Stories tagged: "election 2020"

You can register to vote online now in NC. (Image via Shutterstock)
Quarantining? You Can Register to Vote Online Now in NC. Here’s How.

NC officials are emphasizing new online registration and mail-in voting during the coronavirus pandemic. Registering to vote online takes a few minutes.

Graphic for Cardinal & Pine by Desirée Tapia.
New Poll: Tillis, Facing Weak Support From His Base, Trails Cunningham by 8 Points

Weak support from his base in NC is proving a significant threat to Sen. Thom Tillis’s re-election chances against Cal Cunningham, a new poll finds.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham speaks to supporters in March 2020. Cunningham and other NC Democrats are reporting strong fundraising hauls despite the pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Despite Pandemic, NC Democrats Netting Record Fundraising Totals

With Election Day less than four months away, Democratic candidates in NC are reporting record fundraising even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this March 2, 2020, file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte. Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina re-election contest, “is looking forward to campaigning" with Trump, Tillis' spokesperson said. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
Trump, Tillis Losing Ground in NC, New Poll Finds

North Carolina is pulling farther away from the president and incumbent Republican Sen. Thom Tillis, a new poll indicates.

A NC teacher says recent remarks by GOP superintendent candidate Catherine Truitt raises some red flags. (Photo via Truitt's campaign page)
From a Teacher: NC Schools Don’t Need A Polite Superintendent — They Need Someone To Fight Like Hell

After a decade of bad education policy from the NC General Assembly, NC’s new superintendent shouldn’t be concerned about hurting Republicans’ feelings.

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest's threat to sue Roy Cooper over coronavirus restrictions is a ploy for attention, the Observer editorial board writes. (AP Photo/Gary Robertson)
Editorial: Dan Forest’s Threat to Sue Roy Cooper A Ploy For Attention

A new editorial from the Observer papers says Dan Forest’s threat to sue Roy Cooper over social distancing orders is just a bid for attention.

Sen. Thom Tillis continues to run an ad featuring a restaurant owner accused of racial bias. (Image via screenshot)
Thom Tillis Is Still Running Ad Featuring Restaurant Owner Accused of Racial Bias

Democrats pounding Republican senator for sticking with ad, which features owner of Lancaster’s BBQ in Mooresville.   US Sen. Thom Tillis continues to run an ad featuring a restaurant owner at the center of a federal lawsuit over racial bias, more than a week since multiple outlets reported the details of that case. Rev. Anthony Spearman,...