MOREHEAD CITY — Voters took up the chance to pepper congressional candidates with questions on health care, the federal budget, offshore oil development and more Thursday night as part of the League of Women Voters of Carteret County’s forum.
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BEAUFORT — In-person early voting in the special election for North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District begins Wednesday.
BOGUE BANKS — State Rep. Pat McElraft, R-Carteret (Jones), said this week she will run for reelection to the N.C. House, despite previous statements that this term would be her last.
MOREHEAD CITY — State officials spread the word about North Carolina’s new voter ID law in Carteret County last week to help educate voters ahead of the 2020 implementation.
BEAUFORT — It’s nearly time for Carteret County voters to go to the polls again, as absentee by mail voting began Friday in the special election for the U.S. House.
BEAUFORT — Filing for November’s municipal contests wrapped up Friday afternoon, setting the stage for races in a number of towns.
GREENVILLE (AP) — A combative President Donald Trump rallied Republican supporters Wednesday in North Carolina, harshly criticizing four fiery, left-wing congresswoman of being un-American and claiming they are the face of the Democratic Party that will ruin the country.
BEAUFORT — With the deadline for filing for November’s municipal election less than 72 hours away, no town yet has a mayoral race and one town does not have any candidates for its seats.
CAPE CARTERET — Town officials last week revised and turned into the Carteret County Board of Elections the final language for a Tuesday, Nov. 5 referendum on whether to retain the town manager form of government or revert to the mayor-council version with a town administrator.
CARTERET COUNTY — Greg Murphy snagged the Republican nomination for North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District Tuesday night after months on the campaign trail.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Elections began discussions Wednesday on the possibility of consolidating some of the county’s voting precincts.
CARTERET COUNTY — Tuesday night, Republicans in eastern North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District will have their candidate in the fall special election.
BEAUFORT — Early voting in Tuesday’s primary runoff will wrap up this week just in time for another voting activity — filing for the 2019 municipal races.
BEAUFORT — Eligible voters will again be able to cast a ballot in the Republican primary for North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District with early voting opening Wednesday in the runoff election.
BEAUFORT — After a packed primary contest that produced no majority victor, elections officials across North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District are preparing to welcome Republican voters to the ballot box again in July.
BEAUFORT — With just over 50% of the total vote, Allen Thomas beat out five other contenders in the primary race Tuesday to represent the Democratic Party in the special election for North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District seat in the U.S. House.
BEAUFORT — Two Republican candidates in the race for the U.S. House seat previously held by Rep. Walter Jones Jr. will advance to a runoff election in July following Tuesday’s primary contests.
CARTERET COUNTY — The following is a list of results in Tuesday’s primary elections for the U.S. House race for North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District.
CARTERET COUNTY — Polls will open Tuesday at 28 sites in Carteret County, and many more across the 3rd Congressional District, as voters head out to make their choices in special election primary contests.
CARTERET COUNTY — Residents of North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District have just one day left to cast an early ballot in the ongoing special election to select a new U.S. House representative.
BEAUFORT — One-stop early voting in the primaries for the U.S. House seat representing District 3 ends Friday, not Saturday as previously advertised.
MOREHEAD CITY — The bulk of the state’s 3rd Congressional District’s Republican candidates made their case directly to county voters at Thursday evening’s meet-and-greet event at Southern Salt Seafood Co.
BEAUFORT — A small stream of county voters made their way to polls this week as one-stop early voting in the special election primary began.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was updated Friday, April 12, 2019, to correct the language of the ballot question.