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Goins Announces Candidacy For District 43

Republican from Cumberland County Clarence Goins announced his intention to run for NC House District 43 this evening. The district—currently held by Democratic Representative Elmer Floyd—was redrawn earlier this year to become more favorable to Republicans. Goins, who identifies as Coharie, was a candidate for U.S. Congress in 2018 when he ran in a three-way…

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…