North Carolina GOP senators seek to advance voting measure restricting early, absentee balloting
North Carolina Republican senators began on Wednesday to attempt to advance wide-ranging voting measures addressing early and absentee balloting and transferring control over the state election board from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to legislative leaders.
The sponsors of the two measures pitched to a Senate committee said they're designed to boost trust in elections, ensure only qualified people can vote and build bipartisan consensus in election administration.
"It is up to us as a legislature to take steps to instill confidence in North Carolina voters that the outcome is sound regardless of...