Stories tagged: "NC Supreme Court"


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.

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley (center) of the NC Supreme Court, with her Republican challenger Paul Newby beside her. (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.

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley (center) of the NC Supreme Court, with her Republican challenger Paul Newby beside her. (Photo from Beasley campaign).
Wait Is on for NC’s Tightest Race, the NC Supreme Court Chief Justice

Less than 4,000 votes separate NC Supreme Court Chief Justice separate incumbent Cheri Beasley, D, from her GOP challenger Paul Newby in this too-close-to-call race.

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.

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley (center) of the NC Supreme Court, with her Republican challenger Paul Newby beside her. (Photo from Beasley campaign).
As Parties Battle Over Ginsburg Seat, NC Chief Justice Beasley Says Courts Should Be Above It

Cheri Beasley, the first Black woman to lead NC’s Supreme Court, shares Ginsburg memories, and talks the courts' role in racial justice.

Gov. Roy Cooper says NC to partially ease some coronavirus restrictions Friday.
Gov. Cooper: NC Will Partially Ease Coronavirus Restrictions Friday

Citing stabilizing coronavirus numbers, Cooper easing some restrictions on gyms, museums, and playgrounds in NC.

FILE - In this July 17, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks during a Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis on Capitol Hill in Washington. Neither public rivals nor personal friends, Bottoms and Stacey Abrams spent years climbing parallel ladders from nearby outposts at Atlanta City Hall and the Georgia Capitol.  Now the Atlanta mayor and the former Georgia governor candidate find themselves at the same political intersection on Joe Biden's list of potential running mates. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
NC Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls: Black Woman VP Would Send ‘Incredibly Powerful Message’

NC Supreme Court Associate Justice Anita Earls talks about the 'incredibly powerful message' it would send if Biden chooses a Black woman for his VP pick.