2023 municipal elections

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The conspiracy of gun violence silence

BY: - September 7, 2023

Many of us remember the story from our childhoods of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and how his majesty was duped into parading down the street naked while most of his loyal subjects merely applauded his new threads. Sadly, in 2023, the story comes to mind when assessing current policies in Durham surrounding gang and gun […]

NC Elections Board approves list of university and government IDs that can be used for voting

BY: - July 17, 2023

Student IDs from all UNC system universities meet state requirements that allow them to be used for voting, according to information the state Board of Elections released Monday.  Most of the community colleges, private universities, charter schools, and local governments that asked the state elections board to approve their student and/or employee IDs for voting […]

State Board of Elections director Karen Brinson Bell on important changes coming to NC elections

BY: - May 22, 2023

A trio of rulings handed down by the Republican majority of the North Carolina Supreme Court will soon bring some big and important changes to the state’s elections. Not only will a photo ID now be required for all who cast ballots – even by mail – but thousands of formerly incarcerated people who regained […]