Latest dispatches from the campaign trail: Thursday, March 22, 2012

  • North Carolina evangelicals begin to mobilize in advance of the 2012 election (Dome)
  • Three candidates vie for N.C. House District 39 seat; no Republican is running, so the Democratic primary is winner take all (Eastern Wake News)
  • A WRAL News poll shows widespread support for the marriage amendment (WRAL-TV)
  • Democrat Bruce Peller, a Winston-Salem dentist, promises a civil campaign in the 5th Congressional District (Watauga Democrat)
  • On the campaign trail, Democrat Bob Etheridge says he wants to be the education governor (Fayetteville Observer)
  • Union County backs the marriage amendment (Charlotte Observer)
  • N.C. Catholic Bishops criticize President Obama for opposing the marriage amendment (Charlotte Observer)
  • An AP story on the 8th Congressional District battle (Associated Press)
  • The left-leaning women’s group Lillian’s List of N.C. endorses Linda Coleman in the Democrats’ primary for lieutenant governor (N&O)
  • Three Democrats vie in N.C. Senate District 32 (Yes! Weekly)

David N. Bass

Communications Director and Grants Officer for the John William Pope Foundation. Views expressed are his own.

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