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Friday, 21 August 2020 14:30

COLUMN: Vote by mail? No thanks.

As a general rule, whatever comes cheap and easy isn’t highly valued. Yet some people these days want to take something once cherished — sacrificed for with oceans of blood and treasure — and reduce it to nothing more than a short walk to the mailbox.

I am referring to the act of voting.

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Along with public health, the COVID-19 pandemic is testing government transparency in North Carolina. 

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RALEIGH — A bill forbidding all-mail elections passed unanimously Wednesday, May 27, out of the House Elections and Ethics Law Committee. It’s heading to the House Rules Committee.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Board of Elections is reminding voters that they may only vote once in an election, even if a candidate they voted for subsequently dropped out of the race.

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ROCKINGHAM — As Richmond County poll workers were setting up voting locations ahead of the Super Tuesday primary election, the field of candidates for one major political party narrowed even more.

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Raleigh — The State Board of Elections is reminding voters that North Carolina law prohibits taking photographs of or videotaping voted ballots

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RALEIGH — Two Republican candidates are joining President Trump on North Carolina’s presidential ballot — against the wishes of the N.C. Republican party.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Friday signed off on the 2020 presidential primary candidates nominated by North Carolina’s five recognized political parties — Constitution, Democratic, Green, Libertarian and Republican.

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RALEIGH — A voting software company the N.C. State Board of Elections certified earlier this year wants approval for a last-minute technology update. But some board members are asking whether the company, Election Systems and Security, should have been certified in the first place.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections at 5 p.m. Friday (Dec. 20) will randomly determine the order that candidates will appear on ballots in the 2020 primary and general elections. The candidate filing period ends at noon Friday.

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