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VIDEO: The State of Election 2014 in North Carolina

Want to hear a smart take on how North Carolina’s elections are shaping up? Check out the video above, featuring a panel discussion with Rob Christensen of the Raleigh News & Observer and Laura Leslie of WRAL-TV, along with Dr. … Continue reading

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Poll: Hagan has edge in Senate contest, but GOP leads legislative ballot

With early voting set to begin on Thursday across North Carolina, new numbers from Public Policy Polling show incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan with a slim three-point lead over Republican N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis. Meanwhile, Republicans have a … Continue reading

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Pew: Likely voters more polarized than general public

A new report from Pew Research finds that nationally, voters likely to go to the polls in November’s election are more politically polarized than the general American public. While voters who self-identify as consistently conservative or liberal make up about … Continue reading

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N.C. ranks 7th nationally for women in government

North Carolina leads the South and is 7th in the nation when it comes to the number of women holding public office in the state. Those findings are from Representation 2020, a project of the nonpartisan FairVote aimed at raising … Continue reading

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Poll: Majority of N.C. voters feel qualified to hold public office

Most North Carolina voters look at the job performance of their elected officials and say, “I could do that.” Sixty-one percent of voters say they are qualified to hold public office, including 13 percent who say they are very qualified, … Continue reading

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