Archive: Redistricting

  • Education dominant issue in Nash County’s open state HD 25

    N.C. House District 25 (Northern two-thirds of Nash County) • James Gailliard, Democrat. Occupation: Pastor of Word Tabernacle Church in Rocky Mount. Education: Morehouse College, Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Theological Seminary, degrees in biochemistry, theology, pastoral ministry, business administration. Career highlights: Morehouse College Board of Preachers. Board of…

  • U.S. Supreme Court punts N.C. partisan redistricting challenge

    The clock on partisan gerrymandering keeps ticking. The U.S. Supreme Court, in an unsigned order issued Monday, sent lawsuits challenging the legality of North Carolina’s congressional districts back to a three-judge panel for reconsideration. The justices ordered the lower court to look at the consolidated lawsuits…

  • Governor Cooper’s separation anxiety

    Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper spent much of his first 13 months in office defending the venerated principle of separation of powers. At the end of January, however, by signing a $57.8 million deal connected with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Cooper basically proved he’s been acting like a hypocrite all along.

  • A fight that’s not worth having

    If you can’t beat ‘em, sue ‘em. It has been the default setting of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and his liberal allies even before the governor took office 14 months ago.  Any time the Republican-led General Assembly moved to assert its authority, the Left has given a simple response:…