make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Voting

NC counties reduce early voting hours for primary

READ MORE:
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...
»

US DOJ to sue North Carolina over voter law

READ MORE:
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...
»

NC state elections chairman preaches respect

READ MORE:
North Carolina's new top election official wants county election board members to work as colleagues and not political rivals after recent dust-ups have led to allegations of partisanship and voter suppression. Full story...
»

McCrory quietly signs sweeping NC elections bill

READ MORE:
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...
»

NC lawmakers approve GOP-backed election changes

READ MORE:
A Republican-backed measure making sweeping changes to how and when North Carolinians can vote is headed to the desk of Gov. Pat McCrory. Full story...
»

Opponents of election reform bill rally in Wilmington

READ MORE:
Several community groups joined forces in a rally for voting rights today in Wilmington. They voiced their opposition of House Bill 589. Full story...
»

NC bill would place new restrictions on voting

READ MORE:
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...
»

NC senator: Voter ID bill moving ahead with ruling

READ MORE:
A key leader in the North Carolina General Assembly says voter identification legislation will pick up steam again because the US Supreme Court has struck down part of the Voting Rights Act. Full story...
»

Group says pending bills could impact voting rights

READ MORE:
video As many as 2.5 million people voted early in North Carolina during last year's presidential elections, but one group believes that number could soon be significantly less because of a series of voting laws working their way through the General Assembly. Full story...
»

House Republican to discuss voter ID plans

READ MORE:
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...
»