Primary 2012: Election news and updates

It’s a busy day in North Carolina news rooms. With the first stage of the governor’s race, two congressional primaries local races, and the much-debated Amendment One on the ballot, turnout is expected to be high. Follow the news via Twitter at #avlelect, and check here for election results as they come in.

Your election fix via local media

Of the more than 6 million registered voters in the state, a half-million cast ballots in early voting, according to data compiled by the Carolina Transparency Project (a Civitas Institute initiative).

Carolina Public Press — election guide and news

Asheville Citizen-Times “rolling blog” of on-the-scene election news

N.C. State Board of Elections results page

Buncombe County results page

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About Margaret Williams
Editor Margaret Williams first wrote for Xpress in 1994. An Alabama native, she has lived in Western North Carolina since 1987 and completed her Masters of Liberal Arts & Sciences from UNC-Asheville in 2016. Follow me @mvwilliams

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