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RALEIGH — The U.S. Supreme Court will decide soon whether N.C. election officials count absentee ballots received by mail between Nov. 7 and Nov. 12. Two sets of plaintiffs filed paperwork Sunday, Oct. 25, arguing for the high court to block those ballots from being counted.

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RALEIGH — Given voting challenges amid COVID-19, what can you actually expect to know about ballot results at the close of Election Day?

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Friday, 23 October 2020 11:44

OPINION: Are you better off?

Growing up, political engagement was very important in my family. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s deadline for accepting mail-in absentee ballots in this year’s election finally may be settled at the venue state conservative leaders wanted: the U.S. Supreme Court.

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RALEIGH — Blind and visually impaired voters in North Carolina may now request, receive, and return an accessible absentee ballot online. The system is compatible with screen readers.

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RALEIGH — County boards of elections across North Carolina are now contacting voters whose absentee ballot return envelopes were not properly completed to inform them of the steps necessary to ensure their votes are counted.

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RALEIGH — The election lawsuit merry-go-round keeps turning, as tens of thousands of North Carolinians cast ballots at early voting sites, and legislative leaders urge the State Board of Elections to “stop this chaos.”

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GREENSBORO — United States Attorney Matthew G.T. Martin announced (Thursday) that Assistant U.S. Attorney JoAnna McFadden has been appointed to serve as the district election officer for the Middle District of North  Carolina, and in that capacity is responsible for overseeing the District’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights concerns in consultation with Justice  Department Headquarters in Washington.  

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RALEIGH — North Carolina voters turned out in droves on the weather-friendly first day of the early voting period Thursday, with nearly 230,000 ballots cast across the state as of 5:30 p.m.

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ROCKINGHAM — More reports of signs being defaced or stolen are coming out, this time from the Richmond County Democratic Party.

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