3/4/2020 12:59am

Voters cast their ballots during the midterm election at Frank Porter Graham School on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.

Voters elect three new faces to Orange County Schools Board of Education

Bonnie Hauser, Jennifer D. Moore and Carrie Doyle were elected to the board, according to unofficial vote counts. Unofficial primary election results show that Hauser, Moore and Doyle each received about 17 percent of votes.  The results show that there was only a 0.38 percent margin between unofficial vote counts for Doyle and LaTarndra Strong, who said she is not planning on requesting a recount. 

4/18/2018 7:52pm


Early voting in the Orange County primary

Early voting for the Orange County primary election opens this Saturday and will last until Saturday, May 5. The early voting sites include the Hillsborough Board of Elections, the Carrboro Town Hall, the Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, Efland Ruritan Club Building and the Seymour Senior Center in Chapel Hill. 

12/4/2017 8:56pm

Q & A with retiring Orange County Election Director Tracy Reams

Orange County Elections Director Tracy Reams announced her retirement effective January 31, 2018. Reams has been the Orange County Elections Director since January 2008. Staff writer Mattias Miller talked to her about the role she played as Elections Director and her aspirations after her retirement.

9/27/2017 6:43pm

Early voting comes early to Orange County

Early voting for local elections in Orange County starts Oct. 19 at the Orange County Board of Elections office and on Oct. 23 at the Carrboro Town Hall, Seymour Senior Center, and Chapel of the Cross. Early voting will end on Nov. 4 and Election day is Nov. 7.

1/13/2015 12:00am

Matt Hughes hopes to lead Orange County Democrats again

The Democratic Party is looking to rebound from its statewide losses in November’s midterm elections, and Orange County Democratic Party chairman Matt Hughes, who is running unopposed for reelection at the annual party convention in April, wants to lead that effort locally.