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Sep 29, 2023

Cooper vetoes bill over control of election boards

RALEIGH — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed Republican legislation Thursday that would take away his powers to choose State Board of Elections members and give them to legislative leaders as the 2024 campaign cycle begins in the closely divided state. Cooper already had signaled a veto was coming, which sets up override votes likely next […]

Aug 13, 2018

5 ex-North Carolina governors gather to oppose 2 amendments

RALEIGH (AP) North Carolina’s five living former governors are meeting to oppose constitutional amendments on November ballots that would swing powers involving judicial vacancies and state boards from the executive branch to the legislature. Democrats Jim Hunt, Mike Easley and Beverly Perdue and Republicans Jim Martin and Pat McCrory are holding a news conference at […]

Mar 22, 2018

Cooper fills out elections board with nonprofit leader

RALEIGH (AP) North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on March 21 chose the leader of a nonprofit foundation to fill out the new state elections and ethics board. Cooper appointed Damon Circosta, executive director of the A.J. Fletcher Foundation, to become the board’s ninth and final member. The Democratic governor late last week appointed eight of […]

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