2020 election (page 3)

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    NC Election Outcomes: Tight Races and Divided Government

    This year’s election had record voter turnout. With more people casting ballots than in any other year in recent memory, more North Carolinians voiced their opinions at the ballot box. North Carolina is a unique state, being much more comfortable with divided government than other states. As reporters Martha Quillin…
    Brenee Goforth, November 13, 2020
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    School board election data summary

    Below are preliminary figures from school board elections across North Carolina.  Note that recounts and absentee ballots may change the outcome of some school board elections.   Summary 79 school districts 467 candidates   Partisan/Nonpartisan 171 partisan candidates 296 nonpartisan candidates   Party Affiliation 65 Democrats 1…
    Terry Stoops, November 6, 2020
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    2020 Election Ripe With Confusion & Contradictory Election Rules

    This year’s election cycle has been like no other. Polling places are socially distanced, an unprecedented number of absentee ballots have been submitted, and hundreds of lawsuits have been filed. One constant fixture of the 2020 elections in North Carolina has been frequent so-called “numbered memos” from the state Board…
    Brenee Goforth, November 3, 2020
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    Election Confusion: Changing the Rules Midway

    North Carolina is in the middle of an election that has been characterized by fear and confusion. One major source of the confusion for voters is guidance given by the state Board of Elections after voting had already begun which changed rules for absentee ballots. This guidance was the…
    Brenee Goforth, October 23, 2020
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    Democrats Kick Off Convention As New CNN Poll Shows Trump Gaining

    Things are looking up for the Trump campaign. CNN released this poll Sunday night: (emphasis is mine). Joe Biden’s lead over Donald Trump among registered voters has significantly narrowed since June, according to a new CNN poll conducted…
    Donna Martinez, August 17, 2020
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    CNN Poll: Younger Voters in Battleground States Going For Trump

    CNN’s poll of registered voters nationwide show Joe Biden leading Donald Trump 51 to 46 percent. But it’s a different story in the battleground states, where the race for president will be decided. (emphasis is mine) Though other recent polling has shown some signs of concern for Biden among…
    Donna Martinez, May 18, 2020
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    WRAL Links To JLF Live Stream with Speaker Tim Moore

    On Monday, April 27, the John Locke Foundation hosted a live stream with N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland. Speaker Moore covered the legislative priorities of the N.C. House for the short session, which began Tuesday, April 28. Moore covered plans for education, healthcare, and more. The live stream reached…
    Brenee Goforth, April 29, 2020
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    Heritage Foundation Picks Up CJ Story on Mail-In Ballots

    On Thursday, March 26, Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak wrote a story about the runoff election in North Carolina’s 11th congressional district. Havlak writes: The coronavirus is interfering with state elections, and it could make the runoff for the Republican nominee in N.C.’s 11th U.S. Congressional District problematic… The N.C. State…
    Brenee Goforth, March 31, 2020