September 29, 2020

Media Coverage of North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans’ Lawsuit Over Absentee Ballot Procedures

Press Releases

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Republican Effort to Make Voting More Difficult During the Pandemic (includes link to order), October 28

North Carolina Supreme Court Denies GOP Motion to Stay the North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans’ Agreement with the State to Make Voting Easier During the Pandemic
(includes link to denial), October 23

Federal Judge Rejects Republican Efforts to Overturn Key Portions of North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans’ Agreement with the State to Make Voting Easier During the Pandemic
(includes link to opinion and order), October 14

North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans Reaches Agreement with State to Make Voting Easier During COVID-19 Pandemic
(includes link to agreement), September 22

North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans Sues State of North Carolina to Remove Barriers to Absentee Voting in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic
(includes link to complaint), August 10

Media Coverage

Southern workers mobilize to ensure that every vote is counted
Facing South, November 5

2020 Election Results: North Carolina yet to be called in Trump, Biden presidential race
ABC 11, November 4

2020 Election Results: North Carolina yet to be called in Trump, Biden presidential race
ABC 7, November 4

Across Country, Court Battles Determine Which Ballots Count
Jacksonville Free Press, November 3

What will we actually know about ballot results on Election Day?
Carolina Coast Online, October 23

Trump campaign, North Carolina Republicans ask justices to stop extension of absentee-ballot deadline (updated)
SCOTUS Blog, October 22

North Carolina’s mail-in ballot deadline extension upheld in federal court
The Washington Post, October 21

Court allows North Carolina mail-in ballots deadline extension
Axios, October 21

Republicans Take Blow in NC Over Ruling to Extend Voting
The Floridian, October 21

Legislators urge Elections Board to ‘stop this chaos’
Henderson Lightning, October 19

Legislators urge Elections Board to ‘stop this chaos’
The Bladen Journal, October 19

State board to require witness signatures on absentee ballots, ending one part of legal fight
Carolina Coast Online, October 19

Election 2020: Split decision puts witness requirement back in
Bladen Journal, October 14

GOP says state’s top law officer flouting public records law
The Laurinburg Exchange, October 13

Signature errors could disenfranchise a record number of voters in the election
The Los Angeles Times, October 13

State Board of Elections rocked by resignations, abuse allegations regarding nominee
The Duke Chronicle, October 9

In Mail Ballot Controversy, GOP Says Democrats Are Undoing 9th District Reforms
WFAE, October 9

Thousands of North Carolina ballots in limbo amid challenges over rule changes
ABC News, October 5

Federal judge blocks election board’s absentee ballot rules changes
Laurinburg Exchange/Carolina Journal, October 5

State elections board members resign over legal settlement, sparking controversy
The Daily Tar Heel, October 4

Report: Federal judge rebukes North Carolina’s attempt to change election rules
World Tribune, October 4

Judge OK’s North Carolina plan to ease absentee voting rules
Salisbury Post, October 3

Judge OK’s North Carolina plan to ease absentee voting rules
Associated Press, October 2

A ruling and an appeal: Nothing resolved by court hearing on absentee ballots
Carolina Public Press, October 2

Judge OK’s North Carolina plan to ease absentee voting rules
Greensboro News & Record, October 2

With NC Mail Voting In Full Swing, Fate Of Flawed Ballots Still Unclear
WFAE, October 1

NC halts plan to resolve ballot issue with voter affidavits
Washington Post, October 1

North Carolina Suspends Plan to Resolve Ballot Issue After Judge’s Rebuke
Courthouse News Service, October 1

Where lawsuits stand on voting rules for NC election
The News & Observer, September 28

Early vote shows signs of Black voters’ shift to mail voting
The Star Tribune, September 26

North Carolina: 2 State Board of Elections members resign
WXII 12, September 26

North Carolina Lt Gov asks AG Barr to investigate recent absentee ballot changes
FOX 24, September 25

NC Board of Elections Mess: Here’s What We Know
Spectrum News 1, September 25

Witness mandate vex some new mail-in voters in key states
WHIO (Dayton, Ohio), September 25

Witness mandate vex some new mail-in voters in key states
Star Tribune, September 25

Witness mandate vex some new mail-in voters in key states
Boston 25 News, September 25

Voters struggling with witness rules in early voting
FOX 6, September 25

Board agrees to more absentee ballot changes
The Laurinburg Exchange, September 23

Republicans on North Carolina Board of Elections resign after mail-in ballot changes
Fox News, September 24

Political fight over election rules changes get more bitter, reaches toward nation’s capital
The Robesonian, September 24

Black voters’ mail-in ballots in NC rejected twice as often as whites. Why?
Fox 8, September 25

Republican members resign from North Carolina’s election board
Reuters, September 24

After NC Elections Board Resignations, Both Sides Accuse Other Of Undermining The Election
Blue Ridge Public Radio, September 24

North Carolina surpasses 1 million mark for absentee ballots requested
Fox Wilmington, September 24

North Carolina: Board of Elections holding emergency meeting
WXII (Winston-Salem North Carolina), September 24

NC Lt. Gov. Forest says Dems attempting to ‘undermine the integrity of our November elections,’ asks DOJ to investigate
WNCT 9 (Greenville, North Carolina), September 24

NC GOP leaders aren’t worried about voter fraud. They’re worried about a true vote.
The News & Observer, September 23

Republican N.C. State Board of Elections members resign
North State Journal, September 24

2 NC GOP Elections Board Members Resign In Protest Over Mail Ballot Changes
WFAE 90.7, September 24

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