Thom Tillis

Politics & Government
7:49 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Senator-Elect Tillis Bringing In Mix Of Staff

Credit Mark Peterson via Flickr

Thom Tillis is putting together his staff for when he heads to Washington. As WFDD's Michael Burke reports, the new staff includes both long time associates and Capital Hill veterans.

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Politics & Government
7:52 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Turnout Confounds Election Predictions

Excerpt from State Board of Elections Nov. 4 press release
Credit WFDD image

Turnout was a factor in Tuesday’s election, but not in the way many people expected. A record number of people voted. But it only added up to 44 percent of registered voters, pretty typical for a mid-term election. That was a problem not just for Democrats, but also for pollsters.

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Politics & Government
4:04 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Tillis Wins Over Hagan In Expensive Senate Race

Hagan concedes the hard-fought Senate race
Credit Keri Brown -- WFDD News

Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis has defeated Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan after a lengthy, expensive race in North Carolina. 

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Politics & Government
12:01 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Closely Watched Senate Race Almost Over, But Battleground Status Likely To Remain

Early voting percentages by party, 2014 and 2010.
Credit State Board of Elections

It’s Election Day, which means that – finally – the political campaign season for 2014 is winding down.

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Politics & Government
8:13 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Senate Campaign's Last Day Goes To Ground

Thom Tillis and Kay Hagan
Credit Credit (Tillis ) Mark Peterson and (Hagan) Third Way Think Tank, both via Flickr

Millions of dollars have been spent on TV and radio ads for the U.S. Senate race. However, the last day of campaigning between these candidates boiled down to basic politics – talking to the people.

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