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February 12, 2018
Filing period for most NC races opens today
At noon today, the filing period opened for North Carolina elections including state legislative, congressional, and some local offices. Not included are those for judicial districts, after judges at the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled late last week to overturn a prior court ruling that reinstated the judicial primaries. We will continue to keep a close watch on the filings. See the NC Free Enterprise Foundation’s latest candidate tracker here.

One seat guaranteed of new representation is that of Rep. H.M. “Mickey” Michaux (D-NC31), who at forty years of service is the longest-tenured member of the NC General Assembly. Rep. Michaux announced his retirement on the State House floor Feb. 9. His service extended back to his activism during the civil rights movement. He is one of very few politicians who earned the right to refer to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. by his first name, after marching beside the late civil rights leader. He will be missed.

Pre-CUNA GAC conference call briefing set for Feb. 13 at 3 pm

The League will host a conference call briefing at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, February 13 regarding League-sponsored events at the CUNA GAC. CUNA and League staff will provide details about the schedule and issues to raise during visits on Capitol Hill with members of the North and South Carolina delegations. Call 800.944.8766 and enter participant code 87256.

Questions? Please contact Evelyn Hawthorne by email or phone at 919.457.9066.

CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference
Feb. 25 - Mar. 1
Washington, DC
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