2012 Early Voting Starts in North Carolina

October, 18, 2012
2012 Early Voting Starts in North Carolina

The 2012 election season is in full swing and early voting started in North Carolina today. With North Carolina as a potential swing state again in the Presidential Election, it’s possible that turnout will be high again, as it was in 2008.

Wake County One of Only Eight NC Counties to Vote Against Amendment One

May, 09, 2012

North Carolina has 100 counties. 92 of those voted for the passing of Amendment One on Tuesday, 8 voted against it, including all three counties in the Triangle.

Nancy McFarlane, New Council Sworn In

December, 06, 2011

Monday night the new city council and Mayor Nancy McFarlane were sworn in by District Court Judge Jane Gray.  The event was a humble celebration for a city approaching 400,000 residents, held in the convention center lobby, a formal but Spartan affair and a reflection of the fiscal caution that marks this era.

Voters Should Make Their Voice Heard in Quiet Local Elections

November, 05, 2011
Voters Should Make Their Voice Heard in Quiet Local Elections

There is an old saying that still waters run deep. Often the most important thing is also the quietest.

Smedes York & Tom Bradshaw to Talk About the Importance of the Housing and Transit Bonds

September, 23, 2011
Smedes York & Tom Bradshaw to Talk About the Importance of the Housing and Transit Bonds

Monday morning at the Chamber of Commerce.

Wake County Early Voting Info

September, 22, 2011
Wake County Early Voting Info

You have two and a half weeks to vote early for the October 11th election.

Why Vote in Local Elections?

September, 07, 2011

Decisions made by city, county, and Board of Education officials have a greater impact on our daily lives than most national decisions. How do I find out more about the issues?

What is school system redistricting and why should you care?

April, 22, 2011
What is school system redistricting and why should you care?

Wake County School Board members have the authority to redraw their own districts, without state or federal review.

Larry Lessig to Speak on Free Culture and Elections at State Legislature and Busy Bee

June, 22, 2010
Larry Lessig to Speak on Free Culture and Elections at State Legislature and Busy Bee

Larry Lessig, founder of the group Creative Commons and a pioneer in the open source and technology world, speaks today at the NC State Legislature at 11 am and then again at the Busy Bee at 5 pm.

Democrats line up against Burr

December, 10, 2009
Democrats line up against Burr

2010 US Senate race takes shape

The Board of Education- The Battle For Wake’s Schools

September, 21, 2009
The Board of Education- The Battle For Wake’s Schools

Candidates running for Wake Co. Board of Education met Wednesday night for a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Wake County. Of the nine-member board, four seats are up for election this year and only one incumbent, Horace Tart, District 2, is running for re-election.

Raleigh City Council Races Shape Up: Crowder and Van Dyk

May, 28, 2009
Raleigh City Council Races Shape Up: Crowder and Van Dyk

It’s not often an incumbent faces opposition within their party. That’s why when Ted Van Dyk declared his candidacy for Thomas Crowder’s seat – Raleigh City Council District D – the announcement created some buzz.

It’s Official: NC Goes Blue, Obama Wins

November, 06, 2008

For the first time since 1976, a Democrat has won North Carolina.

Downtown Raleigh Election 2008 Recap

November, 06, 2008

As mentioned yesterday, there was a convergence of two large crowds at the corner of Hargett and Wilmington Streets after the election was announced for Obama. This was not the first time this election season saw a bit of energy in downtown Raleigh.

The Next President

November, 05, 2008

Downtown Raleigh Election Celebrations

November, 05, 2008

From Shaw students singing at The Capital Building to The Raleigh Times spilling into the streets, downtown was full of sights and sounds after the election.

Raleigh Times Election Night Party

November, 04, 2008

We know about 101, Tir Na Nog and other parties, now the Times throws its hat into the celebration tonight.

What Was Your Voting Experience Like?

November, 04, 2008

With all the early voting in North Carolina, many have found short lines on this wet election day morning. Send us your stories and photos.

Downtown Raleigh Election Watch Parties

November, 03, 2008

Below the fold are a few different election night parties at local bars/restaurants.

Rainy Election Day in Raleigh (Poll Info)

November, 03, 2008

It’s going to be rainy; better bring your poncho.

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