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RALEIGH — Felons who registered to vote in North Carolina during an 11-day window between recent court rulings will be allowed to vote in upcoming elections. The state Supreme Court ruled Friday in favor of those quick-acting prospective voters.

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RALEIGH — Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the N.C. State Board of Elections, is blocking attempts by the N.C. House Freedom Caucus to inspect voting machines for possible irregularities.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Elections this week will get demonstrations on two brands of voting machines.

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Thursday, 31 December 2020 13:33

OPINION: Democrats' glaring strategic mistake

Yesterday, I took a first look at turnout from the 2020 election. What keeps haunting me is the discrepancy between Democratic and Republican turnout.

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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 — 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 — 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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RALEIGH — Ahead of early voting and Election Day, the State Board of Elections reminds all North Carolinians that voter intimidation and coercion are prohibited by state and federal law.

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Tuesday, 08 September 2020 12:08

OPINION: Silence is not consent in politics, either

When you undergo a medical procedure or volunteer for a research study, you're presented with forms to sign, outlining what's going to happen (and what bad things could happen), and expressly consenting to have those things happen.

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RALEIGH — Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students at colleges and universities who choose to vote by mail should request that their ballot be sent to an address where they know they will receive it.

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