Tag:Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement

  • NAACP, environmentalists ask court to strike down four amendments

    The N.C. Conference of the NAACP and Clean Air Carolina are asking Wake County Superior Court to strip four proposed constitutional amendments from the Nov. 6 general election ballot. The lawsuit argues the amendments are vague, incomplete, and misleading — and that the General Assembly itself is an…

  • State elections board updating ballot security

    Editor’s note: This story was updated after initial publication to correct the name of VR Systems and to include updated information from the elections board. We regret the error. North Carolina will spend $10.9 million to modernize election systems and tighten the security of voters’ information.

  • Last-minute early voting change has elections board flummoxed

    A last-minute change to Senate Bill 325 — which originally would have lowered state personal and business income taxes — instead became the vehicle to change early voting hours and days. The move led to a dustup among Republicans and Democrats on the state elections board, which played…

  • Constitution Party gets place on N.C. ballot

    Voters will see another minority party on North Carolina’s ballot. The Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement unanimously voted Wednesday, June 6, to officially recognize the Constitution Party. The Constitution Party joins the Green Party and the Libertarian…

  • Green Party becomes fourth formally recognized by N.C. officials

    The long, hard slog for the North Carolina Green Party is over. The state officially recognized the Green Party, allowing its candidates to appear on state ballots. “It’s something we’ve been working for, it seems like, forever,” said J.J. Rizzo, co-chairman of the Triangle Chapter of…

  • Cooper names Circosta ninth member of elections/ethics board

    Gov. Roy Cooper chose Damon Circosta, executive director of the A.J. Fletcher Foundation — which provides grants for charitable causes and is a major funder of the left-leaning N.C. Justice Center — as the ninth and final member of the Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement. The board, which…

  • Moore says election-year politics clouds ethics complaint

    Editor’s note: See update below. House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, says an ethics complaint filed against him by a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit research organization is tainted by election-season politics. Campaign for Accountability filed the complaint Monday, March 5. It…