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North Carolina Election

Controversial GOP-Backed Voting Law Allowed In North Carolina

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER and GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's November election can be held under a new voting law approved by Republican lawmakers, a federal judge ruled F...

Clay Aiken Wins Primary In North Carolina House Race

AP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — "American Idol" entertainer Clay Aiken has won a hotly contested Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat. ...

Too Close To Call

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democratic congressional primary race between former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken and textile entrepreneur Keith Cr...

Thom Tillis To Face Kay Hagan In General Election

AP | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis captured the nomination to oppose imperiled Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan Tuesday night, over...

Republican Tillis Wins North Carolina Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis has won the Republican Senate primary in the Tar Heel State, the Associated Press reports. Tillis, who was...

Thom Tillis Wins GOP Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

Thom Tillis has won the Republican Senate primary in North Carolina, the Associated Press reports. Tillis, who currently serves as the state's Hou...

Kay Hagan Wins Democratic Primary

AP | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican voters have selected Thom Tillis to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan. Tillis is speaker of t...

Republicans Facing Off In Race To Challenge Kay Hagan

AP | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

BY GARY D. ROBERTSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters are about to decide who they believe can best challenge Dem...

Republicans Tie Dem Senator To 'Toxic Issue'

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The crowd that swamped a recent GOP candidates' forum at a suburban Charlotte sports bar testified to Republicans' hopes o...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Primary Heats Up In North Carolina Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With 2014 officially underway, North Carolina will be home to one of the most competitive Senate races in the run-up to midterm election...

Clinton Condemns States' 'Assault On Voting Rights'

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton kicked off a series of speeches on Monday with a call to combat what she called...

Key State Takes Hard Turn To The Right

Washington Post | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

Backed by throngs of chanting supporters, dozens of liberal demonstrators are subjecting themselves to arrest each Monday at the state legislature her...

Walter Dalton Projected To Lose NC Gov Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton (D) was projected to lose in North Carolina's gubernatorial race, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday Re...

Republican Wins North Carolina Gubernatorial Election

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Republican Patrick McCrory was projected the winner of the North Carolina gubernatorial race over Democratic challenger Walter Dalton by the AP Tuesda...

LOOK: North Carolina Results

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Below you can find the 2012 presidential election results for the state of North Carolina. In 2008, the Tar Heel State was a crucial battleground f...

North Carolina Close On Election Day

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

North Carolina will be closely watched on Election Day as Barack Obama and Mitt Romney compete for the state's 15 electoral votes. The latest poll...

Early Voting Results 2012: Latest Figures From Key States

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Early voting results figures are beginning to trickle out in key presidential battleground states across the country. Actual vote tallies will not ...

Virginia Foxx Slammed For Seeking Political Gain Off Aurora Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) had no business invoking the Aurora, Colo., shootings to advance a completely unrelated partisan bill, her D...

Outside Groups Ride GOP Candidates Into Expensive Inter-Party Battle

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

By Wade Rawlins RALEIGH, N.C., July 17 (Reuters) - Republicans hoping to maintain their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives ...

RNC Chief Challenged By Conservatives In Making Appeal Ahead Of 2012

AP | By MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C -- The Republican National Committee's new chairman on Wednesday pleaded with North Carolina party leaders for more money to support cand...

Exit Polls: Indiana, North Carolina Latest Information

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE, 6:05 PM: Another round of exit polls has better results for Obama (who generally overperforms in exit polls): Indiana Obama: 50.5% Clinton:...

North Carolina Exit Polls: Latest Information

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

*** UPDATES BELOW *** Here's a glance at the first round of exit polls, which are notoriously unreliable: Obama is up by a margin of 12 More to com...

Game-Changers and Groundhog Days: The Most Exciting Super Tuesday Yet!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It was interesting listening to the pundits try to puzzle everythig through as suddenly, somewhere south of midnight, Indiana surged for Obama, leaving the mayor of Gary, Indiana with some serious bragging rights (and giving Keith Olbermann an excuse to cite The Music Man).

North Carolina, Indiana Primaries: Full Results, Exit Polls

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

INDIANA RESULTS - 99% Reporting Clinton 638,192 51% Obama 615,753 49% NORTH CAROLINA RESULTS - 99% Reporting Obama 889,513 56% Clinton 657,616...

North Carolina Polls: Democratic Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

May 6: Insider Advantage has Obama leading in its North Carolina poll, but the race is significantly tighter: Barack Obama: 47% Hillary Clinton: 43%...