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State senate Republicans are calling on Democratic Senator Lisa Grafstein to resign her seat after she moved to a new address to accommodate new district lines drawn just weeks ago..
Laura Leslie, WRAL capitol bureau chief
North Carolina Republicans are hoping to gain a majority in the General Assembly strong enough to thwart vetoes by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.
North Carolina Republicans were hoping to gain a majority in both houses of the General Assembly that would be strong enough to thwart vetoes by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.
Brian Murphy, WRAL News
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 -- As we enter our season of democracy, I am asking you for help. As we go to vote this fall, I am asking for your patience, your grace, and your assistance to ensure that voting in elections remains the cornerstone of our democracy.
The Cumberland County seat is expected to be competitive in November and has drawn attention because of Gov. Roy Cooper's involvement.
Laura Leslie and Paul Specht, WRAL state government reporters
Republican strategist Carter Wrenn and Democratic strategist Brad Crone talked with WRAL's David Crabtree about the US Senate race between Sen. Thom Tillis and Cal Cunningham and what could make the difference in the race.
WRAL's Aaron Thomas was in Johnston County with the campaign for governor for Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. Gov. Roy Cooper has been re-elected as governor, according to NBC News.
WRAL's David Crabtree spoke with independent lobbyist and political consultant Theresa Kostrzewa about the key national and state races in North Carolina and what we may be able to expect as the polls close and the votes are counted.
Political campaigns spend a lot of money trying to manipulate you. This cycle set a record: About $14 billion, roughly double what was spent on 2016, according to the folks at Open Secrets, a group that tracks campaign spending.
The US Senate race has been hot and heavy between Sen. Thom Tillis and Democrat Cal Cunningham. Both candidates were out Tuesday making last-minute pitches to voters.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham offered an apology in a recorded speech Wednesday that was part of the NCLCV Green Tie Awards virtual event.
North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis tested positive for coronavirus less than one day after President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump's announcement that they also had COVID-19. But where did Tillis contract it?
With Thom Tillis testing positive for COVID-19 and Cal Cunningham apologizing for exchanging sexually suggestive text messages with a woman who's not his wife, the race for the NC Senate is complex this year.
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 -- Capitol Broadcasting Company's editorial cartoonist.
A dark money group is making buys on television and Facebook, kicking campaign season into gear ahead of November elections.
Travis Fain, WRAL statehouse reporter
Wake County Republican Reps. Marilyn Avila and Gary Pendleton lost close races, but Republicans maintained an iron grip on the state House and state Senate.
Sen. Tamara Barringer, R-Wake, says House Bill 2 has had "unintended consequences." Her Democratic opponent says Barringer "knew what she was doing" when she voted for the bill.
Will voters take out their frustrations on incumbents or return the Republicans to their super-majority in the state legislature?
Legislative candidates and Gov. Pat McCrory have been touting teacher salary increases in their campaign ads. But is it true that the average North Carolina teacher makes $50,000?
The U.S. Agriculture Department said Tuesday it had closed offices in Raleigh and in four other states after receiving anonymous threats that it considered serious.
Reps. Nelson Dollar, R-Wake, and David Lewis, R-Harnett, are among the incumbents who lead their challengers in primaries Tuesday night.
Senate leaders criticized Attorney General Roy Cooper for not taking action to invalidate a Charlotte nondiscrimination ordinance. Meanwhile, House Speaker Tim Moore says more than three-fifths of his members have asked to return to Raleigh in order to invalidate the ordinance.
Senate Republicans set up a fundraising committee apart from the state party's long-standing apparatus. This will give lawmakers more control over how campaign funds are raised and spent.
As the week comes to a close with ice, snow and muck covering Raleigh, @NCCapitol rounds up recent political news in key races.