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Voting turnout strong for primary in Randolph County

Voting turnout strong for primary in Randolph County

ASHEBORO — Voting turnout for next week’s primary appears to be well ahead of the pace for a similar voting cycle in 2018 if Randolph County voters are any indication. In the first seven days of early voting, there were a total of 3,990 voters to turn out among the four voting sites in the county. That left more than a week remaining for voters to cast ballots in advance of the May 17 primary. In 2018, there were 14 days for Randolph County voters to cast ballots in one-stop early voting. Four years ago, 6,376 voters took advantage of…
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Voters show up for early voting in Randolph County

Voters show up for early voting in Randolph County

ASHEBORO — Turnout has varied at Randolph County’s four locations for early voting during the first few days for the primary. The busiest location has been at the Randolph County Board of Elections on North Fayetteville Street in Asheboro. That site had the largest number of votes in each of the first three days (324, 308, 130). The next most popular early voting site has been Braxton Craven School gym in Trinity, where 142 votes were cast the first day followed by 136 and 58. Franklinville United Methodist Church drew 73, 123 and 64 voters for 260 total. Randleman Civic…
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Trump’s bid to shape GOP faces test with voters in May races

Trump’s bid to shape GOP faces test with voters in May races

NEW YORK — Donald Trump ‘s post-presidency enters a new phase this month as voters across the U.S. begin weighing the candidates he elevated to pursue his vision of the Republican Party.  “The month of May is going to be a critical window into where we are,” said Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, a Trump critic defending incumbent GOP governors in Georgia, Ohio and Idaho against Trump-backed challengers this month. “I’m just concerned that there are some people trying to tear the party apart or burn it down.” Few states may be a higher priority for Trump than Georgia, where…
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Early voting site moves to Trinity

Early voting site moves to Trinity

ASHEBORO — An early voting site for the Archdale and Trinity areas is moving to a new location to help alleviate congestion and create a smoother voting experience, the director of the Randolph County Board of Elections said. The board gave its approval Monday to move the one-stop early voting site to the former Braxton Craven School gym for this spring’s primary. The new location is near Trinity High School. The address is 3037 N.C. Highway 62, Trinity. This is 3.2 miles from the previous location in Archdale. Early voting is scheduled from April 28-May 14. Board director Melissa Johnson…
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Early voting set for Randolph County

Early voting set for Randolph County

ASHEBORO — Early voting for this fall’s municipal elections in Randolph County begins this week and runs for more than two weeks. Early voting will take place at the Randolph County Board of Elections office at 1457 North Fayetteville St., Asheboro. Times and dates for early voting are from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28; from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 18, 20, 22, 25, 27 and 29; and from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 30. Election Day is Nov. 2. Voters must vote at their polling places on Election Day.  
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