• Voting by Mail in North Carolina: A Guide

    North Carolina union members and voters across the state are turning to safe and secure absentee ballots for the November election in increasing numbers this year because of the pandemic. Over 950,000 voters in our state have requested absentee ballots, more than 12 times the numbers in 2016, and over 150,000 ballots have been cast by mail already this year.

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  • Sabra Faires, Alma Adams, and 10 other things to know about June 7th primary

    We’ve endorsed Sabra Jean Faires for NC Supreme Court and Alma Adams for the 12th Congressional District. Here’s everything else you need to know about voting in the June 7th primary.

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  • “Huge, unexpected” changes to NC’s voter ID law

    Voters without an approved photo ID will be allowed to vote in 2016 – with conditions – a small but significant exception to the 2013 ‘monster’ voter ID law that opponents hope will be struck down entirely in court.

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  • Voter ID public hearings coming across NC

    The State Board of Elections is holding 9 public hearings across the state to hear your comments about a fuzzy part of the new photo ID law. The law says the ID must “reasonably resemble” the voter. But what does that mean?

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  • Moral Monday comes to Greensboro Nov. 3

    Join us at Government Plaza in Downtown Greensboro for the last Moral Monday before the Election! This will be a Moral “Push to the Polls” as we stand together for voting rights, health care, public education, economic justice, and more!

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  • Make a plan to vote Nov. 4

    You’re the kind of person who votes, but who couldn’t use a little reminder? We know you’re busy, so we’re here to help! Make Election Day a breeze. Make a Plan. go.aflcio.org/MakeAPlan

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  • Call 888-OUR-VOTE for voting questions or trouble

    Voting shouldn’t be scary. If you see something strange when you go to vote – or if you just have questions about voting – call our friends at Democracy North Carolina on their Election Protection Hotline at 1-888-OUR-VOTE.

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  • Voting counts no matter what drives you!

    What issue or issues will drive you to vote this year? Whatever drives you, be sure you vote!

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  • Early Voting begins in North Carolina!

    Greensboro News & Record reported on our “Moral March to the Polls” to kick off the start of Early Voting in North Carolina. Early voting runs until November 1.

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  • Moral March to the Polls in Greensboro on 10/23

    Voting rights and worker power will be front and center on Thursday, October 23 in Greensboro when workers, union members, environmentalists, and educators go on a “Moral March to the Polls” to cast their vote for a better North Carolina.

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  • Oped: Don’t let cynicism steal your vote, NC!

    In their oped, Sister Campbell and MaryBe McMillan urge North Carolina workers to defy the big money noise machine flooding our elections with dark money in an effort to turn working family voters into stay-at-home cynics by doing just the opposite – voting and doing so in record numbers!

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  • NETWORKS Nuns on the Bus to rally voters in Raleigh (10/4)

    NETWORK Nuns on the Bus are bringing their bus and their nuns the Old State Capitol to rally for voter rights and voter registration at 2:00 PM this Saturday (10/4).

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  • Register by Oct. 10 or the billionaires win

    If you intend to hold NC politicians accountable for kicking jobless workers while they’re down, undermining public education, denying Medicaid expansion, and raising taxes on working people to cut them for the rich, then you better make sure you are registered to vote by October 10 or you won’t get to vote at all.

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  • Working America voting rights celebration at UNCG (9/23)

    Join us for an afternoon of pie throwing for civil rights! Learn about voting laws that will affect you this election year, and let’s make sure Greensboro turns out to vote!

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  • Highlights from May 6, 2014 primary elections

    Current State House Speaker and avid opponent of unions, collective bargaining, teachers, and voting rights, Thom Tillis won the backing of a plurality of Republican voters in the May 6th primary.

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