PBS NewsHour

How North Carolina became a swing state

Clip: 08/24/2019 | 4m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

North Carolina stood as a Democratic stronghold until shifting demographics and a surge in the number of independent voters turned it into a swing state. Race has also played a factor in recent presidential elections, including in Donald Trump's 2016 victory over Hillary Clinton in the Tar Heel State. Hari Sreenivsan spoke with longtime Republican strategist Carter Wrenn to learn more.

Aired: 08/24/19

Rating: NR

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