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Dellinger On North Carolina's
Shift To A Republican-Led State

WCHL-TV [Chapel Hill, NC], by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 11/7/2012 2:02:57 PM

CHAPEL HILL - While the US government saw little change, North Carolina took a major shift to the right on Tuesday. WCHL legal and political expert Hampton Dellinger says the state is about to see its government shaped like never before. “The Republicans will now control solid majorities in both houses of the general assembly,” Dellinger says. “The governor’s mansion now (belongs) to Republican Pat McCrory; and (in) the judiciary (race), Paul Newby (eked) out a victory over Jimmy Ervin.” Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory defeated Lt. Governor Walter Dalton 55 to 43 to become

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There are some nuggets of good news out there. NC hit the brakes on moving toward Dems.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JLoophole, 11/7/2012 2:07:02 PM     (No. 8997026)

As it was put to me today..." A bright spot " in a bad, bad night.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Passion, 11/7/2012 2:17:22 PM     (No. 8997055)

Well I live here, and I'm only moderately pleased. Mitt won by 2% or less. That's awful. The Governor ran a campaign that never mentioned the word conservative or Republican. Big whoop. I'm glad he won, he'll do a decent job and maybe a great job, but this is no sea change to the right.

One congressional seat was one, while 3 should have been.

It was not a dark spot, but not a bright spot either IMO.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ann_n_GA, 11/7/2012 3:33:00 PM     (No. 8997304)

Well, let us all hope NC follows up with outstanding improvements economically and in all areas of the state. And as NC blasts past California, maybe an entity like FNN will publicize the differences.

To FNN (if your read posts), maybe you should begin now, to monthly track what is going on in each of these 2 states - 1 run by Rats and 1 run by Repubs and report a status. (businesses leaving or closing, outsourcing, jobless rates, etc.)

People like facts. Let's see what happens.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dman, 11/7/2012 3:51:22 PM     (No. 8997357)

The lesson here is that the less involvement by the RNC, the better the candidates did.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jeninmo, 11/7/2012 4:16:36 PM     (No. 8997467)

One state at a time, someday.........

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