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RALEIGH — Opponents of the N.C. General Assembly’s legal arguments about election maps are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject an appeal from state legislative leaders.

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ROCKINGHAM — Congressman Richard Hudson defeated three challengers in Tuesday’s Republican primary election for the 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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ROCKINGHAM — Ben Moss will be heading back to Raleigh to represent Richmond County — and now part of Moore County.

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RALEIGH — U.S. Rep. Ted Budd, who currently represents N.C.’s 13th Congressional District, has won the Republican primary for the state’s U.S. Senate race, according to the Associated Press, the New York Times, and CNN. Budd’s candidacy was given a major boost over key rivals after an endorsement by former President Donald Trump and big spending on his behalf by the Club for Growth PAC. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Four candidates from each of the two major political parties will advance to the November ballot in the race for the Richmond County Board of Commissioners.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Education will have two new faces in the next term.

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ROCKINGHAM — Mark Gulledge will remain sheriff of Richmond County.

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RALEIGH — Republican ballots ran about even with Democrat ballots as of the close of early voting. According to data from the N.C. Board of Elections, 577,232 voters cast a ballot early, with 290,226 of those voters requesting a Democrat ballot and 284,568 voters requesting a Republican ballot, giving Democrats a 50.3% to 49.3% edge. But for context, in 2020, 68% of early ballots requested were for the Democratic primary. 

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RALEIGH — Judicial races decided in the fall will have a significant impact on the future of North Carolina, but as is often the case, these races are mostly flying under the radar of voters. That’s doubly true for a handful of key primaries in judicial races to be decided May 17.

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ROCKINGHAM — One state office candidate is missing a campaign sign — and the truck it was in.

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