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Early voting legislation delayed in House

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Debate on politically tinged legislation to cut North Carolina's early voting period by a week has been delayed in the House. The chief sponsor of the House measure gave no reason on the floor why he asked that a final House vote scheduled for Monday night be delayed until Wednesday. Full story...
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NC early-voting time reduced in House proposal

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North Carolina residents would have one week less to cast ballots before elections in legislation that supporters say would save money but opponents argue would discourage citizens - particularly Democrats - from voting. Full story...
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GOP legislators addressing voter ID concerns

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The newly installed Republican majority at the North Carolina Legislature is resolute this year on expanding identification requirements before voters enter a polling booth. Full story...
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GOP lawmakers to pursue photo IDs for NC voters

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Republicans taking over control of North Carolina's General Assembly next month want closer controls over voters. 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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GOP wants hearing on New Hanover vote problems

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The New Hanover County Republican Party wants an open hearing on problems voters had last week on Election Day. Full story...
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Elections chair to face commissioners

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Election Day is over, but the New Hanover County Board of Elections still has its hands full. After some problems with voting Tuesday, the chairman of the board is ready to face the music. Full story...
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Commission chair wants answer about ballot mix-up

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video Yesterday's election ballot mix-up has New Hanover County Commission Chair Jason Thompson wanting answers. Thompson says someone has to take responsibility for what went on with the ballots at Freedom Baptist Church and the Northeast Library. Full story...
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Elections director explains ballot blunder

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videoWe made it through Election Day, but not all counties had a smooth day. New Hanover made news across the state by using the wrong ballots at some voting locations. The problem happened at two precincts. Election officials say they were suppose to receive a specific ballot, but instead they received a different one. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: UNCW students create online voter guide

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video One week till Election Day. Candidates are trying to make their message heard loud and clear in the final stretch. Some UNCW students are trying to help them out. 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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Voters, candidates continue talk of voting problems

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video We've seen problems in elections before, but now it's reaching a boiling point with some voters. Some New Hanover County voters have complained about voting machines not registering their votes correctly. One voter, who did not want to go on camera, told us he raised his hand for help, but it never came. Full story...
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Elections chief says 'no conspiracy' in voting machine glitch

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video Accuracy is one of the most important things voters care about during elections, but there are questions in New Hanover County after voting machines were casting the wrong votes. Full story...
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State investigating Bladen Co. vote buying allegations

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Larry Hammond, Bladen County's Elections Director, said he received a call from the state BOE yesterday informing him of the allegations. He said the BOE did not tell him who made the allegations or about whom the allegations were made. Full story...
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Who says kids can't vote? Now they can!

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The Cape Fear Volunteer Center has opened their annual Online Poll for Kids in New Hanover County. Full story...
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