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Counties with protest filings – GX

The NC State Board of Elections has received 53 protests from 36 counties. In total, 301 votes are being challenged. The highest concentration is in Bladen county, where 193 people were accused of "Absentee Fraud" in a single filing. ...
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The men and the money behind North Carolina’s State Supreme Court race

How do you keep the North Carolina Supreme Court race nonpartisan when the ideological makeup of the bench hangs in the balance?

There’s not really an answer, especially this year, when so much is at stake and big outside money wants a say.

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Washed out Democracy?

Grassroots organizers ensure hurricane impacted voters can cast their ballots Early voters who need a ride to the polls have a new option this year that, in a way, kind of resembles Uber. Democracy North Carolina and partner ...
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Washed out Democracy? What’s at stake.

Floodwaters may be receding, but damage from Hurricane Matthew will linger for months to come, maybe longer. Residents in counties that saw the worst of the storm, many of whom remain in shelters, are picking up the pieces, ...
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Washed out Democracy?

A week after Hurricane Matthew flooded many of the 99 low-income apartments in the Mt. Sinai Housing Community in south Fayetteville, the curbs are cluttered with sodden couches and chairs, mattresses and blankets.

Scenes like these — common throughout eastern North Carolina — are why the Rev. William Barber demanded last Thursday that the State Board of Elections allow flood-ravaged counties to extend their voter registration deadlines and their polling hours.

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Judicial vacancies, state and national – GX

The next president could nominate as many as four justices to the high court. The Supreme Court vacancy may be what’s on voters’ minds currently, but it’s important to remember that there are 99 total federal judicial vacancies ...
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Demographics around North Carolina’s coal-fired power plants – GX

Environmental justice concerns are particularly acute near coal-fired power plants and coal ash sites. Of the 22 power plants in North Carolina, more than half are located in ZIP codes where the percentage of people living below the ...
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When it comes to 2016 "bathroom bill" state legislation, North Carolina stands alone in restricting transgender access
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When it comes to 2016 “bathroom bill” state legislation, North Carolina stands alone in restricting transgender access – GX

As part of our ongoing effort to keep readers throughout North Carolina and the nation fully informed about all aspects of the controversial, all-purpose LGBT discrimination law known as HB2 (click here to access all of our stories), ...
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