Elections

Which polling places in Orange County, NC are best for walkers, bikers, and people taking the bus?

Happy Election Day! We’ve made our endorsements (Orange County, Raleigh municipal races, and, most critically, the NC Supreme Court), but today we want to focus on something else. Too many of our polling sites aren’t accessible to people who walk, roll, or take the bus. Even though the entire point of a voting precinct is …

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RALEIGH MATTERS: Triangle Blog Blog Endorsements for the Capital City

Raleigh’s progress on zoning reform is an inspiration for cities across the South.  It must not regress into the anti-housing politics of old. Raleigh is the South’s beacon on housing. By passing long overdue reforms, such as permitting missing middle housing and ending parking mandates, the City of Oaks is setting precedents other places cite …

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Following the February 1, 2022 meeting, City Council held a public hearing on the redistricting maps, adopting Scenario 2 from the proposed maps by the March 31, 2022 deadline.

Triangle Blog Blog’s Guide to the Raleigh Mayor and City Council Elections

It may be the midterm elections in North Carolina, but for fans of local politics there’s much to write about, at least in the left half of the Triangle. Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, and Durham all have odd-year elections (which suppresses turnout), so after the spring primaries for statewide elections things are a little sleepy …

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The Triangle Blog Blog Voting Guide (and why we think Carrboro and Chapel Hill should shift to even-year elections)

Today kicks off early in-person voting in North Carolina. You. Must. Vote. (Here’s the list of sites in Orange County, NC.) We are happy to share how we plan to vote in this election and walk you through our train of thought. We hope it is useful in filling out your ballot. (If you want …

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