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?

Published in Opinion

While North Carolina has become more accommodating to those outside the two-party paradigm, with the recent recognition of the Green and Constitution parties, third-party and unaffiliated voters are still getting the shaft.

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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.

Published in Local News