BEAUFORT — After meeting in closed session Tuesday, the County Board of Education unanimously approved in open session a resolution that aligns voting districts for the school board and county commission races.
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BEAUFORT — Several incumbents and a couple newcomers, all Republicans, filed for local seats in the 2020 elections Monday, the first day of the filing period.
CARTERET COUNTY — Though Christmas is yet to come, filing for the 2020 elections gets underway across North Carolina at noon Monday.
BEAUFORT — Caitlin Sabadish has been in her role as the new director of the County Board of Elections for just about a month, and there’s been a lot to learn, but the freshman director says things seem to be going well, so far.
CAPE CARTERET — One reelected incumbent commissioner, two new ones and a new mayor took the oath of office Monday night as three other elected officials and one longtime staff member stepped down.
BEAUFORT — Some of the races were close, but Friday’s canvass revealed no major changes in the results of the 2019 municipal elections.
BEAUFORT — A discretionary recount Thursday by the County Board of Elections showed Will Baker still holds a razor-thin lead in the tight race for mayor of Cape Carteret, and it appears he’s the victor.
INDIAN BEACH — In less than a week, the results of the municipal election in Indian Beach will be decided, and it may come down to a literal coin toss.
CAPE CARTERET — One vote decided Cape Carteret’s mayor’s race, according to preliminary figures.
CARTERET COUNTY — Below are Tuesday’s unofficial results in the 2019 municipal election races.
BEAUFORT — About 1,000 more people voted in this year’s municipal elections than in 2017 races, elections officials said Tuesday, but voter turnout was still under 20% of all registered voters in Carteret County.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County voters are reminded Tuesday is Election Day for the 2019 municipal races.
BEAUFORT — With Election Day just around the corner, the window is closing for voters to cast an early ballot in the municipal elections.
RALEIGH (AP) — Kay Hagan, a former bank executive who rose from a budget writer in the North Carolina Legislature to a seat in the U.S. Senate, died Monday. She was 66.
MOREHEAD CITY — A political upstart is hoping his trip to all 100 counties will bring him a primary win in the state’s 2020 senate race.
CAPE CARTERET — Four of the six candidates seeking seats on the town board of commissioners said Friday night they are satisfied with the town’s council-manager form of government.
EMERALD ISLE — Five of the six candidates vying for three seats on the town commission answered questions on a variety of issues, including traffic, growth and development, ocean safety, taxes and environmental protection Monday night during an election forum.
CEDAR POINT — Increasing traffic, environmental protection and the impacts of development were on the minds of candidates and potential voters who attended a municipal election forum Thursday night organized by the League of Women Voters of Carteret County.
BEAUFORT — Municipal elections are upon us, and town voters can begin heading to the polls Wednesday to make their selections in local races.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Communicating with the public and protecting remaining maritime forest seem like goals shared by the mayoral candidates in Pine Knoll Shores.
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EMERALD ISLE — Islander Drive was lined with people, Trump flags and American flags flying, and President Donald Trump was due in town to look at tornado damage from Hurricane Dorian.
Editor's note: This story has been updated from the print edition with election data available after the NT went to press Tuesday night. This article was last updated with results from the NC-09 race Sept. 11 at 10:52 a.m.
BEAUFORT — Despite Hurricane Dorian lashing the North Carolina coast Thursday night into Friday, elections officials say Tuesday’s special congressional election will proceed as planned.