Displaying items by tag: voters

Monday, 17 January 2022 12:45

OPINION: Exit polls offer useful insights

Every two years, exit pollsters attempt to survey voters who’ve just cast ballots. They post interviewers at hundreds of voting sites across the country. They call and email voters who cast ballots by mail. The resulting exit polls are often roundly criticized and improperly reported (such as when journalists circulate and comment on raw exit-poll totals on Election Night that have not been weighted based on actual election returns).

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Monday, 08 November 2021 12:41

OPINION: Don't buy myth about voter turnout

Republicans in much of the country enjoyed significant success during the 2021 election cycle. They elected a GOP governor in Virginia, almost elected one in New Jersey, won several important judicial races in Pennsylvania, and even elected their first Republican candidate to local office in Seattle (city attorney) since the 1980s.

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In 1992, Bill Clinton famously rejuvenated the Democrat Party by moving to the political center at the national level. Tuesday’s election reveals the consequences of running away from mainstream American values. Democrats are not only hemorrhaging support because of bad economic policy but took it on the chin over support for critical race theory and attempting to paint opponents of their agenda as white supremacists.

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ROCKINGHAM — Around 5% of the registered voters in four Richmond County municipalities hit the polls early, ahead of election day.

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It would be outrageous.

It would be unprecedented.

It would damage the credibility and validity of North Carolina’s highest court for decades.

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A new poll of North Carolina unaffiliated voters shows President Joe Biden is tanking with voters who claim no allegiance to any political party.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke is one of over 235 campuses in 37 states and the District of Columbia recently designated as a "Voter Friendly Campus." 

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RALEIGH — Republican lawmakers are pushing forward two election-reform bills designed to shore up voting integrity following a 2020 general election that included numerous accusations of fraud.

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RALEIGH — New legislation filed in the General Assembly would reduce the time voters have to turn in their absentee ballots, making the outcome of elections clearer in a shorter time.

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Monday, 22 March 2021 10:48

OPINION: Suburban voters form largest bloc

If you think about regional differences in North Carolina politics, economics, or culture in terms of urban blue and rural red, you are missing a thick slice of the story: the suburbs. And, no, you can’t just paint the suburbs purple. That’s an oversimplification.

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