More on Voter ID

I recently wrote a piece for Politics NC that was mostly just to bring awareness to the fact that the Legislature will reconvene for a special session on Tuesday, November 27th. As many NC politicos have noted, that will be the last time the current iteration of the...

A great opportunity for compromise

North Carolina legislative districts are headed back to court. There are so many lawsuits about redistricting and gerrymandering that it’s hard to keep track. This one will go to state courts where Democrats just won a solid majority on the Supreme Court. To recap a...

Cooper’s work paid off

One of the biggest winners in the midterm elections in North Carolina wasn’t even on the ballot. Governor Roy Cooper, with more than a little help, built the political machine that put Democrats in a position to sustain his veto and prepare them for the Battle Royale...

The Next Battle

Last week went well for Democrats, both in North Carolina and nationwide. In the Tar Heel State, Democrats achieved their short-term goal of breaking the supermajorities, both in the NC House and NC Senate. Perhaps of less immediate significance, the statewide...

Overall, a good night for Democrats

Last night showed the epic political battle we’ll be facing in the future both in North Carolina and across the country. The blue wave never materialized but a blue tide did roll in. When the votes are all counted, Democrats will likely picked up more than 35...

Democrats end with momentum

Democrats won the news cycle last week. Heading into the final weekend of the election, they have momentum and the electorate seems to the be breaking their way. Donald Trump’s message of fear and hate was over the top for too many Americans. He may have inspired a...

Midterm Predictions

Note: These predictions have been developed by one analyst and do not reflect the opinions of Politics NC as a whole.           With less than thirty-six hours remaining until election returns begin pouring in, I've made some predictions for the congressional and...

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