Tag:2018 elections

  • Leaked email tells little about state of N.C. campaigns

    News flash: Republicans often use fear of Democratic politicians and policies to motivate the GOP base. I hear many of you muttering, “Thanks, Captain Obvious.” But that opening line wasn’t meant for you. Instead it was designed to calm some giddy left-of-center partisans. They overreacted to a recently “leaked” email…

  • Primary ballots will include sales tax increases

    Voters in numerous North Carolina counties will vote for more than candidates in their districts. Twelve counties feature ballots in the May 8 primary with an option to approve a one-quarter percent sales tax hike. Bertie, Clay, Gaston, Jones, Lenoir, Lincoln, Pasquotank, Person, Rockingham, Rutherford,…