Arrested in March, ex-Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon pleaded guilty in June to corruption charges and was sentenced on October 14. Cannon, a Democrat, was waiting to report to federal prison in West Virginia when he voted on October 30. The Charlotte Observer discovered the fact that Cannon had voted and reported it on Election Day […]
The State Board of Elections announced today that early voting turnout was at 199,904 votes cast as of 2 p.m. Friday. The SBOE said that this constitutes an overall increase in turnout of 0.8% over 2010. In addition to a shorter voting period this year (the 2014 primary is the first election cycle under a shortened 10-day early […]
According to the State Board of Elections, the state has issued 208 free voter IDs since January 1. 184 of the people obtaining the ID registered to vote at the same time.
As of last Friday, January 17, 153 citizens had acquired free voter photo IDs. According to the State Board of Elections, 137 of those voters had registered to vote at the same time. Total: 153 Free ID and VR registration action: 137 Free ID only: 16
Governor McCrory announced his appointments to the North Carolina State Board of Elections. McCrory's appointments are: Josh Howard of Wake County – Republican Paul J. Foley of Forsyth County – Republican Rhonda K. Amoroso of New Hanover County – Republican Joshua D. Malcolm of Robeson County – Democrat Maja Kricker of Chatham County – Democrat The new board members […]