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Court: Some NC legislator emails must be released
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:56pm.

A federal court says North Carolina legislators aren't required to give up emails and papers exchanged with other lawmakers and staff to those suing over the state's election-overhaul law. But U.S. Magistrate Judge Joi Peake said their correspondence with third parties is largely fair game.

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NHSO: Scammer trying to take advantage of voter ID law
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:33am.

video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a possible fraud tied to voter information and the state's voter identification law.

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Group: NC restrictions deny hundreds of votes
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:01pm.

An election reform group says two specific portions of North Carolina's new voting law prevented hundreds of people from having their ballots counted during the May primary. Democracy North Carolina held a news conference Wednesday to remind people about the voting restrictions and to urge people to register to vote before the Oct. 10 deadline for the November election.

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Appeals court sets quick date on NC voting law
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:26pm.

A federal appeals court is hurrying to hear arguments in a case challenging changes to North Carolina voting law. The new law is considered one of the toughest in the country and critics say it will suppress minority voter turnout.

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Port City reacts to new voting rules
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:12pm.

videoNew voting rules will be in effect this November. That's the word today from a federal judge who denied a motion seeking to hold the election under old rules until a trial next year.

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Judge: NC vote can be held with GOP-backed changes
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:43pm.

A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina's November election can be held under new voting rules drafted last year by Republican lawmakers.

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NC voter audit suggests widespread fraud
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 04/03/2014 - 7:33am.

videoThe North Carolina Board of Elections is investigating hundreds of cases where voters appear to have cast 2012 ballots in two states.

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Court: NC lawmakers must release some documents
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:57pm.

A federal magistrate says North Carolina state legislators can't ignore subpoenas from attorneys seeking documents that may help explain how and why last year's election and voting overhaul law was developed and approved. But the court also ruled late Thursday the lawmakers could still cite a legal doctrine giving them the privilege to keep private certain internal files.

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NC election overhaul lawsuits returns to court
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 7:51am.

Lawsuits challenging North Carolina's elections overhaul law are returning to federal court.

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GOP-backed election changes head to NC House
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 9:26pm.

The Republican-backed measure making sweeping changes to how, when and where North Carolinians can vote is headed to the state House, where it is expected to pass.

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