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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections has learned that a voter advocacy group mailed about 80,000 absentee ballot request forms to North Carolina residents with voters’ information already filled out on the forms.

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RALEIGH — Republicans on Tuesday, June 2, amended a bill to tighten oversight of absentee ballots and address possible voter fraud in the Senate Redistricting and Elections Committee. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Rules Review Commission unanimously voted to reject a State Board of Elections’ request for emergency powers on Thursday, May 21. Commissioners said the requested temporary rule changes were ambiguous, unnecessary, and outside of the board’s statutory authority.

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RALEIGH — A small group of N.C. voters are suing the state and the N.C. State Board of Elections over absentee voting regulations, but demands in the lawsuit may lead to election fraud, or the appearance thereof, legal and political analysts say.

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RALEIGH — The in-person early voting period for the 2020 primary election begins Thursday, Feb. 13, and ends Saturday, Feb. 29.

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ROCKINGHAM — Absentee ballots are now available for the upcoming special election for the U.S. House of Representatives, according to Elections Director Connie Kelly.

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RALEIGH — As the 2020 elections approach, state lawmakers are working to protect absentee voters from fraud.

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RALEIGH — Andy Yates, the principal campaign strategist for Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Rev. Mark Harris, said he now questions whether McCrae Dowless legally rounded up absentee mail votes that helped to push Harris to an unofficial 905-vote win over Democrat Dan McCready in the 9th U.S. Congressional District.

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RALEIGH — The political operative at the heart of the 9th Congressional District scandal won’t tell his story under oath — yet.

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RALEIGH — An attorney who represented the Bladen County Improvement Association during a 2016 investigation into potential absentee ballot voting misbehavior says the organization was cleared of any wrongdoing.  He hasn’t heard from investigators since.

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