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NC county election boards reviewing vote totals today

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Election workers are moving closer to making official the results of this month's North Carolina general election. Boards of election in all 100 counties were slated to meet Friday morning for what's called the canvass. Full story...
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WWAY goes commercial free for Election Night coverage

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videoTired of all the political ads you've been bombarded with the last few weeks? Well, you won't have to worry about any commercials to find out who won all those races if you tune to WWAY on Election Night. Full story...
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NC House candidates Unger, Millis talk film incentives

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videoIt's your voice, your vote and election day is fast approaching. Do you know where each candidate stands? We sat down with state house candidates for district 16 to talk about the issues. Full story...
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US Supreme Court sides with NC on voting rules

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videoThe U.S. Supreme Court has blocked a federal appeals court ruling from taking effect that would have restored same-day registration and out-of-precinct voting in North Carolina for this fall's election. Full story...
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Port City reacts to new voting rules

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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. 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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New report shows problem with NC voter fraud

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videoElections officials told the North Carolina General Assembly this week they found hundreds of instances where a person with the same name, birthday, and last four digits of their social security number voted in North Carolina and somewhere else. Full story...
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Voting rights rally planned in Raleigh

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A caravan of people urging the restoration of the Voting Rights Act will join North Carolina activists in Raleigh in a protest. Full story...
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NC counties reduce early voting hours for primary

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Almost a third of North Carolina's counties have received permission from state elections officials to reduce early-voting hours heading into the May 6 primary below what last year's elections overhaul law demanded of them. Full story...
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YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE: 2014 candidate filing period begins today

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videoSome campaigns began months ago, but the start of the candidate filing season means the election season officially opens in North Carolina. Full story...
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