News: Elections

Sep. 19, 2013 @ 05:50 PM

Monroe city council candidates

Surluta Anthony, John Ashcraft, Margaret Desio and Debra Duncan 


Sep. 14, 2013 @ 06:06 PM

Monroe mayoral candidate profiles

Kyle Hayes, Bobby Kilgore and Lynn Keziah vie for mayor's job.


Jul. 20, 2013 @ 05:17 PM

Keziah challenges Kilgore for mayor

The field for Monroe mayor became more crowded Friday, when Council member Lynn Keziah filed to be the third candidate running for the office. 


Jun. 28, 2013 @ 11:31 AM

County free to make electoral changes

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision to strike down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Tuesday morning. 


Apr. 02, 2013 @ 05:25 PM

Voting restrictions draw criticism

Local leaders oppose two similar bills in the N.C. General Assembly to reduce early voting programs.


Dec. 01, 2012 @ 09:22 AM

Just how extreme is North Carolina's new Lt. Governor?

 North Carolina will have a new and very different Lt. Governor come January. Dan Forest is an extremely conservative Republican from Raleigh who, though the son of a congresswoman, has never before served in elected office. An architect by training, Forest defeated Democrat Linda Coleman by a razor-thin margin in a race that wasn’t officially settled until more than a week after Election Day.