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Thomas Wright

Some call on Wright to resign, urge House to throw him out

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More people are calling on Representative Thomas Wright to resign or urging the House to begin efforts to remove him from office. The State Board of Elections yesterday referred Wright's case to Wake County prosecutors after investigators found evidence showing Wright may have used more than $240,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses. Full story...
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Wright, McAllister campaign finances at issue at board hearing

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A public hearing today will consider complaints about the campaign finances of a once-close ally of former House Speaker Jim Black. Full story...
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5 Wilmington-area residents to testify in Rep. Wright hearing

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Five people with ties to Representative Thomas Wright will testify at an elections board hearing on his campaign finances. Wright is a Democrat from New Hanover County. He is accused of breaking elections law by delaying disclosure of $41,000 in campaign donations. Full story...
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Political leaders react to Wright's resignation

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The Thomas Wright probe began last December, when political consultant Joe Sinsheimer filed a formal complaint against the Wilmington Democrat. Sinsheimer accused the State Representative of filing misleading campaign finance reports. The State Board of Elections then began to look into the matter. Full story...
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Investigation continues into Rep. Wright

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The investigation continues into state Rep. Thomas Wright. The state Board of Elections wants to know more about campaign contributions he received from executives at a company trying to build a controversial landfill in Brunswick County. Full story...
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