2014 NC Election

Politics & Government
9:25 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

The Voter Registration Deadline Is Fast Approaching

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Last year the General Assembly passed new rules for North Carolina voters.  They include shortening the time for early voting and eliminating the ability to register when casting an early ballot. 

Veronica DeGraffenreid works for the State Board of Elections.  She says the deadline to register is at the end of the week.

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Politics & Government
4:00 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

State Libertarians Happy To Be On The Ballot

Libertarians in the state are holding a candidate forum this afternoon featuring two contenders for the party's U.S. Senate nomination.

This is only the second time in state history that Libertarians have an official presence on the primary ballot. Tim D'Annunzio and Sean Haugh are the party's primary contenders in the U.S. Senate race.

Brian Irving is the communications director for the state Libertarian party. He says the candidate forum and this weekend's annual state convention will help prepare other Libertarians who're also on the ballot.

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Politics & Government
5:00 am
Mon February 24, 2014

NC Republican Candidates In U.S. Senate Race Could Split The Vote

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Campaign season is officially underway for this state’s May primary. Candidates have until the end of this week to file for office. One of the most closely watched races is the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. The winner will likely face Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.

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Politics & Government
5:33 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Matheny Enters Race To Replace Coble

Zack Matheny announced his candidacy for Congress Monday. His Two of his children were on hand at the announcement where Matheny emphasized aviation, hard work and common sense.
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Greensboro City Councilman Zack Matheny declared his candidacy for congress Monday. He made his announcement in front of a private jet inside of an airplane hangar. He’s known as a moderate republican who will vie for the 6th congressional seat being vacated by the retiring Howard Coble.  He touted job creation, corporate recruitment and his hopes to follow Coble’s reputation for strong constituent services. Matheny was recently re-elected to his 4th term on the City Council and he’s well known in parts of the 6th district.

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Politics & Government
10:02 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Potential Successors To Congressman Coble Step Forward

Rep. Howard Coble (R) is retiring next year. The race to replace him is already underway.
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 Audio FileJeff Tiberii's report on candidates who want to succeed Congressman Howard Coble.Edit | Remove

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