Stories tagged: "Cal Cunningham"


FAYETTEVILLE, NC - NOVEMBER 2:  U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a campaign rally at Fayetteville Regional Airport on November 2, 2020 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The state managed to swing to both President Trump and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper in the 2020 election. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Somebody Voted for Roy Cooper and Donald Trump. Who Are These Voters?

Why the 2020 election shows NC is, strangely enough, getting more conservative and liberal at the same time.

Democrat Ricky Hurtado was the lone member of his party to win a contested race in deeply-red Alamance County. What does that mean for NC Latino voters?
What Ricky Hurtado’s Big Win in Alamance County Means for NC Latinos

A longtime NC advocate for Latino residents says the state is reckoning with a powerful new bloc of voters that could change party politics.

Hundreds of marchers moved through Durham the afternoon after Election Day, calling for state officials to "count every vote." (Photo by Billy Ball)
As President Trump Prepares Legal Challenges, Progressive NC Groups Demand Every Vote Is Counted

Hundreds of marchers moved through downtown Durham, NC Wednesday less than 24 hours after polls closed, demanding the state count every vote.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, joined by his wife Kristin, reacts after being declared winner over Republican Dan Forest in the governor's race in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. State election officials certified the governor's race and most in the state Tuesday, Nov. 24. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
‘Too Close to Call’: What You Need to Know About NC’s Closely Contested Election Results

The presidential race and numerous others NC election results are still up in the air. Be patient, trust the process.

ASHEVILLE, NC - OCTOBER 15:  Susan Presson, a volunteer with the Buncombe County Democratic Party, speaks with voters waiting in line to vote at a polling place at the Dr. Wesley Grant Senior Center on October 15, 2020 in Asheville. Record numbers came out for in-person, early voting. State officials expect half of NC's registered voters will have cast ballots by day's end Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
In Historic Showing, Half of NC Voters May Cast Their Ballots by Day’s End Wednesday

How a divisive partisan election and the coronavirus pandemic are impacting staggering early voting turnout in NC.

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Gastonia Municipal Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Gastonia, N.C. The president might be drawing crowds, many of them without masks, to NC, but a veteran state pollster is predicting wins for Joe Biden and other Democrats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Veteran NC Pundit: Biden, Cunningham and Democrats Will Win Big

A veteran NC pollster says the polls might be similar to 2016, but he's predicting wins for Biden, Cunningham and other Dems on Election Day.

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. State officials in NC say North Carolinians have much at stake if the US Supreme Court with Barrett overturns the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
What NC Could Lose If We Lose The ACA

State officials and lawmakers say, with the US Supreme Court considering the Affordable Care Act's survival, NC has much at stake.