JLF’s Mitch Kokai analyzes N.C. redistricting mess for national audience
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the latest developments in North Carolina’s redistricting battle during a Sept. 3, 2018, appearance on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal.”
Carolina voters dislike big government
North Carolina Democrats are frustrated. It’s not hard to see why. Since 2008, when Barack Obama narrowly won the state and Kay Hagan beat Elizabeth Dole by a more comfortable margin, Democrats have fought hard but lost every subsequent presidential and Senate race in the Tar Heel State. In 2010, Republicans won their first majorities...
The Debrief: New poll numbers, ESG investing, and a “State of Emergency”
This week on The Debrief, new poll numbers show the current numbers for Republican nominee for governor, plus where N.C. voters stand on voter ID. Gov. Cooper announces an education "State of Emergency," and reviews are in on Vinfast electric vehicles. Slated to be built in the Triangle, the EV car manufacturer, and recipient of state and county incentives, recalled all 999 vehicles already shipped to the U.S. after safety concerns from federation transportation officials.
On the Issues: 2024 GOP Gubernatorial Candidates
NC Republican voters have three candidates for the 2024 gubernatorial primary. Here is where they stand on key issues.
Cooper declares ‘state of emergency’ over K-12 public education funding
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper took to a live streamed YouTube event on Monday to declare a statewide “emergency” over K-12 public school education funding. Cooper, a Democrat, made clear he wasn’t issuing an executive order like with a hurricane or with the COVID-19 pandemic — but his action was “no less important.” Within minutes of his lives stream, Cooper emailed a fundraising pitch to supporters.