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Voter registration deadline is Friday

Last chance for full voter registration

Today, Friday, Oct. 12, is the deadline for voter registration in North Carolina. Make sure you’re registered and all your voter information is up to date!

Dalton and McCrory face-off in first gubernatorial debate

Candidates focus on economy and education; LGBT, other social issues not addressed

North Carolina gubernatorial candidates squared off Wednesday night in their first live, televised debate. Democratic Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton and Republican former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory spoke on a variety of issues focusing primarily on the economy and education.

Dalton to hold LGBT fundraiser

Gay N.C. furniture maker to host Democratic gubernatorial candidate

North Carolina gubernatorial candidate and current Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton is scheduled to hold a fundraiser with leading members of the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community this weekend.

Statewide candidate endorsements announced

Dalton, Coleman receive endorsements in executive races

A statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) political action committee has announced its list of endorsements in statewide and judicial races this week.

Walter Dalton tours gay-owned Greensboro business

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley joins Walter Dalton in tour of Greensboro business

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, the Democratic candidate for governor this year, toured the gay-owned Replacements, Ltd. in Greensboro on Thursday. Dalton was accompanied by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Replacements owner Bob Page and his partner Dale Frederiksen.

The record breaking special interest election

Guest Commentary

Not too many years ago, Republicans in North Carolina railed against what they described as the “pay-to-play” culture in Raleigh where special interests who gave political leaders big bundles of campaign contributions were rewarded with privileged access and preferential treatment.

Legislative endorsements announced by pro-LGBT PAC

Two openly gay candidates among those receiving endorsement

Dozens of candidates for the North Carolina General Assembly received endorsements today from Equality North Carolina, the state’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy and education group.

HRC on Paul Ryan: ‘Out of Touch with Americans on LGBT Equality’

From a press release: The Human Rights Campaign – the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization – is responding today to Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his running mate. Ryan’s voting record in Congress – and his public remarks – make it clear that he does not …

Romney’s VP pick a lightening rod on budget, healthcare, LGBT issues

Leading gay Republicans and Democrats react to Paul Ryan's pick as Mitt Romney's vice presidential candidate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his pick for vice president today, lauding his new partnership with Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as “America’s Comeback Team.” LGBT Republican and Democratic groups were quick to react to the new Republican ticket.