Just when you thought it was over… Gubernatorial recount in Durham County and Election ’17

In the weeks following Nov. 8, Americans all across the U.S. could take solace in the fact that election season was finally over. Unfortunately for North Carolinians, the most tumultuous and divisive election season in recent memory refused to leave The Old North State. Democratic challenger Roy Cooper appeared to have won the governor’s seat […]

K-12 education in N.C. and the elections

Education in the United States is one of the biggest issues that is discussed very little when it comes to this election cycle.  This is especially true for primary education, considering that the presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, had been discussing mostly college education and student debt.  Clinton and Trump both have very […]

CPP: Outside campaign money raising stakes in NC governor’s race

Shared content from Carolina Public Press. By Michael Gebelein Roy Cooper and Pat McCrory have collectively raised more than $20 million in their race for the governorship of North Carolina, according to campaign finance reports filed this summer. Final reports won’t be filed until just before Election Day in November. Cooper raised more than $5 […]