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RALEIGH — N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein will not seek to restore North Carolina’s voter identification requirement for the 2020 primary election. The decision announced Thursday, Jan. 2, prompted criticism from the state’s top elected Republican.

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RALEIGH — Barring a successful and rapid appeal, North Carolina’s voter ID requirement for the March 2020 primary looks dead.

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RALEIGH — U.S. Rep Mark Meadows, an 11th District Republican, has held his seat since 2011, and he chaired the conservative House Freedom Caucus.

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Friday, 20 December 2019 12:10

Meadows out, McCrory to focus on 2022

RALEIGH — Two major figures in N.C. Republican politics have announced they will not run in the 2020 elections. U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows will not seek re-election in the 11th District. Former Gov. Pat McCrory will not try to reclaim his old job.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections at 5 p.m. Friday (Dec. 20) will randomly determine the order that candidates will appear on ballots in the 2020 primary and general elections. The candidate filing period ends at noon Friday.

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RALEIGH — U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and former N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory lead the pack in the latest Civitas Institute poll focusing on the Republican primary.

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Tuesday, 10 December 2019 15:53

COLUMN: Gerrymandering and the 17th Amendment

Now that the Congressional districts have been settled we know one thing for almost certain: all of the races will be decided in March. Short of a tectonic shift in our politics, Republicans will hold eight seats and Democrats five. The makeup of our Congressional delegation has been decided by the people who draw the districts, not the voters. It’s a shame. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Only three local candidates showed up at the Richmond County Board of Elections Monday to file paperwork to be on the ballot next November.

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RALEIGH — The 2020 election season started unofficially today at noon, with the opening of candidate filing for most races.

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RALEIGH — They’re back.

Lawmakers will return to Raleigh Wednesday, Nov. 13, two weeks after adjourning a very, very long session.

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