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xx 2014 Early Voter Statistics for Chatham County, NC
Today at 12:41:01 AM by Gene Galin
2014 Early Voter Statistics for Chatham County

Totals as of October 30-31, 2014

Votes Cast: 11,275
Democrats 5,863 52%
Unaffiliateds 2,985 26.47%
Republicans 2,408 21.36%
Libertarians 19 0.17%

Average age: 62

Race
White 9,042 80.2%
Black 1,731 15.35%
Other 50 24.45%

Precinct Top 25
Pittsboro 1,757 15.58%
West Williams 1,583 14.04%
Manns Chapel 1,553 13.77%
North Williams 1,416 12.56%
East Williams 913 8.1%
East Siler City 792 7.02%
West Siler City 541 4.8%
Goldston 485 4.3%
Bynum 479 4.25%
Hickory Mountain 355 3.15%
Three Rivers 259 2.3%
New Hope 250 2.22%
Hadley 231 2.05%
Bonlee 193 1.71%
Albright 186 1.65%
Oakland 129 1.14%
Carolina Meadows 62 0.55%
Harpers Crossroads 52 0.46%
Bennett 39 0.35%

source: ncvotetracker.com, a project of the Civitas Institute.
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xx Early Voting
Yesterday at 08:50:16 AM by witler
Where are Chatham county early voting locations, especially, northeast corner, Williams Township
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xx I am showing my photo ID when I go to vote
Yesterday at 01:42:43 AM by whatsup
I am showing my photo ID when I go to vote

Looks like illegal aliens are planning to vote in North Carolina. Even though it is illegal.

From http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/10/27/does-my-state-require-identification-to-vote/

The pro-amnesty Hispanic activist organization the National Council of La Raza helpfully promoted a Washington Post article explaining which states people can vote in without having to use a photo ID.

Voter ID laws are at-issue across the country, with newly Republican-controlled legislatures having passed them in numerous states after the 2010 election, explained The Washington Posts Aaron Blake. Most states still request some form of ID, but dont require it. Another 20 states dont require identification. In case youre wondering where your state is at in all of this, a helpful (sic)graphic from the Posts graphics team.

Voter I.D. laws by state - Proving that you can vote
Voter identification laws vary by state - some requiring proof of identity at election polls. Virginia is now one of seven states where voters must present a photo ID.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/voter-id-laws-by-state---proving-that-you-can-vote/2014/10/25/11727898-5cb5-11e4-8264-deed989ae9a2_graphic.html

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xx congratulations, Chatham Habitat for Humanity
October 30, 2014, 10:57:08 PM by munn5
It was great to celebrate 25 years of Chatham County Habitat for Humanity tonight. Several volunteers from the very beginning were there (like Bob and Sandy Gabor, and David Scott). Habitat has built more than 100 houses throughout the county, and one of the early homeowners has paid off her mortgage. The Restore nets enough each year to buy materials for 3 houses - it has come a long way since the first tiny store.

http://chathamhabitat.org/
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xx Loud Boom around 11 am in downtown PBO
October 30, 2014, 01:22:10 PM by angelinak
did anyone hear a loud boom around 11a in downtown PBO ? 
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xx Videos: Chatham Sheriff's candidates at Moncure fire house forum
October 29, 2014, 06:59:54 AM by Gene Galin
Chatham County Sheriff's candidate Larry Meadows at the forum at the Moncure fire house on 10/21/14

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/mreLbMp5nRY&amp;rel=0" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/mreLbMp5nRY&amp;rel=0</a>
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xx Why do consumers allow this LP/Propane Madness?
October 28, 2014, 04:10:35 PM by Everett McGill
Rant Alert.  

I have filled my last 20 lb. Propane tank (think typical grill tank)   This is a pretty common practice, I think,  but, I live here, so, am posting about a local experience.

Just went to the nice folks (and they are truly nice folks) at Pittsboro Feed Store to get a couple tanks filled.  The prices are posted and clearly marked for their LP  (stands for Liquefied Platinum I guess   Wink )

$2.99 per gal (plus tax)   or
$18.95 per 20lb. grill tank  (plus tax)

You can usually get about 4.5 gal. in an empty grill tank.  Being kind, $19 for 4.5 gal comes to $4.22 per gallon.  WTF?  That is just wrong.  Checked at Lowes.  You can do the "swap your tank" out for the same price.   Seems like robbery to me, but, before you all chime in, it is because they can - I know.   The economy of scale thing (volume) does not float with me.  I can see charges a little higher but, this much more?  Nope.   And, they refuse to charge you by the gallon, no matter how many grill tanks you bring in.  

That is a 41% increase over the price per gallon rate. If you have something other than a "Grill Tank" to put it in, start using it now.  Complain.     I own three other containers and these 20 lb. grill tanks have seen their last fill-up.   This is like going to the "filling station" and if you don't buy more than 5 gallons, then you pay 41% more for your gasoline.   Yeah, bet that would go over well.

GO VOTE !    BOCK      STEWART       BOCK       STEWART
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xx Opportunity to hear Candidates - NOW
October 28, 2014, 10:33:09 AM by Everett McGill
Oct 28: Carolina Preserve In-the-News, all Commissioner Candidates; Bradford Hall Clubhouse, Cary, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
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xx Chathams elected boards to meet, discuss economic development action agenda
October 28, 2014, 07:08:11 AM by Gene Galin
Chatham Countys elected boards to meet, discuss economic development action agenda

PITTSBORO On Tuesday, November 25, the Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will host a joint meeting with the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, the town boards of Goldston, Pittsboro, and Siler City, and the Board of Education to provide input into the EDCs strategic action plan.

The EDC began working with Ted Abernathy of Economic Leadership LLC in July to develop an action agenda for the coming years. The joint boards meeting will serve as one of three stakeholder focus group sessions. Two other sessions, one for retail businesses and one for industry, are planned for November. The work is expected to be completed in January.

The public event is at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of building 42 at Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro (764 West St.). Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact the EDC at 919-542-8274.
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xx Chatham County's One Stop Voting schedules and information
October 26, 2014, 10:23:52 PM by Gene Galin
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:53:36 +0000
From: Dawn Stumpf
Subject: One Stop schedules and information

Just FYI for Early voting which starts this Thursday, October 23rd.

One Stop/Early Voting starts Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 4 sites in Chatham County

Board of Elections Offices - 984 Thompson Street, Pittsboro, NC

Open:  Thursday, October 23, 2014- Saturday, November 1, 2014

7 AM-7 PM Weekdays

8 AM-6 PM Saturday Oct. 25

8 AM-1 PM Saturday Nov. 1

Additional Sites:

*       North Chatham (Cole Park Plaza),11470 Hwy 15-501 N-Suite 232, Chapel Hill, NC  27517

*       Siler City (Earl B. Fitts Community Cen.), 111 S. Third Ave., Siler City, NC  27344

*       Goldston (Town Hall), 40 A Coral Ave., Goldston, NC  27252

Open:  Thursday, October 23, 2014- Saturday, November 1, 2014

7 AM-7 PM Weekdays

8 AM-5 PM Saturday Oct. 25

8 AM-1 PM Saturday Nov. 1

*        Any registered voter in Chatham County can vote at any of the Early Voting/One Stop sites.

*       In person registration is no longer permitted at One Stop/Early voting.  You must have been registered by October 10, 2014.  You can check your voter registration status at www.ncsbe.gov/webapps/voter_search/<http://www.ncsbe.gov/webapps/voter_search/>

*       Election Day voting:  All 19 polling places in Chatham County will be open from 6:30 am until 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

*       On Election Day, you must vote in your proper precinct.  Any provisional ballot cast outside of a voter's correct precinct will not be counted..  Any person who is not sure of their voting precinct can call the office at 919-545-8500.

*       Straight Party voting is no longer used in North Carolina.  Each contest selection must be marked separately.

*       Voters will not be required to show a photo ID in order to vote in this year's elections.  Precinct officials will be providing information about the 2016 photo ID requirement and will be asking voters to sign a form if they do not believe they have acceptable ID.  These voters will be given instructions on how they can obtain a no-fee photo ID from the North Carolina DMV.

Thanks,
Dawn Stumpf
Chatham County Elections
919-545-8509
dawn.stumpf@chathamnc.org

Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 132,et.seq., this electronic mail message and any attachment hereto, as well as any electronic mail message(s) that may be sent in response to it may be considered public record and as such are subject to requests for review.
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