Friday, Aug. 2, 2019
On the local news roundup … a new CMS Superintendent. A logo for the 2020 RNC. Elections Board Chair Bob Cordle steps down as the board tries to decide how we’ll vote. UNC Chancellor Phil Dubois announces his retirement, and more.
More bad news for the North Carolina Board of Elections, as Chairman Bob Cordle steps down after making an inappropriate joke. This comes just as a key vote was to take place on new elections equipment. What might this mean for the upcoming election?
New charges are filed against the man at the center of the 9th District absentee ballot controversy. We’ll go over the new indictments for McCrae Dowless and several associates.
UNC Charlotte Chancellor Phil Dubois announced this week that he is retiring. We fill in the details.
Those stories and much more on the local news roundup.
Glenn Burkins, founder and publisher of Q City Metro
Erik Spanberg, managing editor for the Charlotte Business Journal
Nick Ochsner, WBTV news reporter
Steve Harrison, WFAE’s political reporter