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  • Rouzer talks border security, town halls and upcoming State of the Union

    Rouzer talks border security, town halls and upcoming State of the Union

    Thursday, February 23 2017 1:59 PM EST2017-02-23 18:59:35 GMT

    Congressman David Rouzer talks about border security, having recently returned from a trip touring areas of the Rio Grande River Valley between the United States and Mexico. 

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    Congressman David Rouzer talks about border security, having recently returned from a trip touring areas of the Rio Grande River Valley between the United States and Mexico. 

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  • Candidates' forum: Michael Lee and Andrew Barnhill running for NC9 Senate seat

    Candidates' forum: Michael Lee and Andrew Barnhill running for NC9 Senate seat

    Thursday, October 6 2016 2:28 PM EDT2016-10-06 18:28:43 GMT
    Sen. Michael Lee (left) is running for re-election to the District 9 seat against Andrew Barnhill.Sen. Michael Lee (left) is running for re-election to the District 9 seat against Andrew Barnhill.

    Michael Lee is seeking re-election for a second full term in the North Carolina Senate, running against challenger Andrew Barnhill.    

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    Michael Lee is seeking re-election for a second full term in the North Carolina Senate, running against challenger Andrew Barnhill.    

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  • Candidates' forum: Susi Hamilton and Gerald Benton running for NC18 House seat

    Candidates' forum: Susi Hamilton and Gerald Benton running for NC18 House seat

    Thursday, October 6 2016 1:04 PM EDT2016-10-06 17:04:08 GMT
    Rep. Susi Hamilton (right) is running for re-election to the House District 18 seat against challenger Gerald Benton.Rep. Susi Hamilton (right) is running for re-election to the House District 18 seat against challenger Gerald Benton.

    Rep. Susi Hamilton is seeking her fourth term in the NC House District 18 seat, and she is facing challenger Gerald Benton in the General Election.    

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    Rep. Susi Hamilton is seeking her fourth term in the NC House District 18 seat, and she is facing challenger Gerald Benton in the General Election.    

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  • "A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2

    "A Closer Look: - Sen. Thom Tillis on Trump, HB2

    Wednesday, June 1 2016 5:09 PM EDT2016-06-01 21:09:11 GMT
    Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) talks about his thoughts on a solution for the HB2 controversy, and Donald Trump as the GOP nominee for president. (Source: WECT)Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) talks about his thoughts on a solution for the HB2 controversy, and Donald Trump as the GOP nominee for president. (Source: WECT)

    Thom Tillis has taken his public service to Washington, DC, having become North Carolina's junior senator in 2014. Now he is watching as the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory are embroiled in a national controversy over HB2, the law mandating where transgender people must use public restrooms and facilities. 

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    Thom Tillis has taken his public service to Washington, DC, having become North Carolina's junior senator in 2014. Now he is watching as the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory are embroiled in a national controversy over HB2, the law mandating where transgender people must use public restrooms and facilities. 

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  • "A Closer Look" - Seven candidates in GOP primary for New Hanover County Commissioner

    "A Closer Look" - Seven candidates in GOP primary for New Hanover County Commissioner

    Friday, February 12 2016 7:21 PM EST2016-02-13 00:21:38 GMT
    Sunday, February 14 2016 4:54 PM EST2016-02-14 21:54:24 GMT

    Ten candidates filed as candidates for New Hanover County Commissioner, three Democrats and seven Republicans.Since there are three open seats, the Democratic primary is not contested. That leaves a group of candidates trying to win the nomination in the GOP primary March 15. You'll see interviews with all seven, commenting on their priorities for improving the county if they are elected. 

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    Ten candidates filed as candidates for New Hanover County Commissioner, three Democrats and seven Republicans.Since there are three open seats, the Democratic primary is not contested. That leaves a group of candidates trying to win the nomination in the GOP primary March 15. You'll see interviews with all seven, commenting on their priorities for improving the county if they are elected. 

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  • "A Closer Look" - first-time candidate Holmquist running to unseat incumbent Burr

    "A Closer Look" - first-time candidate Holmquist running to unseat incumbent Burr

    Thursday, February 4 2016 11:47 AM EST2016-02-04 16:47:07 GMT
    Saturday, February 6 2016 7:00 AM EST2016-02-06 12:00:16 GMT
    Larry Holmquist is running in the NC GOP Senatorial Primary Election, trying to unseat incumbent Sen. Richard Burr.Larry Holmquist is running in the NC GOP Senatorial Primary Election, trying to unseat incumbent Sen. Richard Burr.

    Larry Holmquist won the North Carolina Tea Party Constitutional Caucus among the candidates running for the U.S. Senate. He is taking many of those conservative beliefs into the Primary Election, trying to unseat two-time incumbent Sen. Richard Burr.

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    Larry Holmquist won the North Carolina Tea Party Constitutional Caucus among the candidates running for the U.S. Senate. He is taking many of those conservative beliefs into the Primary Election, trying to unseat two-time incumbent Sen. Richard Burr.

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  • "A Closer Look" - Brannon back for second run at Senate seat

    Thursday, January 28 2016 2:53 PM EST2016-01-28 19:53:56 GMT
    Sunday, January 31 2016 5:33 PM EST2016-01-31 22:33:36 GMT

    Greg Brannon became a Tea Party favorite in 2014, when he brought his version of "constitutional conservatism" to North Carolina's Senatorial primary. Brannon is trying to build on that foundation in 2016, running against an incumbent he calls the "establishment candidate".

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    Greg Brannon became a Tea Party favorite in 2014, when he brought his version of "constitutional conservatism" to North Carolina's Senatorial primary. Brannon is trying to build on that foundation in 2016, running against an incumbent he calls the "establishment candidate".

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  • "A Closer Look" - Griffin making second try for Congressional seat

    "A Closer Look" - Griffin making second try for Congressional seat

    Friday, January 29 2016 1:18 PM EST2016-01-29 18:18:37 GMT
    Sunday, January 31 2016 5:32 PM EST2016-01-31 22:32:29 GMT

    Taylor Griffin came close to unseating a longtime incumbent Congressman in his first campaign as a political candidate. He has worked the past two years for a second chance to defeat Rep. Walter B. Jones, who Griffin calls "a career politician" in the Third Congressional District..

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    Taylor Griffin came close to unseating a longtime incumbent Congressman in his first campaign as a political candidate. He has worked the past two years for a second chance to defeat Rep. Walter B. Jones, who Griffin calls "a career politician" in the Third Congressional District..

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  • "A Closer Look" - Otto working to defeat Rouzer after helping him get elected

    "A Closer Look" - Otto working to defeat Rouzer after helping him get elected

    Thursday, January 14 2016 9:36 PM EST2016-01-15 02:36:09 GMT
    Sunday, January 17 2016 7:00 AM EST2016-01-17 12:00:17 GMT
    Mark Otto (right) volunteered with David Rouzer;'s victorious congressional campaign in 2014. Now Otto wants to replace Rouzer after a controversial vote on the budget.Mark Otto (right) volunteered with David Rouzer;'s victorious congressional campaign in 2014. Now Otto wants to replace Rouzer after a controversial vote on the budget.
    Mark Otto says he "knocked on doors" and "made phone calls" to help Republican David Rouzer win the Seventh Congressional District election in 2014. When Rouzer cast a vote for the Omnibus Bill last month, Otto made up his mind to run against the incumbent in this year's primary election. More >>

    Mark Otto says he "knocked on doors" and "made phone calls" to help Republican David Rouzer win the Seventh Congressional District election in 2014. When Rouzer cast a vote for the Omnibus Bill last month, Otto made up his mind to run against the incumbent in this year's primary election.

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  • A Closer Look" - A conversation with Tyler Cralle

    Friday, January 8 2016 1:58 PM EST2016-01-08 18:58:49 GMT
    Sunday, January 10 2016 7:00 AM EST2016-01-10 12:00:16 GMT
    Tyler Cralle of WAAV-AM joined Jon Evans to talk about important statewide and local political races ahead of North Carolina's March 15 Primary Election.Tyler Cralle of WAAV-AM joined Jon Evans to talk about important statewide and local political races ahead of North Carolina's March 15 Primary Election.
    Jon Evans sat down to talk politics and the 2016 campaigns with Tyler Cralle, political commentator and host of "The Tyler Cralle Show" on WAAV-AM in Wilmington.  More >>

    Jon Evans sat down to talk politics and the 2016 campaigns with Tyler Cralle, political commentator and host of "The Tyler Cralle Show" on WAAV-AM in Wilmington. 

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  • A Closer Look: Johnny Griffin on the film industry, incentives and what LA thinks of ILM

    A Closer Look: Johnny Griffin on the film industry, incentives and what LA thinks of ILM

    WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Coming off one of the most successful years in history, North Carolina's film industry has the attention of the rest of the country. The success of projects such as Iron Man 3,More >>
    Johnny Griffin, the Director of the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, talks to WECT's Jon Evans about the notoriety that the local film industry gained through big projects such as Iron Man 3, Safe Haven and Under the Dome.More >>
  • A Closer Look: The General Assembly in 2012

    A Closer Look: The General Assembly in 2012

    Following the historic political year in 2011, lawmakers will soon be getting back to work in Raleigh. In this week's "A Closer Look", Rep. Carolyn Justice and Rep. Dewey Hill, share their thoughts on the 2012 political landscape in North Carolina.More >>
  • A Closer Look: Congressional candidate David Rouzer

    A Closer Look: Congressional candidate David Rouzer

    David Rouzer is a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 7th Congressional District. Now serving his second term in the NC Senate, Rouzer believes his past experience in Washington, DC, is a positive in the 2012 election.More >>
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