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  1. Jul
    16

    NCSU Students Travel to Forsyth County to Advocate for Early Voting Site at WSSU

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , , ,

    North Carolina's 100 county board of elections are in the process of making one-stop early voting site selections for the November election. This article looks at Forsyth County's process and reports that three NC State Students drove all the way from Raleigh to voice their support for the Anderson Center at Winston-Salem State University to […]

  2. 1
    Jul
    07

    Democrat Officials, Ex-aide Testify on Voter Law

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , ,

    Testimony in a challenge to North Carolina's new voter reform law on Monday talked of the fears of minority voters — but the testimony provided little data to back up the charges. A federal judge in Winston-Salem is being asked to halt key sections of the law, including fewer early voting days and the elimination […]

  3. 2
    Jul
    03

    The N&O: the Media Wing of NC's Liberal Left

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , ,

    Articles in the News & Observer this week proved two things to be certain: Number 1, the mainstream media is truly the media arm of the "Eviscerate" Blueprint NC gang and, Number 2, Rob Christensen from the N&O is a joke who, with his last article basically co-written by Bob Hall of Democracy NC, has […]

  4. 2
    Jun
    23

    Moral Monday Strikes Its Tent

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Civitas Staff | Tagged ,

    So it was just a show all along. At the Monday rally at Halifax Mall, the Rev. William Barber announced that it was the last Moral Monday rally. It was no longer going to be Moral Mondays, he said. Now it was "a Moral March … to the polls!" So the protesters aren't a powerless, […]

  5. 11
    Jun
    23

    N.C. Legislature May Make it Legal for the Dead to Vote

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , ,

    House Bill 1267 is a great example of the old adage "hard cases make bad law." It was drafted in honor of   U.S. Senate candidate Mark Harris’ father, who cast a ballot during the early voting period this year but passed away before May's primary Election Day. Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, co-sponsor of […]