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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

N.C. Supreme Court order delays primary until May

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The North Carolina Supreme Court has jumped into the state's legal battle over new election maps, shutting down candidate filing and delaying all state primary elections until May 17.   Read Story »

Tags: redistricting | voting rights | 2022 elections | 2021 redistricting

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NC county pulls Coke machines to protest 'woke' activity

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RALEIGH — Surry County commissioners are pushing back against major corporations for what they describe as a “bigoted, left-wing divisive political agenda.”   Read Story »

Tags: voting rights

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Edwards: Why I'm pursuing election integrity legislation (again)

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The nucleus of self-governance – the idea that the people, not some ruler, govern themselves – is voting.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck Edwards | voting rights | voter ID | 2020 elections lawsuits | Big Lie 2020 election

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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 »

Tags: voting rights | voter turnout | 2020 elections lawsuits

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Republican Elections Board members resign over absentee ballot rules

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RALEIGH — The day after the state announced a settlement with Democratic attorney Marc Elias regarding absentee ballot protections, the two Republican members of the State Board of Elections resigned, suggesting that they were tricked into supporting a plan to let the state elections director negotiate settlements out of court.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 elections | voting rights | mail-in voting | absentee voting

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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 »

Tags: 2020 elections | voting rights | voter turnout

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William Barber bringing 'Poor People's' campaign to Hendersonville

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William Barber II, the civil rights activist who founded the Moral Majority movement, is bringing his national Poor People's Campaign to Hendersonville.   Read Story »

Tags: NAACP | early voting | 2018 election | civil rights | voting rights