VOTING LAWS


11/6/2018 8:39pm

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Word on the Street: Voting in college

It's not over 'til it's over... and today, it's over! Staff writer Casey Quam spoke to students in the Pit about their voting experience at UNC this year, and marks an end to the voting madness on campus. 


9/16/2018 9:44pm

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Need another reason to vote in November? It's good for your health

While Millennials are one of the largest generation groups, there are still more Baby Boomers and older generations that show up to the voting polls each November. The U.S. Legislature is seeing more diversity than ever before, but it is not equal to the diversity of the population that the legislature represents. Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia suggest that political participation can have a range of positive affects for the mind, toward relationships with others and society.


8/22/2018 8:19pm

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Long lines at DMVs throughout the Triangle are causing visitors to wait up to 8 hours.

Wait times at the DMV continue to get worse

With the new REAL ID set to begin in October of 2020, North Carolina DMVs are seeing even longer waits than normal, and a voter ID amendment appearing on the ballot in November could make this problem even worse.