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North Carolina lawmakers redraw state’s congressional map

A replacement map for North Carolina’s congressional districts was finalized Friday, with its lines redrawn to address alleged extreme partisan bias and endangering reelection prospects for two Republicans next year.

North Carolina hearing set to consider voting machines

Elections officials are deciding which voting machines are cleared to use in North Carolina, and whether they must count ballots that can be checked by human eyes.

Suspects in Bladen ballot probe arrested, court date set

The seven people charged this week in connection with an alleged ballot harvesting scheme in Bladen County are due in court early next week.

New NC law lets citizens clear out political signs after 30 days

Tired of political signs all over town well after an election is over? A new law in North Carolina lets citizens take matters into their own hands.
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Supreme Court allows partisan districts, blocks census query

The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain.

Feds to finally examine 2016 NC poll books for hacking

By EMERY P. DALESIO and FRANK BAJAK Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after voter check-in software failed on Election Day...

North Carolina House moving quickly on retooled ID standards

The North Carolina House is moving quickly on retooling recently developed rules to determine which student or employee identification cards are reliable for use as voter IDs starting next year.
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Lawmakers override veto of North Carolina elections bill

With Republicans' veto-proof majority ending in days, the North Carolina legislature on Thursday overrode the Democratic governor's veto of legislation that would keep campaign finance investigations confidential and allow the GOP to possibly dump their nominee in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations.
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Lawmakers react to governor’s veto, statements on newest bill

The Governor says the bill would make the process to prosecute fraudulant campaign activity or violations more difficult and less transparent.

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