Analysis

Swing Precincts In North Carolina

In North Carolina it is difficult to find a precinct that willingly oscillates between the two major parties. Of the thousands of precincts that exist in the state, there are only a handful where voters tend not to primarily vote straight ticket for either party. Swing precincts can act like weather vanes in an election,…

Five Must-watch NC House Races in 2020

The candidate filing period in North Carolina is still open, and already five State House seats that could swing the balance of power in the General Assembly will have primaries to decide in March. The current partisan makeup of the State House is 65 Republicans, and 55 Democrats. For the Republicans to regain their supermajority…

Swing Race Takes Shape In Guilford County

One of the key races that will decide control of the NC House of Representatives began to take shape yesterday when Democrat Nicole Quick filed to run against Rep. Jon Hardister in District 59. The Guilford County district is one that the Democrats are targeting to flip this year as they seek to gain the…

An Intro to the 2020 State House Competition

The filing period for candidates to get their names on the ballot for the 2020 election cycle is now open in North Carolina, and both parties have goals they want to accomplish. For the Republicans this is a chance for them to reclaim the super-majority that they lost in the General Assembly, allowing them to…