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Elections

Voting gets underway as absentee ballots hit the mail

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While Election Day may still be a few weeks off, voting is about to get underway in North Carolina's municipal elections. Full story...
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State legislature pushing through election-related bills

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The Republican-led Legislature is pushing through several election-related bills that would make it easier for third-party candidates to get on the ballot, make judicial races partisan again and eliminate straight-party voting. Full story...
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Republican lawmakers roll out new voter ID bill

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Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly have rolled out a new version of a bill that would require voters to show identification before they cast a ballot - a proposal they hope will attract support from some Democrats and Gov. Bev Perdue. Full story...
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Elected officials meet in Brunswick Co.

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Politicians and newly elected leaders met on Tuesday night and talked about the future of Brunswick County. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Brunswick Co. has highest early voting numbers in state

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video Election Day is just days away but voters are already taking advantage of early voting opportunities. Some of the hottest campaigns for Congress and state and local offices are in Brunswick County and the early voting numbers are reflecting those races. Full story...
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Brunswick County candidate forum

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Monday night's Congressional candidate debate was quickly followed by a forum for other candidates. Full story...
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Close voting raises issue of runoffs

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videoWith several tight races in the New Hanover County elections last night, there were questions about whether runoffs would be necessary. Full story...
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Wilmington businessman enters plea on campaign violations

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video In New Hanover County court today, businessman Rusty Carter was convicted of skirting the law to funnel money to high-profile Democrats. Full story...
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Saffo holds Wilmington mayor's office, Council gets two new faces

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videoIt was a tough night for incumbent mayors in Oak Island, Southport and Wrightsville Beach. Meanwhile, Bill Saffo held on to the mayor's office in Wilmington. Full story...
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A look at the major names on the November election ballot

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videoFriday was the deadline to file for November's elections. Candidates had until noon to throw their hat in ring. Here is a look at some major races and the names you will see on the ballot. Full story...
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Saffo, Haynes filing for re-election

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Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo headed to the New Hanover County Board of Elections office around eleven Monday morning to file for re-election. Wilmington City Council member Margaret Haynes will also file with the board of elections Monday. Full story...
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New citizen votes because of Obama

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A Wilmington woman who just became a U.S. citizen is celebrating the Obama victory. Full story...
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Columbus County exceeding voting expectations

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videoBladen and Columbus counties had slow but steady voter turnout Tuesday, with quite a few of the voters casting a ballot for the very first time. Full story...
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Cafe in Southport offering partisan presidential menu

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videoA local eatery spiced things up this Election Day. Taylor's Cafe in Southport offered up Obama burgers and McCain grinders as part of their special menu. Full story...
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Bladen County voting off smoothly

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Like many other counties, Bladen County has had a steady turnout. Full story...
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