Lady Liberty 1885 by A. P. Dillon
Shenanigans ensued right before the filing deadline for the NC Judicial races with one candidate paying for another to run against him for a district court seat.
Meanwhile, a veritable nobody jumped into the Supreme Court race.
The Democrat candidate for District Court 10D seat 2, actually paid $1,1167 in fees for a candidate to file against him. That other candidate is Evan Schreier.
WRAL pondered this case in their headline whether this was ‘sleazy’ or ‘strategy’.
Well, this isn’t an either/or choice — it’s both.
— A.P. Dillon 🤨 (@APDillon_) July 4, 2018
These are some of my favorite bits from the WRAL piece, with emphasis added:
Schreier and Rand are office neighbors. Rand said he covered Schreier’s $1,167 filing fee right at the filing deadline last week in part due to rumors that Republicans were recruiting candidates to run as Democrats and split the vote on that side of the ballot[…]
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