March 13, 2019 - 5:12 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's elections chief wants lawmakers to put additional restrictions on handling absentee ballot forms after her agency's investigation into actual absentee ballots that affected a congressional district race last year. State Board of Elections Executive Director Kim...
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March 13, 2019 - 4:38 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A group of senators wants more time to look at true early voting in South Carolina. A Senate subcommittee Wednesday did not vote on a proposal allowing a week of early voting for statewide primaries and general elections, ending the Saturday before an election. Currently,...
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March 13, 2019 - 11:42 am
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Elections officials in at least one North Carolina county say they need more staff to handle a constitutional amendment requiring photo identification to vote. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports the Pasquotank County elections director and deputy director...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during an event in St. George, S.C., on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Harris is spending two days in South Carolina, home of the first southern presidential primary in 2020, spending time with voters in rural and coastal areas. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
March 13, 2019 - 8:00 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris is boosting her staffing in the early-voting state of South Carolina, adding two experienced operatives who'll be key to navigating the home of the first 2020 primary in the South. The California senator's...
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March 13, 2019 - 2:09 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the South Carolina budget (all times local): 1:05 a.m. South Carolina House lawmakers are closer to approving a budget to fund the state government for the coming year. Legislators voted 112-1 in favor of the House's version of the $9 billion spending plan which...
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March 12, 2019 - 6:06 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Surfacing legislation would essentially delay requiring photo identification to vote in North Carolina until the 2020 elections, because of concerns about the deadlines to finalize ID rules and as previously unscheduled congressional elections approach. Senate Republicans filed...
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An electoral worker shows a ballot during the election at a polling station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, March 10, 2019. Millions of North Korean voters, including leader Kim Jong Un, are going to the polls to elect roughly 700 members to the national legislature. In typical North Korean style, voters are presented with just one state-sanctioned candidate per district and they cast ballots to show their approval or, very rarely, disapproval. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
March 10, 2019 - 5:21 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Millions of North Korean voters, including leader Kim Jong Un, went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new lineup of roughly 700 members for the next session of the national legislature, though the vote was more of an endorsement than a competitive contest. Voters were...
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March 09, 2019 - 4:38 pm
UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Heavy military deployment, scattered attacks on polling centers and at least eight deaths were reported on Saturday as Nigerians went to the polls to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy. Violence erupted after nightfall in Warri and Ughelli...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and House Democrats rally ahead of passage of H.R. 1, "The For the People Act," at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 8, 2019. Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., the bill's sponsor, stands behind Pelosi at left. The bill aims to expand voting rights, limit partisan gerrymandering, strengthen ethics rules, and limit the influence of private donor money in politics. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 08, 2019 - 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly empowered House Democrats approved a centerpiece of their agenda Friday, a sweeping plan to reduce the role of big money in politics, ensure fair elections and strengthen ethics standards. But the leader of Republican-run Senate has pledged it will not come up for a vote and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016 file photo a precinct captain argues his position during a Democratic caucus at the University of Nevada in Reno, Nev. Nevada Democrats are proposing major changes to their presidential caucuses that could dramatically alter the way candidates compete in the state, opening the process to an early-vote and virtual participation. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez,File)
March 08, 2019 - 1:37 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democrats are proposing changes to their presidential caucus that could dramatically alter the way candidates compete in the state, opening the process to an early-vote and virtual participation. The proposal would expand a single day of caucuses around the state to add four...
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