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Vote 2012

150,000 North Carolinians vote on 1st day

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video Officials say about 150,000 North Carolinians cast their ballots on the first day of early voting. Election officials say the number of ballots cast Thursday surpassed the first day of voting four years ago. Officials say about 117,000 people cast their ballots on the first day of early voting in 2008. Full story...
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Romney campaign shifting NC resources elsewhere

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President Barack Obama's campaign says Mitt Romney's team is making a mistake shifting money and workers out of North Carolina, where the two candidates have been competing hard for months. Full story...
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Wilmington, western Pender vote in new Congressional district

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video It's the first day of One Stop Voting, but do you know who your Congressman is? Redistricting may mean new candidates for many people in the Cape Fear. The newly drawn Congressional districts mean part of Wilmington and much of Pender County are now a part of US House District 3. Full story...
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NC House candidates talk fracking and homeowners insurance

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video With the first day of early voting behind us, Thursday night folks in New Hanover County got the chance to meet candidates for NC House Districts 19 and 20. Full story...
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Big-name support hits campaign trail in NC, Wilmington

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With early voting underway and Election Day quickly approaching, Republicans and Democrats are rolling out big name support on the campaign trail across North Carolina, including in Wilmington. Full story...
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StarNews Preview: New members of New Hanover Commission will face challenges

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video As you get ready to cast your votes for New Hanover County Commission, you'll want a good understanding of what challenges they'll face if elected. Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs sat down with Kevin Maurer from the StarNews to get the inside scoop before the story hits newsstands. Full story...
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GOP says it raised nearly $55M for convention, DNC fell short of goal

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The group that hosted the Republican National Convention says it raised $55.3 million for the GOP's festivities in Tampa, FL. The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte reports raising $24 million - falling short of its $36.7 million fundraising goal. Full story...
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Former GOP presidential contender Santorum in NC

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Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is scheduled to visit North Carolina to campaign on behalf of the man he challenged for the Republican presidential nomination. Full story...
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Early voting starts today

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video One Stop Absentee Voting begins tomorrow across North Carolina. During One Stop Voting, you can vote early. You can also register and vote in the same place with proof of residency. Full story...
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Davis/Swearingen and Catlin/Gale candidate forums TONIGHT on RTV and WHQR at starting at 7 p.m.

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video WHQR 91.3fm Public Radio will host and broadcast two candidate forums with Ted Davis (R) and Emilie Swearingen (D) for NC House District 19 and Rick Catlin (R) and Tom Gale (D) for NC House District 20. The forum is TONIGHT at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. The forums will also air live on 91.3fm and on RTV. Full story...
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Early voting in 2012 could exceed '08 totals in NC

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The campaigns of President Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and their parties' slates of candidates are nearing high gear as in-person early voting begins in all of North Carolina's 100 counties Full story...
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Dalton unveils platform on pay bias, web safety

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Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton says if elected governor he would work to protect children from obscene materials on the Internet and seek tougher penalties for domestic violence perpetrators in North Carolina. Full story...
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Ballard and Williams meet in forum for Brunswick Commission District 5

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Compared to the recent presidential debate, the forum for Brunswick County Commission 5th District seat Wednesday night was calm and civil. Full story...
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NC House, Senate candidates square off in Brunswick Co.

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video With early voting just hours away, folks in Brunswick County got the chance to meet their candidates. During the political forum, area NC House and Senate candidates squared off on a variety of topics and issues. Full story...
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7th District House race one of the most expensive in nation

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video One Stop Voting starts tomorrow in the Tar Heel state, which means a pivotal point in this fall campaign. One of the most hotly-contested congressional races in the country is right here in Southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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