Laura Leslie http://wunc.org en 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