John Locke Foundation President Donald Bryson highlights key Civitas Poll results for a May 31, 2022, report on WNCN (CBS17).
Clerk takes leave from N.C. Supreme Court while campaigning for state House
A law clerk at the N.C. Supreme Court is taking a leave of absence while he campaigns for a seat in the state House of Representatives. Tim Longest’s boss announced that decision in an order issued Sunday. Republican legislators raised questions Friday about Longest's role in a redistricting case.
Republicans aim for supermajorities
North Carolina has divided government. Its most powerful executive is the Democratic governor, Roy Cooper. Four of the seven justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court are also Democrats. But Republicans enjoy majorities in the General Assembly and Court of Appeals, and hold six of the 10 offices on the Council of State. The latter...
Bishop joins 55 other Republicans opposing Democrats’ temporary spending plan
Ninth District U.S. Rep. Dan Bishop has signed on to one of two letters urging Republican congressional colleagues to reject Democrats’ latest temporary federal spending plan. Bishop is the only member of the N.C. delegation to sign the letters. “Congress should not be a rubber stamp for the destructive Biden agenda,” Bishop told Carolina Journal...
Political polling and the lessons of 2020
In 2020, polls projected North Carolina and Florida to go for Biden in the presidential race, but both ended up in Trump's electoral column. This year, polls show tightening races across the country, many within the margin of error, leading experts to speculate whether poll accuracy is an issue again.