Tag: Pat McCrory

North Carolina Democrats get reality check

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina General Assembly is going to stay in Republican hands after the 2022 midterms. For state Democrats, this is a bitter pill to swallow. That they’ve already managed to swallow it, however,…

Time for Roy Cooper to deal

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has just been re-elected. It’s an outcome his two immediate predecessors, Democrat Bev Perdue and Republican Pat McCrory, were unable to accomplish. A sweet as that victory must taste…

Ticket-splitting still shapes NC elections

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolina, like most of the country, has become increasingly polarized in our political thinking and behavior. But what does that really mean? Well, we know it doesn’t mean that all North Carolinians are…