North Carolina

Local News
4:20 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

GOP-Hired Company Also Suspected Of Faking Registrations In Mecklenburg

Voter registration forms
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North Carolina election officials are asking counties to double check their voting registrations. That comes after Mecklenburg County found questionable registrations turned in by Strategic Allied Consulting, the company hired by the Republican Party and accused of submitting fake registrations in Florida.

The Mecklenburg County Board of Elections caught wind of some fishy registrations two weeks ago.

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Election 2012
11:44 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Are You Feeling Polling Fatigue?

Election season means more phone calls from political campaigns, public policy polling groups and media outlets who want to know who you're voting for and why.
Flickr/Karolina Kabat

We've all received unwanted phone calls. From friends, family … maybe even your boss (thank goodness, for Caller ID, right?)

Telemarketers have certainly earned a reputation for interrupting us, but we can block many of those calls with the national Do-Not-Call registry.

But since it’s election season, the likely culprit of annoyance is a political candidate, a third party interest group, or maybe a media outlet conducting a poll. The point is, polls are everywhere.

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