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Senator Craven Appointed to Committees

Senator Craven Appointed to Committees

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Sen David Craven in front of a horizontal composition of the North Carolina State House located in downtown Raleigh (Stock photo credit - Christopher Boswell / Adobe Stock) (Portrait credit - ncleg.gov) ASHEBORO N.C. - Newly re-elected Senator David Craven (R-Randolph) has been appointed as Chairman to the Commerce and Insurance and Appropriations on Agriculture, Natural and Economic Resources committees for the 2023-24 legislative biennium. Sen. Craven will also serve on the following committees during the biennium: Education/Higher Education Finance Transportation Agriculture, Energy, and Environment Joint Commission on Governmental Operations Committee meetings are where bills are presented, debated, and amended before they go to the full Senate to be voted. ...
Primary Election Day – What you need to know.

Primary Election Day – What you need to know.

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[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...
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...