NC House Votes to Override Roy Cooper’s Veto on Partisan Judicial Elections…

Excerpt From: WRAL. Written By: Matthew Burns and Laura Leslie.

House members voted along party lines Wednesday to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would require anyone seeking election to a trial court judgeship to run under a party label.

The override effort now moves to the Senate.

Cooper issued his first veto last Thursday, saying House Bill 100 introduces too much politics into state courtrooms.

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Until the 1990s, North Carolina elected judges in partisan races, but lawmakers at the time, including Cooper, who was then a state senator, voted to have judges run without Republican or Democratic labels to better insulate them from political pressure.

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