Under the Dome

Perdue's positive promise comes back

Beverly Perdue's primary promise came back tonight.

At a debate on WRAL tonight, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory noted that she pledged to drop all negative ads in her primary against state Treasurer Richard Moore.

Perdue responded by saying the ads were not negative, since they did not attack McCrory's character.

"The treasurer and I were so much alike we had begun to attack each other personally," she said.

McCrory took repeated exception to a Perdue ad that called him "a real danger" to the middle class.

"I think the ad is not a negative ad," she said. "It's not about the mayor, it's about the mayor's policy."

Both candidates said they were not happy about third-party ads from groups such as the Republican Governors Association or the Alliance for North Carolina, but neither would call for them to stop airing.

Perdue said an ad showing her pushing a "status quo" button was "silly" and "kind of funny."

"The thing that bothers me about the ad is that the ... woman who is playing me has such a bad hairdo," she said.


Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

Re: Perdue's positive promise comes back

funny, perdue sent an email last night about 6pm touting herself ahead by about 6%, which I KNEW was a LIE!!!

She LIES so much she doesnt know the truth when its clear!

Re: Perdue's positive promise comes back

It was only a matter of time. The people of this state arent going to be fooled by Perdue. She is just of bunch of talking points with no substance whatsoever. McCrory will win by 15 pts.

McCrory Now Leads for GOVERNOR

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- In an election for North Carolina Governor Tuesday, September 9th, 8 weeks to the vote, Republican Mayor of Charlotte Pat McCrory seesaws into the lead over Democratic Lieutenant Governor Beverly Perdue 49% to 41%, according to this latest SurveyUSA election tracking poll conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV in Raleigh.
This poll asked of 671 likely voters the following question (more details on poll collection at bottom):
If the election for a North Carolina Governor were today, would you vote for (choices rotated) Republican Pat McCrory? Democrat Beverly Perdue? Or Libertarian Mike Munger?

49% Pat McCrory (R)
41% Beverly Perdue (D)
5% Mike Munger (L)
5% Undecided

Cars View All
Find a Car
Jobs View All
Find a Job
Homes View All
Find a Home

Want to post a comment?

In order to join the conversation, you must be a member of Click here to register or to log in.