2020 Rhino Times Endorsements

2020 Rhino Times Endorsements

Everything is different in 2020, including the Rhino Times endorsements. No candidate forums, few campaign events, it’s a very different political landscape – more like a moonscape. One candidate said, “Almost everything I do is on social media and the internet.” Candidates are sending emails by the bushel or kilo, or however you measure emails. The Rhino Times always endorses far more Republicans than Democrats, but this year may be a record. The two political parties have gotten so far apart, even issues that in the past were not partisan have become partisan. But once again the Rhino Times has endorsed candidates in every race where there are opponents, and made some comments about some of the races where no opponent exists. It is a highly subjective look at the candidates in each race, and in each race an attempt has been made to give you a glimpse of how that decision for the endorsement was made. This is the first time in decades that Guilford County has all been in one congressional district – the 6th. So if you’re wondering what happened to 13th District Rep. Ted Budd, he was redistricted out of Guilford County and therefore off the endorsement list. The list includes all the candidates who are on the ballot in Guilford County, but nobody gets to vote for all of these candidates because of the different voting districts. Also, for those who plan to vote a straight party ticket, in some races Republicans are first […]

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