NC Board of Elections http://wunc.org en Election Filing Period Begins Today http://wunc.org/post/election-filing-period-begins-today <p>Today marks the first day candidates who intend to run for office can officially file in the state.</p><p>Candidates for the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives, and District Attorneys are among those who must file with the state Board of Elections in order to run for office.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 30243 at http://wunc.org Election Filing Period Begins Today State Board Of Elections Removes Beaufort County Board Member http://wunc.org/post/state-board-elections-removes-beaufort-county-board-member <p>The State Board of Elections has removed a Beaufort County elections board member from office.<br /><br />Republican Delma Blinson of Blounts Creek endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon at a Tea Party meeting two months ago.<br /><br />State law limits the political activities of members of boards of elections. Josh Howard is the chairman of the State Board.<br /> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 02:59:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 27786 at http://wunc.org State Board Of Elections Removes Beaufort County Board Member The Legislature Overrides McCrory's Vetoes http://wunc.org/post/legislature-overrides-mccrorys-vetoes <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;">This week, the General Assembly overrode two of Governor McCrory’s vetoes on high profile measures. One measure requires drug testing for certain welfare recipients and the other loosens restrictions for seasonal workers. Host Frank Stasio speaks with WUNC's Capitol bureau chief Jessica Jones about the response to legislature's moves. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 16:05:48 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 21920 at http://wunc.org The Legislature Overrides McCrory's Vetoes Gov. Pat McCrory Revamps The NC Board Of Elections http://wunc.org/post/gov-pat-mccrory-revamps-nc-board-elections <p>Last Friday, Gov. Pat McCrory appointed an entirely new staff to the North Carolina State Board of Elections. Earlier that week the board was set to begin an investigation into contributions to McCrory's campaign. A one-hundred percent turnover is unusual and leaves many speculating whether or not it has to do with this investigation.</p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/ByJohnFrank">John Frank </a>is a political reporter for the News and Observer and joined Host Frank Stasio today to talk about the turnover.</p><p></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:21:35 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 14555 at http://wunc.org