Stories tagged: "mail-in voting"


FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, a worker prepares tabulators for the upcoming election at the Wake County Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C. Early in-person voting starts Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in all 100 counties in North Carolina, where the historically popular form of casting ballots has been upstaged this fall by people voting by mail during the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, file)
We Don’t Know Who Won the Top Slot at the NC Supreme Court This Election. That’s Normal.

North Carolina is slated to certify election results Tuesday, three weeks after Election Day part of the normal process every election.

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.

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.

Hundreds of marchers moved through Durham the afternoon after Election Day, calling for state officials to "count every vote." (Photo by Billy Ball)
As President Trump Prepares Legal Challenges, Progressive NC Groups Demand Every Vote Is Counted

Hundreds of marchers moved through downtown Durham, NC Wednesday less than 24 hours after polls closed, demanding the state count every vote.

Election workers count ballots on November 04, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Republicans in the state legislature refused to allow early processing of ballots, leading to delays in counting. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The Real Reason for PA Delay? The State’s GOP Put the Brakes on Early Counting.

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania refused to allow mail-in ballots to be processed ahead of time, causing delays that have left the result of the 2020 presidential election in limbo.

FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA - OCTOBER 29: A woman walks pass campaign signs displayed outside an early voting location at Kiwanis Recreation Center on October 29, 2020 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Will NC’s Witness Signature Lawsuit Change the Election? Here’s What You Need to Know.

C&P talks to Damon Circosta, chair of the State Board of Elections, about the witness requirement, and why 98% of ballots will be unaffected.

Between the lawsuits and post office delays, it's hard to know what to do about absentee balloting in NC. We've got everything you need to know here. (Image via Shutterstock)
How Post Office Delays and Lawsuits Impact Absentee Voting in NC

Between postal delays and court cases, there's a lot to follow. But we’ve got everything you need to know about absentee voting in NC here.