First I had seen on THE Edgecombe County Sheriff Office Facebook page that they were going to have to find another location for their annual DARE Program get together at the Pizza Inn. I said wow maybe they are going to remodel and/or they were going to rebuild. Later someone sent me a message about…Read more Pizza Inn Fairview Road Edgecombe County Side Rocky Mount Why Did They Really Close?
Some say instant runoff voting did what it was supposed to do in the NC Court of Appeals Contest. For sure the IRV algorithm that sorts, allocates and eliminates votes is capricious in nature. IRV election is like a crap shoot. The top 2 candidates had 20% and 15% of first round votes. Thigpen led…Read more Weak defense of IRV – Instant Runoff Voting in NC Court of Appeals oddities
For immediate release Joyce McCloy, North Carolina Coalition for Verified Voting 336-794-1240 On October 28, 2010, at 10:00 AM the North Carolina State Board of Elections will meet – again, to reconsider tallying methods for the statewide IRV contest for NC Court of Appeals. Some board members want to allow the use of an illegal,…Read more PR:Oct 28 10AM will NCSBE invite lawsuits? IRV tallying methods
On this fall’s ballot, Aspenites are being asked whether they want to go back to a previous system of voting in municipal elections, or keep Instant Runoff Voting (IRV). We’ve studied this issue more than most, well before it was implemented for the 2009 municipal election of the mayor and two council members. It has…Read more Daily News endorsements: Do away with IRV–Source: Aspen Daily News
Yep that’s right even John Hood got it right!! Go to NC Spin and click on Webcast. Click on October 17, 2010 and watch it for yourself. See related: Judge Cressie Thigpen IRV – Instant Runoff Voting – This is how you will have to vote for candidates in the Court of Appeals Election.
Voters across the state will see something new on the ballot this fall, and they should applaud it as a pragmatic money-saving improvement in the elections process. A small but determined platoon of opponents will try to depict this positive change as a conspiracy by a villainous fill-in-the-blank force — the Democrats, the Republicans, the…Read more (IRV) New boxes on the ballot – instant runoffs – Source: Salisbury Post
Judge Cressie Thigpen was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Judge James (Jim) Wynn. There are 13 candidates who will be running to replace Wynn during the November election however the race will not be the norm but will be decided by IRV – Instant Runoff Voting. I posted the following link recently.The upcoming…Read more IRV – Instant Runoff Voting and the NC Court of Appeals (Judges) Election 2010
The upcoming election for the Court of Appeals seat being vacated by Judge Wynn will be decided by IRV. This will be the first ever statewide IRV election in the history of NC according to Don Wright, General Counsel for the State Board of Elections. The IRV statute says that if no candidate wins 50%…Read more The upcoming election for the Court of Appeals seat being vacated by Judge Wynn will be decided by IRV
R/ e today’s State Board of Elections Meeting in Asheville, and IRV decision. I hear that the NC SBoE is going to let counties decide how to administer instant runoff voting aka IRV. Some counties may use touchscreens and uncertified software or spreadsheets to tally the vote. That way, if the count blows up, if…Read more NCSBoE sets up Cnty BoEs to take the fall on IRV
Note: Sorry for the formatting below but this is how it came out. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher Hello: My name is Chris Telesca and I am the coordinator for Wake County Verified Voting, a election integrity advocacy group based in Wake County, NC. I am very interested in making sure that reporters like…Read more I knew it was coming – calls for IRV in statewide NC races!
IRV groups push method that makes ballot box stuffing easier North Carolina. We have a disturbing development thanks to the Instant runoff voting pilots. Three NC groups promoting IRV/Instant Runoff Voting have come out endorsing counting votes away from where they are cast. This is also called central counting. North Carolina law requires that votes…Read more North Carolina – IRV groups push method that makes ballot box stuffing easier
FairVote NC is pushing people to lobby the Cary NC city council to be in the IRV pilot again. Cary meets on Thurs Mar 12 at 6:30 to discuss. Here is what Fair Vote NC does not tell you: IRV can not be done within the existing election integrity and transparency laws of North Carolina. It…Read more NC – What FairVote NC didn’t say about Instant Runoff Voting
2020 Elections One-stop, early voting has started for the March 3, 2020 Primary Election. Voting sites and hours are: Edgecombe Administration BuildingCarmon Auditorium201. St. Andrew St.Tarboro, NC 27886 2/13/20 – 2/29/20Mon.- Fri. 8:00 AM – 7:30 PM DSS- Rocky Mount301 S. Fairview Rd.Rocky Mount, NC 27801 2/13/20 – 2/29/20Mon.- Fri. 8:00 AM – 7:30 PM…Read more Edgecombe County – One Stop Early Voting Begin February 13 – 29, 2020
In this photo: Andre Knight (L), Tarrick Pittman (C), Richard Joyner (R) The Political Agitator’s response: This ignant ass right here continues to validate that he has issues. Tarrick Pittman has started the process to appeal the recent decision by the Edgecombe County Board of Elections to dismiss his election protest. Pittman filed a protest…Read more Pittman challenges elections board’s decision – Rocky Mount Telegram
Early Voting IE: One-Stop Voting can be done at the Edgecombe County Board of Elections Office see dates below. Early Voting IE: One-Stop Voting Rocky Mount Run-Off Election Register & Vote Same Day!Election Day: November 5th (Must be Registered prior to Election Day) EDGECOMBE COUNTY RESIDENTS!! EARLY VOTING STARTS THIS Wednesday, October 16 – Friday,…Read more Edgecombe County – November Municipal Elections November 5, 2019 Early Voting ie: One-Stop Wednesday October 16 – October 26, 2019