by Lindsay Marchello Each week, staff at Carolina Journal looks back at the week in N.C. politics and chooses several interesting, relevant stories you may have missed. N.C. State Fair: North Carolinanians won’t get to sample overindulgent fried foods or take a spin on some of the fair’s dizzying rides this fall. COVID-19 has killed…

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6:26 p.m.: we’re signing off, but the convention is being live-streamed here: 6:20 p.m.: N.C. Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby, who is running for Chief Justice, addresses the convention: 6:18 p.m.: The alternate elector slate has been approved. 6:06 p.m.: the elector slate was approved; now voting on alternate electors. The slate is comprised of…

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N.C. Political News will live-blog today’s virtual N.C. Republican Party convention, which is slated to begin at 12:30 p.m. Click here to view the live blog. The early-afternoon business is comprised of party reports, such as credentials, resolutions, plan of organization, and platform. The elections of the National Committeeman, National Committeewoman, national convention delegates and…

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