Regardless of runoffs, the balance of power on the council has shifted, and Cox will likely be the odd man out. Read more

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It was a rough night for some incumbents on the Raleigh City Council. Read more

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Francis is driven by ambition, destiny, and a sense of the greater good—and a conviction that the greater good is him. Read more

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Bryan is challenging Crowder in District D. Read more


Alamin-Khashoggi is challenging Corey Branch. Read more


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George Knott doesn't want to be mayor. But he’s running anyway. Read more


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Fitzsimmons is challenging David Cox in District B. Read more

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Branch first won the District C seat in 2015. Read more


Justin Sutton is a thirty-one-year-old attorney with a focus on fiscal responsibility. Read more


Bledsoe hopes to bring a new mind-set to the council. Read more


Rochelle is a community advocate who wants to hold police accountable. Read more


Stephenson is the longest-serving incumbent on the council. Read more


Get the lowdown on Durham’s affordable housing efforts from planning director Pat Young and learn why David Knight had to quit his job to run for Raleigh City Council. Read more

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Baloch says the city’s old problems require fresh eyes and innovative ideas. Read more

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After a year-and-a-half as mayor, Schewel wants to steer a gentrifying Durham toward a progressive future. Read more

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Elevator queen Cherie Berry won’t seek re-election as Labor Commissioner in 2020. Read more

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Right now Roy Cooper is crossing his fingers and hoping that Dan Forest runs against him. Read more

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In this week’s episode, Gerry Cohen stops by to discuss North Carolina elections. Plus, our annual Style Guide. Read more

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    Democrats celebrate at party headquarters in Raleigh, Nov. 6 2018

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