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Oct 27


Tuesday 5 p.m. deadline to request absentee ballot

(NC State Board of Elections) The NC State Board of Elections is reminding voters that the absentee ballot request deadline is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Your request must…


Fulcher vs. Hanig in NC House District 6

In the race for the District 6 seat in the NC House of Representatives, Republican incumbent Bobby Hanig and Democratic challenger Tommy Fulcher agree that the COVID-19 epidemic has highlighted…


Voting in Dare County on record pace

According to this Facebook post from Dare County Board of Elections Chair Sandy Semans, the pace of early voting has been very brisk, and we appear on course to set…


What to know about voting in 2020

With in-person Early Voting starting on Oct. 15, the Voice reached out to Sandy Semans Ross, chair of the Dare County Board of Elections, to get the lowdown on key…


Hooper challenges Woodard for District 2 seat

In their race for the District 2 seat on the Dare County Board of Commissioners, incumbent Republican Bob Woodard and Democratic challenger Amanda Hooper talk about a number of the…


House vs. McCullough-Testa in District 3 race

Commissioner candidates bring different perspectives Republican incumbent Steve House and Democratic challenger Kathy McCullough-Testa are vying for the District 3 seat on the Dare County Board of Commissioners this fall.…


It’s Basnight versus Woody in District 1

Both BOE candidates have experience in system Incumbent Democrat Bea Basnight and Republican challenger Carl Woody II are vying for the District 1 seat on the Dare County Board of…


It’s Parker vs. Twiddy for at-large seat

Ed Board candidates bring different resumes Incumbent Republican David Twiddy and Democrat Charles Parker are vying for the Dare County Board of Education at-large seat on Nov. 3. Twiddy, completing…


It’s Alexander versus Bothwell in District 2

In Voice interviews, BOE candidates discuss the issues Democrat Jen Alexander and Republican Susan Bothwell are vying this fall for Dare County’s District 2 Board of Education seat that was…


Early birds for early voting

Update: According to the North Carolina Board of Elections, nearly 230,000 voters cast ballots as of 5:30 p.m. on the first day of early voting. With several hours of voting still left,…


Early in-person voting in Dare County

(Dare County) Early voting (also known as One-Stop Absentee Voting) allows any registered voter to cast a ballot in person on select days prior to Election Day, which is Tuesday,…


Hyde County 2020 General Election Details

Voter registration Deadline The voter registration deadline for the 2020 General election is Friday October 9, 2020 at 5:00pm. You can register to vote online, by mail (postmarked by Oct.…


Sen. Tillis tests positive for COVID-19

(Office of Sen. Tillis) Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator from North Carolina, Thom Tillis, has tested positive for COVID-19. Tillis is locked in a tough race this fall with Democratic challenger…


Voting in Dare County

Links to Dare County Board of Elections Voter Registration Election Information Polling Places Voting Elected Officials Poll Workers About Frequently Asked Questions Voter ID Information Sample Ballot   Vote on…


A sure sign of election season

(Dare County Sheriff’s Office) The Dare County Sheriff’s office has posted this notice about stealing campaign signs. It has come to our attention that political signs are being stolen from…


BOE forum focuses on returning students to classrooms

Candidates participating in a Dare County Board of Education forum on Sept. 24 broadly agreed on the desire to return students to the classroom and on the need to create…


Dare candidate debates kick off this week

Like virtually everything else this year, the candidate debates for those running for the Dare County Board of Commissioners and Dare County Board of Education will be different — and…


Despite court ruling, no voter ID in 2020

In an unusual election year in which some voters may already be confused about how to cast ballots, a Sept. 15 North Carolina Court of Appeals Court ruling to reinstate…


New service lets NC voters track absentee ballots

(NCSBE) According to the North Carolina State Board of Elections, a total of 758,057 North Carolina voters have requested an absentee ballot through Sept. 10. And they can now track…


Tillett takes over as Dare Elections Director

NC absentee ballot requests running 10x higher than in 2016 (Dare County and State Board of Elections) One week after the Aug. 6 departure of former Elections Director Michele Barnes,…

Dare LWV Announces Virtual Candidate Forums

To All Dare County Voters! The Dare County League of Women Voters, partnering with the North Carolina Coastal Federation, is sponsoring Virtual Candidate Forums this year for the Dare Board of Commissioners…


Amid unique circumstances, Dare County prepares to protect voting in the 2020 election

As the nation heads into a crucial 2020 election in the midst of a once-in-a-century pandemic, Dare County officials are confident that they are prepared to protect the integrity of…


NC Election Board on how to vote absentee

  Ballot requests in 2020 seven times higher than in 2016 State Board of Elections With more people expected to vote by mail during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina…


Dare Election Director Michele Barnes resigns

Board nominates Jackie Tillett to replace her The Dare County Board of Elections has named Jackie Tillett as interim elections director in the wake of the resignation of former director…


NC Elections official sets rules for pandemic voting

(State Board of Elections) Karen Brinson Bell, the Executive Director of the State Board of Elections, on July 17 issued an emergency order to protect voters from disease and reduce the likelihood…


 It’s easier to vote than you think

This video encouraging voter registration was produced by the Dare County Board of Elections and was filmed by Swell Productions.


Board of Elections prepares for voting in a pandemic

(Dare County Board of Elections) The Dare County Board of Elections is focused on making voting during Covid-19 as safe and efficient as possible for both voters and poll workers.…


To vote in 2020, check your registration info

Dare County Board of Elections In an effort to be proactive and eliminate possible election problems, Dare County Board of Elections has taken extra steps to try to ensure that…