Voting


Jeff Jackson, in a blue button-down shirt with his sleeves rolled up, stands on a picnic table at a town hall addressing attendees in Gastonia, NC.
Senate Hopeful Jeff Jackson: ‘The Clock is Ticking’ to Restore Power to NC Voters

North Carolina State Sen. Jeff Jackson, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, says gerrymandering threatens the voice of voters.

Nahshon Blount, a low-wage worker in North Carolina. Photo courtesy of Fight for $15
How Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression Affect North Carolina’s Paltry Minimum Wage

“What happens is your representative or senator doesn’t have any accountability toward you. They know that they can draw lines in such a way where they don’t have to listen to actual voters."

Attorney General William Barr has confirmed that there was no widespread voter fraud during the 2020 general election.
Barr Bails on Trump: No Evidence of Voter Fraud

Despite President Trump's repeated lies about the integrity of the 2020 general election, his Attorney General has said that the Department of Justice found no evidence to support the president's claims.

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, a worker prepares tabulators for the upcoming election at the Wake County Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C. Early in-person voting starts Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in all 100 counties in North Carolina, where the historically popular form of casting ballots has been upstaged this fall by people voting by mail during the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, file)
We Don’t Know Who Won the Top Slot at the NC Supreme Court This Election. That’s Normal.

North Carolina is slated to certify election results Tuesday, three weeks after Election Day part of the normal process every election.

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, stacks of ballot envelopes waiting to be mailed are seen at the Wake County Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C.  A federal judge has blocked updated North Carolina absentee voting rules that gave voters more leeway to fix witness problems and extended the period when elections boards could accept mailed-in ballots. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
Right Name, Wrong State: How a Bethel, NC Town Clerk Got A Ballot Meant For Bethel, ME Home

An absentee ballot meant for Bethel, Maine arrived in Bethel, NC right before Election Day. Then, this town clerk jumped into action.

Hundreds of marchers in Graham, N.C. walked to the polls on Election Day and to protest police brutality (Photo by Alvin Jacobs Jr. for Cardinal & Pine.)
North Carolina Progressives Dust Off After a Tough Election and Look Ahead

Three NC women who worked to turn out the vote this election talk about the stress of waiting for election results, and the future.

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley (center) of the NC Supreme Court, with her Republican challenger Paul Newby beside her. (Photo from Beasley campaign).
Wait Is on for NC’s Tightest Race, the NC Supreme Court Chief Justice

Less than 4,000 votes separate NC Supreme Court Chief Justice separate incumbent Cheri Beasley, D, from her GOP challenger Paul Newby in this too-close-to-call race.