UNION COUNTY — North Carolinians swarmed polling places on the first day of early voting on Thursday (Oct. 15). According to the North Carolina State Board of Elections, more than 333,000 voters casted ballots. As of Thursday, the board believes the number of voters this year may be more tha…
Of the 44 U.S. Presidents who have run for reelection, 34 of them have won. But while history may favor Republican incumbent Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential Election, the polls suggest Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper announced that he accepted the nominations for Carr McLamb and Tommy Tucker as the newest members of the State Board of Elections on Friday (Oct. 9). Tucker and McLamb will take the seats formerly held by David Black and Ken Raymond, who resigned simultaneously …
UNION COUNTY — The League of Women Voters, the Union County Chamber of Commerce and the Enquirer-Journal partnered to host a virtual debate between candidates for the Board of County Commissioners. The debate, held Tuesday, was moderated by Dr. Joseph Ellis, chair and associate professor of …
NORTH CAROLINA — U.S. Senator Thom Tillis tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, Oct. 2, according to a report from his Office.
Democratic candidate Cal Cunningham has enjoyed a healthy lead in most polls leading up to Election Day (Nov. 3) in his bid to unseat U.S. Senator Thom Tillis, but Cunningham is now saddled with what The Atlantic and other publications are calling a “sexting scandal.”
In what Politico considers to be the “most expensive Senate race on the map this November,” Junior U.S. Senator Thom Tillis will try to defy the polls and retain his Senate seat through re-election.
WEDDINGTON — Susie Evans, of Weddington, was featured in a virtual press call hosted by U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Cal Cunningham and his campaign “Cal for NC.” The call focused on the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and it’s impact on local families.
MONROE — Any Union County resident eligible to vote who wants to participate in the process with a mail-in ballot must complete a 2020 State Absentee Ballot Request Form and send it to the Union County Board of Elections by Oct. 27.
CHARLOTTE — Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden discussed racial equality, affordable college and fiscal opportunities at a Black Economic Summit in Charlotte, NC, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, according to a report from U.S. News.
MONROE — The Union County Board of Elections is losing one of its most tenured poll workers. After 16 years working primary, general, municipal, and special elections, Bromley Bilton is moving away from Union County to be near family, according to the communications department for Union Coun…
MONROE — Election workers are needed for the Nov. 3 General Election and the early voting period in October, according to Union County Government’s communications department.
WAXHAW — Ericka McKnight is running for public office again. She is running for House 68, which is currently occupied by Craig Horn, who has served five terms. Last year, she ran for mayor of Waxhaw and said the support she received motivated her to continue vying for a seat in local politics.
MONROE — Greg Gebhardt is one of nine Republican candidates running for lieutenant governor. There are 15 total candidates running for second in command of the state.
MONROE — The voter registration deadline for the March 3, 2020 Primary Election is February 7, according to the Union County Board of Elections.
The Wednesday publication was printed before the polls closed. Results are here and there will be more coverage in the Friday newspaper. Results are unofficial until certified by the Union County Board of Election.
Dale Morefield / Enquirer-JournalUnion County voters took the polls Tuesday for the primary election. The polls closed after press time. Please check for results online at www.enquirerjournal.com and more coverage in the Friday paper.
There are seven candidates in the Union County Board of County Commissioners republican primary. Voters will be asked to choose three candidates. Steven Davis is running as a democrat and will appear on the ballot in November with the three top vote getters from Tuesday.
Incumbent Gary Sides is being challenged in the primary by Heather Henage. No democrats filed to run for this office, so the winner of Tuesday's primary will be unchallenged in November.
Incumbent Sheriff Eddie Cathey is facing a primary challenge from Brian Crump. No democrats filed to run, so the winner of Tuesday's primary will be unchallenged in November.
Contributed photoStaff members smile after a long day at the Union County Library voting site on the first day of early voting. Early voting for the May 8 primary will run through May 5.
Marshville Mayor Frank Deese filed Tuesday to run as a the Democratic candidate in District 55 of the North Carolina General Assembly.