Elections


Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in 2019 in Iowa. The presidential candidate was in North Carolina Wednesday to talk raising the minimum wage and economic justice, particularly for Black Americans. (Image via Shutterstock)
Joe Biden Promises to Raise Minimum Wage and Invest in Schools During North Carolina Visit

Joe Biden said in North Carolina Wednesday that he would improve the lives of Black Americans through economic and educational programs.

Graphic for Cardinal & Pine by Desirée Tapia.
Tillis’ SCOTUS Vote Could Deny Health Insurance to Millions. Here’s What He Had to Say During Tuesday’s Debate.

Thom Tillis' pick could decide makeup of US Supreme Court. His opponent, Cal Cunningham, says confirmation should await election winner.

In this March 2, 2020, file photo Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte, N.C. Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina reelection contest, will likely be challenged in Tuesday's debate with Cal Cunningham on his support for filling a US Supreme Court seat in an election year. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
US Supreme Court Vacancy Raises Stakes for Second Tillis-Cunningham Debate

In second debate, expect Tillis to be challenged by Cunningham for a Supreme Court confirmation that could drastically impact health care.

Skip the lines. Here's a step-by-step guide to voting by mail in North Carolina. (Image via Shutterstock)
Your Vote 2020: A Step-by-Step Guide to Voting Absentee in North Carolina

Election Day is more than 40 days away, but you can already vote absentee. Here’s a simple guide on how to vote by mail in North Carolina.

A protester at Moral Monday march in Raleigh in 2016. (Image via Shutterstock)
My Parents Are Undocumented Immigrants. I’m Voting in North Carolina Because They Can’t.

A first-generation American and NC community college student tells us why immigrant rights and women’s rights are driving her to vote.

People gather at the Supreme Court in Washington, Saturday night, Sept. 19, 2020, to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the high court's liberal justices, and a champion of gender equality. Her death leaves a vacancy that could be filled with a more conservative justice by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
‘Let the People Speak’: Joe Biden Urges Senate to Wait on Supreme Court

Joe Biden slammed Trump and leading Senate Republicans for trying to jam through a Supreme Court replacement for the late Justice Ginsburg.

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in a US Senate committee in June on Capitol Hill in Washington. The vice presidential candidate spoke in a virtual stop Friday for North Carolina. (Alexander Drago/Pool via AP)
‘When We Vote, Things Change’: Kamala Harris Emphasizes Voting Rights, Health Care in NC

In a state with a well-documented history of voter suppression, Kamala Harris emphasizes voting rights and coronavirus response in NC.