March 16, 2017 -
While the state has seen political battles over promoting renewable energy, voters across the partisan spectrum — including Trump supporters — agree that it should. They're also united in their objection to Duke Energy's coal ash cleanup plans and monopoly status and want to see the state's energy market opened to competition.
June 3, 2016 -
North Carolina will hold a special primary election for Congress on June 7 because of a court ruling that the legislature unconstitutionally gerrymandered districts. The election is costing the state millions, with turnout expected to be extremely low. Will the debacle boost the case for independent redistricting?
March 18, 2016 -
In the wake of this week's primaries, North Carolina is the only Southern state where Democrats have reached near-parity in voter turnout with Republicans — and it happened amid widespread troubles at the polls due to confusion over the state's restrictive new voting laws.
March 11, 2016 -
A look at the primary elections held in Southern states so far reveals a marked difference in turnout rates between the parties, a pattern that holds nationally.
March 11, 2016 -
Latino youth from North Carolina say more can be done to reach out to this critical but under-engaged group of voters.
March 10, 2016 -
Job losses due to trade deals were key to Bernie Sanders' surprise primary victory over Hillary Clinton in Michigan. Will the same message resonate in North Carolina — the state that's lost more of its jobs to "free trade" pacts than any other?
March 9, 2016 -
New research spotlights the growth and diversity of the state's Asian-American population and its untapped voting potential.