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Few candidates file for 2024 elections; registration closes Friday at noon

Things have been relatively quiet at the Alamance County Board of Elections this week inasmuch as few candidates have added their names to the ballot for various 2024 elections. Among...

Two Alamance district court judges file for re-election in Raleigh

The only election activity on Tuesday, the second day of filing for 2024 elections, was that two incumbent district court judges – Kathryn Whitaker "Katie" Overby and Larry Brown...

Incumbents, commissioner challengers first to file for 2024

Alamance County's incumbent state legislative delegation – state senator Amy Galey, and state representatives Steve Ross and Dennis Riddell, all Republicans – were among the first to file for...

New lines would shift Alamance Congressional district, change some precincts for state house

A set of new voting districts that made it though North Carolina’s General Assembly this week could have some significant repercussions on how Alamance County residents are represented at...

Board of Elections open in new location

Karyn Newcomb and her colleagues at the local elections office spent more time dealing with moving boxes than ballots this week as they settled into their new headquarters at...

Can people who are mentally incompetent register to vote?

QUESTION: Why does the department of social services send voter registration forms to people in group homes for the mentally impaired? Are people with severe cognitive deficits even allowed...

Former legislative candidate Ed Priola launches bid for county commissioner

Mebane resident Ed Priola is announcing his plans to run as a Republican for one of the three seats on Alamance County’s board of commissioners that will be up...

Longtime staff member steps up to the plate as new elections director

Political campaigns are often likened to horse races. But to Dawn Hurdle, an 18-year veteran of the local elections office, the charged anticipation and building excitement of the electoral...

Long-time elections director Kathy Holland honored at retirement celebration

Past and present members of the county's Board of Elections, co-workers, and friends gathered for a festive send-off Friday afternoon for long-time elections director Kathy Holland who is retiring. Holland...

Lineups set for Burlington’s November ballot

Final, unofficial returns from early voting and all Burlington precincts show the November mayor's race is likely to be hotly-contested race. Incumbent mayor Ian Baltutis and councilman Jim Butler...

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