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Vote 2014

Push for film incentives a campaign issue for NC House race

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video As the governor took time today to visit Wilmington's move studio, the push in Hollywood East for film incentives continues. Today supporters renewed their calls, as they stood with a NC House candidate who backs them. Full story...
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Sheriff candidate says Hewett's death from lack of experience, procedure in jail

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videoRepublican Jason Vaughn says Ron Hewett did not receive correct treatment according to standard protocol, and that circumstances like those surrounding his death are caused by the inexperience of the deputies assigned to the jail. Full story...
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Medical examiner: Crisco died of heart problems

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The state medical examiner's office says the death of former NC Commerce Secretary and congressional candidate Keith Crisco was due to heart problems. Full story...
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$55M Wilmington transportation bond heads to November ballot

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videoIt's now up to Wilmington voters to either pass or reject a transportation bond. At Tuesday night's meeting, the Wilmington City Council unanimously agreed to move forward with the $55 million bond and put it on the November ballot. Full story...
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House OKs bill allowing more electronic filings

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Most political campaigns - including those for the legislature - would be required to file campaign finance reports electronically with North Carolina's elections board starting in 2017 in a bill that cleared the House. Full story...
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Aiken praises primary opponent Crisco after his death

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"American Idol" singer Clay Aiken praised the North Carolina entrepreneur who died as he trailed him in a too-close-to-call Democratic primary for a Congressional seat, saying Keith Crisco never forgot his humble beginnings. Full story...
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Congressional candidate Keith Crisco dies days after primary

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videoKeith Crisco - who was battling former American Idol runner up Clay Aiken for the Democratic nomination in North Carolina's Second Congressional District - died suddenly at his home in Asheboro Monday. Full story...
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Probe launched into election-related phone calls

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The New Hanover County Board of Elections officially announced Monday its investigation into a series of "irregular" election-related recorded telephone calls. Full story...
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Commissioner White wants Commissioner Berger's robo-calls investigated

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New Hanover Commissioner Woody White has requested an investigation into robo-calls sent earlier this week ahead of Tuesday's elections apparently by Commissioner Brian Berger. Full story...
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NC Board of Election website error caused election day mess

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videoIt's your voice, your vote, but those votes went a little haywire last night due to a program error in the statewide voting results system. Full story...
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NC Elections director regrets web site errors

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North Carolina's elections director is expressing regret that a programing error resulted in incorrect data for the number of precincts reporting results being displayed on the state's website as ballots were being counted. Full story...
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Rouzer, Barfield head for fall showdown for 7th District seat in Congress

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videoRepublican David Rouzer gets another chance to win the North Carolina congressional district he lost two years ago by a razor-thin margin Rouzer won Tuesday's Republican primary against Woody White and Chris Andrade in the 7th Congressional District. Full story...
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McMahon looks to November after trouncing former boss

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videoIn New Hanover County, the hottest race had to be the battle for sheriff, but it turned out not to be much of a battle at all on the Democratic side. Incumbent Ed McMahon beat his old boss Sid Causey by winning more than 80 percent of the vote. Full story...
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DA keeps seat in Brunswick, Bladen and Columbus counties

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Jon David will keep his seat as District Attorney in Brunswick, Bladen, and Columbus counties. David won the Republican primary with 59% of the vote over Attorney Ryan Smithwick. Full story...
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Three New Hanover County Commission candidates pass threshold, only two advance

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Three candidates passed the 20-percent threshold to win the Republican nomination for New Hanover County Commission, but only two can advance. Full story...
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