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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Murray, the appointed D.A., will run for the job next year

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Andrew Murray, the veteran prosecutor appointed to lead the district attorney’s office here after D.A. Greg Newman was ousted, plans to run for the seat in next year’s election.   Read Story »

Tags: Judicial District 29B | 2022 elections | Andrew Murray | Prosecutorial District 42 | 2022 district attorney election

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GOP may be poised for big gains in 2022

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RALEIGH — Will North Carolina Republicans have smashing victories in the 2022 midterms? Many politicos are acting as if they will, and it isn’t hard to understand why.   Read Story »

Tags: N.C. General Assembly | 2022 elections | 2022 US Senate election | 2022 U.S. Senate election | 2022 redistricting

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Amy Lynn Holt plans to challenge Edney

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Amy Lynn Holt, the immediate past chair of the Henderson County School Board, plans to announce a run for the Board of Commissioners in two weeks.   Read Story »

Tags: Michael Edney | Amy Lynn Holt | 2022 elections | 2022 School Board election | 2022 Board of Commissioners election

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Gash files for Congress

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After talking to North Carolinians across the 11th Congressional District, school principal, pastor, coach and community leader Eric Gash has filed paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission to run for Congress to unseat U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn and deliver real results for families in Western North Carolina.   Read Story »

Tags: 2022 elections | 2022 U.S. Senate election | 2022 11th Congressional District election

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Former chief justice joins Senate race; Mandy Cohen recruitment is under way

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RALEIGH — Former N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has formally announced she’s running for U.S. Senate on the Democratic side in hopes of replacing three-term Republican incumbent Richard Burr, who is retiring.   Read Story »

Tags: Gov. Pat McCrory | 2022 elections | 2022 U.S. Senate election | Mandy Cohen | Cheri Beasley

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County GOP elects new chair

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Tags: Henderson County Republican Party | 2022 elections | Chelsea Walsh

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N.C. gains congressional seat

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RALEIGH — North Carolina has grown large enough over the last decade to earn a 14th congressional seat, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today in a news release.   Read Story »

Tags: redistricting | 2022 elections | 2022 U.S. Senate election | 2022 redistricting

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McCrory announces campaign for U.S. Senate

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RALEIGH — In a video attacking the Biden-Harris administration for open borders and proposed tax increases, on Wednesday morning former N.C. Governor Pat McCrory made it official and became the second high-profile Republican candidate to enter the 2022 U.S. Senate race.   Read Story »

Tags: 2022 elections | 2022 U.S. Senate election

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Senate candidates have different takes on Burr's impeachment vote

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As N.C. Republicans grappled with how to respond to Sen. Richard Burr’s surprise vote to convict former President Trump, the leading GOP prospects for Burr’s seat in 2022 had starkly different reactions, with sharp differences in tone.   Read Story »

Tags: Donald Trump | 2022 elections | 2022 U.S. Senate election

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McCrory, Beasley take steps to run for U.S. Senate

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RALEIGH — In public and behind the scenes, there’s a lot of movement on both sides of the aisle as candidates prepare to enter the race to succeed retiring Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, setting up competitive primaries and a general election race in 2022.   Read Story »

Tags: 2022 elections | 2022 U.S. Senate election | U.S. Sen. Richard Burr

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NC POLITICS: Five big questions for 2021

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RALEIGH — After getting many political predictions wrong in 2016, including but not limited to the results of the presidential election, I threw my long-cherished crystal ball out and started building a new one.   Read Story »

Tags: Gov. Roy Cooper | 2020 elections | 2022 elections | 2022 US Senate election

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Edwards: Republicans won in districts drawn by Democrats

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Much has been written over the past 10 years about gerrymandering. At this point, it's quite literally been litigated to death, and the word has been exhausted.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck Edwards | redistricting | 2020 NC Senate 48 | gerrymandering | 2022 elections