Stories tagged: "voting"

An Election Day in July? Yeah, it's out of the norm, but these elections in 15 counties matter. (Shutterstock)
Election Day in July? We Know It’s Weird, But Here Are Some Last-Minute Tips for Voting Today.

15 counties have local elections today. Here’s how to find your polling site and whether you need an ID to vote. (No you do not.)

Photo by AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
How the Future of Free and Fair Elections May Be at Risk After Supreme Court Picks Up NC Gerrymandering Case

Everything you need to know about a NC case at the Supreme Court that could potentially have far-reaching implications for American democracy.

An abortion rights rally in front of the US Supreme Court  in Washington on Saturday. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
NC’s Supreme Court Race Might Be the Most Important on the Ballot

The Democratic nominees are set, but with voting rights and abortion rights in peril, three conservative candidates are on the primary ballot.

A polling site in Graham, N.C. on Election Day 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
The Do’s and Don’ts of Voting: Tips for Participating in NC’s Primary Elections

Primary Election Day is Tuesday. Here’s what state officials say you need to know to make your vote count.

Cheri Beasley sits at a table in a restaurant with potential supporters in Durham, NC.
With Abortion, Voting Rights At Stake, Here’s What You Need to Know About NC’s US Senate Primary

The race is shaping up to be a battle between Trump and everyone else in North Carolina’s Republican Party. 

Pro-Trump supporters protest outside of the North Carolina GOP convention in Greensboro in May 2021. Nationally, incidences of harassment and intimidation against election officials have been escalating as supporters of the former president push for recounts and insist that widespread voter fraud, not the will of the people, ousted Trump from the White House.
NC GOP Leader Threatened Surry County Elections Official Over 2020 Votes

The NC Board of Elections says a Republican leader in Surry County threatened an elections official to gain illegal access to 2020 votes.

A Wake County panel of judges found the state was wrongly denying people on probation and parole from voting, a disproportionate number of whom are Black. (Image via Shutterstock.
More than 56,000 North Carolinians Can Now Vote, After Court Tosses Racist Exclusion Rules

 People on probation in North Carolina can now vote, after a court ruling that upended a law steeped in racism that disproportionately hurt Black North Carolinians.