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Run-off primaries underway on Tuesday

Tuesday is election day across North Carolina in the Republican run-off primary for lieutenant governor and state auditor. The election is open to Republican voters and to unaffiliated voters.

Cumberland lawmakers file bills for clean water, roads, firefighters

Democratic state Sen. Val Applewhite of Fayetteville this spring has filed bills to send more than $72 million to Cumberland County for clean water, for public safety, and to address infrastructure …

Got a problem with where you’re assigned to vote? County officials say you can thank the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Cumberland County needs about 1,000 precinct officials staffing the polls on Election Day, but as of this week, the county is still 550 workers short — meaning possible longer wait times at the polls come November.

Judge denies petition in Robeson County election bribery case

Wake County Superior Court Judge Vince Rozier denied an appeal in a case alleging voter bribery in Robeson County’s primary election, an attorney involved in the case said Wednesday.  

Biden campaign office in Fayetteville signals NC is key in 2024 election

A gathering at the Cumberland County Democratic Party headquarters on Thursday was a harbinger that North Carolina will again be a factor in the outcome of the presidential election.

Early voting starts Thursday for Republican run-off primaries

Early voting starts Thursday for Republican second primary for North Carolina lieutenant governor, and the GOP second primary for state auditor.

Two Robeson County commissioners accused of bribing voters in primary election

Two Robeson County commissioners are accused of bribing voters in the March primary, according to a court petition.

Highly unusual: Independent candidate poised to run for Congress

Shelane Etchison did a rare thing: She gathered enough signatures to get on the ballot for the 9th Congressional District election without belonging to a political party.

With the results of the March 5 primary confirmed after a recount last week, the candidates for the November race for three Cumberland County Board of Commissioners seats are finally set.

After seven hours of recounting ballots, county Board of Elections workers confirmed Thursday Democratic Cumberland County Board of Commissioners candidate Ronald Pittman’s loss in the March 5 primary.

Cumberland County will recount votes on Thursday in the Democratic primary for the Board of Commissioners Dist. 2 election, the county Board of Elections announced on Monday.

In this year’s Democratic primary race for the three Dist. 2 seats on the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners, candidate Ronald Pittman requested a recount.

Fayetteville lawyer Dave Boliek to seek runoff in GOP primary for N.C. auditor

Long-time Fayetteville attorney Dave Boliek said on Wednesday he will call for a runoff primary against fellow Republican Jack Clark in the GOP election for the state auditor.

Election day is over, but Cumberland's primary election isn’t

The balloting in the 2024 primary ended at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, but the election results are not yet final.

Independent Etchison expects to be on 9th Congressional District ballot

One of two independent candidates actively petitioning to get on the November general election ballots in Fayetteville and Cumberland County says she succeeded, while the other says he came up short.

Real estate agent Henry Tyson came out on top in the Republican primary for the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, uncertified election results show.

Aragues wins Libertarian primary for N.C. House Dist. 44 

Christina Aragues won the Libertarian primary race for Dist. 44 in the N.C. House of Representatives in Tuesday’s election, according to uncertified election results. 

Former Sen. Kirk deViere will have a shot at elected office again after emerging as the top vote-getter during Tuesday’s Democratic primary elections for the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners race.

Incumbent Rep. Richard Hudson (R-9), of Southern Pines, won easily against challenger Troy Tarazon, a first-time political candidate, in the Republican primary election for North Carolina’s …

Mike Colvin wins Democratic primary for state House Dist. 42

Mike Colvin of Fayetteville has won the Democratic primary for state House Dist. 42, to replace long-time Rep. Marvin Lucas of Spring Lake.

Once upon a time, Election Central was the place to be and the place to be seen

There was a time on Election Day, after the polls closed, when politicos couldn’t wait to gather for voting returns, no matter whether it was a primary or general election.

The top three candidates in the county commissioner races will advance to the general election. The top vote-getter in the other races will advance to the general election.

On election day: Photo ID, who has the money, and other things you need to know

Heading into Tuesday’s election day for the 2024 primaries, the Fayetteville area’s candidates for the legislature and the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners have been out in force to get on the November general election ballots.

State laws enacted by Republicans and Democrats make it extra hard for North Carolina’s largest group of voters — the independents — to run for office.

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