Topics

Elizabeth Dole
After expensive, brutal ad war, N.C. Senate candidates focus on voters
After expensive, brutal ad war, N.C. Senate candidates focus on voters

At the close of the most expensive Senate race in history, Republican challenger Thom Tillis joined his volunteers in county GOP headquarters here in North Carolina's largest city on the afternoon before election day, making last-minute calls to voters. He mostly got answering machines. “This is Thom Tillis from the Senate campaign,” he said, leaving a call-back number and cajoling the voter to reach out to friends on email and social media. “It’s going to be 50% turnout. We’re doing everything we can to get out the vote.” After more than $100 million in combined spending by their own campaigns and outside groups, the race is still virtually a...

Loading