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Durham’s mayoral race was originally set as Mayor Pro Tem Cora Cole-McFadden, a longtime council member and city employee, versus Steve Schewel, a four-year councilman, former school board member, and an activist. Recently, Cole-McFadden withdrew her mayoral candidacy. Two new mayoral candidates are former councilman Farad Ali and Pierce Freelon, a musician, professor, and entrepreneur.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p8, por Periodical Website
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28831
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Four North Carolina candidates in the 2016 election are profiled, discussing their perspectives of various issues. The candidates are Republican T. Greg Doucette, Durham activist Lamont Lily, Thomas Mills, and Gary Johnson. Although it is unlikely that they will win, each candidate has a critical message.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 42, Nov 2016, p10-21, il, por Periodical Website
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30587
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David Mildenberg takes a look at the two state treasurer candidates for the 2016 election, Democrat Dan Blue III and republican Dale Folwell.
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39772
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Sixty-six percent of North Carolina’s voters live in areas such as small towns and rural communities, translating into a substantial impact on elections across the state.
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20774
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The article offers endorsements for the Wake County Board of Education elections in 2013. Voters will need to choose candidates from Districts 1, 2, 7, and 9. Candidates endorsed include Tom Benton, Monika Johnson-Hostler, Zora Felton, and Bill Fletcher.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 38, Sept 2013, p13-14, il Periodical Website
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State-wide gun control laws have superseded municipalities' ability to regulate concealment laws. Morrisville Mayor Jackie Holcombe disagrees with this state-wide statue allowing concealed guns on municipal property such as parks and playgrounds. Holcombe's mayoral opponents, Mark Stohlman and Narendra Singh, voiced their opinions about gun control as well.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 43, Oct 2013, p11 Periodical Website
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Three Apex City Council seats will be filled after the November 5th election in Wake County. The two Democratic candidates, Jennifer Ferrel and Nicole Dozier, are introduced to readers and the author looks at these local elections to predict state-wide elections and replacing the Republican dominated legislature.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 42, Oct 2013, p17, por Periodical Website
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Democrats did not do well in the 2012 elections in North Carolina. The reasons for the likely Republican victories began two years ago. The Republicans' 2010 victory happened as a national census ensured newly drawn voting districts, and from the large increase in campaign donations in support of Republicans. With the money and control of the map, Republicans easily kept control of state politics.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 45, November 2012, ponline Periodical Website
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Clarence Bender, a Democratic state Senate candidate from Nash County ran for election from a prison cell. Bender was arrested on the first day of early voting for allegedly selling drugs to an undercover police officer. Bender’s history and experience as a local politician is explored. Currently a town commissioner in Castalia, NC, Bender has been described by several as a con-man and by others as a well-respected leader in the community.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 47, November 2012, ponline Periodical Website
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Should election campaigns in North Carolina be publically financed? What are the pros and cons of this approach? What are some common perceptions of public financing? The authors examine these and other questions and summarize the history of public financing in the state.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 74 Issue 2, Winter 2009, p30-41, il, f
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Nick Ochsner is a young-college student who will not be voting for Obama in the coming election like many of his peers. Ochsner is active in politics and is one of many Republicans attending the Republican National Convention this week. Currently the president of Elon University’s College Republicans, Ochsner is also running Jack Sawyer’s campaign for N.C. Secretary of State.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 36, September 2008, pOnline Periodical Website
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One of President Barack Obama’c campaign advisors John Verdejo describes his reaction to Obama’s victory in 2008 presidential election. Verdejo was one of North Carolina’s three whips at the Democratic National Convention. Verdejo describes how Obama is a role model for young people and how he gives everyone hope, especially African-Americans.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 45, November 2008, p5 Periodical Website
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In 1892, the Populist and Republican parties joined to oppose the firmly rooted Democratic Party. This merger forced many Democrats from office and, in the 1898 election, the white supremacy Democratic platform led to a violent mob in Wilmington.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 41 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p26-29, il
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Former Charlotte mayor, Harvey Gantt, and Duke history professor, Lawrence Goodwyn, discuss the Democrats' chances in the 1992 elections.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Jan 1992, p10-12, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina Business magazine posed business-oriented questions to the candidates for statewide office -- US Senate, Governor, Lt. Governor and the eight Council of State posts -- in hopes of informing voters on the candidates' positions on business.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 10, Oct 1992, p13-24, por
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