Stories tagged: "voting rights"

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, a forklift operator loads absentee ballots for mailing at the Wake County Board of Elections as preparations for the upcoming election are ongoing in Raleigh, N.C. Weeks from the election, three of North Carolina’s most populous counties are often taking two weeks or more to send absentee ballots out to voters who request them. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
In a Pandemic Election, What You Should and Shouldn’t Expect on Election Day in NC

How will coronavirus affect voting on Election Day in NC this year? We've got the answers to your questions here.

Voting rights advocates say thousands of ballots are in limbo as a federal judge weighs NC's absentee ballot procedures.
With Thousands of Ballots in Limbo, Federal Judge Delays Ruling on NC Absentee Ballots

Voting rights advocates say that NC is running out of time before Election Day to decide what to do with thousands of absentee ballots.

Allison Riggs of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Allison Riggs Says North Carolinians Need to Know This About Voting During Coronavirus

The voting rights attorney, who argued NC’s partisan gerrymandering case at the U.S. Supreme Court, talks pandemic-era elections.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon
Trump Says It’s OK for Him to Vote Absentee But ‘Dangerous’ for Anyone Else

Trump voted by mail just last month, but he says other people who do it are cheaters.