It features a teacher, speaking about the effects those cuts had on her classroom.
“I have to buy supplies for my classroom. And my classroom is getting a lot more crowded,” she says.
“Speaker Thom Tillis cut almost $500 million from education causing crowded classrooms, and forcing teachers to pay more out-of-pocket for school supplies, while Tillis protected tax breaks for yachts and jets,” she adds.
The ad buy is in the high six-figures, according to EMILY’s List, and it will run on broadcast and cable in Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro from Monday through the end of June. It’s part of a $3 million campaign in North Carolina that will include mail and online advertising, in addition to television.
The race is rated a Tossup by the Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.