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RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly on Monday, March 1, tried but failed — by one vote, 29-20 — to override the governor’s veto of a bill to reopen schools, even as students — parents, too — suffer, and opinion polls show residents want children back in the classroom.

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RALEIGH — With new U.S. Census data not expected until September, the State Board of Elections is recommending moving all of this year’s municipal elections to 2022.

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RALEIGH — Boots on the ground are worth more than a dollar.

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Monday, 02 November 2020 09:19

10 Tips for North Carolina Voters on Election Day

RALEIGH —Tuesday is Election Day. The State Board offers the following tips for Election Day voters:

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Wednesday, 14 October 2020 10:58

10 tips for in-person early voters in North Carolina

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s 17-day, in-person early voting period begins Thursday, Oct. 15, and ends Saturday, Oct. 31.

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Monday, 12 October 2020 10:55

OPINION: Ticket-splitting still shapes elections

North Carolina, like most of the country, has become increasingly polarized in our political thinking and behavior. But what does that really mean?

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Wednesday, 07 October 2020 12:26

Regular voter registration deadline is Friday

RALEIGH — Eligible individuals who want to cast their ballot on Election Day 2020 have until Friday, Oct. 9 to register to vote.

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With the 2020 presidential election less than a month away, my TV screen and snail and email boxes are awash in, and my phone is ringing off the hook with, reminders of how very, very important it is that I vote. Pleas from the candidates and their proxies, of course, but also the generic "no matter who you vote for, vote."

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Tuesday, 08 September 2020 11:56

Split court ruling permits some N.C. felons to vote

RALEIGH — Some N.C. felons who have finished their active prison time will be able to cast ballots in the 2020 election, based on a 2-1 ruling from a state Superior Court panel.

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Wednesday, 02 September 2020 12:10

OPINION: Rigged elections and the preservation of ideas

The 2020 Presidential election is coming up and all estimates indicate that we may have the highest voter turnout in decades, if not a century. Because of the coronavirus, the number of mail-in ballots will almost certainly be record breaking. This election is already one of the most contentious. 

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