Latest North Carolina State General Assembly News

Several incumbents lose N. Carolina legislative primaries

May. 18, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Several state legislators won't be returning to the North Carolina General Assembly next January after primary losses, while former lawmakers had mixed results in trying to get back to the House or Senate. Seven incumbents — four Republicans and two...

North Carolina legislature gavels in annual work session

May. 18, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly returned on Wednesday to Raleigh for its traditional budget-adjustment work session, but lawmakers aren't getting out of the blocks quickly. The House and Senate gaveled in and out sparsely attended floor sessions at midday...

Edwards ousts North Carolina Rep. Cawthorn in GOP primary

May. 18, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — First-term U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn lost his Republican primary race Tuesday to state Sen. Chuck Edwards, after the pro-Donald Trump firebrand's personal and political blunders translated into voter unhappiness. Cawthorn called Edwards to concede the 11th...

Beasley, Budd win as NC voters pare down primary candidates

May. 18, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

RALElGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ted Budd and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley won their respective Senate primaries on Tuesday, setting up a fall election matchup that should again test former President Donald Trump's influence in North Carolina. Budd won the...

Sandy Smith wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 1st Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 23:48 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandy Smith wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 1st Congressional District.

Tyler Lee wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 12th Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 23:46 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyler Lee wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 12th Congressional District.

Christian Castelli wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 6th Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 23:44 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christian Castelli wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 6th Congressional District.

Pam Genant wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 10th Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 23:41 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pam Genant wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 10th Congressional District.

Courtney Geels wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 4th Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 23:38 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Courtney Geels wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 4th Congressional District.

Bo Hines wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 13th Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 23:37 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bo Hines wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in North Carolina's 13th Congressional District.