Displaying items by tag: Voter ID

For weeks after the ballots were counted, supporters of the defeated presidential candidate insisted the election had been stolen. Some alleged a shadowy conspiracy to rig vote-counting machines, throwing out just enough legal votes and manufacturing just enough illegal ones to decide the outcome.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is leading a nationwide effort in cooperation with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to encourage business leaders to publicly oppose states that pass election-reform laws.

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RALEIGH — Three years after the N.C. electorate decided to add a voter identification requirement to the state constitution, Republican lawmakers are defending voter ID in court.

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020 08:04

OPINION: Cooper faces test on voter ID

I have repeatedly criticized Roy Cooper’s troubling efforts to amass power in the governor’s office at the expense of other elected state leaders, local governments, and private citizens.

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RALEIGH — A second court has blocked voter ID in North Carolina — a move policymakers and analysts denounce as riddled with substantive and procedural problems.

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Tuesday, 11 February 2020 14:23

North Carolina leaders debate voter-ID laws

RALEIGH — More than a year has passed since North Carolina voters adopted a constitutional amendment requiring voters to present state-approved identification documents at the polls. The General Assembly later passed a law setting the rules for allowable IDs.

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ROCKINGHAM — Voters will soon be able to decide which candidates of their political parties will move forward to the General Election in November.

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RALEIGH — N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein was always going to face backlash from Republicans over North Carolina’s voter ID, regardless of how he handled the legal battle, some experts say.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Monday released a video of Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell informing North Carolina voters that they will not be required to show photo ID for the March 2020 primary election.

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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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