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

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RALEIGH — In a typical election year, the assumption is that Democrats will dominate early voting and Republicans will catch up on Election Day. But in 2022, at least during the primary, this usual pattern has gone out the window.

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Monday, 09 May 2022 12:10

OPINION: Let's try grownups this time

With only a few days left to cast ballots in the 2022 primaries, most North Carolinians are worried and frustrated. Many are furious. Some 62% of voters responding to a recent High Point University poll said the country had “gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track.” Even higher shares of state voters said something similar in surveys by the John Locke Foundation (65%) and Meredith College (66%).

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ROCKINGHAM — More than 200 people went to the polls Thursday for the first day of early voting for the midterm primaries.

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It appears that Republicans are closing ranks around Ted Budd in the U.S. Senate primary. Earlier this week, Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger announced his endorsement and this morning, Budd is running ad with Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson touting his support. I suspect some of the consolidation is an attempt to prevent a costly and divisive runoff, but it begs questions about where the GOP is heading in North Carolina. 

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ELLERBE — One of the frontrunners for North Carolina’s up-for-grabs U.S. Senate seat stopped by the World’s Largest Strawberry on Wednesday.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County residents who plan to vote in the upcoming primary election on May 17 have only a few days left to register.

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RALEIGH — Winners of a recent trial court ruling on voting rights for felons want the N.C. Supreme Court to take up the case. The ruling could affect 56,000 felons who have completed active prison time.

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ROCKINGHAM — Five of the seven Republican candidates for the Richmond County Board of Commissioners spoke Saturday at a meet and greet at VFW Post 4203.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County voters will have a chance to hear from the Republican candidates running for the Board of Commissioners this weekend.

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