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A 1992 study of the cost of running for the General Assembly revealed that campaign costs are going up, political action committee contributions are increasing, and more minorities are being elected to the legislature.
This article discusses how the North Carolina Bankers Association has adopted a variety of approaches to present their views to the General Assembly. Successful legislative representation has been attributed to the organization members who have political representation within the General Assembly, or who have established grassroots relationships with legislators through the Legislative Contact Committee.
CHALT is a Chapel Hill political action committee committed to unseating local government officials who are unresponsive to the community’s desires. CHALT and the group’s co-founder David Schwartz believe that town’s development is out of control. Chapel Hill is too willing to accommodate developers which are undermining the town’s unique character. The views of the group and their actions to influence the political process in Chapel Hill are detailed.