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Sat Nov 6, 2021, 11:08 PM

NC Senate: Tillis faces FEC accusations of illegal contributions, and Burr insider trading

North Carolina has a Democratic Governor, but North Carolina requires the governor appoint somebody of the same party that vacates the seat. If these Senators happened to resign in the relatively near future, will he appoint a couple RINOs? Would he simply not appoint anybody?

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Reply NC Senate: Tillis faces FEC accusations of illegal contributions, and Burr insider trading (Original post)
ColinC Nov 2021 OP
FBaggins Nov 2021 #1
ColinC Nov 2021 #4
ColinC Nov 2021 #5
CanonRay Nov 2021 #2
Sneederbunk Nov 2021 #3

Response to ColinC (Original post)

Sat Nov 6, 2021, 11:19 PM

1. Republicans immunized themselves against this

The governor is not just required (in a pretty short time) to appoint someone of the same party… he has to get a list of three candidates from that party to pick from

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Response to FBaggins (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 7, 2021, 01:49 AM

4. I understand that to be the case in KY, but I can't find anything for NC

Do you have an article detailing the process for NC US Senate vacancies? All I could find was what was on ballotpedia, which was quite brief...

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Response to ColinC (Original post)

Sat Nov 6, 2021, 11:39 PM

2. Blah, blah,blah

The DOJ never indicts any of them

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Response to ColinC (Original post)

Sat Nov 6, 2021, 11:45 PM

3. Governor should switch parties and appoint himself.

Then switch back. This is something the Repugs would do.

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