theater in downtown Raleigh. &nbsp;This was recorded in front of an audience and portions also broadcast on Marketplace.</p><p></p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:50:14 +0000 Keith Weston 3716 at http://wunc.org WUNC Marketplace Event - No Horse No Race North Carolina Politics http://wunc.org/post/north-carolina-politics <p>When Gov. Beverly Perdue announced earlier this year that she wasn’t running for a second term, she became North Carolina’s first one-term governor in nearly 40 years. Her unexpected bowing out and the recent redistricting have combined to create a turbulent election season on the state level. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 15:01:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 3646 at http://wunc.org State Supreme Court Candidate Releases New TV Ad http://wunc.org/post/state-supreme-court-candidate-releases-new-tv-ad <p>Justice Paul Newby, the Republican incumbent running for the state Supreme Court, has released a new TV ad. He's running against Democratic Judge Sam Ervin.<br><br>North Carolinians should hear more ads from Newby and Ervin as election day nears. Newby's campaign has released a new one this week.<br><br><strong>Campaign ad:</strong> "Meet Paul Newby, our Supreme Court Justice, Citizen Lawyer..."</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:35:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 2851 at http://wunc.org Dalton, McCrory Debate The Issues http://wunc.org/post/dalton-mccrory-debate-issues <p>There was another debate last night. Democrat Walter Dalton and Republican Pat McCrory are vying to be the next Governor of North Carolina. They met in the first of three scheduled Gubernatorial forums and answered questions about a wide range of topics.<br> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 11:50:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 2252 at http://wunc.org Dalton, McCrory Debate The Issues