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Voter Identification

Columbus elections officials looking into possible duplicate voter registrations

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The Columbus County Board of Elections is looking into a possible duplicate voter registration, the county attorney said Thursday. Full story...
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NC House budget committee endorses voter ID bill

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A North Carolina voter identification bill is headed to the House floor after the last of three committees signed off on the legislation. Full story...
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NC House committee hears more about voter ID

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Some elections and voting experts say there are other ways to discourage the potential for fraud while casting ballots that don't necessarily require North Carolina voters to obtain photo identification. Full story...
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NC House Republicans lay out voter ID bill process

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videoNorth Carolina House leaders say the process to create a bill requiring photo identification for citizens to vote will be slow so lawmakers can receive public input about what such a mandate should look like. Full story...
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House Republican to discuss voter ID plans

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North Carolina House Republicans want to talk about how they'll go about creating legislation that would require citizens to show photo identification before voting in person. Full story...
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North Carolina voters react to voter ID issues

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videoThe Civitas Institute surveyed North Carolina voters regarding their positions on issues involving voting and election integrity. One poll questions asked, "Would you favor or oppose a law that requires voters to show government-issued photo identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, before being allowed to cast a vote in an election?" Full story...
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Poll: Most in NC support gun control, voter ID, immigrants

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A new Elon University poll looks at how North Carolinians feel about issues like gun control, voter identification and immigration, as well as their opinion on Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly. Full story...
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NC groups talk mobilizing efforts against voter ID

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videoGroups opposed to likely legislation at the General Assembly this year requiring North Carolina citizens to show identification before voting in person already are rolling out a plan to fight it. Full story...
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McCrory not wedded to photo ID requirement to vote

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants a North Carolina voter identification bill on his desk but now sounds willing to accept a bill that doesn't demand photo ID to cast ballots in person. Full story...
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Perdue says she's proud of voter ID veto

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North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue says vetoing a bill that would have required photo identification to vote at the polls is one of her proudest accomplishments as governor. Full story...
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NAACP cautions NC counties on voter ID legislation

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North Carolina's largest civil rightsorganization is cautioning county governments not to try and enact local versions of a voter identification bill vetoed last year by Gov. Bev Perdue. Full story...
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Perdue: MLK wouldn't like voter ID, education cuts

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Gov. Bev Perdue says the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be troubled by efforts in North Carolina to require photo identification to vote and by education spending reductions. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Gov. Perdue vetoes Voter ID Bill; Updated with Berger reaction

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"There was a time in North Carolina history when the right to vote was enjoyed only by some citizens rather than by all. That time is past, and we should not revisit it." - Governor Perdue Full story...
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Voter ID mandate gets NC legislative approval

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Republican-backed legislation requiring North Carolina voters to show picture identification before casting a ballot they know will count is headed to Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue's desk. Full story...
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Voter ID bill moves ahead to NC Senate vote

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North Carolina lawmakers are moving ahead on legislation to require people to show a photo identification card before voting. Full story...
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