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NC Politics Roundup: 2017 Election Results, Judicial Redistricting And More

Vi Lyles claimed victory Tuesday night, Nov. 7, becoming the first African American female mayor of North Carolina's largest city.
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Vi Lyles claimed victory Tuesday night, Nov. 7, becoming the first African American female mayor of North Carolina's largest city.

Democrats claimed big wins across the country in this week’s elections. Meanwhile, a series of mayoral races took place in North Carolina. 

Host Frank Stasio talks about the latest in state politics with WUNC capitol bureau chief Jeff Tiberii.

As the dust settles from this year’s election, many expect politicians to drum up campaigns in anticipation for next year’s midterms. Also, state senators in the General Assembly discussed a judicial redistricting plan this week. The proposal comes on the heels of other major changes to the state’s judiciary.

Host Frank Stasiotalks with JeffTiberii,WUNCcapitol bureau chief, about the latest in state politics.

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Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.
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