Stories tagged: "elections"


Voters at an east Charlotte precinct say they're looking for change. (Image by Pat Moran)
Ideas Aren’t Enough to Win in NC. Candidates Need to Inspire, Too.

A former candidate for NC Treasurer on why Republicans have done a better job getting voters to follow through in NC elections.

A man salutes during the national anthem as a crowd waits for President Donald Trump to speak at a rally at the Hickory Regional Airport on November 1, 2020 in Hickory, North Carolina. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
If Democrats Want to Win NC, Stop Preaching to the Choir

A former candidate for State Treasurer on why NC Democrats have to move angry Trump voters if they want to win elections.

House Speaker Tim Moore in a May 4 press conference with Gov. Roy Cooper. Despite scant evidence of voter fraud, Moore has spearheaded the push for voter ID in North Carolina.
‘We’re Still Very Early in the Game’: Why NC GOP’s Voter ID Win Doesn’t Settle Legal Case

A senior counsel with the Southern Coalition for Social Justice talks the next steps in the long-running legal battle over voter ID in NC.

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.

Election 2020 Early Voting Michigan
12 Democratic Governors Issue Statement Promising Every Valid Ballot Will Be Counted

“There is absolutely no excuse for promoting the intimidation or harassment of voters."

NC is ready for a flood of absentee ballots, state officials say. (Image via Shutterstock)
Quarantining? You Can Register to Vote Online Now in NC. Here’s How.

NC officials are emphasizing new online registration and mail-in voting during the coronavirus pandemic. Registering to vote online takes a few minutes.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham speaks to supporters in March 2020. The Democratic candidate conceded to Sen. Thom Tillis on Tuesday, Nov. 10. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Despite Pandemic, NC Democrats Netting Record Fundraising Totals

With Election Day less than four months away, Democratic candidates in NC are reporting record fundraising even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.