Voting
Brunswick commissioners push for voter ID
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 5:51pm.

There's a new local fight to require voters to show a photo identification before casting a ballot. At Monday night's Brunswick County Commission meeting, commissioners adopted a resolution to ask lawmakers to revisit the idea.

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Wilmington Mayor elected to third term
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 11:57pm.

video In the race for Wilmington Mayor, incumbent Bill Saffo reclaims the seat with 71% to Justin LaNasa's 29%. This is Mayor Saffo's third elected term as Mayor.

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Voting gets underway as absentee ballots hit the mail
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/07/2011 - 2:20pm.

While Election Day may still be a few weeks off, voting is about to get underway in North Carolina's municipal elections.

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Perdue ready to veto voter i.d. measure
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 8:37pm.

Gov. Beverly Perdue sounds ready to veto a measure heading to her desk that would require North Carolina voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot.

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Voter ID bill moves ahead to NC Senate vote
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/14/2011 - 9:47am.

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

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Republican lawmakers roll out new voter ID bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 1:03pm.

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.

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Elections chief says early voting bill could cause long lines at polls
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 05/19/2011 - 11:04pm.

North Carolina's elections chief says a bill to shorten the early voting period likely would result in longer lines at polling sites and make elections more expensive.

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Early voting legislation barely clears House
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 05/18/2011 - 9:50pm.

An effort to reduce by a week North Carolina's early voting period has barely cleared the House even after the measure was changed to promote more voting at night and on Saturdays.

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Early voting legislation delayed in House
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 05/16/2011 - 9:34pm.

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.

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