PODCAST | To Fight Another Day: Linda Coleman Is Back for a Rematch

by | Jun 15, 2016 | 2016 Elections, Campaigns, Issues, LGBT Rights, NC Politics, PODCAST, Politics, The North Carolinian

Linda Coleman with James Kotecki

The 2012 race to become North Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor was close. Really close. 0.16 percentage points close.

Democrat Linda Coleman almost became the first African-American woman elected to statewide office in North Carolina. She didn’t concede until nearly two weeks after Election Day. And in a sense, she never stopped running.

This November, she’ll face Dan Forest, now the incumbent Lieutenant Governor, once again. And this time, she says, things are different. Not just for her campaign – but for African-American voters, too.

To listen, just click play in the box below. You can also find this and previous episodes on iTunes, Stitcher, and TuneIn.


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