2020 elections

It’s our last issue before the primary election—that’s Tuesday, March 3—so we’ll turn over this space to critics of our endorsements. Read more

Letters to the Editor


Photo by Jade Wilson

He’s fine. Read more


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Courtesy of the Erica Smith campaign

“You will never find a more powerful and diverse group of women in North Carolina or across the country.” Read more

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Nothing says love like universal health care and a livable planet. Read more

Durham County


Jade Wilson

We asked. Here’s what people told us. Read more

1,000 Words


Hathaway Pendergrass

Some close calls for the Board of Commissioners. Read more

Elections 1 Comments

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Annie Maynard

Our recommendations for restoring sanity. Read more

Elections 2 Comments


Jennifer Mangrum

Can Republicans find a candidate for governor who’s not a walking punchline? Is it possible to find a labor commissioner worse than Cherie Berry? What is a “secretary of sanctuary,” anyway? Let’s find out! Read more

Elections 5 Comments

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Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism

“Do you want your police officer to spend 40 hours a week chasing a plant, or instead [chasing] people trying to hurt your children or grandchildren?” Read more

North Carolina

“In a way, I think life without parole is the same as execution. You die in jail.” Read more

North Carolina


Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism

"On Saturday, going to the dump is as normal as going to the post office." Read more

North Carolina

Registration for the primary closes on Friday, though you can still same-day register during early voting. Read more

North Carolina 1 Comments


Photo courtesy Thom Tillis official website

He might be a terrible politician, but he’s good at getting ratioed. Read more

North Carolina

Registering to vote doesn't have to be daunting. Read more

North Carolina 1 Comments

The American Dream rings increasingly hollow. Read more


The Warren-Sanders squabble may not matter in the Old North State primary. Read more

North Carolina

To date, Alston is the only candidate running for District 29. Read more

Durham County

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    2020 Durham Endorsements teaser