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.
Politics and Elections News
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.
BEAUFORT — After closing early this week due to Hurricane Dorian, one-stop early voting in the 3rd Congressional District race will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CARTERET COUNTY – Due to the uncertainty of Hurricane Dorian, one-stop early voting will close Wednesday.
BEAUFORT — As early voting for the Tuesday, Sept. 10 special election chugs along, the deadline to request an absentee-by-mail ballot also nears.
NEW BERN — As the Tuesday, Sept. 10 special congressional election draws closer, Donald Trump Jr., son of President Donald Trump, paid a visit to New Bern Wednesday evening to rally support for District 3 hopeful Dr. Gregory Murphy.
One-stop early voting continues weekdays through Friday, Sept. 6. There will be one weekend early voting opportunity Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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.
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.