Senate Bill 747 passed both chambers of the Republican-controlled General Assembly last week on party lines. (Michael McElroy/Cardinal & Pine)
Cooper Vetoes Bill That’s an ‘All-Out Assault on the Right to Vote’

Voting rights groups, elections officials, and Cooper himself have warned that Senate Bill 747 would make legal voting harder and complicate the elections process. 

The 2016 primaries at the Pullen Community Center  in Raleigh, North Carolina., the last time voter IDs were required. A couple of conflicting North Carolina Supreme Court rulings later, and the IDs are back.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
How to Get a Free Voter ID in North Carolina

North Carolinians need an approved voter ID to vote, but registered voters can now get one for free at their county board of elections. 

The North Carolina People’s Power Coalition, a coalition of over eighty labor, community, and faith organizations throughout, held "Days of Outrage" events at  General Assembly in June. (Photo by Michael McElroy)
Voting Rights Groups Hold Public Events to Counter ‘Dangerous’ Legislation

Common Cause NC and other groups are hosting town hall events to hold lawmakers accountable for the state’s new 12-week abortion ban and bills that defund public schools and make it harder to vote. 

Voters in Durham, N.C., on Election Day, 2020.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
Here Are the Student and Employee IDs You Can Now Use to Vote in North Carolina

Elections officials approved 99 student and employee photo IDs for use in upcoming elections, including those from all UNC System schools, NC State University and several Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Voting Rally
New North Carolina Election Bill Would Suppress Votes, Voting Groups Say

Senate Bill 747 would likely ensure thousands of valid ballots are thrown out, prevent boards of election from filling funding gaps, and make it harder for college students to vote.

Voters stand in line waiting for ballot for the North Carolina primary at  in Raleigh, N.C., in 2008.(AP Photo/Jim R. Bounds, File)
Board of Elections Invites Public Comments on Voter ID Rules

Elections officials are working through the logistics of implementing new Voter ID requirements before municipal elections this fall. Now’s your chance to weigh in. 

Here are the nominees for the new stickers given to Wake County voters during the Early Voting period. (Wake County Board of Elections.)
Polls Open to Choose New ‘I Voted’ Stickers for Wake County

Students across Wake County submitted designs for the stickers given to voters during the Early Voting period. Now voters pick their favorite.