Courts & the Law, News, Voting

Appeal for early voting extension denied

voteA federal court on Wednesday denied North Carolina voters’ request to extend early-voting hours and locations in Guilford, Forsyth, Mecklenburg, Nash and New Hanover counties.

The request was filed earlier this month and claimed the five counties skirted a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that struck down part of a 2013 elections overhaul law.

The order denying the motion did not elaborate on the three-judge panel’s decision. Early voting begins Thursday.

You can read the order here.

Check Also

A “Raise the Age” breakdown by districts across the state

North Carolina officially implemented Raise the Age legislation ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

North Carolina is projected to gain a U.S. House seat in the coming years, recent data show — a chan [...]

New facilities and policies offer hope to 16 and 17 year-olds once consigned to the adult correction [...]

State Rep. Holly Grange (R-New Hanover) failed to disclose a business owned and operated by her husb [...]

By the time the new Interstate 885 opens in Durham later this year, some of the people who conceived [...]

There is a temptation—and believe me, I understand it—to celebrate the fleeting nature of this week’ [...]

The North Carolina General Assembly is back in Raleigh this week and, as noted in this space last Fr [...]

The post DTH making its mark on Silent Sam settlement appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

A long road remains to be traveled before North Carolinians find out whether they’ll have to show an [...]