Early voting starts Thursday in North Carolina, even as the state has pushed to move early voting sites farther away from college campuses. The Republican-dominated North Carolina State Board of Elections, among other efforts, has sought to remove.
Justices uphold North Carolina's voting restrictions
For the second time in two weeks, the Supreme Court upheld a state law Wednesday restricting voters' access to the polls. The latest ruling affects North Carolina, scene of a tight Senate race in November.
In recent weeks, civil-rights advocates and legal experts in North Carolina have contemplated a provocative question: Are the state’s Republican lawmakers racist? The answer could determine the future of North Carolina’s voting laws.