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NCGOP: Davidson County, too?

We’ve posted about the involvement of an NCGOP staffer in a Republican state House member’s reelection campaign in Pitt County.  That incumbent is involved in a primary this year.  There might be a similar situation in Davidson County.  Roger Younts was appointed last year to…

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The tale of the voice mail: The plot thickens in NCGOP-Davidson Co. GOP tiff

  We reported earlier on an uproar in Davidson County about filling a vacant state House seat.  State Rep. Jerry Dockham (R), the area’s legislator since the 90s, resigned to take an appointment to the NC Utilities Commission. Under state law and GOP bylaws, local…

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Tillis, NCGOP caught meddling in Davidson County GOP business?

      Some Davidson County GOP leaders are telling me they see the hand of Speaker Thom Tillis and Raleigh-based GOP operatives involved in the process to fill an open state House seat — and they don’t like it. State Rep. Jerry Dockham (R-Davidson)…