2018 Elections: North Carolina Ballot Initiatives

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS Ed. — The following referenda are scheduled to appear on North Carolina ballots during the Tuesday, Nov. 6, general election. Official explanations by the Constitutional Amendments Publication Commission are included below. Find more information in North Carolina’s… Continue Reading


Editorial: A step back for North Carolina if voters support identification referendum

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS If at first you don’t suppress? Try, try again. This seems to be a goal of the GOP majority in North Carolina’s legislature, which essentially is now pushing to revive part of the 2013 voting restrictions the… Continue Reading


Beach voters can get free identification

STAFF REPORT VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia — Voters in need of identification have several opportunities to get a photo identification before the election on Nov. 4. Virginia law requires voters to present photo identification at the polls. The city Voter Registrar provides the… Continue Reading