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ROCKINGHAM — As Richmond County poll workers were setting up voting locations ahead of the Super Tuesday primary election, the field of candidates for one major political party narrowed even more.

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RALEIGH — A ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver could have ramifications beyond Colorado, political experts say.

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Letting Democrats and Republicans draw electoral districts, effectively selecting their constituents, erodes confidence in our elections. Why then do we place them solely in charge of running our elections as well?

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Thursday, 25 October 2018 21:11

133 Richmond County Voters Switch Political Parties

ROCKINGHAM — More than 100 Richmond County voters have switched party their party affiliation within the past two months, as more continue to shed partisan labels.

Statistics from the Richmond County Board of Elections show 133 registered voters changed parties from Sept. 1 to Oct. 15.

Democrats, who make up the majority of voters, lost 93 to other affiliations, but picked up 11. Two Democrats became Libertarians, 22 are now Republicans and 69 are now unaffiliated.

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