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North Carolina voting issues featured at Columbia Journalism Review
Posted By Rob Schofield On October 2, 2012 @ 3:19 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
The Columbia Journalism Review has posted an intersting story  about North Carolina voting wars that includes praise for some local journalists. (FWIW, however, I’m not sure the folks at the N&O and Charlotte O will enjoy being called “McClatchy sisters.”)
NORTH CAROLINA — While North Carolina may not be “that important to the electoral math” of the presidential race, according to  the New York Times’s Nate Silver, this state is seeing its share of battles in the so-called voting wars. Partisan fights over election rules and processes—who votes, when and how—are playing out here as in many other states. Last year, a voter ID bill was passed by the state’s legislature but vetoed by the current Democratic governor. Other proposals affecting voter access (which the state broadened  after the Help America Vote Act of 2002) rose during that legislative session but failed to advance.
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 an intersting story: http://www.cjr.org/swing_states_project/protecting_the_polls_in_north.php
 according to: http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/07/aug-7-north-carolina-isnt-central-to-electoral-math/target=_blank
 broadened: http://www.ncsbe.gov/content.aspx?id=127
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