Elections (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that Republican Mark Harris believes he will be seated as North Carolina’s 9th District congressman. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why North Carolina should build on regulatory reforms that are working.
    Mitch Kokai, January 14, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on concerns surrounding a proposal to use $98 million in state bonds for upgrades to UNC-Chapel Hill sports stadiums. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal highlights the importance of rules in the debate over electoral redistricting.
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2019
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    About that voter suppression

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller documents a real case of “voter suppression.” Democratic operatives funded by left-wing tech billionaire Reid Hoffman ran a widespread campaign using misleading Facebook pages in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections, The Daily Caller News Foundation has found. American Engagement Technologies…
    Mitch Kokai, January 10, 2019
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    Home-state newspaper not feeling the Bern

    Katelyn Caralle of the Washington Examiner reports on a Vermont newspaper’s plea to its best-known U.S. senator. A Vermont newspaper on Monday begged Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., not to run for president in 2020. “Bernie Sanders should not run for president. In fact, we beg him not to,”…
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2019
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    Tough times for Warren

    Amber Athey of the Daily Caller documents the rough start for Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s 2020 presidential bid. Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren kicked off her 2020 presidential campaign with a series of awkward gaffes and lingering questions about her alleged Native American ancestry. The day Warren…
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2019
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    CJ update: Harris will get court hearing to consider request to be certified winner in 9th District

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: Republican Rep-elect Mark Harris will get his day in court. Thursday, Jan. 3, he filed a petition in Wake County Superior Court seeking to declare him the victor in the 9th U.S. Congressional District election. Harris cites a recent precedent by the same…
    Anna Manning, January 4, 2019
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    CJ reports: Cooper ditches call for interim elections board; Harris campaign to sue for certification

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: The campaign of the Rev. Mark Harris, Republican nominee for the 9th U.S. Congressional District, Thursday will ask Wake County Superior Court to certify his victory in the 2018 election. In a statement released Wednesday night, the Harris campaign said the State Board…
    Anna Manning, January 4, 2019
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    CJ reports: Cooper ditches call for interim elections board; Harris campaign to sue for certification

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: The campaign of the Rev. Mark Harris, Republican nominee for the 9th U.S. Congressional District, Thursday will ask Wake County Superior Court to certify his victory in the 2018 election. In a statement released Wednesday night, the Harris campaign said the State Board…
    Anna Manning, January 4, 2019