Monday marks the opening of the filing period for statewide judicial races.
Some legislators support a new way North Carolina appellate court judges can earn additional eight-year terms. The 'retention election' may soon accomplish just that.
A recount confirms that incumbent Cheri Beasley has defeated a Winston-Salem attorney in a race for the North Carolina Supreme Court.
North Carolina judicial races have historically attracted less attention – and money – than races for more partisan political offices.