N.C. Supreme Court: Newby wins in close race

Incumbent state Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby, fueled by an unprecedented amount of outside money that helped him overcome an opponent from a family of well-known North Carolina lawyers, defeated challenger appellate Judge Sam “Jimmy” Ervin IV on Tuesday.

It is widely considered to be one of the most important races of this year’s elections.

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Several controversial issues that arose out of the Republican takeover of the General Assembly are likely to end up in the state’s highest court, including redistricting.

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