Elections for president, U.S. Senate, and governor grabbed the headlines, but people across North Carolina also voted on taxes, bonds, and alcohol measures. Joseph Coletti analyzes local referendum votes during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Donald van der Vaart predicts Gov. Roy Cooper’s likely approach to energy and environmental issues during a second term. Political consultants Jonathan Felts and Brad Crone offer their competing assessments of North Carolina’s latest election results.

Greg Brooks explains how the Better Cities Project is trying to help communities cope with life-altering changes linked to COVID-19. Speaking of life-altering, Ryan Ray of Jobs For Life discusses employment-related challenges emerging from the coronavirus pandemic.