nc board of elections
May 22, 2019 -
The Democrat-controlled N.C. Board of Elections has appointed a new executive director on a party-line vote. She'll be responsible for running two special congressional elections this year and implementing the state's new voter ID law, which is facing a lawsuit filed by voters who could be disenfranchised.
April 27, 2018 -
A federal appeals court recently ruled that Florida can keep its harsh re-enfranchisement system in place. But a November ballot referendum there could lead to reforms, which have also recently come to states including Alabama and Virginia.
July 14, 2017 -
After the controversial commission requested voter data from all 50 states, it faced an onslaught of resistance and lawsuits. Meanwhile, rattled voters have been contacting elections officials to get their names off of the rolls.
April 28, 2017 -
The law firm managed by Jill Holtzman Vogel — a Virginia state senator and GOP candidate for lieutenant governor — is at the center of a scandal over false accusations of voter fraud in North Carolina.
January 15, 2016 -
North Carolinians who lack one of several state-approved photo IDs can still vote in the upcoming election — but they might not know that from materials put out by the state elections board. The NAACP held a press conference this week to set the record straight.
August 21, 2015 -
A two-year investigation by North Carolina's elections board found no campaign finance violations by indicted video poker owners and their lobbyists, but questions remain about other possibly illegal activity by the industry — and about its relationship to Gov. Pat McCrory.
July 17, 2015 -
North Carolina's strict voter ID requirements were recently relaxed by state lawmakers, but voter ID still technically stands as the law of the land. What's next for the voter ID debate in the state?