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2021 Municipal Elections

Single Youngsville candidate responds to Wake Weekly questionnaire

From staff reports
| October 20, 2021

YOUNGSVILLE — Four people are running for the board of commissioners in Youngsville this year. Incum...

Zebulon candidates, clockwise from top left: Quentin Miles, Glenn York, Patrick S Bolger and Kacie Germano.

2021 Municipal Election

Zebulon voters to pick new mayor

From staff reports
| October 20, 2021

ZEBULON — Two people are running for mayor in Zebulon after long-time mayor Bob Matheny announced he...

Moderator Shawn Taylor of The Wake Weekly poses a question to the candidates for Wake Forest commissioner at the Renaissance Center on Oct. 7.

2021 Election

Candidate forums helping voters make informed choices

From staff reports
| October 13, 2021

Municipal election season is in full swing. Several local organizations have hosted candidate forums...

Knightdale candidates Charles Bullock, left, and Chris Parker.

2021 Election

Knightdale voters to pick mayor, council members

From staff reports
| October 13, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Election Day is on its way. In Knightdale, the mayor and three commissioner seats are i...

Wendell candidates, clockwise from top left: Deans Eatman, Jon Lutz, Jason Joyner and Michael Firstbrook.

2021 Election

Wendell has 7 running for 3 commissioner seats

From staff reports
| October 12, 2021

WENDELL — Seven people are running for three commissioner seats in Wendell. Mayor Pro-Tem John Boyet...

Louisburg candidates, clockwise from top right: John Williams, Connie Jo Hutchinson, Christopher Neal, Paula Walters, Liz Seibel and Mike Anderson.

2021 Elections

Packed field for Louisburg mayor, town council

From staff reports
| October 11, 2021

LOUISBURG — Nearly a dozen names will be on the ballots of Louisburg residents this November as vote...

2021 Elections

Wake Forest to vote on mayor, commissioners

From staff reports
| October 11, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Less than a month remains until Election Day, and candidates are vying for votes to wi...

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2021 Election

The Wake Weekly to host Wendell candidate forum

From staff reports
| October 7, 2021

WENDELL — Candidates running for the Wendell Board of Commissioners will have the opportunity to sha...

A voter exits Middlesex Baptist Church after voting on Nov. 5, 2013.

2021 ELECTIONS

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 8

From staff reports
| October 1, 2021

State elections officials are encouraging Nash County residents to check their voter status and ensu...

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Wake Forest Chamber, The Wake Weekly to hold candidate forum

From staff reports
| September 24, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidates forum in early Octobe...

Poll worker Genice Hagans waits to collect municipal election ballots at the Reid Street Community Center on Nov. 5, 2019. Wilson City Council elections are held on odd-numbered years, but this year's contest is postponed until March 2022 due to delays in census results that could reshape the city's voting districts. Elections are planned in Wilson County towns whose council members and commissioners are elected on an at-large basis.

NC elections board: Mass mailings are coming

For Restoration NewsMedia
| September 21, 2021

RALEIGH — Voter advocacy and political organizations have begun to send mass mailings to voters and ...

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Expunged felonies now disqualify prospective sheriffs

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| September 2, 2021

RALEIGH — Under a new state law, a person is not eligible to serve as a sheriff in North Carolina if...

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2021 Elections

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 8 for municipal elections

From staff reports
| August 27, 2021

RALEIGH — The voter registration deadlines for the 2021 municipal elections are approaching. Voters ...

District Attorney Mike Waters speaks at an event in June.

District Attorney Waters switches party affiliation to GOP

By Shawn Taylor
| August 24, 2021

OXFORD — Michael D. Waters, the district attorney representing Granville, Franklin and surrounding c...

Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones, left, is running for reelection in November against Town Commissioner Bridget Wall-Lennon, right.

2021 Municipal Elections

Challengers seeking to unseat incumbent mayors

From staff reports
| July 19, 2021

Mayoral races are already heating up, following the end of municipal candidate filing July 16. Wake ...

Bill Lawson

Commentary

Turtle on fence post outwits DC attorney

By Bill Lawson
| April 29, 2021

When Chief Justice Paul Newby compared himself to “a turtle on top of a fence post” in his recent ta...

Properly placed campaign signs line the entrance of the Mount Pleasant early voting site near Bailey ahead of last year's general election. Such signs should only be placed in the right-of-way 30 days prior to the beginning of voting.

GOP, Dems push state election reform

By Nyamekye Daniel
| April 15, 2021

(The Center Square) – Republicans and Democrats in the North Carolina General Assembly are pushing b...


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