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State Board of Elections Post Sample Primary Ballots PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Friday, 05 February 2016 06:50

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - With the primary election only five weeks away, the state Board of Elections preparations includes posting the sample ballots to its website.

Each county has a folder on the site. Within each folder are the sample ballots for each precinct -- with ballots divided for Republicans and Democrats.

All ballots include the $2 billion bond referendum to fund infrastructure.

Sample ballots can be found at ncsbe.gov.

Report: Unclear Whether All Democrat U.S. Senate Candidates Will Join Scheduled Debates PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Thursday, 04 February 2016 06:54

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - All four Democrats seeking the chance to oust Republican Sen. Richard Burr need to build name identification statewide, but so far, former Wake County legislator Deborah Ross hasn't agreed to show up.

The Raleigh News & Observer reports Democrats Chris Rey and Kevin Griffin have agreed to be part of a debae hosted by WRAL and a debate hosted by Time Warner Cable. But the Ross campaign has neither accepted nor declined.

The paper reports it is unclear as to whether Democrat Ernest Reeves will qualify to join in.

Read the full story at newsobserver.com.

Sen. Leader Phil Berger: More Than $900,000 On Hand as of Dec. 31 PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Thursday, 04 February 2016 06:46

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Sen. Leader Phil Berger is reporting a full bank account as his party seeks to maintain its majority in the Senate.

As of the end of 2015, Berger reportedly had $903,000 in the bank. He has no opponent 2016 but can spend the money on helping elect other Republicans.

Campaign finance reports for the candidates can be found at ncsbe.gov.

Pro-Bond Advertising Hits Airwaves Ahead of Primary Election PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 05:50

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Advertising promoting the $2 billion infrastructure bond is now running on television, according to WRAL.

The spot touts benefits of the infrastructure bond, which if passed, would fund facilities across the state.

Voters will give a thumbs up or thumbs down to the package March 15 when it appears on the statewide primary ballot.

A group has organized against the bond at againstthebond.com.


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