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Elections Board completes canvass

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The Henderson County Board of Elections completed the canvassing of the Nov. 3 election Friday, reporting a voter turnout of 78.4 percent, more than 60 percent of it in early voting.   Read Story »

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On Election Day, 10 tips for voters

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It's Election Day and the state Board of Elections offers 10 tips for voting:   Read Story »

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Henderson County's turnout reaches 65 percent

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 When early voting ended at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, Henderson County's voter turnout stood at 64.5 percent, a record for voting before Election Day. Across the state, 4.53 million voters had cast ballots — 1.4 million more than in 2016. This most extraordinary of election seasons capped the early voting period with a stunning statistic: Turnout of Democratic and Republican party voters was exactly the same, at 64.71 percent.   Read Story »

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Republicans pull even with Democrats in turnout

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With hours remaining before early voting ends, Henderson County has achieved a 62 percent voter turnout, slightly above the turnout statewide of 59 percent. Through Friday 44,773 Henderson County voters had cast ballots.   Read Story »

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County's voter turnout tops 50 percent

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A week before Election Day and with five days left in early voting, voter turnout in Henderson County topped 50 percent. Through Monday, 44,773 voters of the county's total voter roll of 87,089 had cast ballots — or 51.4 percent.   Read Story »

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Voter turnout already at 35 percent in county

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Eight days before Election Day and with five days remaining in early voting, voter turnout in Henderson County is approaching 50 percent. As of Saturday, 41,574 voters of the county's total voter roll of 87,089 had cast ballots — or 48 percent.   Read Story »

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Legislators urge Elections Board to 'stop this chaos'

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RALEIGH — The election lawsuit merry-go-round keeps turning, as tens of thousands of North Carolinians cast ballots at early voting sites, and legislative leaders urge the State Board of Elections to “stop this chaos.”   Read Story »

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Here's how to request an absentee ballot on line

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North Carolina voters may now request an absentee ballot completely online — another way state election officials are improving the voting process in 2020, the state Board of Elections announced.   Read Story »

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State elections chief urges caution on absentee voting pitches

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North Carolina's top elections official says that while third party outreach efforts urging residents to request absentee ballots "typically are legal," she warns that the efforts can be confusing and could undermine voters' confidence in the election process.   Read Story »

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League of Women voters schedules registration times

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The League of Women Voters Henderson County will be holding voter registrations and providing information on voting on the following dates and locations:   Read Story »

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Judge's order likely fatal for voter ID law this year

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Barring a successful and rapid appeal, North Carolina’s voter ID requirement for the March 2020 primary looks dead.   Read Story »

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COUNTY'S EARLY VOTING — LIKE STATE'S — SPIKES BY 70 PERCENT

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Nearly 30 percent of Henderson County’s registered voters cast ballots during the early voting period that ended at 1 p.m. Saturday, far surpassing the number of early votes cast the last mid-term election.   Read Story »

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