Voting


Voters wait in line to cast their ballots at an early voting site located at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
Voting Rights Restored for 55,000 North Carolinians With Felony Convictions

A state law with racist roots has long barred people on parole from voting or registering to vote. Courts ruled it unconstitutional this year.

Photo by AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
How the Future of Free and Fair Elections May Be at Risk After Supreme Court Picks Up NC Gerrymandering Case

Everything you need to know about a NC case at the Supreme Court that could potentially have far-reaching implications for American democracy.

How to Share Your Opinion With NC Elections Officials on the GOP Push for Signature Checks on Mail-in Ballot Requests

State law already has measures in place to prevent fraud. The deadline to submit your public comment is July 5.

Allison Riggs, co-executive director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, speaks in Raleigh in 2021 after a state court struck down the North Carolina's voter identification law. (AP Photo/Gary D. Robertson, File)
Supreme Court Allows NC Republicans to Intervene in Voter ID Law Case

The 8-1 ruling does not address the legality of the law, but makes it easier for NC legislators to hire their own attorneys—even though the state attorney general’s office is already involved.

A polling site in Graham, N.C. on Election Day 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
The Do’s and Don’ts of Voting: Tips for Participating in NC’s Primary Elections

Primary Election Day is Tuesday. Here’s what state officials say you need to know to make your vote count.

A voter waits to cast a ballot at the Graham Civic Center polling location in Graham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Tuesday Is Your Last Chance to Get Your Ballot by Mail

If you want to vote by mail, tomorrow is the last day to request your absentee ballot.

Early voting is underway for the May primaries in North Carolina, where candidates will be winnowed down for the important mid-term elections. (Image via Shutterstock.)
You’ve Got the Power (to Vote Early). Now Do It.

We’ve got the answers to your basic questions about the May 17 primary elections in North Carolina.