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Nov 7, 2016  |  Sunday News and Observer

Presidential Campaigns Overshadow NC’s Senate and Governor Races

Want to see NC’s Senate and governor candidates make campaign speeches? Good luck with that. Thanks to North Carolina’s swing state status, the presidential campaigns have overshadowed the major statewide races. Steve Greene, political science, featured.

Oct 30, 2016  |  WFAE-FM Charlotte Public Radio

Pro-HB2 Lawmakers: Mum’s The Word

Some voters may be wondering where their legislative representatives stand today on North Carolina's House Bill Two. A direct answer may be more elusive than you think. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.

Oct 28, 2016  |  WRAL News

Supreme Court Spending ‘All About Redistricting’

"Redistricting is the difference between having three Democrats from North Carolina in Congress and six or seven," said Steve Greene, a political science professor at NC State University, pointing to the recent swing in North Carolina's political fortune.

Oct 28, 2016  |  Charlotte Observer

Observer Poll Shows Tight Races for White House, Governor, Senate in NC

Less than two weeks before the election, North Carolina is a battleground on multiple fronts with tight races for president, governor and U.S. Senate, according to a new Charlotte Observer poll. The poll shows Democrats Hillary Clinton and Roy Cooper and Republican Sen. Richard Burr each leading their opponents by two percentage points, within the margin of error. For statewide office, particularly high-profile races, it's a purple state. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.