Stories tagged: "voting"


ST PAULS, NC - NOVEMBER 03: 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.  After a record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans head to the polls on the last day to cast their vote for incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. (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.

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When Talking About the ‘Latino Vote’ Make Sure to Mention These Five Latino Organizations

The massive turnout is the result of grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos for decades, not just during this election.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del., with his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Joe Biden is Pushing Closer to Victory in Race for the White House

President Trump pushing case in court in some states, but Joe Biden seems likely to win the race for the White House.

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.

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How an Even More Conservative Supreme Court Could Eviscerate Voting Rights for Black Americans

During her Senate confirmation hearings last week, Judge Amy Coney Barrett would not confirm whether she agrees that the Constitution empowers Congress to protect the vote for all citizens.

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.

Election 2020 Early Voting Michigan
12 Democratic Governors Issue Statement Promising Every Valid Ballot Will Be Counted

“There is absolutely no excuse for promoting the intimidation or harassment of voters."