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District 8 and 9 Runoff Elections

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District 8 and 9 Runoff Elections The political season is heating up with the summer temperatures and in North Carolina two primary elections are going to a runoff. The state has a unique law concerning runoff elections but critics of the process wonder if the expensive and sparsely attended second votes are even necessary. We'll explore the state's election runoff process and take a closer look at two contested districts involved in the runoff elections. The politics of the runoff election, when Charlotte Talks. Guests Michael Bitzer - Chair, Department of History and Politics Dept. Catawba College Jim Morrill - Political Writer, Charlotte Observer Martha Kropf - Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, UNC Charlotte Add and read comments