Archive: 9th Congressional District

  • State elections board chief Penry quits amid calls to resign

    Democrat Andy Penry, chairman of the Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement, resigned Saturday. In his resignation letter, first reported by The Washington Post, Penry said he didn’t want controversies surrounding his partisan statements to prevent a fair investigation of alleged voting irregularities in the state’s 9th…

  • Wake County GOP calls for removal of elections board chief

    The chairman of the Wake County Republican Party has filed a complaint with the Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement alleging Chairman Andy Penry, a Democrat, has broken the law. The complaint demands Penry’s removal from office. The complaint comes not only as…