Category Archives: NC Politics

NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race

In my previous article, The NC Supreme Court Races, I outlined the main events and the candidates in each one. In this installment, I’ll be looking at the Chief Justice race. The current Chief Justice is Sarah Parker, who will be retiring this year on her 72nd birthday as per North Carolina state law. Running for this top position are Mark Martin and Ola Lewis. Whichever candidate is elected will serve for the next eight years. Here’s a closer to look, starting with ladies first. Continue reading

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The NC Supreme Court Races

The North Carolina Supreme Court races this year have gotten a little interesting and with the Republicans finally having control over the legislature and Governors mansion, the Democrats likely are turning their sights on a way influence the final stop … Continue reading

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Occupy Monday Protester To Fill Late Senator Nesbitt’s NCGA Seat

Terry Van Duyn has finally won an election. In 2012, she ran for Buncombe county commissioners in District 3 and lost miserably, coming in dead last out of 4 candidates. She’ll be filling the seat of the late Senator Nesbitt (NC-49) for the rest of what remains of his term. Here’s Van Duyn on the campaign trail in April 2012. She was Occupy Monday before it was all the rage:

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Van Duyn wasn’t a shoe-in however, because it took three rounds of voting to get a majority… Continue reading

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Wake County District Attorney Candidate (Updated)

I noticed I had a new follower on Twitter today. Jefferson Griffin. We’ve got a new DA Candidate for Wake County, folks.

Website: JeffersonGriffin.com

Bio Link: http://www.jeffersongriffin.com/JeffersonGriffinBio.pdf

Quick excerpt related to Wake County:

Jefferson returned to Wake County in 2010 when he was hired by District Attorney Colon Willoughby to be a prosecutor. Here in Wake County, Jefferson has prosecuted traffic matters,driving while impaired cases, armed robberies and kidnappings, domestic violence, and homicides. Continue reading

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Occupy Monday Embraces Big Labor In WI

Moral Monday is running out of steam locally, so it’s been taken on the road and into the den of Big Labor in Wisconsin. Barber needs reinforcements. From “Isthmus.com” with emphasis added: Rev. Barber spoke on Thursday night at Bethel Lutheran … Continue reading

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