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Campaign Spotlight: House District 103

Rep. Rachel Hunt’s decision to run for Senate instead of re-election created an open contest in a corner of Mecklenburg County that makes for one of the blue county’s few remaining competitive districts.

First Amendment group backs Stein in ad case

The First Amendment Clinic at Duke University’s law school is joining Attorney General Josh Stein’s push to invalidate a century-old state law against false campaign advertising.

'Right to repair' farm equipment hearings begin

Kicking off a series of public hearings to study “right to repair” legislation for farm equipment, state legislators heard a detailed presentation Wednesday from a John Deere dealership and several other equipment companies.

Reives attacks attack ads

House Democratic Leader Robert Reives says his opponent’s attack ads have gone too far, “dragging in” his family members as the campaign for his House seat in Chatham and Randolph counties heats up.

Poll Watch: High Point University survey

High Point University’s Survey Research Center released a new poll this week, and while this one didn’t assess the state of the U.S. Senate race or other top ballot contests, it did offer some interesting insights

More 501(c)4 groups playing big role in legislative races

Dark money 501(c)4 groups might be playing an even bigger role in legislative races this year, perhaps spending more than political party organizations, PACs and the campaigns themselves.

UNC looks to new uses for its RTP property

The UNC Board of Governors voted last week to add 111 acres of prime real estate in Research Triangle Park to its “millennial campus” designation that paves the way for public-private partnership development.

Court filing overhaul on hold over vendor concerns

The next phase of the “eCourts” initiative to bring county court filing systems into the 21st century has been delayed, the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts announced Monday.

Dark money ads prompt Photoshopping complaints

Democrats are crying foul over a series of Photoshopped campaign mailers targeting incumbent legislators in highly competitive districts.

Campaign Spotlight: House District 24

Wilson County leans left, but not by much. So it’s no surprise that several legislative races in this area are considered competitive.

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