Poll: Biden clings to narrowing lead in S.C.

The latest Winthrop University Poll showed the former vice president losing ground to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
By Glenn Burkins | February 24, 2020

Senator Cory Booker will make Charlotte stop to talk gun laws

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will join roundtable at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte on May 10.
By Katrina Louis | May 4, 2019

Charlotte hosts the GOP convention? Not so fast, says Braxton Winston

The first-term city council member says he wants to hear more from the city's residents before making up his mind.
By Glenn Burkins | July 3, 2018

Despite America’s race problems, author Carol Anderson sees hope

The historian and bestselling author spoke to a diverse crowd Tuesday evening at Spirit Square, where she was a guest of the Levine Museum of the New South.
By Glenn Burkins | September 27, 2017

Trump defeats Clinton in stunning White House upset

Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path.
By Steve Holland and John Whitesides, Reuters | November 9, 2016

In North Carolina, early voting was down among African Americans

Despite an all-out push by prominent Democrats, African-American turnout for early voting in North Carolina dropped 9 percent compared to four years ago.
By Glenn Burkins | November 8, 2016

Why I’m not worried about the outcome of this election

Choosing a candidate this election cycle was not easy, but I exercised my right and responsibility and voted early -- and I am at peace.
By Rev. Phillip RJ Davis | November 8, 2016

Civil rights icon John Lewis urges black voters to choose Clinton to further progress

Lewis’ stop in Charlotte came as early vote totals for African-American voters in North Carolina continue to lag behind the levels reached in 2012, when President Barack Obama was on the ballot.
By Tim Funk, The Charlotte Observer | November 4, 2016

Democrats jump to early voting lead in N.C.

Statewide figures through Monday show that Democrats made up nearly 50 percent of the 577,801 early votes cast through Monday.
By Jim Morrill, The Charlotte Observer | October 26, 2016

Clinton calls Trump a ‘sore loser’

Speaking at UNC Charlotte on Sunday, Hillary Clinton attacked her Republican rival for his refusal to say he will accept the results of the Nov. 8 election.
By Luciana Lopez and Emily Stephenson, Reuters | October 24, 2016