I want to highlight a couple of items today. First, let’s talk about the upcoming GOP second primary election scheduled for July 9. If you are registered Republican or unaffiliated, you can vote in this election.
There is a catch, as Election Board Director Dana King pointed out recently on my television program: if you are unaffiliated you must stay with the party in whose primary you voted in April. That means if you, as an unaffiliated voter, chose to vote in either the Democratic or Libertarian primary, you won’t be permitted to vote in the July 9 primary.
There are now more than 2 million voters registered unaffiliated in North Carolina, with a huge number of them in the 3rd Congressional District, so this could have