2014 NC Senate

Politics & Government
8:33 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

This Is The One Race In The NC General Assembly That Will Go To A Re-Count

Republican John Alexander, left, and Democrat Tom Bradshaw have worked on community projects in Raleigh since the 1970s
Credit Alexander for NC Senate, Tom Bradshaw for NC Senate

Former Raleigh Mayor Tom Bradshaw requested a recount on Monday afternoon in his race for the North Carolina Senate against Republican John Alexander, with 701 votes separating them in the closest General Assembly contest this year.

Alexander led Bradshaw by .86 percent in a race with a turn-out of about 82,000 voters, according to certified Wake County Board of Elections results.
 

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Politics & Government
6:09 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

North Carolina Votes 2014 - Here's How The Night Unfolded

Here's what NC's early vote looks like Full story: http://wapo.st/1x8ulLQ
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This is our election night blog. Complete election results can be found here.

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Politics & Government
10:24 am
Tue November 4, 2014

2014 Election: NPR's LIVE Blog

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This is NPR's blog following the hotly contested 2014 election:

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3:07 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Election 2014 Statewide Results

Here are the latest 2014 mid-term election results from the North Carolina Board of Elections. (See a wider version of this information).

Michel Martin, Going There
5:42 am
Sun November 2, 2014

Ahead Of Midterms, Voting Rights And Wrongs In North Carolina

Olivia Sedwick, student government president of Winston-Salem State University, and Tom Hanchett, historian of the Levine Museum of the New South, offered perspective about voting rights.
Travis Dove NPR

Originally published on Sun November 2, 2014 10:04 am

The run up to midterm elections has sparked many heated legal and ideological arguments over voting procedures and requirements. To understand the debate, I went to Charlotte, North Carolina for a live community conversation around these voting laws. The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed a North Carolina law to go into effect that eliminates same-day voter registration and reduces the number of early voting days.

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Politics & Government
3:23 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Libertarian Candidate For U.S. Senate In NC Talks With Phoebe Judge

Sean Haugh, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, 2014
Credit Carol Jackson

Next week voters across North Carolina will decide the next U.S. Senator from North Carolina.  Latest polls show the race basically tied between Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan, and Republican State Speaker of the House Thom Tillis. 

Hagan and Tillis have both called on political celebrities in this, the final full week of the campaign.

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Politics & Government
6:17 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Hagan and Tillis Call On Political Celebrities For Final Week Of Campaign

Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards, left, stumps for Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, right.
Credit Jessica Jone / WUNC

With only eight days left to go before Election Day, the race for North Carolina’s U.S. Senate seat is in high gear. Democratic incumbent Senator Kay Hagan is in a tight race with Republican state Speaker of the House Thom Tillis. Both campaigns are pulling out all the stops to get people to the polls- including bringing national political stars to town.

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Politics & Government
4:18 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Check Out This Handy NC 'Ballot-Builder'

Credit NC Center for Voter Education/UNC-TV

U.S. House, State Senate, District Attorney, Board of Commissioners, Register of Deeds, Sheriff, N.C. Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, N.C. District Court...there will be a lot more names on your ballot than those running for U.S. Senate.

In my county, there are 22 choices to be made.

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Politics & Government
3:24 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

In North Carolina, Latino Voters Could Decide Tight Senate Race

Lacey Williams (from left), Mary Espinosa, Jaime Villegas, Armando Cruz Martinez and Elisa Benitez talk inside the offices of the Latin American Coalition in Charlotte, N.C. According to a 2011 Pew Hispanic report, the median age of Latinos in North Carolina is 24.
Andy McMillan for NPR

Originally published on Fri October 24, 2014 12:22 pm

Ahead of the midterm elections, Michel Martin is visiting Charlotte, N.C., to learn more about Latino voters' growing influence in the state. Join Michel for a Facebook chat from 4:30-5 p.m. ET today as she answers questions and shares more on her reporting.

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Politics & Government
11:31 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Election Day(s): You Can Vote Today In North Carolina

Still shot of the Google map that shows early voting locations.

There is a comprehensive, interactive Google map that shows early voting locations across the state.

Click here to see precise locations and hours, even directions. Most locations are open Monday-Friday until close of business. Saturday hours are also available.

You can vote in any of the early voting locations in your county.

Early voting continues until 11/1.

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