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Six times PolitiFact checked claims about the NC constitutional amendments

Voters in North Carolina are being asked to support or oppose six changes to the state constitution. Here are PolitiFact NC’s fact-checks of claims about the amendments

Fact-checking the congressional race between Dan McCready and Mark Harris

Our guide to the facts in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District race between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready

North Carolina voter ID amendment debate features misleading claims

North Carolina might change its constitution to require voter ID at the polls, after its last attempt to pass such a law was struck down as unconstitutional.

Fact-checking the congressional race between Kathy Manning and Rep. Ted Budd

Our guide to the facts in North Carolina's 13th Congressional District between incumbent Republican Ted Budd and Democrat Kathy Manning.

Fact-checking the congressional race between Linda Coleman and Rep. George Holding

Our guide to the facts in North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District between incumbent Republican George Holding and Democrat Linda Coleman.  

What North Carolina politicians are saying about Hurricane Florence

In both the aftermath and leading up to the storm, North Carolina politicans were quick to comment on Hurricane Florence on social media. A few attacked their opponents for not preparing the state, and others highlighted how prepared the state actually was. 

Francis says Raleigh rebuilding City Hall because mayor wants 'nicer office.' That's misleading

Mayor Nancy McFarlane and Raleigh leaders have said they need a City Hall to make operations more efficient for staff members and the public.

North Carolina 'Raise The Age' push: Four mini fact-checks on criminal justice reform

Here are several quick explainers of different claims people are making about North Carolina's 'Raise The Age' push to stop automatically treating all 16- and 17-year-olds in the adult criminal justice system.

Was the Civil War unconstitutional?

A North Carolina legislator compared Abraham Lincoln to Adolf Hitler and said the Civil War was unconstitutional. So we asked experts from both sides of the Mason-Dixon line what they thought.

Fact-checking N.C. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest's pro-HB2 press conference in Texas

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest spoke in Texas about North Carolina's experience with House Bill 2. Texas is considering a similar bill. Here are several quick fact-checks of claims Forest made.

Claims of 80,000 protesters at Raleigh 'Moral March' appear to be inflated

Organizers of a large anti-Donald Trump rally in Raleigh this weekend said 80,000 people were there protesting. However, that's probably not accurate.

North Carolina teacher pay: $50,000 or not?

North Carolina Republicans spent much of 2016 saying they had raised the average teacher pay to $50,000. A new report shows they just barely missed the mark.

Gov. Roy Cooper's top campaign promises: The Coop-O-Meter

A quick overview of N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper's promises that we'll track via the Coop-O-Meter.

Our ten most popular fact-checks from 2016

What did people in North Carolina want to know about in 2016? Our top 10 articles from the year give some clues.

Dubious claims from both sides during North Carolina special session

Dubious claims from both sides have been flying back and forth in Raleigh.