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North Carolina has more than 550 cities, towns, and villages – also known as municipalities. Municipalities are local governments, which control local tax rates and make decisions about development, policing, trash service, and other issues that affect voters’ daily lives. FIND YOUR POLLING LOCATION Most municipalities in North Carolina conduct elections in odd-numbered years, including […]

Allison Riggs from the Southern Coalition for Social Justice joined us to discuss some of the most important things we should know about voting. Early Voting Dates Absentee Voting Witnesses for Absentee Ballots Finding Your Early Voting Location Wearing PPE At The Polling Location     The Southern Coalition for Social Justice is a 501(c)(3) […]

We chatted with Marcus Bass, Deputy Director of the NC Black Alliance and the Executive Director of Advance Carolina. He discussed the importance of voting down the entire ballot as we are electing multiple state positions in this election cycle. Bass also discussed making a plan to vote and provided information on how to vote […]

Are you curious about how absentee by mail voting works? Wake Elections Director Gary Sims explains everything you need to know in this brief video. It’s one more way we’re helping you be ready to vote!   Read More: Mural Celebrating Chadwick Boseman At Downtown Disney Read More: Lauryn Hill’s ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ […]

Make your plan to vote! Join “Voting During A Pandemic” webinar Tuesday 9/15 at 6pm. Learn about: – Requesting a ballot and voting by mail in North Carolina – In-person voting options & safeguards   Voting During a Pandemic With a month to go before North Carolinians begin in-person voting in the 2020 General Election, […]

It’s almost time to vote. Make sure that your information is up to date in Wake County, if that’s where you live. Want to check your voting status in another county? Click here. Get all of your questions answered: Register to vote online Update your address if you’ve moved Print out a form to register […]

If you are looking to vote via an absentee ballot in November, you can request your ballot now!     October 9 5:00 p.m. Voter registration deadline October 27 5:00 p.m. Last day to submit an absentee ballot request November 3 5:00 p.m. Absentee ballots delivered to the Board of Elections must be received by […]

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. […]

It’s Election Day! Are you ready to elect a mayor in Raleigh? Ready to vote for City Council seats in Raleigh? A mayor in Cary? A mayor in Rocky Mount? A mayor in Henderson? Today is the day!!! First things first. Find your polling place right here. Okay, there are six people running for mayor […]

Today is National Voter Registration Day! Are you registered to vote? Are you sure? To celebrate, workers with the state board of elections will be on hand to help people who need to get registered or update their registration. They will be avaialble at the Bi-Centennial Mall from 10:30am til 2:30PM. North Carolina voters must […]

You may have seen the viral photo this week of the man in Mississippi who chose to wear a shirt featuring a noose and a Confederate flag. The man’s name is Clayton Hickley and his employer didn’t find the shirt to be cute, so they fired him. Watch the video below.       Facebook: The […]

You’ve finally made it to Election Day! You get to your polling place and you’re told that you can’t vote. Here’s what you do.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark