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The riverwalk along the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington.
New Hanover County 2020 election results
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 7, 2020
As of Nov. 6, the North Carolina State Board of Election unofficial 2020 general election results have reported 100% of the state’s precincts, however, only 74.56% (5,487,734 out of 7,359,798) of the ballots casts have been counted.
The North Carolina State Capitol building, where these bills discussed by Judge JH Corpening were deliberated over by NC officials.
NC 2020 election results
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 7, 2020
As of Nov. 6, the North Carolina State Board of Election unofficial 2020 general election results have reported 100% of the state’s precincts, however, only 74.56% (5,487,734 out of 7,359,798) of the ballots casts have been counted. According to reports from WECT, local boards of elections are set to meet between Nov. 10 and 13 to approve the remaining provisional and absentee ballots. Official election results are expected to be reported following those meetings. 
Jenna Wadsworth is the democratic candidate running for NC Commissioner of Agriculture.
Meet the candidates: Jenna Wadsworth
Gia Lash, Contributing Writer • October 26, 2020

Jenna Wadsworth is the Democratic candidate running for the North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture. She grew up on a farm in Johnston County,...

American election mail envelopes
New Hanover voter guide 2020: District and county offices
Nicolas Ziccardi, Contributing Writer • October 25, 2020
this guide is intended to give you a better glimpse not only at who you are voting for, but what they are running for. 
American election mail envelope with face mask
New Hanover voter guide 2020: State offices
Nicolas Ziccardi, Contributing Writer • October 25, 2020
Not only do local candidates have the greatest control over the facets of life that reach their citizens, but they are also more closely linked and beholden to their constituents.
American election mail envelope with pen
New Hanover Voter Guide 2020: Federal offices
Nicolas Ziccardi, Contributing Writer • October 25, 2020
Once again, America has reached that hallowed event voters hold both sacred in their hearts and yet seem to dread all the same. One roadblock many Americans face when picking their candidates are not only deciding who to pick but deciphering what position they are running for in the first place. Positions that may read as trivial or, frankly, boring, have potentially the greatest effect on citizens.
Democratic N.C. Governor Roy Cooper and Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest.
Roy Cooper and Dan Forest face off in election debate
Bethanie Simms, Contributing Writer • October 18, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic took center stage during the 2020 NC governor debate. Gov. Roy Cooper and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest faced off...

From left, Sen Thom Tillis (R-NC), Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), speak during a committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on August 5, 2020. (Carolyn Kaster/Pool/Abaca Press/TNS)
Senator Thom Tillis tests positive for COVID-19
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 4, 2020
Following a weekend with announcements of several politicians, including President Donald Trump, testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) N.C. republican Senator Thom Tillis is the latest to receive a positive test result.  
President Donald Trump speaks to his supporters during a Thursday rally in Freeland, Michigan. (Mandi Wright/Detroit Free Press/TNS)
NextGen NC offers insight into President Trump's visits to NC
Aurora Xiong, Contributing Writer • September 16, 2020

President Donald Trump’s recent visit to N.C. has sparked some discussions behind his intentions. With the 2020 presidential elections quickly...

NextGen N.C. is a progressive organization that focuses on registering young people to vote and turning them out to the polls in November.
NextGen NC is here to inform young voters
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 29, 2020
With the 2020 general election only two months away, organizations like NextGen North Carolina (an offshoot of national organization NextGen America) are helping to inform and guide young voters about the election and why they should vote.
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OPINION: Staying informed this election is important
William Becker, Staff Writer • August 25, 2020

During the 2018 midterm election, I was an election official and also worked at a democratic call center. The two jobs obviously stayed very...

Absentee voting manager Matt Kelly holds the ballot envelopes that will be used to mail ballots at the Franklin County Board of Elections office in Columbus on July 29. The two-key system ensures no one political party will have access to ballots alone. [Adam Cairns/Dispatch]
North Carolina absentee mail-in voting guide
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 17, 2020

Due to concerns about health and safety, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) at the polls this upcoming election season, more and more Americans...

Michael Bloomberg, running for the Democratic presidential nomination, speaks to supporters and attendees at a campaign rally the Saturday before Super Tuesday on March 3 at E. A. Laney High School in Wilmington.
Michael Bloomberg hosted pre-super tuesday campaign rally in Wilmington
Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer • March 20, 2020

Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign may be dead and gone, but for a brief moment on the Saturday before Super Tuesday the Democratic...

Caroline Morin-Gage (left), Ashley Powell (center), and Babette Boyd (right) pose for a photo after lecturing about the cash-bail system in the U.S.
Presentation educates perils of cash-bail system
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • October 8, 2019

A presentation about the pitfalls of the U.S.’ cash-bail system for arrested persons was given to the public Thursday evening in UNC Wilmington’s...

New Hanover County midterm election results
New Hanover County midterm election results
Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor • November 7, 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 6, marked the state and nationwide midterm elections. The New Hanover County - 7th Congressional District ballot contained federal,...

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