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REPORT: North Carolina's 2016 state elections smashed outside spending records

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Independent political groups broke records for spending on North Carolina state races in 2016, more than doubling the amount spent during the last electi

Unpopular anti-LGBT law may have tipped the scales in key North Carolina races

Back in March, the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature passed and Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law the controversial House Bill 2, which requires people to use public bathrooms that match the gender on their birth certificate, removes sexual orientation from the state's nondiscrimination policy and bars local governments from raising the minimum wage above the state's.

Outside spending in North Carolina state elections shatters 2012 total

In one of the country's biggest battlegrounds this year, outside political groups have flooded airwaves and mailboxes with at least $28 million worth of political advertisements. The total spent by these groups — super PACs, "social welfare" nonprofits, charitable nonprofits and trade associations that all spend on elections independently of campaigns — will surely rise as reports continue to come in.

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NORTH CAROLINA OUTSIDE MONEY TRACKER

The following table lists all non-party, non-candidate expenditures in North Carolina state-level races. Click on the headers to sort by group, date of expenditure, the affected race or candidate, or the amount. Click here or email us for more info.