October 31, 2014 -
In the first year since the demise of the state's judicial public financing program, candidate fundraising and outside spending have pushed the cost of North Carolina court elections to a record high.
October 29, 2014 -
The banjo player that appeared in TV ads for N.C. Supreme Court candidate Paul Newby in 2012 is back with a nearly identical ad promoting another conservative high court hopeful for 2014.
October 17, 2014 -
In the first election since the end of North Carolina's judicial public financing program, Supreme Court and Court of Appeals candidates have raised nearly three times the amount of individual contributions as they had in recent elections -- and much of that money is coming from those with matters before the courts.
February 14, 2014 -
Art Pope helped rewrite the rules about Big Money's influence in North Carolina's court elections. Now he's taking advantage of the money-drenched system he helped create.