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Pew: Likely voters more polarized than general public

A new report from Pew Research finds that nationally, voters likely to go to the polls in November’s election are more politically polarized than the general American public. While voters who self-identify as consistently conservative or liberal make up about … Continue reading

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N.C. ranks 7th nationally for women in government

North Carolina leads the South and is 7th in the nation when it comes to the number of women holding public office in the state. Those findings are from Representation 2020, a project of the nonpartisan FairVote aimed at raising … Continue reading

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Poll: Majority of N.C. voters feel qualified to hold public office

Most North Carolina voters look at the job performance of their elected officials and say, “I could do that.” Sixty-one percent of voters say they are qualified to hold public office, including 13 percent who say they are very qualified, … Continue reading

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Poll: Hagan & Tillis tied in U.S. Senate contest

North Carolina’s U.S. Senate contest is locked in a dead heat with three weeks to go before Election Day, according to a new poll from High Point University. The poll finds incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and her Republican … Continue reading

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Voter registration deadline arrives for N.C. election

North Carolinians wanting to vote in this year’s election have until today – Oct. 10 – to submit their voter registration form. With same-day registration repealed by the Republican-led N.C. General Assembly, registration will not be available during the early … Continue reading

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