Politics As Usual

The News & Observer: House Republicans reinstituting ‘floaters’ to advance bills

By Eleanore Wood / January 29, 2019 / Comments Off on The News & Observer: House Republicans reinstituting ‘floaters’ to advance bills

North Carolina Republicans may have lost their supermajorities in the House and Senate, but that won’t stop them from doing everything they can to rig the system for political gain. Now they’re bringing back something called “floaters” — no, not the kind you flush — in order to give the GOP a false advantage in…

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WRAL: Speaker’s aide buzzed DEQ staffers about boss’ chicken plant deal

By Eleanore Wood / January 15, 2019 / Comments Off on WRAL: Speaker’s aide buzzed DEQ staffers about boss’ chicken plant deal

Another week, another example of House Speaker Tim Moore’s blatant corruption. Moore no longer has a veto-proof supermajority in the House, but he has repeatedly used his influence to obtain personal benefits for him and his cronies. Last week, the state ethics board dismissed a claim that Moore bought an abandoned chicken processing plant for $85,000 in…

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N.C. congressional candidate sought out aide, despite warnings over tactics

By Eleanore Wood / December 18, 2018 / Comments Off on N.C. congressional candidate sought out aide, despite warnings over tactics

Voters in North Carolina deserve to know what Mark Harris knew about the illegal ballot collecting that was happening in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.  McCrae Dowless is a convicted felon who spent six months in prison for insurance fraud. Dowless was already under investigation for potential election fraud in 2016. It seems that Mark…

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NEW: Six-figure TV ad buy calls for new election in NC-09

By Logan Smith / December 12, 2018 / Comments Off on NEW: Six-figure TV ad buy calls for new election in NC-09

Progress NC Action running ads in Charlotte TV market, select cable networks calling for a do-over in NC-09 after potential GOP election fraud CHARLOTTE — Progress NC Action is announcing a six-figure television and digital ad buy starting on Wednesday, calling for a new election in the 9th Congressional District in light of mounting evidence…

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The News & Observer: Operative under investigation had 800 absentee ballots before primary, affidavit says

By Eleanore Wood / December 12, 2018 / Comments Off on The News & Observer: Operative under investigation had 800 absentee ballots before primary, affidavit says

Thousands of absentee ballots appear to have been illegally tossed out in Bladen and Robeson counties, and Mark Harris leads by just 905 votes. There’s no way of knowing how many McCready votes were thrown out by the Harris campaign, and a new election is necessary to ensure everyone’s vote is counted. From The News…

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WSOC: Photo shows Mark Harris and man at center of election fraud investigation together

By Eleanore Wood / December 12, 2018 / Comments Off on WSOC: Photo shows Mark Harris and man at center of election fraud investigation together

McCrae Dowless is a convicted felon who spent six months in prison for insurance fraud. Dowless was already under investigation for potential election fraud in 2016, yet Mark Harris knowingly hired Dowless and even personally recommended his services to other. A new photo obtained by Channel 9 is adding to the complex and ever-evolving story of the 9th Congressional…

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