Stories tagged: "voter ID"

The final day of early voting at a polling location at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)
Here’s your chance to weigh in on NC’s new voter ID policy

The North Carolina Board of Elections (NCBOE) has opened a public comment period on two proposed rules for how the ID policy will be implemented and voters’ identities will be confirmed.

A voter registration drive in August in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
You need a photo ID to vote in NC. What happens if you don’t have one?

This year’s local elections will affect property tax rates, spending, rules for law enforcement and lots more. And like all elections, local elections are often decided by narrow margins. So every valid vote counts.

The 2016 primaries at the Pullen Community Center  in Raleigh, North Carolina., the last time voter IDs were required. A couple of conflicting North Carolina Supreme Court rulings later, and the IDs are back.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
How to Get a Free Voter ID in North Carolina

North Carolinians need an approved voter ID to vote, but registered voters can now get one for free at their county board of elections. 

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The GOP Finally Got Their Wish, But Don’t Let That Stop You From Voting: Here’s What Counts As a NC Voter ID

North Carolinians now have to show a voter ID to vote, a requirement that multiple courts said was unconstitutional and targeted voters of color.

Voters in Durham, N.C., on Election Day, 2020.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
Here Are the Student and Employee IDs You Can Now Use to Vote in North Carolina

Elections officials approved 99 student and employee photo IDs for use in upcoming elections, including those from all UNC System schools, NC State University and several Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Voters stand in line waiting for ballot for the North Carolina primary at  in Raleigh, N.C., in 2008.(AP Photo/Jim R. Bounds, File)
Board of Elections Invites Public Comments on Voter ID Rules

Elections officials are working through the logistics of implementing new Voter ID requirements before municipal elections this fall. Now’s your chance to weigh in. 

Reggie Weaver speaks outside the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C, on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Gary D. Robertson, File)
NC Supreme Court OKs Partisan Gerrymandering and Voter ID Laws

The decisions, reversals of the court's previous rulings, give the Republican-controlled General Assembly the ability to entrench their power, without checks or balances.