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GOP states eye voting system upgrades

GOP states eye voting system upgrades

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For years, Tennessee Democratic Senate Minority Leader Jeff Yarbro’s call to require the state’s voting infrastructure to include a paper record of each ballot cast has been batted down in the Republican-dominated Legislature. But as the fallout around the 2020 presidential election — and some GOP voters’ distrust of voting machines — Tennessee Republican lawmakers who have held off are coming around on a paper-backed mandate. A similar scenario is playing out in some of the five other states -- most of which are Republican-led -- that do not currently have a voting system with a paper…
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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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