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North Carolina’s Governor-Elect Shifts From Transit to Tea Party

In 14 years as Charlotte’s mayor, North Carolina governor-elect Pat McCrory advocated light rail, bike lanes, tree planting and mandatory sidewalks in front of new homes.

“He enjoyed bipartisan support as a thoughtful, moderate-conservative mayor,” said Chris Fitzsimon, executive director of NC Policy Watch, a nonpartisan group in Raleigh.