North Carolina Democratic Party

The State of Things
11:29 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Meet Jane Smith Patterson

Jane Smith Patterson

Meet Jane Smith Patterson

For more than 40 years, Jane Smith Patterson has been paving the way for women in North Carolina politics and digital technology. After her start as a young organizer and activist in her hometown in Columbus County, North Carolina, Patterson left home for college when she was 16 years old. 

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The State of Things
12:28 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

The Future Of The North Carolina Democratic Party

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Experts discuss the future of the North Carolina Democratic Party

The North Carolina Democratic Party recently appointed Casey Mann as its new executive director. She inherits some financial difficulties stemming from the cessation of tax checkoffs for political parties while the party struggles with internal divisions. She also talks about how the Citizens United case has introduced nationally-funded messages in state races.

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The State of Things
12:22 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

New Leadership And Internal Struggles At The North Carolina Democratic Party

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News and Observer political reporter John Frank talks about recent developments in the North Carolina Democratic Party
After losing control of the legislature and the governor’s mansion, the North Carolina Democratic Party is looking to regroup. This week, interim executive director Casey Mann was selected for the permanent role. Mann takes the helm as the party struggles with internal division about its direction. 
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