The Orange County Board of Elections is hosting a Free Photo ID event at Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510, on Friday, Feb. 2 from 2 to 5 p.m. Voters may also use this opportunity to register to vote or update their registration. To obtain a free ID, voters will complete […]

Even though North Carolina’s voter photo identification requirement has been in effect since last summer, the 2024 Primary and General Elections may be the first time many residents will vote since the new law was implemented. That’s why Wake County Board of Elections staff are opening up outside of regular hours to offer voters an […]

The Orange County Board of Elections (208 S. Cameron Street, Hillsborough) will open Saturday, Oct. 7, to accommodate voters who need a voter ID and can’t make it during normal business hours. Voters can also update their registration or register. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Recent changes in state […]

The Durham County Board of Elections will host the first of four educational photo identification seminars starting September 14, 2023. The seminars, designed to cover photo identification requirements for voting in the upcoming 2023 Primary and General Election, are open to all members of the community. Location details for these free events include: North Regional […]

The following are 10 facts about North Carolina’s photo ID requirement for voting via NC State Board of Elections: Voters will be asked to show photo ID when voting in North Carolina, starting with the 2023 municipal elections. Those elections occur in September, October, and November, depending on the town or city. (Find your local election […]

After a ruling by a federal court, it’s been announced that North Carolina voters will NOT need to show identification when voting in the primary election in March of 2020. This applies to early voting and one stop voting. It’s not yet known if voters will be required to provide identification in the November elections. […]

Beginning in 2020, North Carolina voters will be required to provide photo identification to vote when voting in person or by mail. There are some exceptions. Photo ID is not required for any elections in 2019. Click here to learn more about the photo identification requirements and to view a list of acceptable forms if ID. […]

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A three-judge panel in San Antonio ruled that Republicans in Texas racially gerrymandered congressional districts.

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On the heels of Donald Trump being sworn into office, the DOJ requested that a voter ID law case in Texas be postponed.

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A federal Judge in Texas has ruled the state violated an agreement it made in July to soften its voter ID law, one of the strictest in the country and as a result, will have to reprint their voter education materials. In July, a court ruled that the Texas voter ID law discriminated against Blacks […]


Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. On Friday in North Carolina, a federal judge rolled back obstructive voting measures. They included requiring a photo ID card to vote, reducing the number of early voting days, and prohibiting same-day voter registration. The 83-page decision […]