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State Board Approves Student and Public Employee ID Cards in Upcoming Elections

State Board Approves Student and Public Employee ID Cards in Upcoming Elections

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ASHEBORO N.C. — The State Board of Elections has approved almost a hundred student and employee ID cards for use in the upcoming 2023 municipal and 2024 primary and general elections in North Carolina. With the passage of Voter ID laws in North Carolina, voters will be asked to show photo ID when voting in state starting with the municipal elections this fall. While most voters will simply show their driver’s license, for those who don't have a driver's license there are many other acceptable photo IDs, and that list is growing with the approval of ninety-nine student and employee IDs. These newly approved IDs, which can be used to confirm a person’s identity when they check in to vote, include student IDs for all UNC system schools, as well as other public and private colle...
NC Supreme Court Stops Candidate Filings & Moves Primary Date

NC Supreme Court Stops Candidate Filings & Moves Primary Date

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Photo Credit: Acme News Archive ASHEBORO N.C. - Today the NC Supreme Court stopped candidate filing in all races and pushed the Primary Election date from March 8th to May 17th. Randolph News Now was notified just after 5 p.m. in an e-mail from the Randolph County Board of Elections which stated "By order of the North Carolina Supreme Court, filing for all offices for the 2022 primary is suspended. This includes the rescheduled municipal contests, and any separate filing period for those municipal contests in January." This comes from the battle over the recently drawn legislative and congressional districts which were approved by the Republican-led General Assembly earlier this year. Two separate lawsuits have been filled challenging the district map by the NC League of Conserva...