Election

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The presidential election in Bosnia and Herzegovina is this Sunday, Oct. 7, and among the 15 candidates is UNC Charlotte Information Technology Professor Mirsad Hadzikadic. He’s taking a year off to run for the office in his home country. In an interview this week, he talked about his campaign, death threats and how he sees the outcome.

NC Elections Board Votes To 'Quash' Fed Subpoena

Sep 7, 2018
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The North Carolina Board of Elections voted 9-0 Friday morning to "quash" a broad subpoena from the U.S. Justice Department, which was seeking millions of records and ballots from past elections.

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North Carolina has been given a three-month extension by the U.S. Justice Department to produce millions of documents and ballots from past elections.

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The U.S. Justice Department, along with attorneys from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, have issued subpoenas for nearly a decade's worth of voter registration data in 44 eastern North Carolina counties, including Wake County.

The State Board of Elections has stopped work on the Nov. 6 ballot, after two rulings this week questioned whether the election can proceed as planned.
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Common Cause and the League of Women Voters said Friday that North Carolina's 2018 Congressional election in November should go on as scheduled - without a massive court-ordered upheaval.

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President Trump is coming to Charlotte Friday, with an appearance at Central Piedmont Community College’s Harris Campus near the airport at 2 p.m. He will then head to south Charlotte for a fundraiser.

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Voters will now see two new political parties on the North Carolina ballot this fall. The state board of elections voted Wednesday to recognize the Constitution Party.

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WFAE's Election Night coverage begins at 7 p.m. with a special hosted by Tom Bullock. There's a lot to discuss, and Tom wants you to join the conversation by calling 704-926-9323. Now, watch Tom pitch tonight's coverage:

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William "Bump" Roddey has vowed to file an ethics complaint against Rock Hill Schools after losing Tuesday's runoff for Rock Hill mayor.

The York County councilman says the school should not have robocalled or emailed parents the night before the election.

North Carolina Legislative building
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Republican leaders of the General Assembly have just one more week to finish and approve new district maps for the state. This by order of a federal court.  

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