Decision 2016

December 02, 2016

The chairman of the Pasquotank County Republican Party is challenging the residency of 22 voters who participated in last month's election, claiming they are a “symptom of voter fraud” that calls into question the outcome of the governor's race.

November 24, 2016

Area lawmakers are offering party-line views about North Carolina’s disputed governor’s race, with Democrats calling for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory to concede the election to Democratic challenger Roy Cooper and one Republican saying the governor should continue to contest the results and that he’s open to allowing the General Assembly to decide the outcome.


November 18, 2016

Local counties are still reviewing hundreds of provisional and late absentee ballots from the Nov. 8 election.

November 16, 2016

A candidate who lost his bid for state House in last week’s election says he plans to detail his campaign spending in an amended report. 

November 11, 2016

HERTFORD — The controversy over whether to allow a wind energy project to move forward in Perquimans County appears to have had a mixed impact on Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners election in the county.

November 10, 2016

Pasquotank County Commissioner Jeff Dixon thanked county voters Wednesday for re-electing him to another four-year term, and said he’s encouraged his opponent, Sean Lavin, to consider running again for office some day.


November 10, 2016

Northeastern North Carolina resoundingly re-elected both incumbent state lawmakers on Tuesday — but at least one challenger is already hoping for a rematch.

State Sen. Bill Cook, R-Beaufort, easily defeated Brownie Futrell, his Democratic challenger and the retired publisher of the Washington…


November 10, 2016

Sandi Herron couldn’t be more thrilled.

The Elizabeth City resident is a big supporter of President-elect Donald Trump, which is evident from the bright red, white and blue Trump flag hanging from her front porch on West Church Street. Herron had wanted to raise the flag long before Tuesday…

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November 10, 2016

Pasquotank County officials voiced disappointment Wednesday that voters rejected a sales tax increase on Tuesday to support public schools — but several said they'd support asking voters change their minds.

“I wish that it would've passed,” said Commissioner Lloyd Griffin III of…

November 09, 2016

CURRITUCK — Currituck’s incumbent register of deeds believes she was re-elected on Tuesday because voters were happy with the job she’s done over the past four years.

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