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Changes to the 10th and 11th Congressional districts in Western North Carolina are tied up in court. Click to view full-size image.
February 12, 2016, No comments

Hearings set for Monday, including in Asheville, as legislators face deadline to redraw congressional map while hoping for an emergency stay.

Morgan Murray and his 6-year-old son, Blue, check in at the polling station at Isaac Dickson Elementary in Asheville. Local races in Buncombe County included primaries for county commission, district attorney, clerk of superior court and district court judge. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Changing primary to comply with court ruling could be costly (UPDATED)

February 9, 2016, No comments

North Carolina elections officials hope an order to redraw congressional districts will be stayed; many counties can't afford a separate primary for U ...

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Isaac Dickson Elementary. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

NC presidential ballot won’t reflect dropouts (Updated)

February 3, 2016, No comments

State Board of Elections says it's too late to change primary ballots. Also, a look at the delegate totals following Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Newsmakers: Discussing guns and gun policy

February 2, 2016, No comments

Elected officials explore recent changes in gun laws and the political atmosphere surrounding the ownership, buying, selling and regulation of guns.

  • WNC's State House Districts
    As districts change, so do voters
    February 1, 2016, No comments

    Migration and generational patterns leading to increase in unaffiliated voters throughout WNC, with unpredictable results when redistricting comes in 2021.