Stories tagged: "absentee voting"


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.

Early voting begins Thursday and lasts through May 14  for North Carolina's 2022 primary elections. (Image via Shutterstock)
Early Voting Kicks Off Thursday in North Carolina. Here’s What You Need to Know

The May 17 primary is a few weeks out, but voters can start casting their ballots Thursday across the state.

Former NC Chief Justice Cheri Beasley (center), now a U.S. Senate candidate, wound up on some shortlists as a potential justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo from Beasley campaign).
Every Vote Counts: NC’s Chief Justice Race Is Down to the Wire

At times, the race between Cheri Beasley and Paul Newby has been separated by just a handful of votes as the state tallies absentee ballots.

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.

Sabrina Jackson waits while her dad Jack Jackson fills out a ballot at the St. Paul's National Guard Armory on Election Day on November 3, 2020 in St. Pauls, North Carolina.  (Photo by Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images)
NC Voter Turnout Was Good. But Here’s Why We Can Do Much Better.

NC reported nearly 75% voter turnout in 2020. But millions of North Carolinians are still not participating in our elections.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del., with his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Joe Biden is Pushing Closer to Victory in Race for the White House

President Trump pushing case in court in some states, but Joe Biden seems likely to win the race for the White House.

Voters are assisted at a polling location at the South Regional Library in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Time is almost up to register to vote in NC's primary in May 2022. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Close Races from 2020 Election Will Have Week Wait for Results

The wait for election results is on in the battleground state of North Carolina, where election officials will follow regular procedure to count outstanding ballots before releasing totals next Thursday.