One-Stop Law A Boon For Obama's Bid To Flip NC

Barack Obama's effort to register tens of thousands of voters this summer was widely successful.

But the president-elect may not have won North Carolina without the help of a new law that allowed voters to both sign up and cast a ballot during state's early voting period.

Obama became the first Democrat to win North Carolina in more than three decades. The unofficial margin without the tally of provisional ballot stands at 13,692 votes over Republican nominee John McCain.

Nearly 92,000 new voters registered during the early voting period, which opened after the traditional registration deadline for Election Day voting had passed. Democrats outregistered Republicans at the early voting sites by a margin of more than two-to-one.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by ??? Location: NC on Nov 12, 2008 at 08:02 PM
    This was all a tactic to get the people that are too sorry or uncommitted to go and register early. If they dont care any more than that, they shouldnt have been allowed to vote.The Dumbocrats changed every rule that they could during this election. They cheated to win this election.They are crooks, and all the idiots that voted for them will pay also when obama's true colors come out. As my grandmother used to say, you will reap what you sow.
  • by Blog Refuter Location: NC on Nov 12, 2008 at 03:13 PM
    Somebody who posted on this board obviously did not vote. Everyone received the same ballot on Nov. 4th. In the general election, there is no Democratic ballot or Republican ballot, there is one ballot for all voters. Just thought that I would share that little bit of knowledge from Voting 101.
  • by Jay on Nov 12, 2008 at 02:06 PM
    Voter fraud in our own backyard. Let it to the dems...
  • by Anonymous on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:47 PM
    does this tell us anything
  • by me Location: nc on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:46 PM
    it had nothing to do with some stations not checking ANY information for voters, or that they handed people a democratic ballot after some said republican?
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