North Carolina

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December 11, 2018 - 6:25 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The head of North Carolina's elections board is suggesting more time may be needed to decide whether a new congressional district election is necessary due to absentee ballot fraud allegations. Chairman Joshua Malcolm wrote to state judges Monday, saying those subpoenaed in the...
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December 06, 2018 - 7:42 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Democrat trailing in a North Carolina congressional race withdrew his concession Thursday as state election officials investigated allegations of absentee ballot fraud. Dan McCready's reversal came as a top leader at the state's Republican Party said it would support a new...
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December 06, 2018 - 1:59 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina Republican Party would support a new election in the state's unresolved congressional race if an investigation shows that wrongdoing swayed its outcome, its executive director said Thursday, softening the organization's stance as allegations of absentee ballot...
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December 04, 2018 - 6:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Allegations of flagrant absentee ballot fraud in a North Carolina district have thrown the Election Day results of one of the nation's last unresolved midterm congressional races into question. Unofficial ballot totals showed Republican Mark Harris ahead of Democrat Dan McCready...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:16 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina's flagship university proposed Monday to move a toppled Confederate statue into a new $5 million building on the outskirts of campus, seeking to balance security with strict state historical laws in a step that triggered an uproar by chanting demonstrators who...
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November 29, 2018 - 6:23 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Details on how North Carolina's new constitutional mandate for photo voter identification will be carried out received preliminary state Senate approval Wednesday in a measure offering more ID options and exceptions than previous legislation. The proposal implements the...
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November 28, 2018 - 6:31 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina General Assembly reconvened Tuesday, with Republicans advancing their chief objective during the lame-duck session of passing a voter identification law to carry out a new constitutional amendment mandating photo ID. The Senate and House gaveled in the session...
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November 28, 2018 - 6:29 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina's elections board delayed finalizing the results Tuesday of a close U.S. House race, as officials appear to be scrutinizing potential wrongdoing within the 9th Congressional District. Board members meeting voted unanimously to certify the final tallies in nearly...
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November 28, 2018 - 6:27 am
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) The FBI says a body has been found in an area of North Carolina where searchers have been looking for a missing teenager for three weeks. A news release Tuesday said FBI agents and detectives of the Lumberton Police Department found the body around 4:45 p.m. near a road east of...
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November 27, 2018 - 6:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina lawmakers on Monday began examining the details of the latest voter photo identification proposal, a day before they return to work to fulfill a photo ID mandate that voters agreed this month to put in the state constitution. A legislative committee reviewed draft...
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