Elections
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The contests for Chatham County’s 2023 municipal elections are set. more
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Elections swore in the board members and chair for their two-year term at noon on Tuesday, July 18, at the Chatham County Board of Elections Office. more
Candidate filing for the 2023 municipal elections kicked off at noon on Friday, July 7. Candidates across a total of nearly 90 counties will seek office in a variety of offices within local county government. more
SILER CITY — Supporters gathered at the Chatham Rabbit on June 24 to celebrate Rev. Donald Matthews and his run for the mayor’s seat in Siler City.  more
RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) met on Tuesday, June 27, and approved temporary rules related to the implementation of voter ID rules in North Carolina elections. more
PITTSBORO — With the highest voter turnout in the state, timely election results and consistent transparency, it’s not a stretch to say the Chatham County Board of Elections goes above … more
A Republican-led effort to ban most abortions after 12 weeks in North Carolina seems poised to become law. Chatham officials and community members, however, have voiced strong opposition to the … more
Liz Guinan, chairperson of the Chatham County Democratic Party, announced she would be stepping down from the position at a virtual party meeting last Thursday. more
Legislation known as the “Parents’ Bill of Rights” proposed by Republicans in the N.C. Senate would ban certain curricula around gender identity and sexuality for students in kindergarten through 4th grade, as well as require school staff to tell parents when a child wants to change their pronouns. more
PITTSBORO — Population and registered voter growth in and around Pittsboro has prompted Chatham County’s Board of Elections to break up two voting precincts into four. In January, the … more
WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Valerie Foushee (D, N.C.-Dist. 4) was appointed to serve on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in the 118th Congress.  “I am … more
The head of Chatham’s chapter of Moms for Liberty addressed Chatham’s Board of Education last Thursday, coming to “dispel rumors” about its mission. more
The Chatham County Board of Elections certified results from the 2022 midterms during its Friday canvass, closing the chapter on yet another election season. Board members gathered at the county … more
The final numbers from the Chatham County Board of Elections are in following final canvass on Thursday. Challenger Jessica Winger did not earn enough votes to call for a recount against incumbent … more
Democratic candidates for Chatham Board of Commissioners rode a blue wave last Tuesday, taking three contested seats by at least 12-point margins — with David … more
Chatham County’s Board of Education is set to remain the same after three incumbents won re-election to their seats last week — provided that Del Turner’s lead … more
SILER CITY — Hispanic Liaison’s office is dedicated to helping the Latinx population in Siler City in any way possible, especially when it comes to helping Spanish-speaking residents at the … more
A week has passed since Election Day and the conclusion of the 2022 midterms, which saw Democrats sweep contested seats across Chatham County. more
Despite North Carolina Republicans performing well across the state in this year’s midterm election, gaining enough seats in the state Senate to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto, both … more
Voters across Chatham made their way to the polls Tuesday for the 2022 Midterm Election, animated by a plethora of issues including reproductive rights, education and the fate of democracy in the country. more
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