No thanks to Tim Spear, the NC House passed, and the Senate is now considering, a bill that would allow for the order of political parties listed on the ballot to rotate every four years. Current law provides that the order of the parties are alphabetical, resulting in Democrats always being listed first.

Spear was one of only fifteen Democrats to vote against this bill.   What good reason could there be for opposing this bill?  Was it because this change will make it too confusing (more…)