Tag: Thom Tillis

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…

One on One: Who wins the debate about debates?

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – What is more interesting than the upcoming debates between candidates for major political offices? Of course, it is the debate about the debates. Some friends, well-informed and experienced in political activities, say the…

North Carolina’s county races turn on governance

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – As the fall homestretch of the 2020 election approaches, you’re probably not spending much time considering the implications of county commission races in North Carolina. But I am. I’m just that weird. Our state…