The major-party candidates for the White House and North Carolina’s governor’s mansion are preparing for round two in their series of televised debates. John Hood examines the impact of the first round of debates during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Sticking with the election theme, Byron York of the Washington Examiner offers his analysis of the presidential race, and you’ll hear insights from a recent John Locke Foundation election preview panel that featured experts such as Democratic consultant Brad Crone and Republican strategist Marc Rotterman. You’ll also hear comments from N.C. Supreme Court candidates Justice Paul Newby and Judge Sam Ervin IV on the role of judicial precedent.

Switching gears, Rick Henderson will discuss a new state law loosening restrictions on food truck vendors in North Carolina.