The North Carolina Senate race, already one of the most closely watched battleground contests in the 2020 cycle, has been upended this week with shocking twists for both candidates less than a month before Election Day.
The North Carolina Republican Party filed a new lawsuit on Monday seeking to force the North Carolina State Board of Elections to provide access to absentee ballot envelopes, which are public records under the law.
North Carolina Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham missed a previously-scheduled virtual town hall days after admitting to sending sexually suggestive text messages to a California strategist who is not his wife.
Senator Thom Tillis accepting more than $20,000 in campaign contributions from political action committees tied to pharmaceutical companies within two weeks of sponsoring a bill related to drug prices in late 2019.
A bill signed by Governor Roy Cooper last week will add an extra $50 per week for people receiving unemployment benefits in North Carolina. However, the money is funded by the federal government and is set to expire in December.
A three-judge panel ruled Friday that felons who have been released from prison but who remain on probation solely because they owe fines, fees, or other debts can vote in North Carolina’s coming elections.
A North Carolina court has ruled that outstanding restitution, fees or other court-imposed monetary obligations can’t prevent convicted felons from voting if they’ve completed all other portions of their sentence.
Absentee ballots for the upcoming presidential election will be sent out Friday in the state of North Carolina. Employees at the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections headquarters spent the day getting ballots ready to be distributed.
The president is making national headlines for what he said in that interview about voting, when he suggested voters should "check their vote" by casting their ballot in person and by mail. “Let them send it in and let them go vote,” said President Trump.
Attorney General Josh Stein said his office is joining a coalition of states that will file a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service over operational changes to mail delivery that were causing widespread delays and threatening mail-in voting for the upcoming November election.