Law Enforcement in Orange County: Reforming, Defunding, Abolition

Amid recent police killings, in the time of COVID-19, there are renewed calls for community safety changes including defunding the police, reforms such as the 8 Can't Wait Movement and abolition. Here's a run down of recent local responses.

Early Voting Information for March 3, 2020 Primary

Here are the days/times for Early Voting

Thursday – Friday, February 13 – 14 8 am – 7:30 pm

Saturday, February 15 8 am – 3 pm

Sunday, February 16 12 pm – 4 pm

Monday – Friday, February 17 – 21 8 am – 7:30 pm

Monday – Friday, February 24 – 28 8 am – 7:30 pm

Saturday, February 29 8 am – 3 pm

 

Voting Locations

Board of Elections office 208 S Cameron St, Hillsborough

Carrboro Town Hall 301 W Main St, Carrboro

Chapel of the Cross 304 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill

Efland Ruritan Club 3009 Forrest Ave, Efland

Seymour Senior Center 2551 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill University Place, D14 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill

List of Candidate Forums for March 2020 Election

Below is a regularly updated compilation of Candidate Forums for candidates running for Orange County Commissioner, District Judge and Orange County School Board.

*We will add new forums and details as they emerge. If you have corrections, updates, and new forums to share, please post in the comments below and we'll update this post.

February 3           Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools PTA Council Commissioners Candidate Forum, 7:00 pm to 8:30                                    pm at Chapel Hill Town Hall 

February 5           Democratic Women of Orange County 'Date with a Candidate' (County Commissioner, District                                            Judge),  6:30 pm at the Seymour Center

Early Voting Information for 2019 Municipal Elections

Orange County Board of Elections Office 208 S. Cameron St. Hillsborough

Wednesday, October 16 – Friday, October 18:         9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 19:                                               9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sunday, October 20:                                                 CLOSED

Monday, October 21 – Friday, October 25:               9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 26:                                               CLOSED

OrangePolitics 2019 Municipal Candidate Scorecards

This election season, in lieu of on-line candidate forums we opted to conduct surveys via Google forms and create scorecards in the races for Carrboro Board of Alders, Chapel Hill Town Council, and Chapel Hill Mayor. The questions required yes/no, one word or short answers. These are the questions we asked in all races:

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