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Don’t go complaining if you didn’t bother voting

By Jean McCamy
| November 9, 2021

Last week’s Election Day was almost a nonevent. There were some national races that were on the rada...

Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones

2021 Municipal Elections

Wake County election results: Jones, Day to remain mayors while York wins Zebulon

From staff reports
| November 3, 2021

RALEIGH — Tuesday night found most incumbents winning their seats with three exceptions. In Wake For...

Neal

2021 Municipal Election

Franklin County election results: Neal wins race for Louisburg mayor

From staff reports
| November 3, 2021

LOUISBURG — The race for Louisburg mayor was tight with less than 10 votes separating the winner fro...

Five of the seven people running for three Wendell commissioner seats were at Lake Myra Elementary School on Tuesday. From left, Michael Firstbrook, Jason Joyner, Braxton Davis Honeycutt, Jon Lutz and Allison Yeargin wait to greet voters.

2021 Elections

Voting turnout low in local elections

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| November 3, 2021

Turnout during municipal elections is historically low. This year followed that trend. Poll workers ...

Rolesville candidates, clockwise from top left: Dan Tyrone Alston,  Steven D. Dieckhaus, Paul Vilga and Jacky Wilson.

2021 Municipal Election

Challengers, incumbents battle for Rolesville board seats

From staff reports
| October 27, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Five people are running for the three open commissioner positions in Rolesville. All th...

From left, Franklinton candidates Nalley, Meador and Allers.

2021 Municipal Elections

Prospectives weigh in on Franklinton issues

From staff reports
| October 22, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Eight people are running for the three commissioner seats. Commissioners John Allers, ...

Cat Redd

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...


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