Stories tagged: "Election Day"


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.

ST PAULS, NC - NOVEMBER 03: 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.  After a record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans head to the polls on the last day to cast their vote for incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. (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.

Voters are assisted at a polling location at the South Regional Library in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (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.

Karen (Burmese) youth people people created an online forum to talk about how and why to vote in 2020. (Screenshot via Facebook.)
She Came to NC as a Child Refugee. Now She’s Helping Her Community Vote

A young Chapel Hill woman wanted to empower her Burmese refugee community, so she launched a grassroots effort with friends to get out the vote for the 2020 election.

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Gastonia Municipal Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Gastonia, N.C. The president might be drawing crowds, many of them without masks, to NC, but a veteran state pollster is predicting wins for Joe Biden and other Democrats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Veteran NC Pundit: Biden, Cunningham and Democrats Will Win Big

A veteran NC pollster says the polls might be similar to 2016, but he's predicting wins for Biden, Cunningham and other Dems on Election Day.

Voters stand in line waiting to cast ballots in  the 2020 election at a Charlotte early voting site. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
Know Your Rights: What To Do If You Spot Voter Intimidation in NC

Advice from NC voting rights advocates and election officials on what to do if you witness voter intimidation at the polls.