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NC Attorney General Candidate Stops in WNC

Wake County State Senator Josh Stein recently paid a visit to Western North Carolina.   Stein, a Democrat is seeking his party's nomination for Attorney General.   Stein has served in the North Carolina General Assembly since 2009.  Stein earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his law degree from Harvard. He served as Senior NC Deputy Attorney General for Consumer Protection between 2001 and 2008.  His boss, Attorney General Roy Cooper, has announced he will challenge Republican Governor Pat McCrory.

Members of Stein's campaign staff say he has raised more than $1.3 million for the race, which may include a party primary.  Fellow Democrat Timothy Dunn of Fayetteville may also run.  Republican State Senator Buck Newton of Wilson has also announced he's running for Attorney General. 

At a fund raising stop in Asheville, Stein spoke with David  Hurand.