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Fact check: GOP ad linking Dalton to Gov. Perdue distorts truth

Republicans launched the first television commercial Tuesday in the November governor’s race, an attack ad that tries to link Democratic nominee Walter Dalton to the unpopular Gov. Bev Perdue.

The Republican Governors Association is spending about $850,000 to air the commercial as it seeks to help elect GOP nominee Pat McCrory. But the 30-second spot’s major points don’t fully meet the truth test.

Here’s a claim-by-claim fact check below.

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