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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections invites members of the public to comment on the proposed text of an amendment to a temporary rule pertaining to the photo ID requirements for absentee ballots. The proposed text of the rule can be found here.

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RALEIGH — After the Nov. 5 municipal elections, state election officials will randomly select a statistically significant number of precincts, early voting sites and by-mail ballots to be counted by hand in every county.

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RALEIGH — Rep. Darren Jackson, D-Wake, wants Republican leaders to take a polygraph. He says he’ll pay for it.

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Monday, 16 September 2019 13:54

COLUMN: Tragedy of errors damages politics

 It began with flubs. It ended in fury. And it made North Carolina politics even more rancorous and destructive. I’m referring, of course, to a 55-9 vote in the House last week to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget veto.

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ROCKINGHAM — As election results filtered in, state Sen. Dan Bishop took the lead to win the 9th Congressional District race.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Elections on Tuesday voted to approve the purchase of new voting machines that are more simple and secure than those currently in use.

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PEMBROKE — UNC-Pembroke is officially designated a Voter-Friendly Campus. The initiative, led by national nonpartisan organizations, Campus Vote Project and NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education), held participating institutions accountable for planning and implementing practices that encourage their students to register and vote in the 2018 elections and in the coming years.

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RALEIGH — A federal judge sentenced a former N.C. Board of Elections official to two months in federal prison followed by a year of supervised release for assisting a non-citizen to vote.

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018 22:10

549 Richmond County Voters Cast Early Ballots

ROCKINGHAM — Several hundred Richmond County voters cast their ballots on the first day of early voting.

Deputy Elections Director Teresa Smith said there were two people waiting in line when the doors opened at the Cooperative Extension office at 7 a.m. Wednesday, adding that the crowd had been steady throughout the morning and into the early afternoon.

Twenty had voted before 8 a.m. and more than 300 had chosen their candidates by 1:30 p.m. The last voter — No. 549 — walked in with three minutes to spare.

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Patrick McLaughlin: The Offici…

ROCKINGHAM — Junior basketball player Patrick McLaughlin has been named the ROSports Official Richmond County Male Athlete of the Week presented by Moss Brothers Tires & Service. Read more

Aerial Spooner: The Official R…

ROCKINGHAM — Senior swimmer Aerial Spooner has been named the ROSports Official Richmond County Female Athlete of the Week presented by Moss Brothers Tires & Service. Read more

Rockingham woman accused of wa…

ROCKINGHAM — A young mother is accused of being drunk and high while walking down the road early one morning with her infant child. Read more

Man charged with stealing car …

ROCKINGHAM — A Columbus County man accused of stealing a vehicle in Richmond County is also facing charges in two other counties. Read more

New Heart Failure Clinic helps…

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WASHINGTON — Plants make the oxygen we breathe and give us 80 percent of the food we eat. But plants are under attack by invasive pests. Read more

COLUMN: State's economy flouri…

I gather from my social-media feeds and hate mail that North Carolinians are supposed to be infuriated at the way things are going in our state. I have my frustrations... Read more

Campolieta discusses DBs at Pi…

SOUTHERN PINES — Through his four years as a high school football assistant coach, Chris Campolieta had always been on the learning side of coaching clinics. That changed for the... Read more

Four Richmond spring sport pro…

ROCKINGHAM — Although there is still a wintry chill in the air, the high school spring sports season is right around the corner. Read more

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