Latest dispatches from the campaign trail: Tuesday, December 20

  • Questions over unreported flights continue to plague Gov. Bev Perdue’s campaign even as she heads into a re-election fight in 2012 (N&O)
  • Number of unaffiliated voters on the rise in North Carolina, and will play a big impact in ’12 (Winston-Salem Journal)
  • After playing coy for months, former Republican Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory says he is “100 percent” committed to running for governor next year (WRAL-TV)
  • Helms Center president takes umbrage to Republican congressional candidate Vernon Robinson’s use of Jesse Helms’ name in a political ad (Dome)
  • Order entered laying out schedule of redistricting case (Capital Beat)
  • Democrat robocalls targeting U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers, Republican of N.C.’s 2nd Congressional District (Dome)

David N. Bass

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

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