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Election Day – Voters in Randolph County Head to Polls

Election Day – Voters in Randolph County Head to Polls

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Voters across Randolph County are headed to the polls today to cast their ballot in the 2022 mid-term election. Here is what you need to know to vote. Voting Hours Polling locations today will be open until 7:30pm. Where is my polling location? Not all the polling places are the same this year,” said Melissa Johnson, Director of the Randolph County Board of Elections earlier this week. Voters use the North Carolina Board of Elections Voter Lookup Tool online. The tool allows voters to view their polling place and to see a copy of a sample ballot. Curbside voting Curbside voting is offered at all Randolph County polling places. If a voter cannot enter the polling place without assistance due to age or physical disability, he or she may vote either in ...
Early Voting Coming to an End, Ahead of 2022 Midterm Elections

Early Voting Coming to an End, Ahead of 2022 Midterm Elections

Government, News
ASHEBORO N.C. - There is just a little over a day left to vote ahead of the 2022 mid-terms elections scheduled to take place on November 8th, 2022. Early voting in Randolph County runs today through 7:30pm and Saturday Nov 5th from 8am to 3pm. (View Early Voting Schedule Here) There is no early voting on Sunday Nov 6th or Monday Nov 7th as North Carolina Statute requires a break on those days, between the end of early voting and the start of the election. If you were hoping to vote by mail instead, the deadline to request a ballot ended on November 1st. So far since early voting started on October 20th, 2022, over 22,000 residents of Randolph County have voted early. Thats on par with the last mid-terms in 2018 where 26,000 residents voted early. The biggest question we're...
Government & Groups Work to Promote Election Security for the 2022 Mid-Terms

Government & Groups Work to Promote Election Security for the 2022 Mid-Terms

Government
Stock Photo - 2020 Election Setup (Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - With the challenges, lawsuits, controversy, and conspiracy theories from the 2020 election still lingering, officials and politicians on every level of government, federal law enforcement, intelligence agencies, and bipartisan groups are all working to ensure the upcoming midterms are a smooth and secure election. At a federal level, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have published a joint public service announcement seeking to calm fears of hacking and miss-information ahead of the upcoming 2022 midterms.  The joint statement seeks to make it clear that malicious hackers targeting the election are unlikely to result in either large-scale disr...
2022 Primary Election Results [FINAL]

2022 Primary Election Results [FINAL]

Government
FINAL RESULTS Precincts Reported: 100.00% (22 out of 22) Ballots Cast: 21.70% (20,455 out of 94,262) US SENATE (DEM) NAME ON BALLOTPARTYBALLOT COUNTPERCENTCheri BeasleyDEM1,55981.37%Alyssia Rose-Katherine HammondDEM804.18%James L. Carr, Jr.DEM643.34%Marcus W. WilliamsDEM432.24%Robert ColonDEM341.77%Constance (Lov) JohnsonDEM321.67%Rett NewtonDEM251.30%Tobias LaGroneDEM231.20%Chrelle BookerDEM221.15%B. K. MaginnisDEM201.04%Greg AntoineDEM140.73% US SENATE (REP) NAME ON BALLOTPARTYBALLOT COUNTPERCENTTed BuddREP9,81754.16%Mark WalkerREP5,12528.27%Pat McCroryREP2,41013.30%Marjorie K. EastmanREP2731.51%Kenneth Harper, Jr.REP1090.60%David FlahertyREP710.39%Jen BanwartREP590.33%Charles Kenneth MossREP530.29%Benjamin E. GriffithsREP420.23%Lichia SibhatuREP380.21%Dre...
Primary Election Day – What you need to know.

Primary Election Day – What you need to know.

Government
[Scott Pelkey / Acme News] ASHEBORO N.C. - Citizens across the state are heading to the polls to vote for their picks for their party's' nominee. In Randolph County over 10,000 citizens cast their vote early. Lines at polling places so far today have remained short, with most voters telling us they were in and out in less than 10 minutes. If you haven't voted yet, here's what you need to know: Voting Hours Polls will remain open until 7:30pm Finding Your Polling Place If you are not sure where your polling place is, you can look it up online before you leave: Lookup Your Polling Location View A Sample Ballot You can view sample ballots for both the Republican and Democrat Primaries at these links Republican Party Sample Ballot Democratic Party Sam...

Hasty To Join 2022 Sheriffs Race

Government
ASHEBORO NC - With eight months left before the filing opens for the 2022 Randolph County Sheriffs Office primary, another candidate has announced they will be joining the race. Photo provided by Timmy Hasty Timmy Hasty a 34 year veteran of the Randolph County Sherriff's office, announced on Facebook back in late March that he will running for the office. "I feel that the office of Sheriff requires a higher level of dedication and desire to SERVE the deputies and the citizens, said Hasty. Hasty says if elected he plans to take a "hard and aggressive approach" towards Randolph County's drug problem, to maintain the fiscal responsibility of the office and work to reduce unnecessary spending, and to "create an environment that would eliminate political terminations of deputies and a...