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NC Lawmakers Cite Immunity Over Voting Laws

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina General Assembly members have been subpoenaed for documents by those challenging the law creating new voting restrictions. But lawmakers argue they shouldn’t have to comply. House Speaker Thom Tillis, […]

01/26/2014

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Some Schools Want To Stop Serving As Voting Sites

GLEN RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, leaving their communities without […]

01/05/2014

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Nominee Voting Open For 40th Annual “People’s Choice Awards”

The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.

10/24/2013

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New N.C. Law Cancels Ballots Cast In Wrong Precinct

For a decade, registered North Carolina voters who didn’t go to their home precincts on Election Day — by error or on purpose — could still ensure their top choices would count.

08/18/2013

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Judges Next To Examine Broad NC Voting Changes

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Judges have now been asked to decide whether an elections overhaul in North Carolina requiring photo identification to vote, scaling back early voting and ending same-day registration is discriminatory or permitted […]

CBS Charlotte–08/14/2013

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High Court Voids Key Part Of Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities […]

CBS Charlotte–06/25/2013

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Literacy Test Repeal Gets Closer To NC Voters

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s unenforceable literacy test requirement to register to vote could be formally removed in House legislation that ultimately would go to voters statewide. The House gave tentative unanimous approval Monday […]

CBS Charlotte–05/14/2013

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Republican Voter ID Bill Ready For NC House Debate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican bill requiring photo identification to vote in North Carolina is heading to the floor of the state House that’s controlled by the GOP. The chamber scheduled what’s expected to […]

CBS Charlotte–04/24/2013

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NC House Budget Committee To Take Up Voter ID Bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The budget-writing committee in the North Carolina House is preparing to evaluate the costs of a bill requiring voters to present photo identification at the polls. The House Appropriations Committee meets […]

CBS Charlotte–04/23/2013

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NC House To Debate Voter ID Bill In Committee

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House is set to debate a bill requiring voters to present photo identification at the polls. The measure hits the House Elections Committee Wednesday after bill architects changed […]

CBS Charlotte–04/17/2013

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