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North Carolina governor vetoes election overhaul bill

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2023
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Angela Wilhelm/Asheville Citizen Times/USA Today Network/File

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday vetoed an election overhaul bill passed by the Republican-controlled legislature last week.

The Democratic governor called the legislation dangerous.

“Right now, legislative Republicans in North Carolina are pushing an all-out assault on the right to vote, using the advice of Trump’s hand-picked election denier, Cleta Mitchell, who was on the call trying to help him overturn the election in Georgia,” Cooper said at the start of a video posted on his official social media accounts announcing his veto. “This attack has nothing to do with...

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