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Voter Identification

Closing arguments set in hearing on NC voting laws

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Final arguments are underway at a hearing over whether sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting laws will be put on hold until after the November election. Full story...
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ACLU wants judge to put NC voter ID law on hold

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Advocacy groups are asking a federal judge to put key provisions of North Carolina's elections overhaul law on hold for the November election. Full story...
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NC begins issuing free IDs for voting

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North Carolina has starting issuing free photo identification cards in preparation for new voter requirements. On Thursday, the state Division of Motor Vehicles started issuing the photo ID cards to people who don't have other forms of identification. Full story...
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New NC laws in new year alter campaigns, taxes

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More than 20 laws take effect in the new year in North Carolina. Full story...
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Judge: No quick trial on NC voting law changes

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A federal judge in Winston-Salem says there will be no trial on North Carolina's voting law changes until after the 2014 elections. Full story...
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NC lawyers reject arguments in election lawsuits

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Attorneys representing the state of North Carolina and Gov. Pat McCrory have asked that a pair of federal lawsuits challenging several portions of a law overhauling elections in the state be dismissed. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: McCrory: Cooper could be witness against NC in voter ID suit

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videoGov. Pat McCrory says Attorney General Roy Cooper could wind up a witness against the state of North Carolina in a lawsuit the US Department of Justice filed against the state's new voter ID law. Full story...
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US DOJ to sue North Carolina over voter law

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video US Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will sue the state for alleged racial discrimination in a new, stricter voting law. Holder says by restricting access and ease of voter participation, this new law would shrink, rather then expand access to voting. Full story...
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Colin Powell blasts North Carolina voter ID law

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When asked about North Carolina's new voter ID law during a business forum in Raleigh Thursday, former secretary of state Colin Powell said he disagreed with it. Full story...
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Moral Monday meets opposition in Southport

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video Moral Monday has swept across the Tar Heel State: from Raleigh, to Charlotte, even Wilmington, and now it has hit the streets of Southport, where protestors for and against the policies of Sen. Bill Rabon have come together and peacefully stated their opinion outside of his veterinary clinic. Full story...
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Judges next to examine broad NC voting changes

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videoJudges will now decide whether an elections overhaul in North Carolina requiring photo identification to vote and scaling back early voting is discriminatory or permitted under the law. Full story...
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McCrory quietly signs sweeping NC elections bill

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has quietly signed into law a Republican-supported measure that makes sweeping changes in how and when people can cast their ballots in North Carolina. Full story...
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Lt. Gov. Forest talks about big issues from legislative session

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videoLt. Gov. Dan Forest stopped by our studios this afternoon ahead of a town hall meeting he's hosting tonight in Wilmington. From abortion regulation to voter ID, we asked the lieutenant governor about controversial issues. Full story...
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AG Cooper says new laws could cost taxpayers millions

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videoAttorney General Roy Cooper says several potential new laws could cost taxpayers millions of dollars in legal fights. Full story...
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NC bill would place new restrictions on voting

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videoA revised bill supported by Republicans at the North Carolina legislature would add sweeping new restrictions on when, where and how citizens can vote. Full story...
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