Democrats plot strategies for midterms – Rocky Mount Telegram


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TARBORO — National, state and local Democrats met to strategize about the upcoming midterm elections on Wednesday in Tarboro.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District; state Rep. Shelly Willingham, D-Edgecombe; and Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson spoke to a small crowd in the auditorium of the county administration building.

Doug Wilson, the party’s deputy executive director, opened the meeting by telling Democrats that the news media may believe Democrats are down and out after Judge Brett Kavanaugh was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, but the Democratic base has been energized ever since Donald Trump was elected president in 2016.

State Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Goodwin said to be successful in the midterms, the party will have to rely on its women members. (Read more)

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