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Falling short: Why Democrats keep losing most statewide races

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Layna Hong
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WFAE
This series looks at the changing demographics in Brunswick and Anson counties and Charlotte.

Falling short: Why Democrats keep losing most statewide races

Political coverage of North Carolina often focuses on the Democratic Party’s ascending coalition — young voters, minority voters, and college-educated professionals. The general narrative is that this group will finally have a breakthrough to win a presidential or U.S. Senate race. In this series, we look at why this hasn’t happened.