Stories tagged: "voter registration"


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Registering for Democracy: Why Your Vote Matters

September 20 is National Voter Registration Day. In an op-ed, Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, the president and executive director of NextGen America, highlights the growing importance of young voters.

Early voting is underway for the May primaries in North Carolina, where candidates will be winnowed down for the important mid-term elections. (Image via Shutterstock.)
You’ve Got the Power (to Vote Early). Now Do It.

We’ve got the answers to your basic questions about the May 17 primary elections in North Carolina.

Hundreds of marchers in Graham, N.C. walked to the polls on Election Day and to protest police brutality (Photo by Alvin Jacobs Jr. for Cardinal & Pine.)
North Carolina Progressives Dust Off After a Tough Election and Look Ahead

Three NC women who worked to turn out the vote this election talk about the stress of waiting for election results, and the future.

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.  (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 stand in line waiting to cast ballots in  the 2020 election at a Charlotte early voting site. The future of the state's crucial voting district maps are up in the air in the N.C. Supreme Court today. (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.

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)
Early Voting is Underway in North Carolina. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

The early voting period allows for same-day registration and voting, running from Oct. 15-31. It is one of the great perks of voting in NC.

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Black Lives Matter Is Inspiring Young People to Register to Vote. Could They Swing the Election?

Beyond demanding an end to racial injustice, the protests have also offered an opportunity to register more people to vote.