RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly considering changes to judicial election districts and how judges are selected (all times local):
A North Carolina Senate committee wants debate to continue over replacing judicial election districts and altering how judges are selected in the state.
The debate would continue under a new panel comprised of both House and Senate members.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina politicians fighting in court and in the General Assembly over changes to judicial elections (all times local):
Democrats on a North Carolina legislative committee looking at potential changes to judicial election districts and the selection of judges have walked out of the meeting after a Republican committee leader declined to hear from a retired judge that Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper sent to speak on his behalf.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on efforts by the North Carolina General Assembly to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a judicial elections bill (all times local):
The Republican-controlled General Assembly has officially cancelled Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's first veto, meaning elections for local trial judges will become officially partisan again starting next year.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a showdown between North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican legislators over judicial elections and appointments (all times local):
North Carolina's new Democratic governor has vetoed legislation by the state's GOP-controlled legislature to make the state's trial court judges appear with party labels on election ballots.