Faires for Supreme Court

We in North Carolina vote for Supreme Court June 7 (early voting has started). I have two friends, Sabra Faires, an Independent, and Bob Edmunds, a Republican, on the ballot.  Meanwhile, the state Democratic apparatus is behind a third candidate,

I’m a Democrat, but this election is officially nonpartisan.  I’m for Sabra, not just because, like me, she’s a tax lawyer and former legislative staffer.  I’d add some of the reasons listed by the Charlotte Observer and the AFL-CIO.  The Republicans in the Legislature tried to make this a retention election — an up or down vote on my friend Bob.   Sabra challenged this unconstitutional shenanigan in court, and won.  More power to her.


Author: patoglesby

From 1982 to 1990, I worked in tax policy for Committees of the United States Congress. In recent years, I was Adjunct Lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill's Business School and then Adjunct Professor at its Law School.

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