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Will Your Vote Be Counted? Ask Election Officials These 4 Questions

Dan Froomkin | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

In an era of increasingly aggressive attempts to suppress voting, there are lots of important questions citizens and journalists should be asking in their communities. One question that's surprisingly easy to answer: How good is your local election board at making sure every vote is actually counted?

Confusing North Carolina Ballot Leaves off Votes for President

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"I was sure I voted for president, but then a friend told me that a straight-party vote in North Carolina includes every office except president. That made me really mad."